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Exhibition Opening: Wootten & Johnston Photographs

Pioneering female photographers helped launch the historic preservation movement in North Carolina. 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

Archaeological Site of Fort San Juan Is Topic of Oct. 21 Lecture

Dr. David Moore will discuss excavations at the site near Morganton, N.C. It was the earliest European settlement in what is now the United States. Continue reading

Artist Lecture by Photographer Christopher Sims, Sept. 30

Undergraduate Education Director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University will discuss his photographs taken at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Continue reading

Montgomery Ward Challenge Met

Academics and the CEO of today’s Montgomery Ward looked to the past and the future at UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Searching for Site Q: Exploration, Archaeology, and Decipherment at La Corona, Guatemala

An archaeological mystery will be the subject of the George E. Stuart Memorial Lecture at UNC’s Wilson Library on October 1. Continue reading

100-Year-Old Challenge Draws to Close Sept. 15 at Wilson Library

What can we learn about a century of history from the Montgomery Ward catalog of 1915? Continue reading

Five Questions for Don Tate, Author of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Author and illustrator of “Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton” will speak Sept. 3 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

You’re Invited! Fall Events and Exhibits from Friends of the Library

Take a study break and bring a friend! Free lectures, music, exhibits, and films August through December. Continue reading

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