Renowned Sculptor Long-bin Chen to Exhibit in Addlestone Library RotundaThe Halsey Institute has commissioned world renowned artist, Long-Bin Chen, to create a site-specific sculptural work that will be on view in the Sanders Rotunda of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library concurrent with the Rebound exhibition within the Halsey … Continue reading →
25 April 2013 | 9:34 am
Cougar Countdown Today: Thursday, 4/25: (Reading Day)1-4 pm: Ask a Prof! Addlestone Library Sponsored by: First Year Experience 4-7 pm: Cougar Cookout! Rivers Green Sponsored by: Lutheran Campus Ministries 7 pm: Film: Heart of Stone Recital Hall, Simons Center 10:30 pm: Moonlight Brea...
25 April 2013 | 8:38 am
On this day in 1800, the Library of Congress was…
24 April 2013 | 9:30 am
On this day in 1800, the Library of Congress was established.
Page 84, Card 4.
“Postcard. General Greeting theme - photo illustration of painting. No postmark.”
On this day, in 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated. 01….
22 April 2013 | 4:10 pm
On this day, in 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated.
01. Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula
“This double hemisphere map by Justus Danckerts (1635-1701) is accompanied by two small hemispheres based on the North and South Poles. The South Pole only includes the southernmost tip of South America. The North Pole shows parts of North America, Europe, and Asia. Four scenes surround the map and symbolize with a scene of war and destruction and by Cerberus, the three-headed dog who guarded the gate to Hades. The upper right scene is of air with Olympus and the zodiac. The bottom left depicts earth with a pastoral scene symbolizing peace. Ships, a sea monster (whale), Neptune with his wife Amphitrite and their sons, the Tritons, all respresent water in the lower right scene. ”M King” 1811 “written on upper right. Amserdam. 52 x 62cm.”
James Oliver Rigney, Jr.’s St. John’s High School diplomaThe James O. Rigney papers (Special Collections Department of the College of Charleston)
22 April 2013 | 9:49 am
On this day in 1775, the American Revolution began. Page…
19 April 2013 | 9:52 am
On this day in 1775, the American Revolution began.
“OLD POWDER MAGAZINE, 23 CUMBERLAND, 1704. Home of South Carolina Society of Colonial Dames.”
Shelf-Ready Approval AcquisitionsHello! Please click on the link below to see the latest acquisitions on the library’s shelf-ready approval plan. Titles are sorted alphabetically by fund code. Approval 10
17 April 2013 | 9:49 am
On this day in 1815 a volcanic eruption claimed the lives of…
17 April 2013 | 9:30 am
On this day in 1815 a volcanic eruption claimed the lives of 80,000.
Across the Plaza in Arequipa to Monte Misti, Peru, South America.
Cathedral of Arequipa with El Misti volcano in background. Title and “329 (21867)” on label.
Mobile Lives of College StudentsDoes this graphic reflect your life? (Please don’t use your phone in the bathroom!). Please include attribution to OnlineDegrees.org with this graphic.
16 April 2013 | 3:24 pm
Coins. Six coins, three made of brass and three of nickel. The…
15 April 2013 | 4:56 pm
Six coins, three made of brass and three of nickel. The face side of each brass coin reads “Two cents; 1937” and the face side of each nickel coin reads “Two cents; 1941.” Each face side depicts a palm tree, and each obverse reads “Republic of Liberia” depicting an elephant.
From the Catherine and James Yatsco Collection held by the Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston.