Clemson chops Carolina

One unusual artifact in the Special Collections Library is this glass ax from 1912 which commemorates Clemson’s November 3, 1910 win over South Carolina by a score of 24-0 Go Tigers !

Closed for Thanksgiving

 The Special Collections Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, November 26th.   We will reopen at 8:30 am on Monday, December 2nd.  photos from Cooperative Extension Service Photographs    University Archives Series 51

John F. Kennedy and Edgar A. Brown

An early copy of John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize winning book Profiles in Courage, signed by the author “with very best wishes” to Edgar A. Brown; a political button noting “If I were 21 I’d vote for Kennedy;” a letter from Kennedy thanking Brown for his support in the 1960 election; and a sympathy acknowledgement(…)

Time Out for Football

Time Out for Football

The Special Collections Library will close at noon on Thursday, November 14 in cooperation with campus plans to manage the logistical challenges and clear parking areas needed to accommodate fans for the football game against Georgia Tech that evening. For more information about campus plans for the football game see the article in Inside Clemson here.(…)

Rare color photos of 1940s Clemson campus

We’re so used to looking at old photos in black and white that sometimes it’s hard to remember that the world actually existed in color “back then.”  These five rare color photos in the Special Collections Library show campus activities from the early 1940s —  the World War II era — in a much more(…)