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RBSC on FacebookOur Rare Books & Special Collections holdings are comprised chiefly of printed materials in the following subject areas: natural history, the sciences, history, literature, philosophy, and books from the South Carolina College Library.
RBSC on TwitterUofSC Rare Books UofSCRareBooks The Jerred Metz Collection of Manufacturers' Recipes and Advertisements Digital Collection is now available online!… https://t.co/L6xnFE0Oz5UofSC Rare Books UofSCRareBooks Don't forget! Saturday, March 24 at noon Dr. Jerry Platt will be giving a lecture on medal collecting and his... https://t.co/WTeP5tOXolUofSC Rare Books UofSCRareBooks The Irvin Department has recently acquired an archive of materials relating to the civil rights activist, Marian... https://t.co/niT4tmqkJI
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Art in the Library: Original Artwork in the Collections of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Open now through early January, 2014. A special collections library is primarily a repository for printed and manuscript materials. But … Continue reading
Our new exhibition, timed to coincide with the Battle’s 150th anniversary this summer, is titled “Gettysburg: History and Memory.” Here is the introductory text: The Battle of Gettysburg resonates with us in ways that are somehow different from our historical … Continue reading
We are extremely proud to be the repository for the papers of novelist, screenwriter, and memoirist James Ellroy, the “demon dog” of American literature. The bulk of Ellroy’s papers came to us as a gift in the late 1990s, and … Continue reading
The Libraries have recently received a large gift of the family library and material culture collections of Mr. Hemrick (Hink) Salley of Salley, SC. Parts of the library have been in his family for several generations, and Mr. Salley himself … Continue reading