North Carolina History

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Appointment: North Carolina Research and Instruction Librarian

Sarah Carrier joined the staff of the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC on June 1. Continue reading

“Civil War Day by Day ” Draws to an End

A blog that allowed readers to follow the Civil War in the words of those who lived it reached its end on April 26, after 1,450 posts. Continue reading

North Carolina Foodways Conference (Registration Closed)

Join food writers, documentarians, and aficionados for Carolina Cornucopia. Two days of discussion about the foods and food history of the Tar Heel State. Continue reading

Remembering William Powell, 1919-2015

The acknowledged dean of North Carolina historians was once librarian of UNC Library’s North Carolina Collection. Continue reading

The Hidden Campus: Archaeological Glimpses of UNC in the Nineteenth Century

Coming March 19: A look at Carolina’s past through archaeological exploration. Continue reading

UNC Archaeologists and Librarians Produce Online Catalog of Artifacts

“Search the North Carolina Archaeological Collection” is a gateway to more than 8 million artifacts, mostly from sites in North Carolina. Continue reading

An Alphabet of Treasures: Special Collections from A to Z

From A (“activism”) to Z (“zombies”), the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is full of rare and sometimes surprising treasures. Continue reading

Digitized Photo Album Shows Chapel Hill in 19th Century

The Library recently shared online the 1894 photo album belonging to former UNC President Kemp Plummer Battle. Continue reading

Where Is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina

An exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery at Wilson Library marks the 75th anniversary of a groundbreaking children’s book from UNC Press. Continue reading

“Voices from Tobe” To Recall Groundbreaking Children’s Book Oct. 21

Program will bring together individuals associated with one of the first realistic portrayals of African Americans in a children’s book. The exhibition “Where is Tobe?” will continue through March 1 in Wilson Library. Continue reading