Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2015



Letter from the Dean of Libraries..... p.1
University South Caroliniana Society 79th Annual Meeting April 25, 2015..... p.2
Staff Members of the South Caroliniana Library..... p.2
Report from the Director..... p.3
New Faces..... p.3
A Very Good Move: Preparing the South Caroliniana Library for Its Next 175 Years..... p.4
The Woodrow Wilson Family Home: A Museum of Reconstruction in Columbia and Richland County..... p.10
Remembering Mary Crow Anderson..... p.18
In Memoriam: Virginia Gurley Meynard..... p.20
In Memoriam: Margaret Campbell Belser Hollis..... p.21
In Memoriam: Davy-Jo Stribling Ridge..... p.22
In Memoriam: John Stringer Rainey..... p.23
In Memoriam: George Bowman Hartness..... p.24
"Just Being There." Adventures in a Life in the Theatre..... p.25
Exploring Confederate Memory in South Carolina..... p.38
"Rosenwald Schools of South Carolina: An Oral History Exhibit"..... p.41
Memorials & Honoraria..... p.44


Caroliniana Columns is published semiannually for members and friends of the University South Caroliniana Society.

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Mr. Kenneth L. Childs, president
Ms. Beryl M. Dakers, vice president
Mr. Wilmot Irvin, vice president
Mr. Henry G. Fulmer, secretary/treasurer


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