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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

History of UNC Buildings and Libraries in Pair of Exhibits

A pair of exhibits on view through May 31 provide a special look at UNC history. “A Dialogue Between Old and New: Notable Buildings on the UNC Campus” is in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library; “Knowledge Building(s): The Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill” is in Davis Library. Continue reading

Documentary Photography Award: Deadline Extended to March 19

UNC students with an interest in documentary photography are invited to apply for one of four North Carolina Documentary Photography Awards. Applications are due March 12, 2012. Continue reading

UNC Library Events for Spring 2012

The University Library and Friends of the Library announce our Spring 2012 events calendar. Unless otherwise noted, Library events take place in Wilson Library on the UNC campus and are free and open to the public. The concert on March 13 requires ticket purchase from the Carolina Union and will take place in the Great … Continue reading

1812 Almanac is Milestone Book for UNC Digitization Program

A 200-year-old North Carolina almanac is the 10,000th book that the University of North Carolina Library has digitized from its collections as part of its Internet Archive/Scribe mass digitization program. Continue reading

Wilson Library Sprinkler Installation: December Update

The sprinkler installation project in Wilson Library will limit access to Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection materials beginning in January, 2012. Continue reading

Original Siamese Twins To Be Topic of Talk by Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, Dec. 6

Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda will speak Dec. 6 in Wilson Library about his new play, I Dream of Chang and Eng, which reimagines the lives of Chang and Eng Bunker, the original Siamese Twins. Undergraduates who have been studying the Bunkers for a class will present their work and read from the play. Continue reading

North Carolina Maps Digitization Project Wins National Award

The North Carolina Maps project, a collaborative effort of the UNC Library, the North Carolina State Archives, and the Outer Banks History Center, has received the American Association for State and Local History’s Award of Merit for Leadership in History. Continue reading

North Carolina’s Architectural Heritage Topic of Lecture Oct. 6

North Carolina’s architectural history will be the subject of a lecture Oct. 6 by Catherine Bishir. The event in the Wilson Special Collections Library is free and open to the public. Continue reading

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