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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

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Wins Award for Excellence

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center received an “Award for Excellence in Web Presence” on Oct. 3 from the North Carolina Genealogical Society. 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

Banned Books Trading Cards (Collect ’em all!)

Six UNC libraries will be distributing banned books trading cards from the Chapel Hill Public Library during Banned Books Week (Sept. 27 – Oct. 3). Continue reading

Putting Campus Catcalls on the Map

A Women’s Studies class creates an interactive crowd-sourcing project with GIS assistance from the UNC Library Research Hub. 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

Chronicles of Empire: Spain in the Americas

More than 50 early printed volumes explore Spain’s discovery, conquest, and settlement of the New World. 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

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