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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

Fall 2018 Program Season Kicks Off Thursday, Sept. 20

Posted on 20 September 2018 | 10:27 am

Why Wait for the Leaves to Change? The Friends of the Library are pleased to announce our Fall 2018 program season. From on-campus collaborations to Charleston’s premier literary festival, the Friends’ … Read More

Congratulations to everyone at Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. The Avery Messenger has been honored by the South Carolina State Library as one of ten recipients of the Notable … Read More

Google will award a grant to the Avery Research Center in the amount of $125,000. The College of Charleston Foundation will establish an education initiative on race and social justice … Read More

Kudos to the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative team for a great story in The Post and Courier about the Nat Fuller exhibit. Nat Fuller Exhibit Description In April 1865, Nat … Read More