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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

First Person Singular: Memoirs from the Jewish South Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 4:00 P.M. Addlestone Library | Room 227 Free and open to the public Join Dale Rosengarten, Curator … 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 Exhibit: Photographs of Will Fulmore, ’68

Posted on 16 September 2016 | 8:57 am

Looking Past: Photographs of Will Fulmore 1946-1997 September 15-November 30, 2016 Addlestone Library, 2nd floor gallery 205 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC  The work of College of Charleston alum William Wesley Fulmore … 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

New scholarship: “By Dawns Early Light”

Posted on 10 March 2016 | 10:53 am

By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War is a new book  based on exhibit currently installed at Princeton University’s library … 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

Exhibit Reception: “New Gardens are Ever Appearing”

Posted on 13 January 2016 | 12:00 pm

Friday, February 12, 2016, 6-8PM Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, Third Floor Opening reception, free and open to the public. “New Gardens are Ever Appearing”: Loutrel Briggs and the Charleston … Read More

Sarah Collins Rudolph, Junie Collins Williams, and Janie Collins Simpkins being interview in CofC Special Collections by Debi Chard. “Ties That Bind Two Holy Cities” is the first series of … Read More