North Carolina Collection

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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

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

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