Rare Book Collection

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Memory, Reason, Imagination: 400 Years of French Printing

Exhibition showcases rare and fine examples of French printing. Continue reading

Rare Book Collection Highlights New Acquisitions March 22

Not-under-glass display allows visitors to examine and interact with newly acquired rarities. Continue reading

World on Fire in Flames of Blood: Narratives of the Russian Revolution

Wilson Library exhibition examines the events of 1917 and their immediate aftermath. Continue reading

Video: Hinman Collator: Compare, Contrast, Create

This refurbished machine provides new ways to study rare texts at UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Popular Children’s Books

Undergraduate students researched and curated the exhibition about controversial British and American children’s literature. Continue reading

Jack Tales with Orville Hicks in Wilson Library, April 28

Folk tale performance will help open the exhibition “Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Children’s Popular Literature.” Continue reading

Wilson Library to Host Rand Lectures on British Landscape Painting

Andrew Hemingway, Professor Emeritus of Art History at University College London, will be the speaker. Continue reading

“Wordsworthian Carnage” Lecture Feb. 22

Duncan Wu, professor of English at Georgetown University, will deliver a lecture about William Wordsworth’s “Thanksgiving Ode.” Continue reading

Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century

Celebrating UNC Library’s William Wordsworth Collection and related holdings in Romantic literature and British culture. Continue reading

Transcribe-a-thon on Nov. 5 Will Offer Encounter with Historic Documents

Students can try their hand at deciphering and transcribing handwritten documents from the Southern Historical Collection related to African American history. Continue reading

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