Special Collections

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“Civil War Day by Day ” Draws to an End

A blog that allowed readers to follow the Civil War in the words of those who lived it reached its end on April 26, after 1,450 posts. Continue reading

Registration Open for North Carolina Foodways Conference

Join food writers, documentarians, and aficionados for Carolina Cornucopia. Two days of discussion about the foods and food history of the Tar Heel State. Continue reading

UNC’s Hidden Campus Revealed in April 14 Lecture

UNC professor Stephen Davis will discuss the University in the 19th century, as discovered through two decades of archaeological exploration. Continue reading

1915 Mail-Order Catalog Inspires 2015 Challenge

April 8 event, “Mail Order Catalogs and Consumers,” reflects on changing times. Continue reading

Exhibition of Paintings by African American Artist J. Eugene Grigsby, Jr. To Open April 1

Reception at 5 p.m. in the library of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History. Continue reading

Rare Book Collection Recent Acquisitions Evening March 31

Spend an evening with the newest additions to the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Wilson Library Makes the List!

UNC’s iconic library is one of Buzzfeed’s “19 Totally Magical Libraries to Visit Before You Die.” Continue reading

Program To Celebrate Recent Additions to Rare Book Collection – NEW DATE: March 31

Visitors will have the opportunity to examine books published over nearly five centuries. The materials on view all came to UNC in the last two years. Continue reading

An Alphabet of Treasures: Special Collections from A to Z

From A (“activism”) to Z (“zombies”), the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is full of rare and sometimes surprising treasures. Continue reading

Music Biographer Barry Mazor and Musician Dom Flemons at Wilson Library Feb. 6

A new biography of Ralph Peer and a musical performance are on the program. The Southern Folklife Collection in Wilson Library provided inspiration for both. Continue reading

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