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Digital Heritage Center Welcomes 200th Partner

The Center works with organizations all over North Carolina to digitize and preserve the state’s cultural heritage. Continue reading

North Carolina Collection’s Bob Anthony Is “Tar Heel of the Week”

The News & Observer has named Bob Anthony, Curator of the North Carolina Collection in Wilson Library, as its “Tar Heel of the Week“: The brittle pages of an old book hold more than words – they are a tangible link to the past, a chance to imagine the hands that turned them decades or … Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Names Research Fellows

Two academic scholars and Grammy-winning musician Abigail Washburn will conduct research using SFC collections. Continue reading

Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Popular Children’s Books

Undergraduate students researched and curated the exhibition about controversial British and American children’s literature. Continue reading

Students Get a Clue About Wilson Library

What happens when a ghost is on the loose in Wilson Library? Fun and learning in an immersive live-action game of Clue. Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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