In the Spotlight, January 2017 Each month an item or group of items from the book, archives, manuscript or artifact holdings of Special Collections and Archives are selected for display in the Reading Room. This month’s spotlight is on Presidential inaugurations.
Remembering December 7, 1941 Ernest McPherson Lander Jr. was a 26-year-old history and government professor at Clemson College on December 7, 1941. He later reminisced about that day in his 1992 book From Clemson College to India in World War II by a GI Who Never Saw the Enemy: “The time was Sunday afternoon, December 7, 1941. The place(...)
In the Spotlight, December 2016 Each month an item or group of items from the book, archives, manuscript or artifact holdings of the Special Collections Library are selected for display in the Reading Room. December’s spotlight is on 19th century annual gift books. Special Collections and Archives holds more than forty of these anthologies of poems, stories and essays, often(...)
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(...)