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Cadet Polytechnic Society (South
Carolina Military Academy)
A gift to SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2009
Printed manuscript, 6 April 1864, souvenir program from the annual commencement of the Cadet Polytechnic Society, South Carolina Military Academy, with order of exercises, including the annual oration before the Calliopean and Polytechnic Societies by the Rev. P.R. [Peter Fayssoux] Stevens and the conferring of diplomas upon graduates of the Polytechnic Society by Cadet Tho[ma]s B. Boyd, president.
The following persons are identified as constituting the committee in charge of the event: Geo[rge] R. Dean, F.G. Spearman, and T.W. Clawson, Polytechnic Society, and J.M. Rogers, W.H. Snowden, and A.B. DeSaussure, Calliopean Society. Along with the program is a calling card from Cadet W.R. Spearman.
In 1910, the college officially changed its name to "The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina."