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  • Ravenel Letters Available OnlineRavenel Letters Available Online
    Two hundred and thirty-four original letters from the Henry William Ravenel  Correspondence (Mss 105) in Clemson University Library’s Special Collections and Archives are included in a recent website: Plants and Planter: Henry William Ravenel and the Convergence of Science and Agriculture in the Nineteenth Century South. Ravenel was a nineteenth century South Carolina planter who studied and wrote about scientific agriculture, soil analysis and(...)
  • “The Most Needed Building on Campus”“The Most Needed Building on Campus”
    Photographs and documents from Special Collections and Archives are on display in a new exhibit in the lobby of R.M. Cooper Library. The exhibit is part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the campus’ main library building.  “The Most Needed Building On Campus”: R.M. Cooper Library from Idea to Reality” will be on(...)
  • In the Spotlight, August 2016:In the Spotlight, August 2016:
    Each month an item or group of items from the book, archives, manuscript or artifact holdings of Special Collections & Archives are selected for display in the Reading Room. This month’s featured items are in honor of the 100th anniversary of The National Park Service. On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act(...)
  • In the Spotlight, July 2016:In the Spotlight, July 2016:
    Each month an item or group of items from the book, archives, manuscript or artifact holdings of Special Collections & Archives are selected for display in the Reading Room. This month’s spotlight is on memorabilia from past Democratic and Republican national conventions. Materials on display are from the Walter J. Brown Papers (Mss 243), the(...)