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Published: Oct 6 2015
Size: 5.5 x 8
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Elizabeth Cassidy West and Katharine Thompson Allen
Elizabeth Cassidy West is the university archivist for the University of South Carolina. She is the author of University of South Carolina Football Vault: The History of the Gamecocks and The University of South Carolina and is curator of more than twenty-five exhibits about USC's campus history.
Katharine Thompson Allen is a project archivist for the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina. She served as lead researcher and author for the booklet "The University of South Carolina Horseshoe: Heart of the Campus," edited by West.
"Whether a native of Columbia, a South Carolina alumnus or a visitor to the Palmetto State, On the Horseshoe is a must-read for those interested in one of the most storied and historic facets of South Carolina's capital city."—John M. Sherrer III, Historic Columbia Foundation
"Whether you are one of the more than 100,000 alumni of the University of South Carolina or a first-time visitor to campus, you will enjoy this invaluable guide to Carolina's historic Horseshoe. And you will discover first-hand the place that famed historian Charles Beard once described as the most beautiful college campus in the country."—Walter Edgar, from the Foreword
"Allen and West offer a well-researched and beautifully written narrative that highlights the physical and social histories of the campus. They seamlessly chronicle the construction of buildings, institutional traditions, the Civil War, slavery, Jim Crow, the civil rights movement, influential people, and ongoing memorialization efforts that showcase the rich and complex history of the university. This is an essential book for anyone interested in the University of South Carolina history, or southern history as a whole."—Kelley Deetz, President's Commission on Slavery and the University, University of Virginia
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