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Bicentennial Time Capsule
To be opened Homecoming 2051
Inventory of Items in Capsule

Bicentennial Office

From Its Founding in 1801 – Bicentennial Brochure

2001 Commemorative Calendar

2001 Commemorative Panoramic Picture of Horseshoe

Older Panoramic Picture of Horseshoe

Newspaper Clipping and Official Place card for Jim Barker and Programs from University Day (First University Day (9/11) Cancelled due to Terrorist Attack)

Bicentennial Logo Proportions Guide

6 Bicentennial Stickers

3 Bicentennial Napkins

Interactive CD: "The Horseshoe-Heart of the University—An interactive tour through time

Bicentennial Opening Ceremony Program

Bicentennial Closing Ceremony Program

Hootie and the Blowfish Ticket (from concert Homecoming weekend) – Sally McKay

Institute for Southern Studies Mailing "Changing the Face of S.C."

3 "Meet in the Middle" Information Packets

Invitation and Program to the Rededication of the A.C. Moore Garden

Semester of Service Information sheet

Official Bicentennial Opening Ceremony Mailer

Bicentennial Opening Invitation Mailer

Information Card on Bicentennial Programs

SECAC/SESAH Conference Brochure

Bicentennial Brochure w/ foldout of Horseshoe

1st edition of the USPS Commemorative Postcard with Program

Democracy and Diversity and Education Informational Leaflet

USC-Salkahatchie Bicentennial Lecture & Forum

Sandlapper Singers Conference Brochure

USC School of Medicine 20th anniversary brochure

Bicentennial President’s Reception Mailer

The Art of Memory Bicentennial Brochure & Poster

Champagne Reception Invitation featuring Keith Lockhart

Dr. Martin Marty Speech Flyer

Invitation to the "Rooted in Great Teaching" Project & Brochure

College of Education Invitation to George Keller Lecture

Meet in the Middle Bicentennial Pin

USC Bicentennial Middle School Event

Invitation for the 1941 Class Reunion

Press Kit from January 10, 2001 Bicentennial Kickoff

Meet in the Middle Ceremony Program

Invitation for Bicentennial Opening Ceremony

Bicentennial Opening Ceremony Brochure

Invitation to the First Day of Issue Ceremony for South Carolina Stamp

Information on the University of South Carolina Stamped Card

Program for "Back Talk"

2002 Olympic Torch Flag – Torch ran through Columbia on 12/6/01

Bicentennial Banner

Bicentennial Glass

Boston Pops Concern Poster

Office of the President

Letter from Dr. John Palms, USC President to the President of 2051

2000-2001 President’s Report

President’s 2001 Christmas Card – Office of Special Events

Office of Special Events 2001 Calendar of Presidential Events

The University of South Carolina & Its Economic Impact on the State of SC

USC In Brief – October 31, 2001

PETA Letter Concerning USC Mascot, Cocky

Board of Trustees

Letter from Mack Whittle – Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Letter to 2051 Secretary to the Board of Turstees

Bicentennial Commencement Exercise Programs – Board of Trustees

• Conferring of Doctoral Degrees 5/12/2001

• School of Law 5/11/01

•  School of Medicine 5/11/01

• Conferring of Doctoral Degrees 8/11/01

• 2 Bicentennial Commencement Exercises 5/11
          & 5/12

Minutes from the meetings of the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees 2/22/01, 4/12/01, 5/14/01, 6/22/01, 6/29/01 – Board of Trustees

USC Press – Bicentennial Books

University of South Carolina: A portrait
Carolina Voices

University of South Carolina: 1940-2000


Letter of Invitation for the Outback Bowl, January 1, 2001 (First bowl game of 2001)

2001 Outback bowl jersey

Softball Signed by Women’s Softball Team

Baseball Signed by Head Coach Ray Tanner & Kip Bouknight

2001 Swimming & Diving T-shirt

2001 Soccer Jersey

Baseball Jersey Signed by Kip Bouknight

Liz Price’s Signed Volleyball Jersey #4

Male Gamecock Tennis T-Shirt signed by team

Women’s Basketball Jersey signed by team #23

Track and Field Shirt signed by male and female team

2 Track and Field singlets 1 pair of Shorts

Golf Team hat signed by team

Complete set of Season Tickets to the 2001 football season

Volleyball signed by women’s team

South Carolina vs. Clemson Senior Day Program

The Gamecock Newspaper 11/19/01- Defeat of Clemson

Volleyball 2001 Season Guide

Men’s Basketball Season Guide

Carolina Baseball 2001 Season Guide

Track and Field 2001 Season Guide

Women’s Volleyball Season Guide

SEC Volleyball Tournament Program

Football Bicentennial Season Guide

Women’s Basketball Season Guide

Women’s Soccer Season Guide

Swimming and Diving Season Guide

Cross Country Media Guide

Women’s Tennis Media Guide

Golf Media Guide

2001 Golf Club Cover & Ball

Women’s Golf Media Guide

Equestrian Media Guide

Men’s Soccer Season Guide

Signed Megaphone – Carolina Spirit Office

BELIEVE 2001 T-shirt – Carolina Cheerleading Office

2002 College Mascot National Championship Entry Video – Carolina Spirit Office

Piece of Goalpost from 2001 Alabama Game- Athletics

Kip Bouknight signed baseball – Office of Sport Management

Football Signed by 2001 Team

Greek Letter Organizations

Alpha Chi Omega Signed Jersey

Delta Delta Delta 2001 Bid Day Picture

Delta Tau Delta 2000

• 01 Composite Picture

• 2001 Rush Delt T-Shirt

• Letter to the 2051 Chapter

• Pages from 2001 Website

Phi Beta Kappa 75th Anniversary Program

Kappa Kappa Psi Music Fraternity Paddle – Kappa Kappa Psi

Delta Sigma Phi 2000-2001 composite photo

Letter to 2051 Chi Omega Chapter

Other Items of Interest

Digital Photo Disc of Visitor Center Staff Loading Time Capsule Before Ceremony

2001-02 Campus Telephone Directory

Tin Can Sailor -– Captain Harold Jervey, Jr., Class of 1941

1950’s Freshman Cutout - Publications

2 Pieces of Commemorative Garnet and Black Tupperware – Tara S. Taggart, Blythewood, SC J.D.’93

"Shrek" VHS video – Visitor Center

"Pearl Harbor" VHS video – Visitor Center

O Brother Where Art Thou - Motion Picture Soundtrack CD

All Things Must Pass – George Harrison CD

Aaliyah CD (died tragically in an plane crash in 2001)

Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone Soundtrack CD

Hootie T-shirt – Dr. Char Davis

2001-2002 Mortar Board Academic Calendar – Visitor Center

Ornament from 2001 Horseshoe Christmas Tree – Community Service Office
(Decorated Aluminum Pie Plate)

Bicentennial Shovel – Shovel used to place initial dirt back over Time Capsule

2001 Silver Dollar – Mr. & Mrs. James Lewis (James Lewis was a key player in the event to bury the time capsule)

Carolinian Creed signed by John Palms, President – Campus Judicial Board

USC Police Department Badge – USC Law Enforcement & Safety

2001 Employees of Law Enforcement and Safety

USC Impressions: An interactive presentation CD – Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Search for Six Events

Dalai Lama’s Tibetan Monks Sand Mandala CD & Newspaper Clippings – Student & Alumni Services

Namgyal Monastery information brochure

Information Sheet on Tibetan Art

Dalai Lama Scarf — Dr. Char Davis

Sand from Tibetan Monks sand art from Dr. Larry Sands

Information Sheet on The Avalokiteshvara Mandala

Poster from Mandala Sand Painting exhibit

Clown nose from Patch Adams – Visitor Center

2001 Video of Patch Adams Presentation to the USC Students

Patch Adams Poster

Signed Patch Adams "Search for Six" Program – Search for Six Committee

Signed Pat Conroy "Search For Six" Program

Introduction when Pat Conroy came – John Howell

Press Release for Patch Adams Visit to Campus

Gamecock from Feb. 19, 2001 that discusses the Search for Six

Gamecock from October 24, 2001 that highlights Monks

Sand Mandala

Gamecock from December 5, 2001 showcasing Patch Adams address to students

Carolina Alumni Association

3 pictures from Homecoming 2001

Cocky Sticker

Class of 1951 50th Reunion Yearbook

Official 2001 Class Ring

Slinky Cocky

Bicentennial Homecoming 2001 Program

Bicentennial Homecoming sticker

Bicentennial Logo Sheet

USC Showcase Information Brochure

USC Academic Stuff

School of Public Health information

2001-02 Theatre South Carolina Brochure – College of Liberal Arts

The Townsend Lecture Brochure & Postcard – College of Liberal Arts

The Tradition Continues: Homecoming 2001 Brochure – College of Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts Mouse Pad from Info Tech 2001 Conference

Cornerstone: The Magazine of the College of Liberal Arts, Spring 2001 – College of Liberal Arts

University 101 students’ responses to September 11 – Dr. Lucille Mould’s Fall 2001 Class

Carolina Scholar Quotes – Carolina Scholars

Race for Unity & Gender Equality Forum – Baha ‘I Club
(Also includes Misc. Brochures, Programs & News Clippings)

USC Physics Department Newsletters w/ Quantum Physics Research Project – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Institute for Families in Society Annual Report

Transition – University 101 – University 101 Office

School of Medicine Bicentennial Commencement Program

School of Medicine Bicentennial Brochure

Graduate Science Research Center Dedication Ceremony Program

Two bumper stickers from the Department of the History

Information brochure for Public History 25th Reunion and Conference

Applied/Public History 25th Anniversary Conference Program

Applied/Public History 25th Anniversary Conference Participants

Information on the Public History Program

Changing the Face of SC Brochure – Institute of Southern Studies

"The Gift of Music" invitation, program, ticket, and CD – School of Music

Ticket to the School of Music’s "The Gift of Music"
School of Music Christmas Concert

USC Continuing Education Name Badge Pouch

2001 University Conference and Event Services Brochure – Office of Continuing Education

Culinary Arts Certificate Program

Paralegal Certificate Course

Mixology Certificate Program

Community Programs Fall 2001 Short Courses

Fall 2001 Master Schedule – Last printed copy of Master Schedule (all on line from here forward)

Other USC Departments

Letter to the Vice President for Student & Alumni Services in 2051 – Dr. Dennis Pruitt, 2001 Vice President for Student & Alumni Services

USC Bicentennial Diploma – Provost Office

2001 Staff Photo – Provost Office

Photographs – Office of Fellowships & Summer Programs

First Year Scholars Mentoring Program Brochure – Office of Fellowships & Summer Programs

Engage in the Process – Office of Fellowship & Summer Programs

Scholars’ Calendar of Events – Office of Fellowship & Summer Programs

2001 – 02 Men & Women Thinking Annual Report – Office of Fellowships & Summer Programs

The Scholars Times: Clippings from Fall 2000 to Spring 2001 – Office of Fellowships & Summer Programs

More Rite of Passage than Last Rites: Last Lecture Series Brochure – Office of Fellowships & Summer Programs

McKissick Museum Brochure

College of Nursing Packet with Letter to the Faculty & Students of 2051

Student Info Online Poster – Computer Services’ Poster,
Mouse, Cable, Punch Card, Floppy Disk and Mainframe Storage Information From Today and Projections for 2051 – Computer Services

Media Advisory from September 11, 2001– Office of Media Relations

Carolina Minutes- quick news releases from Office of Media Relations

Office of Admissions recruiting video

Ray Bradbury’s address to Freshman Reading Experience – from USC Libraries and copy of Fahrenheit 451 (book for Freshman Reading Experience 2001)

Thomas Cooper Library brochures

"My Lord What a Morning" CD – from USC Concert Choir

"Carolina Connection" CD – from Student Life

Faculty Club menu

Thomson Student Health Center brochure (4)

Computers on Campus Brochure National Conference Brochure

Photos of Arena & Strom Thurmond Fitness & Wellness Center (currently under construction)

2001 Thanksgiving Card – Office of Development

2001 Poster of Development Staff – Office of Development

SC Heritage Trust Program Poster – SC Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology

Preserving South Carolina Heritage Brochure – SC Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology

2001 Archaeology Month Calendar of Events

Coffee Mug & T-Shirt from South Carolina Rock Art Survey – SC Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology

H.L. Hunley Site Assessment – SC Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology

Trowel – Dr. Bruce Rippeteau, SC State Archaeologist

Allendale-Topper Site Conference Brochure – SC Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology

2001 Annual Review of Cultural Resource Investigations by the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program – SC Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology

Pencils – SC Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology

2001 Campus Recreation Brochure

Poster of USC Rhodes Scholar Recipient, Caroline Parler

Housing & Student Development

Touring University Housing Brochure

Visitor Center Stuff

Visitor Center Prospective Student Packet – Packet Given to Every Prospective Undergraduate Student Who Visits Campus in 2001

Ambassador Photo & Key

Class of ’41 Reunion Invitation & Program

Class of ’41 Photo & Key

"Come Take Your Place in History" Time Capsule Card\

T-shirt signed by 2001 Ambassadors

Visitor Information Packet

Rainbow Slinky – Given to Children Attending Group Tours

Lou Holtz’s "A Teen’s Game Plan for Life"

CD from Multimedia Kiosk in Visitor Center (Macintosh Format)

Highlights Brochure from 2001-2002

Campus Guide 2001-2002

Small American Flag

Campus Guide (campus map)

Group Tour Brochure, Map, & Policies

Business Center Brochure

Student Life

WUSC black plastic cup

WUSC sticker

WUSC Schedule for Fall 2001

Music Score for Zarathustra (2001)

2001-02 Student Basketball Ticket Information Brochure – Student Government

Student Government Unity Strengthens Carolina – Student Government

2001 Student Bowl Application – Student Government

2001-02 Freshman Council Brochure – Student Government

2001-02 Student Organization Brochure – Student Government

Clean Carolina T-Shirt – Student Government

Student Letters

Letter to International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi of 2051
Alexander Kretz
Ashley Berry
Allison Catol
Joy Glasgow Durant
Jessie Holcombe
Will McCallister
Sarah Hammons
Sarah Burrows
Thomas William Winslow
Angela M. Jacildone
Kenneth Ziegler
Josh Rauh
Andrew Townes
Jennifer Gamble
Yakema K. Pondexter

Dr. Carolyn Matalene’s 2001 English Class
Kenneth Jones
Suzanne M. Stevenson
Brian Cope
Joel Wallace
Meredith Eden Murphy
Jennifer Jensen
Sonia Adams
Gloria Simpson
Melissa Fazio
Sarah Hollaway

2001 University Ambassadors
Daniel Wheeler
Greg Pool
Jay Cooper
Karen Zatkulak
Haley Smith
Ruth Adair Smith
Sarah Sandberg
Jennifer Lindsay Jones
Heather Simmons
Harry Bohli
Whitney Bridges
Derrick Ray – USC Football Player and University 101 Student, Section 93
Kana Okamoto – University 101 Student, Section 93
Stephanie Sauers

Other USC Campuses

Collage of Regional USC Campuses – "Remembering the Days"

Annual Report for the Fiscal Year of 2000-2001 for USC Sumter

USC Beaufort Bicentennial Poster


Times issue from November 1, 2001

Times issue from September 2001

Times issue from January 2001

Times issue from Spring 2001

Times issue from May 3, 2001

Times issue from October 28, 2001

Times issue from November 15, 2001

Times issue from January 18, 2001

Times issue from December 2001

The State issue from September 12 – Visitor Center (Terrorist Attacks)

The State special edition issue from September 11 – Visitor Center (Terrorists Attacks)

The State special section for USC bicentennial

The State – special edition – Welcome back USC fall 2001 edition

The State – article "USC Honors Top Teachers with Memorial Trees"

The State – article "Monks’ compassion pours forth"

The State issue from December 2, 2001 (Death of George Harrison)

The State issue from December 2, 2001 (Bombing of Jerusalem)

The State issue from December 6, 2001

The State issue from December 7, 2001 (Confederate Flag Issues, Sexual Orientation

The State article from November 17, 2001 (Carolina/Clemson Blood Drive, Issues, Olympic Torch Run, Time Capsule Burial, Gamecocks almost beat 19th Ranked Georgetown Basketball Team)

Carolinian from April 2000 – Publications

The Gamecock from September 12, 2001: Our World is Changed – Martha Wright, Editor of the Gamecock

The Gamecock from September 17, 2001: Prayer Service for Terrorist Attack – Martha Wright, Editor of The Gamecock

The Gamecock from December 5, 2001

The Gamecock – December 7, 2001

The Gamecock online

Garnet & Black Bicentennial Edition – Martha Wright, Editor of The Gamecock

Garnet & Black December 2001

Cosmos Fall 2001 USC Graduate Science magazine

Carolinian August 2000 – Introduction to Bicentennial Celebration

Carolinian August 2001

Carolinian December 2001

Time – September 11, 2001, December 10, 2001

People – September 24, 2001

Newsweek – September 24, 2001

Newsweek – December 10, 2001

Business Week – September 24, 2001

People – October 1, 2001

People – December 3, 2001


Columbia Inferno hockey puck from inaugural season (signed by head coach Scott White)

Official Guide to Metropolitan Columbia Brochure
Columbia map

What’s Happening Brochure 9/01 – 12/01

Columbia Postcard\

Columbia Brochure

Brochure of Columbia Postcards

2001 Columbia Telephone Directory


VCR – Distance Learning and Instructional Support

Computer & Manual – Visitor Center

Personal CD Player – Visitor Center

AC Adapter – Visitor Center

All Videos (except Patch Adams) also converted to CD

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