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
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
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 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
The Library announces our Fall, 2012, events calendar. Join us for a season of lectures, concerts, discussions, and more. Continue reading
A new video highlights the extraordinary Civil War collections at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library and “The Civil War Day by Day,” a website that presents one item from those collections daily for four years, each related to the corresponding day of the war. Continue reading
Etchings of North Carolina’s most famous buildings by artist Louis Orr will be on view in the Wilson Special Collections Library through Oct. 10, 2011. Continue reading
Installation of fire sprinklers in the Wilson Special Collections Library stacks at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin during the summer of 2011. The project will affect the availability of research materials during the 2011-12 academic year. Continue reading
Sir Walter Raleigh will be the topic of a program April 14 in Wilson Library. Mark Nicholls will discuss his new book, “Sir Walter Raleigh: In Life and Legend” (co-authored with Penry Williams).
The free public program will begin at 5:45 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room. A reception and small exhibit of items from the Library’s Sir Walter Raleigh Collection will precede the talk at 5 p.m. in the main lobby. The Sir Walter Raleigh Rooms in the North Carolina Collection Gallery will be open until 5:45 p.m. Continue reading
Students are invited to join UNC archivists on April 6 for a special viewing of the exhibit “From Di-Phis to Loreleis: A History of Student Organizations at UNC” and to get tips on how student groups can preserve their own history.
The event will run from 2 to 4 p.m. in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library. Students may drop in at any time. Light refreshments will be served. Continue reading