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UNC Librarian Will Lead Grant To Ensure Future of Artists’ Archives in North Carolina

A grant of $491,908 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will help a team of UNC researchers prepare future librarians and archivists to identify, organize, and care for the complex records of visual artists in North Carolina. Continue reading

Student-Curated Civil War Exhibition To Open April 24 at Wilson Library

UNC undergraduates will provide a gallery tour of the exhibition they curated as a semester-long class project. Continue reading

New Endowment Honors Carolina Alum Bill Minor’s Love of Learning

A newly created endowment will help the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) in Wilson Library fulfill its mission of collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary resources that document the American South. Continue reading

Lard Have Mercy! 30 Years of Southern Culture on the Skids

Rock through the band’s history with an exhibit in Wilson Library through Aug. 29, 2014. Continue reading

Making a People’s Theatre: Proff Koch and the Carolina Playmakers

The original Carolina Playmakers—a precursor to today’s Playmakers Repertory Company—will be the focus of an exhibit this spring in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865

Three centuries of “cabinets of curiosities” from the collections of Florence Fearrington (UNC class of 1958) and the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library. Continue reading

The Order of the Golden Fleece: “To Restore Unity to Campus Life”

Explore the history, traditions, and accomplishments of the UNC honor society in an exhibit at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Appointment: Middle Eastern Cataloger

Denise Soufi is the UNC Library’s Middle Eastern Cataloger, effective November 1. Continue reading

Wilson Library’s Durant Bible To Be Part of Chancellor Folt’s Installation

The 414-year-old Durant Bible from the North Carolina Collection will have a starring role in the installation of UNC Chancellor Carol Folt on Oct. 12. Continue reading

A Century of North Carolina City Directories Now Online

Historic North Carolina city directories from 64 counties are now online. The 939 digitized volumes from the years 1860 through 1963 provide a wealth of information about the state’s population and business history. Continue reading

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