Southern Folklife Collection

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More Than One Story | Más de una historia

A photograph exhibition in Davis Library examines the life of farmworkers in the Carolinas. Continue reading

Ronald D. Cohen, Down Hill Strugglers, and Depression Folk Music at Wilson Library March 9

Explore the complex cultural history of American folk music with a free lecture and concert. Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Partners with Yep Roc Records to Release Rare Music Recordings from Its Vast Archives

Titles from Dolly Parton, Doc Watson and a Cajun compilation to launch partnership Continue reading

Carolina Bluegrass Summit, Nov. 11-12

Event to feature workshops, lectures, panels, and a concert by the Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers. Continue reading

An Evening with David Massengill, September 15

Folk singer, songwriter, and storyteller David Massengill will perform September 15 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Grants Will Preserve Rare Music Recordings in Southern Folklife Collection

The GRAMMY Foundation and the National Recording Preservation Foundation have made grants totaling $45,000 to preserve sounds that are a “national treasure.” Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Names Research Fellows

Two academic scholars and Grammy-winning musician Abigail Washburn will conduct research using SFC collections. Continue reading

Conversation and Music with Byrds Co-Founder Roger McGuinn March 1

Bring your questions and your guitars to the Hanes Art Center Auditorium at 3 p.m. Continue reading

Appointment: Audiovisual Archivist

Anne Wells joined the UNC Library Nov. 1, working on a grant project in the Southern Folklife Collection. Continue reading

WATCH: “A Bright Future” for the Southern Folklife Collection

New video from Carolina Stories highlights the Collection’s efforts to preserve the musical heritage of the South. Continue reading

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