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Patricia Moore-Pastides Collection

Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2021-1

This collection is comprised of materials used in the making of Patricia Moore-Pastides’ cookbooks and history of the President’s House at the University of South Carolina. The collection was ordered in series based on content going to a particular book or in materials used for research. Each series is alphabetized starting with biographical which also contains her research materials and recipes used in the cookbooks, then goes by release date starting with the first Greek Revival: Cooking for Life to her most recent book At Home in the Heart of the Horseshoe with the contents of each series being alphabetized. Also included in the collection are oversized copies of her books which were used as draft copies with notes and annotations before they were released. Like the other series, the contents of the oversize series are listed by order of release before being further alphabetized.


  • 2007-2019


Conditions Governing Access

Open to research.

Conditions Governing Use

All rights reside with the creator. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.


10 boxes (7 boxes; 3 oversize boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Patricia Moore-Pastides is the former First Lady of the University of South Carolina. She is an author, cook, and public health professional, having earned her Masters in Public Health from Yale University School of Medicine. Her books include two cookbooks that focus on Greek cuisine and a book on the history of the President’s House at the University of South Carolina.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Repository Details

Part of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Repository

Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-3847

Patricia Moore-Pastides Collection, 2007-2019
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