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 currently hosting an unique exhibit on South Carolina Jewish history in Special Collections. The Jewish Family Roadshow (March 29th-May 19th) is a collection of photos, books, diaries, paintings and other materials on loan from Jewish families with deep roots in South Carolina. The Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina will hold […]
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 […]
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 […]
Winter/Spring 2013 Programming There are lots of exciting things happening in and around the Library in the next few months! A Memory of Light, Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson Addlestone Library Rotunda Saturday, January 12, 3pm Join Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal for a public book signing as they concludetheir cross-country launch for A Memory […]
On October 18th we hosted a launch of the Mackenzie Library Project featuring historian and University of South Carolina Professor David Shields. The evening showcased the original and recently restored books from the College’s first library with publishing dates that go from 1633 to 1769. They were restored by the CofC’s Senior, Brien Biedler, and […]
Click here to view our new online flip book made from images of the original Mackenzie Library catalogue!
The Addlestone Library just received a historic collection of sporting and angling books printed from the 17th to mid-20th centuries. The Post and Courier featured the acquisition on the front page of today’s local section. To read the article and view the photo gallery, which features 25 images of works from the collection, click here!