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“Reflections of the Eno” Photos on View in Wilson Library

Photographs of the Eno River as it passes through Durham, N.C. will be on view in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of Wilson Library through Dec. 31. Continue reading

Fall 2012 Events

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

Grant Will Preserve Rare American Music Recordings

The Southern Folklife Collection will preserve rare recordings and photographs, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Continue reading

Researching and Preserving African American Family History To Be Focus of Apr. 14 Workshop

Researching and preserving African American family history will be the topic of a workshop at Wilson Library on Saturday, Apr. 14. 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

“Real Lives of the Civil War” Video Highlights Wilson Collections

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

Appointments: Associate Director of Development; Pruitt-Shanks Project Archivist

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library announces the appointments of Emily Silverman as Associate Directory of Library Development and Jodi Berkowitz as Pruitt-Shanks Project Archivist. Both appointments began July 1, 2011. Continue reading

Members of UNC Student Organizations: Learn How To Preserve Your Own History April 6

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

Preserving Family Photographs Workshop Dec. 4

On Saturday, Dec. 4, join Stephen Fletcher, North Carolina Collection photographic archivist, and Biff Hollingsworth, collecting and public programming archivist in the Southern Historical Collection, to learn basic techniques to organize, identify, and preserve your family photographs. Coffee at 9:30 a.m., and workshop 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Space is limited, so registration is required. Continue reading

Coasts of Carolina Book Launch Program, Oct. 28

Bland Simpson, UNC professor of English and creative writing, and Scott Taylor, a photographer from Beaufort, N.C., will launch the publication of their new book, “The Coasts of Carolina: Seaside to Sound Country” in UNC’s Wilson Library. The book’s official publication date is Nov. 15. Continue reading