Special Collections

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Archaeological Site of Fort San Juan is Topic of Oct. 21 Lecture

Dr. David Moore will discuss excavations at the site near Morganton, N.C. It was the earliest European settlement in what is now the United States. Continue reading

Montgomery Ward Challenge Met

Academics and the CEO of today’s Montgomery Ward looked to the past and the future at UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Searching for Site Q: Exploration, Archaeology, and Decipherment at La Corona, Guatemala

An archaeological mystery will be the subject of the George E. Stuart Memorial Lecture at UNC’s Wilson Library on October 1. Continue reading

100-Year-Old Challenge Draws to Close Sept. 15 at Wilson Library

What can we learn about a century of history from the Montgomery Ward catalog of 1915? Continue reading

Chronicles of Empire: Spain in the Americas

More than 50 early printed volumes explore Spain’s discovery, conquest, and settlement of the New World. Continue reading

Five Questions for Don Tate, Author of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Author and illustrator of “Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton” will speak Sept. 3 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

You’re Invited! Fall Events and Exhibits from Friends of the Library

Take a study break and bring a friend! Free lectures, music, exhibits, and films August through December. Continue reading

Start the Year with a Library Tour

Visit the Undergrad, Davis, and/or Wilson Libraries to start your semester a step ahead! Continue reading

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton Book Launch Sept. 3 at Wilson Library

Program with Don Tate, author and illustrator of a new children’s biography about Chatham County slave and poet George Moses Horton. Continue reading

Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics at Wilson Library Aug. 25

Author Phil Jamison will discuss his new book about the origins of Southern Appalachian dance. Continue reading