North Carolina Collection

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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

Colorful and Extinct Carolina Parakeet Topic of Lecture Aug. 29

Ornithologists from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will discuss the beautiful, mysterious, and now-extinct Carolina Parakeet in a free public program Aug. 29. Continue reading

Fall 2012 Events

The UNC University Library and Friends of the Library announce the Fall 2012 calendar of events. Continue reading

The Carolina Parakeet Returns in Wilson Library Exhibit

An exhibit about the extinct Carolina Parakeet will be on display through September in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library at UNC. Continue reading

Gifts Reflect Lives of Original Siamese Twins Eng and Chang Bunker

Descendants of the original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, have donated possessions of their famous ancestors to the UNC libraries. Continue reading

Civil War Money Will Be Topic of June 2 Program

A free public program about Civil War currency will take place June 2 in Wilson Library. Author and educator Wendell Wolka will be the keynote speaker. Continue reading

UNC’s Past on View in Wilson Library for Commencement Weekend

An open house in Wilson Library on Saturday, May 12, will take commencement and reunion visitors to UNC’s past. Continue reading

UNC Libraries and Buildings Are Focus of April 25 Talk, Tour

The history and architecture of UNC buildings and libraries will be the focus of a gallery talk and tour on April 25. Continue reading

Preservation of UNC Buildings Will Be Topic of Apr. 4 Lecture

Wendy HIllis will discuss efforts to preserve UNC’s historic buildings during a free public lecture Apr. 4, 2012, in the Wilson Special Collections Library. “Lux Libertas in Perpetuity: Historic Preservation at UNC” will be the 2012 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture. Continue reading

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