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Publication Date

Fall 2015



Letter from the Dean of Libraries..... p.2
University Celebrates Library's Past and Plans for Its Future..... p.3
South Caroliniana Library Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow..... p.4
Report from the Director..... p.10
The Right Time..... p.11
Annual Holiday Coffee and Book Signing Features Boyd Saunders..... p.11
On the Horseshoe: A Guide to the Historic Campus of the University of South Carolina..... p.12
And the Rains Came - A Preservationist's Story..... p.14
The Doom of Ravenswood..... p.16
Report from the Summer 2015 William Gilmore Simms Visiting Research Professor Coleman Hutchison..... p.20
Summer 2015 Scholars at the South Caroliniana Library..... p.21
Letter to the Editor..... p.22
Memorials & Honoraria..... p.23
Upcoming Events Celebrating the South Caroliniana Library's 175th Anniversary..... p.23


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