Southern Historical Collection

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In Memoriam: Lynn Holdzkom

The Library is saddened to share news of the death of our recently retired colleague Lynn Holdzkom. Continue reading

Library Student Employee Receives 2013 Spectrum Scholarship

Library student employee Barrye Brown has been selected to receive the 2013 Spectrum Scholarship from the American Library Association. 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

Author James Reston, Jr. (’63) to Reflect on his Life in Writing at May 7 Program

Journalist and author James Reston, Jr. (’63) will reflect on his life as a writer and discuss two of his forthcoming books on Tuesday, May 7th at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Free Expression at UNC is Subject of Wilson Library Exhibition

A new exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library explores the history of free speech controversies at UNC. Continue reading

Southern Historical Collection Accepting Visiting Scholars Grant Applications

The Southern Historical Collection in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library is accepting applications for five visiting scholar awards in fall 2013: Continue reading

African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery Is Topic of Lecture on Nov. 13

Author Heather Williams will discuss her book Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery on Nov. 13 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Ben Taylor in Concert at the ArtsCenter Oct. 24

Singer-songwriter Ben Taylor and his band will perform Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. The Southern Historical Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library is sponsoring the evening. Continue reading

Rufus Edmisten Presents Watergate Papers Sept. 20

Rufus Edmisten, former Deputy Chief Counsel to the Watergate Committee, will present his papers to the UNC Library during a free public program on Sept. 20. Chancellor Holden Thorp will interview Edmisten about his Watergate experience. Continue reading

N.C. Political Campaigns to Be Topic of Conference Sept. 14-15

Historic North Carolina political campaigns will be the topic of a conference Sept. 14 and 15 at Wilson Library. A dinner on Sept. 14 will feature political consultants Carter Wrenn (R) and Gary Pearce (D). Continue reading

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