Harlan Greene, Head of Special Collections at the College of Charleston, was interviewed along with Charleston artist Jonathan Green on PBS NewsHour about Spoleto Festival USA’s featured opera, Porgy and Bess. Greene, a noted Porgy scholar, spoke about DuBose Heyward’s contribution to the literary world. “What he did that was truly earth-shattering,” Greene said, “is that […]
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Sunday, September 21 – Thursday, September 25, 2014 This year College of Charleston libraries will be joining the American Library Association and libraries across the country in celebrating Banned Books Week. Throughout the week Addlestone Library will have displays of banned books in the rotunda, as well as a photobooth for students to pose with […]
NPR understands the importance of digitization projects in our nation’s libraries. Digitization initiatives, like the College of Charleston-led Lowcountry Digital Library, provide researchers worldwide with access to original historical material. Click here to learn what NPR’s All Tech Considered segment had to say about library digitization initiatives. Click here to visit the Lowcountry Digital Library.
The Wall Street Journal lauds the undying popularity of Isaac Walton’s The Compleat Angler… http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323744604578473251929009978.html The Grenville Haslam Sporting Book Collection in the Addlestone Library’s Special Collections contains 400 copies of this single title, including the famous second edition, and is one of the most comprehensive collections of The Compleat Angler in the world. To […]
Via the Charleston Post and Courier (Tuesday, May 21, 2013) Jenny Sanford’s Donated Papers Offer Poignant View of Power Couple, “Second Chance” E-book Now Available Jenny Sanford has donated to the College of Charleston boxes of scrapbooks, emails, letters and thousands of other items kept during her marriage to Mark Sanford, a trove that sheds […]
Starting in 2015, the College of Charleston will house the South Carolina Historical Society’s remarkable collections of books, manuscripts and archives. The College’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library will undergo an extensive renovation before opening the collection to the public. With the addition of the Historical Society’s materials to the College’s already extensive holdings, the […]
The Addlestone Library is the recent recipient of a most special award: The College of Charleston REACH Program’s Business Partnership Award… and the Library is doling awards right back! Matt Raczka, a second year REACH student from Middleton, CT, was the Library’s Student Employee of the Month Award for March 2013. Matt worked at the circulation desk during […]
The Halsey Institute has commissioned world renowned artist, Long-Bin Chen, to create a site-specific sculptural work that will be on view in the Sanders Rotunda of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library concurrent with the Rebound exhibition within the Halsey Institute galleries, May 23 – July 6, 2013. Chen will create the work during a […]
On Wednesday, April 10th, The Friends of the Addlestone Library will host Lisa Foster and Mary Lou Coombs in a discussion of their book, Janie Mitchell, Reliable Cook: An Ex-slave’s Recipes for Living. A non-fiction account of an ex-slave’s life, this story gives a snapshot view of Charleston from 1862-1931 through the eyes of Janie […]