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  • New exhibit in Cooper Library looks at graduationNew exhibit in Cooper Library looks at graduation
    The new exhibit in the lobby of Cooper Library – “It’s That Time of Year” — looks at commencement, as well as summer and winter graduations, and related events at Clemson through the years.  Display items include photos, programs, a 1920s diploma tube and a 2015 graduation gown made from recycled plastic bottles.  On display(...)
  • Black Heritage in the Upper Piedmont collectionBlack Heritage in the Upper Piedmont collection
    The Special Collections Library is fortunate to hold the Black Heritage in the Upper Piedmont of South Carolina Project Collection (Mss 282).  Compiled in 1982 and 1989-90, the collection contains over a hundred audiocassettes of oral history interviews documenting the lives of African American residents in Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties of South Carolina. The(...)
  • Naming Tillman Hall: Consulting Primary SourcesNaming Tillman Hall: Consulting Primary Sources
    Primary source documents from the Special Collections Library reveal events surrounding the naming of Tillman Hall in 1946.
  • For Veterans DayFor Veterans Day
    In honor of Veterans Day, a letter from the Manny Lawton Papers (mss 260) written home while he was a Prisoner of War during World War II. Lawton, Clemson Class of 1940, survived the infamous Bataan Death March and three and half years as a POW in inhumane conditions. This letter was written just before(...)