North Carolina Collection

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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

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Wins Award for Excellence

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center received an “Award for Excellence in Web Presence” on Oct. 3 from the North Carolina Genealogical Society. Continue reading

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton Book Launch Sept. 3 at Wilson Library

Program with Don Tate, author and illustrator of a new children’s biography about Chatham County slave and poet George Moses Horton. Continue reading

From Brunswick Stew to Barbecue: The Cookbook as Cultural History

Cookbooks from the North Carolina Collection showcases the range and history of cooking in the Tar Heel State in an exhibition on view in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Special Collections Reading Rooms Closed Friday

Areas of the Wilson Special Collections Library will be closed to the public on June 19. We apologize for the inconvenience. Continue reading

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