Special Collections

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The Presidents in the Library: from Washington to Obama

Every U.S. President as represented in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Start the Year a Step Ahead: Library Tours Week of Aug. 22

Free tours take the mystery out of UNC’s libraries. Continue reading

Appointments: Assistant Curator and Collection Development Librarian for the North Carolina Collection; Data Visualization Services Librarian; Director of Library Development

The Library welcomes John Blythe, Lorin Bruckner, and Dwain Teague. Continue reading

Gospel Singer Mary Williams to Offer “Aural History Tour” July 17

Free program allows participants to learn about American history through music, including spirituals, protest songs, and gospel music. Continue reading

Appointments: Program Coordinator and Digital Projects Librarian for the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center

Lisa Gregory and Kristen Merryman began their appointments July 1 at the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. Continue reading

Set in the Southern Part of Heaven: Chapel Hill Through Authors’ Eyes

Exhibition features novels, stories, and memoirs set in Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Wilson Library Open House, May 7

Reunioneers, new grads, and visitors are welcome to stop by between 1 and 5 p.m. Continue reading

Appointments: Head of Digital Research Services; Technical Services Archivist

The Library welcomes Amanda Henley and Jodi Berkowitz. Continue reading

Grants Will Preserve Rare Music Recordings in Southern Folklife Collection

The GRAMMY Foundation and the National Recording Preservation Foundation have made grants totaling $45,000 to preserve sounds that are a “national treasure.” Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Names Research Fellows

Two academic scholars and Grammy-winning musician Abigail Washburn will conduct research using SFC collections. Continue reading

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