Southern Historical Collection

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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

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