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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.University of South Carolina Rare Books and Special Collections2 weeks agoThe Jerred Metz Collection of Manufacturers' Recipes and Advertisements Digital Collection is now available online! Special thanks to David Shay of the the Irvin Department and Megan Oliver, Rachel Manuszak and Ashley Knox of Digital Collections who worked on this project. And a very special thanks to Jerred Metz, who both collected these items and volunteered his time towards this digitization project!
http://library.sc.edu/p/Collections/Digital/Browse/jmetzUniversity of South Carolina Rare Books and Special Collections shared Digital Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries's post.3 weeks agoUniversity of South Carolina Rare Books and Special Collections added 3 new photos.2 months agoThe Irvin Department has recently acquired an archive of materials relating to the civil rights activist, Marian Bruce Logan. Our archivist, Jessica Crouch, has written a piece about the collection for our department blog: http://library.sc.edu/blogs/rbsc/2018/02/23/the-marian-bruce-logan-collection-of-civil-rights-activism/University of South Carolina Rare Books and Special Collections added 2 new photos.2 months ago100 years ago today, the last Carolina Parakeet died in captivity. Our archivist, Jessica Crouch, has a piece on it over at our department blog:
http://library.sc.edu/blogs/rbsc/2018/02/21/the-last-carolina-parakeet/University of South Carolina Rare Books and Special Collections2 months agoThis Saturday, February 24, the Irvin Department will host the Thomas Cooper Society's Appraisal Fair, from 10 am - 2 pm, in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library. This event is free and open to the public and will feature experienced experienced appraisers with a backgrounds in books, prints, manuscripts, and art. Guests are asked to limit themselves to three items per person. Guests with art should set an appointment.
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1322 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208
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The new Brad Pitt film “Killing Them Softly,” which just opened, is based on Cogan’s Trade, George V. Higgins’s third novel, published in 1974. Anthony Lane just reviewed the film in The New Yorker, and his review (quoted above) … Continue reading
On display now through February 28, 2012: “A Quieter and Less Eventful Life”: Ernest Hemingway on Writing and Other Pursuits This exhibition has, as its heart, Ernest Hemingway’s thoughts on writing and the writing life. Especially in letters to his … Continue reading
After recently reading about a prospectus for Audubon’s Birds of America that was discovered bound into a copy of his Ornithological Biography, I looked into our holdings to see if we had a copy. The Ornithological Biography is a 5-volume … Continue reading
We’ve just purchased this small collection of scripts and film production memos relating to the 2002 filming of Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain. Frazier received his Ph.D. in English here at USC before his writing career took off, and Cold Mountain, … Continue reading