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Exhibition Celebrates 25 Years of the Southern Folklife Collection

The history, music, and culture of the South are now on view in an exhibition that marks the silver anniversary of the Southern Folklife Collection. 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

North Carolina Dialects Are Topic of Sept. 25 Lecture

Linguists Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser will share stories, sights, and sounds from their book “Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina” (UNC Press, 2014). 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

The Art of North Carolina Money: The Stories Behind the Symbols

Nearly three centuries of North Carolina currency are now on view in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Civil War Research Gives Students “Experience of a Lifetime” in Wilson Library

An American literature seminar spent the semester curating “Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900,” a major exhibit in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Keep Exam Stress in Check with Canines, Coloring, Kitties, Cookies, Coffee

Libraries have activities to help you relax and recharge during the most stressful week of the year. 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

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