Category: News & Notes

Lowcountry Action Committee Partners with Avery Research Center and Eastside Community Development Corporation for Freedom Bag Distribution

We at the Avery Research Center are always seeking ways to help our community and we are proud to partner with the Lowcountry Action Committee on their efforts to combat food insecurity in the Lowcountry Region. See below for a recent press release on this partnership and how you can get assistance. The next Food …

Congratulations to Ms. Georgette Mayo, Avery’s Processing Archivist

Beginning in March 2021, Ms. Georgette Mayo, Avery Research Center’s Processing Archivist, will join a cohort of librarians and conservators in training on South Carolina emergency preparedness. These workshops are through the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). Mayo is one of the individuals that will be representing the Lowcountry and Pee Dee South Carolina region.  The workshops …

We Celebrate Year Round, a Black History Month Virtual Program (February 26, 2021 at 12 p.m.)

Join the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture for its newest virtual programming: We Celebrate Year Round Virtual Black History Program.  It is an interactive, thought-provoking and inspiring virtual Black history program created to spark meaningful conversation and engage students grades K-12, while reiterating the importance of Black influence on the world. Produced by Eye …