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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

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton Book Launch Sept. 3 at Wilson Library

Program with Don Tate, author and illustrator of a new children’s biography about Chatham County slave and poet George Moses Horton. Continue reading

Cooder-White-Skaggs Tickets on Sale Now for Nov. 20 Concert

The Southern Folklife Collection in Wilson Library teams with Carolina Performing Arts to bring national tour to UNC. Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Receives $986,000 Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a grant of $986,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This grant will help the Southern Folklife Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library advance digitization of rare audio, video and motion picture films for preservation and access. Activities for the grant, “Extending the Reach … Continue reading

Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia

The Wilson Library exhibition about Harlan County, Kentucky, offers a window into the African American communities of Appalachia. Continue reading

The Hidden Campus: Archaeological Glimpses of UNC in the Nineteenth Century

Coming March 19: A look at Carolina’s past through archaeological exploration. Continue reading

Alert: Phishing Emails Impersonate UNC Library

Some members of the UNC community have received false emails that appear to be from the Library. Continue reading

Music, Festivities to Mark Southern Folklife Collection 25th Anniversary

Musical performances by Tift Merritt and Merle Haggard will cap off three days of festivities on the UNC campus. Continue reading

Appointment: Director of the Southern Historical Collection

The Library welcomes Bryan Giemza to lead the preeminent repository of unique materials related to the American South. Continue reading

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