Collections and Resources

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Tiny Paintings: Handmade Artist Cards from the Charles Alston Collection

Handmade greeting cards by American artists of the mid-twentieth century, from the Southern Historical Collection. Continue reading

Color Our Collections!

Print out a vintage image from the collections of Wilson Library and work your magic. Continue reading

$500,000 Grant Will Help Southern Historical Collection Preserve African American History

Challenge grant will help endow position of African American Collections and Outreach Archivist. Continue reading

Undergrads To Share Research on UNC’s WWII Policy Toward Japanese American Students

Members of English 360 used documents from UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library to examine a little-known episode in University history. Continue reading

WATCH: Students Map Haiti from UNC Library

During a Humanitarian Mapathon in the Davis Library Research Hub, students mapped earthquake-damaged parts of Haiti. Continue reading

Make a Map for GIS Day Competition

Student map contest, lecture, and networking will mark GIS Day on November 18. Continue reading

Data Visualization Showcase Will Highlight Recent UNC Projects

Five UNC researchers will demonstrate and discuss their projects. Continue reading

Transcribe-a-thon on Nov. 5 Will Offer Encounter with Historic Documents

Students can try their hand at deciphering and transcribing handwritten documents from the Southern Historical Collection related to African American history. Continue reading

Humanitarian Mapathon in Davis Library, Oct. 22

Volunteers will fill in critical gaps as part of a Humanitarian Mapathon in the Davis Library Research Hub. Continue reading

Wootten & Johnston: Pioneer Female Photographers and North Carolina’s Preservation Movement

During the 1930s, photographers Bayard Wootten and Frances Benjamin Johnston documented the early architecture of the American South. Continue reading

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