Speeches

Title

Speeches

Subject

Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Description

Speeches in this collection were given at Citadel commencement ceremonies and literary society events by Citadel affiliates and invited guests.

Source

RC Speeches

Publisher

The Citadel Archives & Museum

Rights

Materials in The Citadel Archives & Museum Digital Collections are intended for educational and research use. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. For more information contact The Citadel Archives & Museum, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 29409.

Relation

Speeches

Format

application/pdf

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/collections/show/11

Collection Items

Typewritten version of the address given by Hon. S.W. Trotti to the Calliopean and Polytechnic Societies of the South Carolina Military Academy in 1847. Much emphasis is on state supported education and the importance of the free school system.Click…

Typewritten version of the address entitled "Military Strength of Nations" given to the class of 1853 by Johnson Hagood, The Citadel class of 1847. Subjects include military and political strategies as well as agriculture.Click here to view this item…

This is a typewritten version of the oration entitled "State Pride" delivered by William D. Porter to the Calliopean and Polytechnic Societies of the State Military School in 1860. State government and its relation to federal government is…

Speech for the public commemoration of the re-establishment of The South Carolina Military College by John P. Thomas, February 22, 1883
This speech was given to commemorate the re-establishment of The Citadel after having closed in 1865 and reopened in 1882. Thomas describes the efforts of Citadel alumni to reopen the institution, discusses its history, and describes the character of…

Speech for Commencement by Ellison Capers, July 28, 1886
This speech was given at the first graduation since the reopening of The Citadel in 1882.

Typewritten version of the address given by Hon. Samuel Dibble at the 1888 commencement of the South Carolina Military Academy. It is preceded by a brief address delivered by Rev. S.B. Jones. Dibble stresses the need for a viable public education…

This is a typewritten version of Dr. James A. B. Scherer's address entitled "The Voice of Charleston" delivered before the 1902 graduating class of Citadel Academy.Click here to view this item on the Lowcountry Digital Library.

Typewritten version of the address entitled "Problems of Old and New South" delivered by Prof. William E. Mikell, class of 1890, to the 1908 graduating class of the South Carolina Military Academy. Mikell describes problems that have come with…

Typewritten version of the address given by William Cain, former Citadel professor, entitled "Economic Reconstruction after the Confederate War." Cain discusses the economic and social condition of the state toward the end of World War I.Click here…

Greater Issues speech by General William W. Hartzog, January 22, 1998
Transcript of a speech given by General William White Hartzog, Citadel Class of 1963, in McAlister Field House at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina on January 22, 1998. An introduction is given by General John S. Grinalds, President of The…
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