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  • Color Our CollectionsColor Our Collections
    February 1st through 5th is ‪#‎ColorOurCollections‬ week at libraries, museums and other cultural institutions around the world. Pull out your crayons, markers, colored pencils or paints and be creative with these pages from various items in Clemson University Special Collections & Archives.  Don’t forget to share your colorful creations on social media using #ColorOurCollections. Click on images to get(...)
  • In the Spotlight, February 2016:In the Spotlight, February 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 our Reading Room. In honor of South Carolina’s presidential primaries on February 20th and 27th, this month’s featured items recall past presidential campaigns, both successful and unsuccessful. See the(...)
  • In the Spotlight, January 2016In the Spotlight, January 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 commemorate the 1981 National Champion football team.  
  • Clemson and “the” HeismanClemson and “the” Heisman
    Documents and photographs in Special Collections & Archives reveal Clemson’s historic connection with John Heisman, namesake of the Heisman Trophy.  These include the contract for John Heisman’s third year coaching football at Clemson, signed in November 1901 for the 1902 season.  Football coaching was a part time job in those years so Heisman also coached Clemson’s baseball team(...)