Sebastian Junger to Speak at C of C in November!

College of Charleston, Events, Film Screening, In the News, Press

On November 13, 2013, the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library will host acclaimed war correspondent, bestselling author and Academy Award-nominated documentary film maker Sebastian Junger. Sebastian Junger literally took the literary world by “storm” with the 1997 publication of The Perfect Storm, his bestselling account of the doomed last voyage of a Massachusetts-based […]

July 15, 2013

WSJ lauds The Compleat Angler… See it in Special Collections!

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, Press, Special Collections

  The Wall Street Journal lauds the undying popularity of Isaac Walton’s The Compleat Angler… 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 […]

May 28, 2013

Jenny Sanford Donates Personal Papers to Special Collections

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, Special Collections

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 […]

May 24, 2013

Addlestone Library to House SC Historical Society Collection

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, South Carolina Historical Society, Special Collections

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 […]

May 6, 2013

Addlestone Library and the C of C REACH Program = Winning Combination for All

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, Nominations & Awards

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 […]

May 2, 2013

Helene Berr: A Stolen Life, March 2013 at the Addlestone Library

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, In the News, Lecture, Special Collections

Why Do We Continue To Read Holocaust Journals? The Case of Helene Berr, Theodore Rosengarten Addlestone Library, Room 227 Tuesday, March 12, 6pm In 1942, at age 21, Helene Berr began writing a journal describing a world that brutally ostracized her for being a Jew. She wrote in her journal every day until March 1944 […]

March 8, 2013

Linda Lear to Speak on Rachel Carson, Influential Environmentalist

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, In the News, Lecture

Rachel Carson’s 1962 blockbuster Silent Spring helped inspire the contemporary environmental movement and warned us of the dangers of the misuse of pesticides. But fifty years later the book is still as hotly debated as it was when it was published and Carson herself has been both maligned and mythologized. The Friends of the Addlestone […]

February 19, 2013

All Lovers of Nature Love a Swamp: Wading and Wandering Throught the Lowcountry Marsh

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, In the News, Lecture, Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition, Special Collections

The Friends of the Addlestone Library invite you to join Dr. Jim Tuten, Associate Professor of History, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, for a look at the evolution of two beloved Lowcountry pastimes: hunting and fishing. Dr. Tuten, a Lowcountry native and expert on the defunct South Carolina rice industry, will examine the unique natural landscape […]

February 11, 2013