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Identifier

Accession 1343

Inclusive Dates

1967-2008

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

7,000 pieces, 3.50 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

The South Carolina State Council of the International Reading Association (SCIRA) was chartered in 1973 and provides a forum for individuals who are concerned with the teaching and improvement of reading in South Carolina. SCIRA’s primary commitment is to promote literacy through the improvement of reading instruction, to encourage reading as a lifetime tool for learning, and to foster the formation of the reading habit.

Scope and Content Note

The South Carolina State Council of the International Reading Association (SCIRA) Records consists of correspondence, minutes, newsletters, highlights, bylaws and policies, board meeting goals and committee reports, financial reports and budgets, invoices, conference summaries, conference booklets, SCIRA and IRA memorabilia and promotional, IRA convention booklets, IRA various papers, applications, directories, educational materials, and various articles related to SCIRA and archival preservation methods.

Provenance

The records of the South Carolina State Council of the International Reading Association were deposited with the Archives on 6, August 2008 by Julia A. Harrelson.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

South Carolina State Council of the International Reading Association (SCIRA) Records - Accession 1343

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