Author Archives: LCDL Staff

Septima P. Clark Teaching, courtesy of the Avery Research Center
New! LDHI Publishes Online Exhibition about Civil Rights Leader Septima P. Clark

  The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative is excited to announce the online exhibition, “Remembering Individuals, Remembering Communities: Septima P. Clark and Public History in Charleston,” written by Katherine Mellen Charron, North Carolina State University. The exhibition interprets and maps the life and work of Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987), to provide insights into her experiences as an African […]

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Accepting Applications for Temporary Staff Position at LCDL!

The Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) is currently seeking to fill a part-time staff position for a period of approximately six months for the digitization and description of archival materials. Please see the below job description for further detail. Please send a letter of application along with an up-to-date CV to Tyler Mobley at Job Description – […]

DPLA Announces New Primary Source Guides for Teachers

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. […]

New Collection: The Lucille Hasell Culp Collection – A Celebration of Beaufort, South Carolina

"The Lucille Hasell Culp Collection – A Celebration of Beaufort, South Carolina” contains a selection of 300 images, primarily photographic negatives, from the much larger Lucille Hasell Culp Collection. Here one finds selected images of enduring historical value to Beaufort, such as those relating to community and military events, built structures that are no longer […]

Lecture: Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist

The Waring Library Society cordially invites you to attend the Warren A. Sawyer Lecture “Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist” by Dr. Stanley Finger Professor Emeritus, Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri) Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm Basic Sciences Auditorium at MUSC A reception will follow at the Wickliffe House This lecture is free and […]

The Art of History: A Two-Day Celebration at the College of Charleston in Honor of Peter H. Wood

On October 20–21, the College of Charleston’s Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World program, Addlestone Library, and Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will present “The Art of History,” a two-day event honoring Peter Wood. Activities will begin on Thursday evening at 6:00 in Addlestone Library, room 227, with a screening of Carvalho’s […]

International conference on preservation of digital information started in Moscow

The most topical issues of preservation of digital information will be discussed in Moscow in the international conference, Preservation of Digital Information in the Information Society: Problems and Prospects, which started today. The Conference, organized in the framework of Russian chairmanship in the Intergovernmental Council of the UNESCO Information for All Programme, will continue up […]