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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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Category Archives: Robert Burns
The Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections is home to the greatest Scottish literature collection outside of Great Britain, and much of this material centers around the Scottish national bard, Robert Burns. Most well-known for works such as … Continue reading
We’ve recently been given a small, handsome, Scottish gift book by G. Ross Roy to add to his collection of Robert Burns, Burnsiana, and Scottish Literature. It’s a collection of Burns’s songs printed in Mauchline, Ayrshire (not far from the … Continue reading