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Guide to Citadel Publications and Records

This guide seeks to serve as a compilation of Citadel institutional publications and records (both historical & contemporary).

Student Publications

  • The Sphinx

The Sphinx is the Citadel's student yearbook, published from 1900-present. It contains images of the campus, staff, and faculty, plus individual and group class photos of the graduating cadets and their activities. Also published under the name, Sphynx, in 1900 and 1995, and Citadelograph in 1901 and 1902. Please note, not published for the year 1944.

Both the Daniel Library and The Citadel Archives hold complete sets. Please visit the Information Desk to request a copy.

  • The Brigadier

The Brigadier is the official student newspaper of the Corps of Cadets. It reports activities at The Citadel and includes features, sports, editorials, satire, and cartoons. Other titles are Citadel News and The Bulldog.

Daniel Library holdings begin with The Citadel News, no. 1 (Mar. 1919), located in Special Collections. The Citadel Archives also has copies of most issues.

Issues from 1997 to 2020 are available in the Daniel Library Special Collections and online here

Complete sets of The Shako are held in the Daniel Library Special Collections and The Citadel Archive.

Issues from 2004-2019 can be found online here

  • Le Gaulois Litteraire 

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures publishes student work in Le Gaulois Litteraire, the Department's french language journal.

Three years are available online, 2009, 2013 and 2014, here.