North Carolina Collection

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Meet Me on the Midway: Three Centuries of Fairs in North Carolina

Photographs, publications, souvenirs, ribbons, and more tell the story of fairs in the Tar Heel State, from the first county fairs in the 1820s through today’s State Fair. Continue reading

Saving the River One Song at a Time: The Eno River Festival Legacy

Exhibit is on view in Wilson Library through September 22. Continue reading

Wilson Library Open House, May 13

Step back in time with slide show and music celebrating the class of 1967, reunion class yearbooks, and exhibitions. Continue reading

A Carolina Narrative of Service to Nation: Yesterday and Today

Captain Michael John, U.S. Navy (ret.), will deliver the 2017 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture on April 12 in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Doing Our Bit: UNC and the Great War

This exhibition about Carolina’s involvement in World War I will be on view in Wilson Library through June 11, 2017. Continue reading

WRAL Features Wilson Library’s Durant Bible

The Tar Heel Travel takes a look at a 400-year-old rarity from UNC’s special collections. Continue reading

Politics Past, Present, Future… Exhibits and Resources at the UNC Library

To end the election season: Two exhibits, a resource guide, and a call for help from the UNC Library. Continue reading

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

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