Conroy, Pat (1945-2016)
- Existence: 1945 - 2016
- Language: English. Script: Latin
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 83
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Topical subseries of Personal depicts Riley’s continuing interest and involvement in education and children’s issues between his terms as governor and Secretary and following his service as Secretary. It includes material relating to the Riley Institute at Furman University, as well as documenting Riley’s activity in the Democratic Party. A substantial Persons subseries contains files on Jimmy Carter, Pat Conroy, Bryan Dorn, John Glenn, members of the Kennedy family, and others. Among...
Dates: c. 1898 - 2018
File — Box: 144
Collection Description From the Sub-Series: Legislative files and Constituent Correspondence are arranged together starting with the 90th Congress, 1967-1968 (plus material from Dec. 1966), and ending with the 108th Congress, 2003-2004. Within each Congress, files are arranged alphabetically by topic, from abortion to commerce to foreign affairs to welfare. Constituent correspondence is the letters, emails, and faxes received by Hollings' Senate offices in Washington, D.C., and South Carolina on a wide range of topics. Legislative...
Dates: 92nd Congress (1971-1972)
Scope and Contents This collection documents Dr. Edwin C. Epps’ research process for his dissertation on Pat Conroy’s year teaching on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, as well as presentations of that research at various University of South Carolina locations. Epps attended the University of South Carolina for both his Masters in English and his Doctorate in Education. While pursuing his doctorate, Epps worked with Dr. Craig Kridel, E. S. Gambrell Professor of Educational Studies, for his dissertation,...
Dates: 1983 - 1994
Scope and Contents This collection documents the life and work of Pat Conroy (1945-2016), considered to be one of the preeminent figures in contemporary Southern literature. Born in 1945, Conroy has written best-selling novels and memoirs as well as poetry, essays and screenplays and even a cookbook, The Pat Conroy Cookbook: Recipes of My Life (1999). His works are primarily autobiographical in nature. His experience as the oldest of seven children born to an abusive Marine father inspired his works The...