Special Collections

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Southern Historical Collection Receives $877,000 from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Grant will for develop models for communities to tell their own stories Continue reading

Southern Historical Collection Helps High Schoolers Explore Maya Heritage

Maya from the Margins is a program that fosters cultural understanding among Maya youth on both sides of the border — Morganton, N.C., and Yucatán, Mexico. Continue reading

A Carolina Narrative of Service to Nation: Yesterday and Today

Captain Michael John, U.S. Navy (ret.), will deliver the 2017 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture on April 12 in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

UNC Archivist Chaitra Powell Is Library Journal “Mover & Shaker”

Award honors her work in the Southern Historical Collection at Wilson Library. Continue reading

More Than One Story | Más de una historia

A photograph exhibition in Davis Library examines the life of farmworkers in the Carolinas. Continue reading

Rare Book Collection Highlights New Acquisitions March 22

Not-under-glass display allows visitors to examine and interact with newly acquired rarities. Continue reading

Ronald D. Cohen, Down Hill Strugglers, and Depression Folk Music at Wilson Library March 9

Explore the complex cultural history of American folk music with a free lecture and concert. Continue reading

From Cameron Plantation to Cameron Place: The Making of a Black Homeland in Alabama, February 22

Author and Duke University professor Sydney Nathans will discuss his book A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland. Continue reading

One Million Scans and Counting in UNC’s Wilson Library

An ambitious mass digitization project reaches a major milestone. Continue reading

Charles Scott and the Integration of Varsity Sports at Carolina

Exhibit runs from Jan. 30 to April 30 on the fourth floor of Wilson Library. Continue reading

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