North Carolina Collection

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October Has Come Again

At this literary symposium in honor of Thomas Wolfe, authors will discuss southern literature in the twenty-first century. Continue reading

Sounds Stilled: Musical Photographs by Don Sturkey, 1956-1988

Photographs of Elvis Presley, The Monkees, The Kingston Trio, Ray Charles, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, and more are part of the Wilson Library exhibition. Continue reading

‘The most important artifact that we have’

University Day, 2016, marks an important centennial. One hundred years ago, the cornerstone plaque of Old East was returned to UNC. Continue reading

Haunted North Carolina

Visit a small display in Wilson Library that showcases four of the state’s eeriest specters, just in time for Halloween. Continue reading

Appointments: Assistant Curator and Collection Development Librarian for the North Carolina Collection; Data Visualization Services Librarian; Director of Library Development

The Library welcomes John Blythe, Lorin Bruckner, and Dwain Teague. Continue reading

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