Southern Historical Collection

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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

Fall 2012 Events

The UNC University Library and Friends of the Library announce the Fall 2012 calendar of events. Continue reading

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