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Edisto River Review

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Over the last seven years, from August through the end of the school year, Claflin’s English Department has sponsored a themed, cross-university literary contest. In 2019, in cooperation with the Art Department, we asked students to submit their best works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and journal cover art. We awarded first, second, and third place winners in the four categories. Along with the award winners, our editors selected the best of the rest and published the collection in our Mary McCloud Bethune-themed student journal: the 2020 Edisto River Review. This edition, our very first 100% student-content edition, is hot off the press. In it you’ll find one hundred thirty-one pages with thirty-eight submissions by twenty-nine students from across Claflin’s departments and schools. If these works don’t knock your socks off, I don’t know what will. Enjoy!

Nick R. Robinson, Ph.D.
Editor, Edisto River Review

 

 

The Wilbur R. Gregg Black Collection

The Wilbur R. Gregg Black Collection contains books by and about African-Americans. A substantial portion of the collection consists of material on microfilm from the famed Schomburg Collection. These valuable gifts were presented to the library by the 3-M Company and the Hill Family Foundation. The majority of books in the collection can be checked out. The Black Collection is located on the third floor of the H.V. Manning Library.

The Juvenile Collection

This collection of books and materials for children and adolescents is used to support courses offered by the Department of Education. The Juvenile Collection is located in the back area of the third floor, and the books may be checked out.

Archives

The Archives contains rare material by and about African-Americans, as well as materials pertaining to the history of Claflin University, the Methodist Church and the state of South Carolina. The Special Collection is located on the third floor.

Access to this collection is by appointment only.

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