Southern Historical Collection

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Appointments: Nursing Liaison Librarian; African American Collections and Outreach Archivist

The University Library welcomes Elizabeth Moreton as nursing liaison librarian and Chaitra Powell as African American collections and outreach archivist. Continue reading

Appointment: Director of the Southern Historical Collection

The Library welcomes Bryan Giemza to lead the preeminent repository of unique materials related to the American South. Continue reading

UNC Law Students Research Law of the Old South at Wilson Library

Last year, students in a UNC School of Law seminar used the Library’s rare publications and archival documents to investigate how the law was applied to moral issues in the antebellum South. Continue reading

UNC Latino Oral History Initiative Awarded $240,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Libraries will help boost preservation of and access to Latino oral histories of the American South. Continue reading

Wilson Library Invites Commencement Visitors for May 10 Open House

View reunion class yearbooks, take in a slide show celebrating the class of 1964, and enjoy exhibitions about UNC and Civil War history. Continue reading

Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900

The exhibition “Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900″ was curated by students from Professor Eliza Richards’s undergraduate American literature seminar. It will be on view in Wilson Library through July 20. Continue reading

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

New Endowment Honors Carolina Alum Bill Minor’s Love of Learning

A newly created endowment will help the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) in Wilson Library fulfill its mission of collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary resources that document the American South. Continue reading

Making a People’s Theatre: Proff Koch and the Carolina Playmakers

The original Carolina Playmakers—a precursor to today’s Playmakers Repertory Company—will be the focus of an exhibit this spring in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

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