November 2nd, 2011

Dr. Anne Austin Young, PC Class of 1910 (November 2011)

Anne Austin Young is one of the most honored female doctors in South Carolina. She was the first female obstetrician/gynecologist in the state. Indeed, she was one of the few women doctors of her time…

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October 4th, 2011

Campus Housing at Presbyterian College, Part II (October 2011)

Our overview of campus housing at Presbyterian College began in the August 2011 edition of Blue Notes, covering the first few decades of the college’s history; this month we’ll continue from then until the present…

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September 2nd, 2011

Introducing Our Archives Intern (September 2011)

“Hello all! My name is Tyler Todd, and I am a senior History and Political Science double major. This fall I will be putting what I have learned in the classroom to the test as I intern at the Archives in the Thomason Library…”

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August 5th, 2011

Campus Housing at Presbyterian College, Part I (August 2011)

For many years the norm for campus housing at most colleges was one smallish room with at least one roommate and a bathroom down the hall shared with dozens of others. Students today, at Presbyterian College and on most other college campuses, have housing options that would have amazed the students of just a few decades ago, such as the single rooms of Senior Hall or the apartments of the Townhouses. So much has changed in a relatively short time that we thought that an overview of campus housing through the years might be interesting…

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July 7th, 2011

Other Brushes with Baseball Glory (July 2011)

OK, we promise to stop writing about baseball after this one. But while we were doing the research on Chick Galloway, Charlie Wilson, and Everett Booe, we ran across several other major and minor league players who have been associated with PC…

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May 27th, 2011

Booe Hooe (June 2011)

Since we seem to be in baseball mode these days, we thought we’d tell some interesting tales about Everett Booe, who was brought to PC in 1913…

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April 29th, 2011

“Two-Gun” Baker (May 2011)

Ken Baker, son of longtime PC professor Kenneth Baker and himself a PC grad, recently sent us some stories about PC that were shared with him by his father…

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April 4th, 2011

Charles Woodrow “Swamp Baby” Wilson (April 2011)

Since it’s spring, and we’re into baseball season, we thought we’d write about another one of PC’s early major league baseball players – Charles Woodrow Wilson…

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March 1st, 2011

Turner Map Collection (March 2011)

We recently received a wonderful collection of South Carolina maps from Marvin S. “Steve” Turner, ’67. These 23 maps, many of them very early, show many facets of the state’s development.

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February 1st, 2011

Chick Galloway, PC’s First Major Leaguer (February 2011)

Clarence Edward “Chick” “Galloway was born on August 4, 1896, in Manning, South Carolina. His family later moved to Clinton, where Chick attended Clinton High School and was a standout in several sports. In 1914, he entered Presbyterian College, where he went on to earn all-state honors in baseball, basketball, and football. During the summers, he also played textile league baseball.

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