The Citadel Archives Website Tutorial
Learn how to search our collections using our Research Guides, Online Guide and Digital Collections website. Created by Alex Adler in the summer of 2020.
Where We Come From
Histories of ethnic, racial, and gender minorities from the Corps of Cadets, by Tessa Updike and Alexandra Adler.
The History of Poetry at The Citadel
Discover poetry from The Citadel Archives dating back to 1859! Topics include young love, academics, athletics, and even bedbugs in the barracks. Created by Tessa Updike in the spring of 2020.
Cadet Rebellions from Citadel History
It started with five seniors sneaking out at night to go to a party, and ended with a riot that brought police to campus and resulted in the expulsion of 60 cadets. The biggest rebellion in Citadel history, The Cantey Rebellion in 1898 is just one event from this special presentation by Tessa Updike, Alex Adler, English Drews, Shiloh Smiles, and Mark Delatte.
Artifact video: Tew sword by Grahame Long
Artifact video: Citadel bracelet by Alex Adler
Artifact video: Register sword by Tessa Updike and Grahame Long