Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2019



Nullification, Lincoln, and the South Caroliniana Library's Gem..... p.1

Letter from the Dean of Libraries..... p. 4

Letter from the President..... p. 4

Report from the Director..... p. 5

USCS Annual Meeting, 2019..... p. 6

Memorials & Honoraria..... p. 7

Are You a Member?..... p. 7

Renaissance and Rehabilitation at the Kensington Mansion..... p. 8

Kate Simpkins: William Gilmore Simms Visiting Research Professorship..... p. 16

The Storyteller's Art..... p. 30

A Few Words about My Longtime Friend and Colleague Boyd Saunders..... p. 42


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

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Mr. Wilmot B. Irvin, President

Ms. Beryl M. Dakers, Vice-President

Ms. Lynn Robertson, Vice-President

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