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Almost every time we open a file here in the college archives, we discover interesting facts, stories, and photographs.  This column includes some of those discoveries which should be of interest to PC alumni and historians out there.  Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have a question or a suggestion for a future topic.

Teresa Inman
Archives & Special Collections Librarian

Archive Posts:

  • Mouzon Map of the Carolinas, 1777 March 2014 "An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts, with the roads and Indian paths; ...
  • Archivists ♥ PC history February 2014 This month we're providing a chronological index to the Blue Notes Archive, columns that were primarily written by Nancy Snell Griffith during her years as Archives and Special Collections Librarian here at Presbyterian College.  Several of...
  • 1891: Small group of Alumni raise funds for new dormitory January 2014 In December of 1890,  Presbyterian College of South Carolina received a gift of sixteen acres of land from J. W. Copeland and R. Newton S. Young of Clinton, and the Presbyterian College campus began to take shape across South Broad Street fr...
  • Christmas 1943: the Aviation Training Program December 2013 In March of 1943, the United States War Department began a pre-flight training program on the campus of Presbyterian College. Over the next sixteen months, approximately 1600 Aviation Training Program cadets attended classes and lived on ca...
  • Home-Coming 1925 and things discovered along the way November 2013 Last fall we were asked about the number of Homecoming celebrations that had been held over the years at Presbyterian College.  Our best calculation after considerable research and subtraction of several years during WWII when celebrations ...
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