Special Collections and Archives will be closed the week of May 8th-12th as we move to our temporary space in R.M. Cooper Library for the summer. During the summer we will need at least 24 hours notice to pull material from the collections. Please contact us well in advance of your visit to request materials and with any questions.

Recent Posts

  • World War I Brings Women to CampusWorld War I Brings Women to Campus
    The exhibit “World War I and the Clemson Community” on display in the lobby of R.M. Cooper Library through May 15, 2017 highlights the significant impact the war had on campus life.  In particular, the all-male college saw the arrival of the first women faculty members. A handful of women worked in staff positions on campus in(...)
  • In the Spotlight, March – April 2017In the Spotlight, March – April 2017
    Each month an item or group of items from the book, archives, manuscript or artifact holdings of Special Collections and Archives is selected for display in the Reading Room. The spotlight for March and April (combining because of Spring Break!) is on early editions of three children’s books that have been adapted into popular movies.(...)
  • Clemson’s African American Employees in World War IClemson’s African American Employees in World War I
    James Elic Alams, who worked as a janitor for Clemson College in 1917, is included in the exhibit “World War I and the Clemson Community”  on display in the lobby of R.M. Cooper Library through May 15, 2017. He was one of several African American employees at Clemson who served their country in the armed(...)
  • In the Spotlight, February 2017In the Spotlight, February 2017
    Each month an item or group of items from the book, archives, manuscript or artifact holdings of Special Collections & Archives is selected for display in the Reading Room. This month’s spotlight is on The Black Heritage in the Upper Piedmont Collection (Mss 282). Compiled in 1982 and 1989 – 1990, the collection contains over a hundred(...)