Browse Collections (53 total)

Sams, Robert Oswald, Civil War Reminiscences


Robert Oswald Sams was in The Citadel's Class of 1861. He was assistant professor at The Arsenal Academy from April 1862 - May 1865.

Rivers, Walter Oswald Collection


Walter Oswald Rivers, called Ossie, was born in Walterboro, South Carolina in 1871. He entered the South Carolina Military Academy in 1888 and was a…

Regulations, 1843-1858; 1882-1905


Regulation booklets include information on the organization and duty of officers and cadets, admission requirements, uniforms regulations, courses of…


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The Citadel Archives photography collections date back to the mid-nineteenth century, and include images of students, faculty, social life, athletics,…

Patrick, John B. Civil War Journals, 1861-1865

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John B. Patrick was a member of The Citadel's Class of 1855. He served as a professor of mathematics at the Arsenal Academy in Columbia from 1859-1865…

Oral Histories

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The oral histories in this collection were produced by The Charleston Oral History Program at the Citadel. Founded in 2008, The Charleston Oral…

Official Registers of Officers and Cadets, 1849-1864; 1883-1930


Official Registers list the students who attended The Citadel in order of their merit in academic courses and conduct. Most Registers also list Board…

Nelson, Manning Collection, 1943-1945

1945_May_8_Elizabeth to Manning.pdf

Manning Nelson (d. 1945) was a member of The Citadel's Class of 1938. After graduation, he attended medical school before enlisting in the Army…

Museum Ring Collection, 1895-2000


The oldest known Citadel Class Ring dates to 1895, and features a dark stone with the year '95 inscribed in the center. Early rings changed design…

Museum Artifacts

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This collection features photographs of select artifacts from The Citadel Museum, which represents the history of The Military College of South…