North Carolina Collection

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Appointments: Program Coordinator and Digital Projects Librarian for the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center

Lisa Gregory and Kristen Merryman began their appointments July 1 at the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. Continue reading

Set in the Southern Part of Heaven: Chapel Hill Through Authors’ Eyes

Exhibition features novels, stories, and memoirs set in Chapel Hill. Continue reading

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

Watch: UNC Alums Recall Fashion Favorites

UNC alumni discuss items they contributed to an exhibition about Carolina fashion. On view through June 5 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Alexander Julian: The Threads of Carolina Style

On April 19, designer Alexander Julian will explore Carolina style and his role in shaping it. The public talk is the 2016 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture. Continue reading

A Common Thread: Carolina Fashion Exhibition at Wilson Library

The exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery is an annotated walk-through closet called “From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 years of Fashion at Carolina.” Continue reading

From Frock Coats to Flip-flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

Photographs, news ads and articles, excerpts from student handbooks, and nearly 60 clothing items tell the story of student life as reflected in a century of style. Continue reading

Exhibition Opening: Wootten & Johnston Photographs

Pioneering female photographers helped launch the historic preservation movement in North Carolina. Continue reading

Wootten & Johnston: Pioneer Female Photographers and North Carolina’s Preservation Movement

During the 1930s, photographers Bayard Wootten and Frances Benjamin Johnston documented the early architecture of the American South. 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

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