Library Archives For Avery Research Center

Avery | Documenting the Arc Oral History Project

Posted on 24 January 2022 | 8:15 am

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture was awarded $100,000 from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation’s new “Broadening Narratives” grant. Broadening Narratives is a groundbreaking collections … Read More

On Fridays, we have been trying to highlight electronic resources from the College Libraries collection for users to explore during e-learning, and today, we are sharing databases and books on … Read More

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is proud to announce new philanthropic support of its historic building and collections named in memory of College of Charleston … Read More

The College of Charleston Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Williams Lessane as associate dean for strategic planning and community engagement, effective Oct. 16, 2018. An accomplished scholar and executive in … Read More

Oct. 17 | Finding Family After Slavery Workshop

Posted on 25 September 2018 | 8:00 am

The College of Charleston Friends of the Library and the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are collaborating with Judith Giesberg, professor of history at Villanova University, … Read More

The Libraries’ own Patricia Williams Lessane has had an exciting week. On Wednesday, March 28, the Executive Director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture and Co-Principal … Read More

“In Consequence of the Apprehension” Escaping Enslavement and the Mechanisms of Control over Enslaved Bodies in South Carolina and Georgia A new exhibit featuring SCHS collection items is on view … Read More

13th, Putin, & Trump: Fall Events Season Continues

Posted on 13 September 2017 | 2:41 pm

With the resumption of classes on Thursday, Sept. 14, the Friends of the Library are excited to welcome back CofC students and Charleston residents that left the city in the … Read More

College Closes Due to Hurricane Irma

Posted on 7 September 2017 | 3:54 pm

Due to Hurricane Irma, the College is suspending all operations beginning Friday, September 8, through Tuesday, September 12. All classes and College events are cancelled for Friday, September 8, through … Read More

The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative is excited to announce the online exhibition, “Remembering Individuals, Remembering Communities: Septima P. Clark and Public History in Charleston,” written by Katherine Mellen Charron, North … Read More

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