Clemson’s African American Employees in World War I

Clemson’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 2017

In 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(…)