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Mapping Jewish Charleston

Posted on 6 November 2020 | 2:00 pm

Mapping Jewish Charleston Three Centuries of Jewish Life in the Holy City CHARLESTON— The College of Charleston’s Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture and the Jewish Heritage Collection (JHC) are … Read More

The College of Charleston’s latest digital exhibit solves a nearly 90-year-old history mystery. In 1929, a memoir was published under the pseudonym “Sam Aleckson.” Titled Before the War and After … Read More

Bilingual Digital Exhibit Highlights Lowcountry Latinos

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 6:07 am

The oft-overlooked experiences of Lowcountry Latino communities are the subject of a new digital exhibit now freely available online. The exhibit—formally styled Las Voces del Lowcountry—spotlights Charleston’s Latino communities and … 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

Rare Lunar Materials Featured in New Display

Posted on 21 August 2017 | 2:02 pm

Can’t get enough moon-mania? Beat the heat – and crowds – with a special document display featuring rare lunar materials drawn from the collections of the Library and the South … Read More

New Database: Smithsonian Global Sound

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 10:58 am

The library now has a subscription to Smithsonian Global Sound! Smithsonian Global Sound is the result of a partnership between Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Alexander Street Press. This collection provides educators, … Read More

Special Collections Digital Exhibits Launched!

Posted on 7 April 2016 | 12:20 pm

College of Charleston Special Collections is pleased to announce the launch of a digital exhibit platform at speccoll.cofc.edu. Special Collections digital exhibits feature virtual iterations of physical exhibits installed in … Read More

On February 11th, Special Collections staff had the opportunity to give a guest lecture on the history of printing and bookmaking to Professor Emily Beck’s Spanish 493 seminar focusing on … Read More

June is GLBT Book Month

Posted on 3 June 2015 | 12:59 pm

Check out GLBT Reviews at http://www.glbtrt.ala.org/reviews/!

Check Out the Charleston as a Classroom Tumblr!

Posted on 7 April 2015 | 10:38 am

  The First Year Seminar “Charleston as a Classroom: Exploring the City’s Archives and Historic Sites” taught by Dale Rosengarten introduces students to the rich historical resources housed on every street in … Read More

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