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  • Clemson Veterans Remember World War II
    Several of Clemson’s thousands of military veterans have recorded their memories in various formats for future generations.   Clemson World War II veterans’ books in Special Collections include:     Snow Ridges and Pillboxes by Wallace R. Cheves Wallace R. Cheves (class of 1938) compiled and edited the history of the 274th Infantry Regiment, with which(...)
  • In the Spotlight, November 2016In the Spotlight, November 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 preview a delicious Thanksgiving meal. One of the items on display is The Clemson House Cook Book, published in 1955. A 1957 advertisement(...)
  • In the Spotlight, September – October 2016In the Spotlight, September – October 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 Clemson football programs through the years. Originals are found in CU Archives Series 44 – Athletic Department Publications. In addition, the(...)
  • 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(...)