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Announcing the Completion of our NHPRC Grant!

Today we are happy to feature a guest post by the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture’s Manager of Archival Services, Aaisha Haykal. —————————— Completion of Digitizing Twentieth Century Civil Rights Collections Grant By Aaisha Haykal, Manager of Archival Services From 2015 to 2017, the College of Charleston’s Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) […]

Eugene C. Hunt
The “Eugene C. Hunt Papers, 1834 – 1994” Are Now Available for Research Use on the LCDL!

Thanks to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant program, the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) has been able to digitize another fantastic collection from the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture: Eugene C. Hunt Papers, 1834-1994. Since February 2016, the LCDL has been digitizing the Avery Research Center’s most valuable collections […]

Charleston Branch of the NAACP
The “Charleston Branch of the NAACP Papers” are Live on the LCDL!

We at the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) are proud to present the "Charleston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Papers, 1920-1995." The digital availability of this material was made possible through generous support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant program, allowing the LCDL to digitize collections from the Avery Research […]

J. Arthur Brown
Announcing a New Collection: “J. Arthur Brown Papers, 1937-1988”

We at the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) are very thankful for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for affording us the opportunity to digitize the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture's most important archival collections regarding Civil Rights activism in the Charleston and surrounding Lowcountry area. Without further ado, we […]

Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr.
Additions to the “Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. Papers, 1934-2003″ Collection Now Available on the LCDL!

The Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) has updated the “Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. Papers, 1934-2003” collection, predominantly featuring his civil rights and anti-war activities. The digitization of this material was made possible by the generous support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant program, allowing the LCDL to digitize collections from the Avery […]

Esau Jenkins
The “Esau Jenkins Papers, 1963-2003” Collection Has Been Updated!

Thanks to the generous support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant program, the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) has been able to digitize much of the remaining materials from the “Esau Jenkins Papers, 1963-2003” from the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on […]

Bernice Robinson
The “Bernice Robinson Papers, 1920-1989” Are Available on the LCDL!

It is with tremendous pleasure that we at the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) bring 4.75 linear feet of records from the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture's “Bernice Robinson Papers, 1920-1989” providing insight into Robinson’s unique involvement with civil rights activism. Bernice Violanthe Robinson, born in 1914 in Charleston, South Carolina, to James […]

Septima P. Clark
Introducing a New Collection: “Septima P. Clark Papers, ca. 1910-ca. 1990”

Thanks to generous support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), one of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture’s most popular archival collections has been digitized: the “Septima P. Clark Papers, ca. 1910-ca. 1990.” The Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) is proud to host 4.75 linear feet of this collection, […]

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DPLA Releases Self-Guided Curriculum for Digitization

Through the Public Library Partnerships Project (PLPP), DPLA has been working with existing DPLA Service Hubs to provide digital skills training for public librarians and connect them sustainably with state and regional resources for digitizing, describing, and exhibiting their cultural heritage content. During the project, DPLA collaborated with trainers at Digital Commonwealth, Digital Library of […]

LCDL 3rd Annual Partner Meeting – Thursday, February 19th 2015

It's that time of year again and we here at the Lowcountry Digital Library would like to cordially invite you to the 3rd annual Lowcountry Digital Library "State of the Union" meeting. Topics covered will include: The LCDL Annual State of the Union Address New LCDL Partners and New Opportunities SCDL and DPLA Project Updates […]