Special Collections

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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

Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Popular Children’s Books

Undergraduate students researched and curated the exhibition about controversial British and American children’s literature. Continue reading

Jack Tales with Orville Hicks in Wilson Library, April 28

Folk tale performance will help open the exhibition “Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Children’s Popular Literature.” Continue reading

Alexander Julian: The Threads of Carolina Style

On April 19, designer Alexander Julian will explore Carolina style and his role in shaping it. The public talk is the 2016 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture. Continue reading

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