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Friday, Aug. 24 | 6:30—8:00 PM | Halsey Institute Join the Friends of the Library on Friday, Aug. 24, for the opening reception of the Halsey Institute’s latest exhibition, The Image Hunter: … Read More

The assassination of Robert Francis Kennedy is a moment forever seared into Americans’ collective memory. The New York Senator died in the early hours of June 6, 1968, succumbing to … Read More

For much of the Class of 2018, the year 2012 was spent in high school. But for one dinner jacket-clad Cougar who crossed the Cistern last month, 2012 included his … Read More

Culinary historian, author, artist and photographer John Martin Taylor, also known as Hoppin’ John, has donated his personal collection of books and papers to the Special Collections Department of the … Read More

The College of Charleston Libraries will host an original exhibit curated by historians and archivists showcasing the documentary heritage of Reconstruction and the post-emancipation era in South Carolina and the Atlantic … 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

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