Southern Historical Collection

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Penn Center Honors UNC for Care of Penn School Papers

The Penn Center has named UNC a member of its 1862 Circle. The award recognizes the role of the Southern Historical Collection in preserving the Penn School papers. Continue reading

UNC’s Past on View in Wilson Library for Commencement Weekend

An open house in Wilson Library on Saturday, May 12, will take commencement and reunion visitors to UNC’s past. Continue reading

Former Detainee to Recall Japanese American Incarceration During World War II, Apr. 24

Joanne Iritani, who spent three years in the Poston internment camp for Japanese Americans during WWII, will be the featured speaker in a free public program Apr. 24 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Researching and Preserving African American Family History To Be Focus of Apr. 14 Workshop

Researching and preserving African American family history will be the topic of a workshop at Wilson Library on Saturday, Apr. 14. Continue reading

Exhibit Encourages African American Families to Preserve Their History

An exhibit in the Wilson Special Collections Library will tell the stories of black families and communities in the South, and will encourage African-American families to partner with the library in preserving their family history. Continue reading

Collegiate Sports Topic of Panel Discussion Feb. 28

Three prominent critics of collegiate sports will discuss the topic “Big-Time College Sports: What Needs to Change?” during a panel presentation Feb. 28 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public program will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center Theater. Continue reading

UNC Library Events for Spring 2012

The University Library and Friends of the Library announce our Spring 2012 events calendar. Unless otherwise noted, Library events take place in Wilson Library on the UNC campus and are free and open to the public. The concert on March 13 requires ticket purchase from the Carolina Union and will take place in the Great … Continue reading

Wilson Library Sprinkler Installation: December Update

The sprinkler installation project in Wilson Library will limit access to Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection materials beginning in January, 2012. Continue reading

Digitized 1841 Diary Captures UNC Student Life

A new digital edition of UNC student James L. Dusenbery’s 1841 diary gives new insight into campus life in the antebellum South. Continue reading

Stack Closures for Wilson Library Sprinkler Installation: Updated Schedule

Most General Manuscripts, Southern Historical Collection, and Southern Folklife Collection materials in Wilson Library will become available for 8-10 weeks beginning Nov. 7, 2011, because of sprinkler installation work. Please request needed materials immediately. Continue reading

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