This online exhibit is possible due to the collaboration of many. Thanks and appreciation go to Pete Stone, geologist, for contacting the Oral History Office with the idea that Mr. McConnell be interviewed and for extending an invitation to the oral historian to tour the upper and lower sites in advance of the interview; Chris Wargo, geologist, for his photos of the Shivar Spring sites; Tom McConnell, for sharing his stories and knowledge of the Shelton area and the Shivar Spring Company; Freddie McConnell, for providing insight and guidance on both the exploration of the sites and the interview; private collector, for use of correspondence images; the staff of the South Caroliniana Library, for their help in identifying materials and providing insightful suggestions for the exhibit; and Matthew W. Shepherd and Kate Boyd, Digital Collections, for their excellent work to make the exhibit happen.

—Andrea L’Hommedieu
Columbia Departments Campus Libraries
Columbia Libraries and Collections