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Lawrence Earley To Speak About Photographs of Down East Fishing Boats

Photographer and author Lawrence Early will discuss his book “The Workboats of Core Sound: Stories and Photographs of a Changing World” on Feb. 6 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Southern Scenery in 3D: 19th-Century Stereographic Photography

The Wilson Library exhibit explores the popular 19th- and 20th-century practice of stereographic photography. The technique gives the impression of a three-dimensional image. Continue reading

Student Photographers To Speak about Award-Winning Projects Oct. 24

Student recipients of the 2012 and 2013 North Carolina Documentary Photography Award will present and discuss their documentary projects at an event in the Wilson Special Collections Library on Thursday, Oct. 24. Continue reading

Wilson Library’s Durant Bible To Be Part of Chancellor Folt’s Installation

The 414-year-old Durant Bible from the North Carolina Collection will have a starring role in the installation of UNC Chancellor Carol Folt on Oct. 12. Continue reading

North Carolina’s Freemasons and the Cornerstones of UNC

An exhibit about North Carolina’s Freemasons and the role they played in the creation of UNC will be on view in Wilson Library through Dec. 23, 2013. Continue reading

Hugh Morton, Tar Heel Camera Man, Remembered in Oct. 5 Program at Appalachian State University

The late North Carolina photographer Hugh Morton will be remembered by friends and colleagues in a panel discussion to celebrate a retrospective of his work at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University. Continue reading

A Century of North Carolina City Directories Now Online

Historic North Carolina city directories from 64 counties are now online. The 939 digitized volumes from the years 1860 through 1963 provide a wealth of information about the state’s population and business history. Continue reading

Wilson Library Invites Commencement Visitors for Open House May 11

Commencement visitors can step back in time during an open house at the Wilson Special Collections Library on Saturday, May 11. Continue reading

Remembering Student Opposition to the Speaker Ban, 50 Years Later

Raleigh attorney Robert Spearman, UNC class of 1965, will recall student efforts to repeal North Carolina’s controversial 1963 Speaker Ban Law. Continue reading

Event Seeks to Improve Wikipedia Articles on History of African Americans in N.C.

UNC’s first Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place on April 14. The topic will be African-American history in North Carolina. Continue reading

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