University of South Carolina

December 19, 1801 –


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  • Title University of South Carolina
  • Coverage December 19, 1801 –
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  • Keywords South Carolina’s political leaders saw a new college as a way of bringing together the sons of the Federalist elite of the lowcountry with the sons of the upcountry Jeffersonians in order, provided students a cosmopolitan education, 1862 the institution was forced to close for want of students, and its buildings served as a military hospital during wartime, first black faculty member, Harvard graduate Richard T. Greener, all-white Morrill Land Grant Institution: the South Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanics, Honors College
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date February 6, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 15, 2022
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