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Almost every time we open a file here in the college archives, we discover interesting facts, stories, and photographs.  This column includes some of those discoveries which should be of interest to PC alumni and historians out there.  Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have a question or a suggestion for a future topic.

Teresa Inman
Archives & Special Collections Librarian

Archive Posts:

  • "Dr. Joe" Gettys July 2014 Joseph Miller Gettys was born in 1907 at Water Oaks, his family’s 150 acre farm near Tirzah in York County, South Carolina.  He was the eighth of eleven children, all of whom completed college degrees, with several completing advanced degrees. ...
  • Hugh Holman, class poet, 1936 May-June 2014 In preparation for Commencement in 1936, class historian and poet, Hugh Holman wrote a poem that was published in the commemorative Commencement program given to the seniors that year.  Hugh Holman went on to become "a versatile South Carol...
  • Captain Kimberly Hampton April 2014 This month, the Theatre Department at Presbyterian College presented Kimberly’s Flight, a new work created by students in PC’s recently formed Centre for Devised Theatre.  In this new course of study, a theme for a play is determined during th...
  • Mouzon Map of the Carolinas, 1777 March 2014 "An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts, with the roads and Indian paths; ...
  • Archivists ♥ PC history February 2014 This month we're providing a chronological index to the Blue Notes Archive, columns that were primarily written by Nancy Snell Griffith during her years as Archives and Special Collections Librarian here at Presbyterian College.  Several of...
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