Rare Book Collection

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Library’s Civil War Blog Receives National Award

The Center for Research Libraries has recognized The Civil War Day by Day, which posts one document each day related to the same day of the Civil War, exactly 150 years earlier. Continue reading

Student-Curated Civil War Exhibition To Open April 24 at Wilson Library

UNC undergraduates will provide a gallery tour of the exhibition they curated as a semester-long class project. Continue reading

Watch: Seven-Millionth Book Opens a New Library Chapter

A new video celebrates UNC Library’s seven-millionth volume and the generous giving tradition of the John Wesley and Anna Hodgin Hanes Foundation. Continue reading

Dance Performance Will Celebrate Rare Poetry Volume March 29

Join Modernextenstion Dance Company and the Rare Book Collection to celebrate the 1926 Czech modernist classic “Abeceda.” Continue reading

Library Celebrates Seven Million Books with Rare Poetry Volume of the African Diaspora

A rare sixteenth-century book with modern resonance will become the seven-millionth volume in the library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Expert Arthur MacGregor to Discuss “Rooms of Wonder” Feb. 20

Free public lecture marks the opening of the exhibition “Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865″ in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865

Three centuries of “cabinets of curiosities” from the collections of Florence Fearrington (UNC class of 1958) and the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Appointment: Rare Book Research Librarian

Emily Kader is Rare Book Research Librarian at Wilson Library, effective January 1, 2014. Continue reading

Sor Juana, First Feminist of the New World, Will Be Subject of Oct. 1 Lecture

Sister (Sor) Juana Inés de la Cruz, widely considered the first published feminist of the New World, will be the focus of an Oct. 1 lecture and book display in the Wilson Special Collections Library Continue reading

Wilson Library Invites Commencement Visitors for Open House May 11

Commencement visitors can step back in time during an open house at the Wilson Special Collections Library on Saturday, May 11. Continue reading

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