Despite a fire that destroyed most of its first collection of books in 1778 and moving four times, the College Libraries have survived and, once again, are transforming to best serve students and faculty.
With the Igoe Library Foundation’s gift to Special Collections, the CofC community is invited to explore one of the most important works in all of English literature: the King James Bible, printed in 1613.
Alumnus Jim Phillips ’73 donated a rare six-volume Moon atlas set that’s one of just two available to the public in the U.S.
Thanks to some online sleuthing, the Library’s Harlan Greene and historic preservation’s Grant Gilmore uncovered a drawing depicting the College’s first schoolhouse.
Defying convention, the first women’s basketball team at the College took to the court 100 years ago.
Organized by CofC’s LGBTQ Life in the Lowcountry archival project, an edit-a-thon for Wikipedia last month helped elevate the history of the LGBTQ community in the Charleston area.
The College of Charleston Friends of the Library will host author Peter Finn on Oct. 16, 2019, for a look at his new book "A Guest of the Reich: The Story of American Heiress Gertrude Legendre’s Dramatic Captivity and Escape from Nazi Germany."
The new Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston will help tell the story of slavery in the broadest possible way.
The College of Charleston Libraries have announced the match of a $25,000 challenge gift for "LGBTQ Life in the Lowcountry," a project dedicated to collecting and sharing the stories of the region’s LGBTQ community.
The Winter 2019 edition of College of Charleston Magazine is full of interesting stories about students, faculty and alumni.