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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 […]

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 mobleyt@cofc.edu. Job Description – […]

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 […]