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Upcoming Avery Research Center’s Building Closures

May 13-17, 2024The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will be closed to researchers from May 13th to 17th to allow...
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Avery Research Center is Closed on May 10th

Congratulations to all of the College of Charleston graduates!
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Archival Projects Archive Spotlight

Expanding the Scope of Sen. Herbert U. Fielding’s Legacy 

This post is written by Nate Hubler, the Avery Research Center's Liberatory Legacies Archival Fellow, who started in this position...
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Student Profile: Marshal McGee

In the coming weeks, we will be featuring profiles of student employees and interns. This post is written by Marshal...
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Student Profile: Patricia Washington

In the coming weeks, we will be featuring profiles of student employees and interns. This post is written by Patricia...
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Student Profile: William Jenkins

In the coming weeks, we will be featuring profiles of student employees and interns. This post is written by William...
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Student Profile: Sterling Pettit-Chancley

In the coming weeks, we will be featuring profiles of student employees and interns. This post is written by Sterling...
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Student Profile: D’Aujai Kelley

In the coming weeks, we will be featuring profiles of student employees and interns. This post is written by D'Aujai...
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Student Profile: Ashanti Murphy

In the coming weeks, we will be featuring profiles of student employees and interns. This post is written by Ashanti...
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Avery Normal Institute Student and Teacher Listings, 1865-1954 

Written by Lauren Curry, College of Charleston, 23' The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture receives countless...
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Join us on Feb. 15th for Dr. Conseula Francis Reading Circle Book Discussion of “The Davenports”

Join us via Zoom as we celebrate "Love at Avery," with the book discussion of The Davenports.  "The Davenports are one...
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Submit your Story: Black Love @ the Avery Research Center

At the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, we document all aspects of our community. One area...
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Making Accessible Avery Research Center’s Institutional History

You may have already heard about how the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History...
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Thank you for a wonderful year! Winter Break Closure December 21, 2023-January 1, 2024

We’re wrapping up a full year here at the Avery. Our building will be closed Dec 21st — Jan 1st....
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Emergency Closure: Closed on December 18th

Due to flooding in Harleston Village, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will be closed on...
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November Hours Change

The Avery Research Center will be closing early on November 22 and closed on Nov. 23-24th.
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Black Research News History News News & Notes

Issue 1: Black Research News (BRN)

Newsletter by Aaisha Haykal
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BUILDING CLOSURES: We will be closed to the public on Monday, May 27th.
MUSEUM TOURS: We offer self-guided tours Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1030AM-12PM and 2PM-330PM. Large groups limited 25 people or less per time slot.
ARCHIVES: Researchers must have a consultation BEFORE making a research appointment. Contact us in advance for further assistance

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