Gifts and Grants

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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

Alumnus Will Boost New Friends of the Library Gifts

UNC alumnus Howard Holsenbeck will add $100 to the first 100 new Friends of the Library memberships of at least $100 each. Gifts must be made by Dec. 31, 2011. Continue reading

Innovative UNC Library Projects Receive Start-Up Funding

Two forward-looking projects are the recipients of the inaugural University Libraries Innovation Awards at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Rare Books Are for Everyone: Second Annual Display of Recent Acquisitions April 12

On April 12, treasures will come out of the stacks at the Rare Book Collection in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library in the second annual display of recent acquisitions.

In the free public program at 5:45 p.m., Curator of Rare Books Claudia Funke will survey modern rare book culture and this year’s acquisitions, highlighting the inclusivity of rare books. Participants will have the opportunity during a reception beginning at 5 p.m. to view additions to the Rare Book Collection from the past year. Continue reading

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