North Carolina Collection

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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

Free Expression at UNC is Subject of Wilson Library Exhibition

A new exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library explores the history of free speech controversies at UNC. Continue reading

Fugitive Slave Who Became First Black Man Elected to N.C. Legislature to be Subject of March 7 Lecture

Historian David S. Cecelski will discuss the life of one of the most significant black leaders in the South during the Civil War during a March 7 program at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Photojournalism Exhibit Extended to Feb. 10

The Wilson Library exhibit Photographic Angles: News Photography in the North Carolina Collection has been extended for a week. It will remain on view until Feb. 10, 2013. Continue reading

Terry Roberts to Read from A Short Time to Stay Here Jan. 24

Author Terry Roberts will read on Jan. 24 from “A Short Time To Stay Here,” His novel highlights the detention of German prisoners of war outside Asheville, N.C. during the First World War. Continue reading

Naked Came the Leaf Peeper is 1,000th North Carolina Novel

“Read North Carolina Novels” celebrates its 1,000th entry with the collaborative book “Naked Came the Leaf Peeper.” Continue reading

Photojournalist James Wallace at Wilson Library Nov. 1

The work of photojournalism will be the subject of a lecture by former Daily Tar Heel student photographer James Wallace (’64) on Nov. 1 at Wilson Library Continue reading

Yale Historian to Lecture on History of Educating North Carolinians

Yale historian Glenda Gilmore will deliver the lecture “Knowledge Capital and Human Flourishing: Educating North Carolinians, 1865-1970” on Thurs., Oct. 11 in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

N.C. Political Campaigns to Be Topic of Conference Sept. 14-15

Historic North Carolina political campaigns will be the topic of a conference Sept. 14 and 15 at Wilson Library. A dinner on Sept. 14 will feature political consultants Carter Wrenn (R) and Gary Pearce (D). Continue reading

UNC System Yearbooks, 1890 to Present, Now Online

Archived yearbooks from all UNC system universities are now online, thanks to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, based at the UNC Library. Continue reading

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