Gifts and Grants

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Deadline is June 27 to Make a Gift to the Library in this Academic Year

Help UNC’s Library fulfill its essential role by making a contribution before the end of the fiscal year. Continue reading

Author James Reston, Jr. (’63) to Reflect on his Life in Writing at May 7 Program

Journalist and author James Reston, Jr. (’63) will reflect on his life as a writer and discuss two of his forthcoming books on Tuesday, May 7th at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Persian Culture Collections Receive New Endowment

An anonymous donation of $25,000 will help build Persian Studies collections. Continue reading

Persian New Year Event to Celebrate Library Gifts and Collections March 18

Persian food, music, and dance will be part of a celebration of Persian library collections on March 18 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Southern Historical Collection Accepting Visiting Scholars Grant Applications

The Southern Historical Collection in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library is accepting applications for five visiting scholar awards in fall 2013: Continue reading

Ben Taylor in Concert at the ArtsCenter Oct. 24

Singer-songwriter Ben Taylor and his band will perform Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. The Southern Historical Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library is sponsoring the evening. Continue reading

Civil War Autograph Book Brings Fraternity’s History to UNC Archives

Members of the St. Anthony Hall fraternity at UNC and the St. Anthony Association of North Carolina have donated a Civil War-era autograph book to the University Archives in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Gifts Reflect Lives of Original Siamese Twins Eng and Chang Bunker

Descendants of the original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, have donated possessions of their famous ancestors to the UNC libraries. Continue reading

Grant Will Preserve Rare American Music Recordings

The Southern Folklife Collection will preserve rare recordings and photographs, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Continue reading

Endowment Will Build Persian-Language Library Collections at UNC

The Jarrahi Family Library Fund for Persian Studies will support the study of Persian language and culture at UNC. A gift of $25,000 from Dr. Ali Jarrahi of Winston-Salem, N.C. has established the fund. Continue reading

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