Special Collections

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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

World on Fire in Flames of Blood: Narratives of the Russian Revolution

Wilson Library exhibition examines the events of 1917 and their immediate aftermath. Continue reading

Carol Hunter to Serve as Interim University Librarian

She succeeds Sarah Michalak, who retired December 31 after leading UNC’s libraries since 2004. Continue reading

WRAL Features Wilson Library’s Durant Bible

The Tar Heel Travel takes a look at a 400-year-old rarity from UNC’s special collections. Continue reading

Maria R. Estorino to Lead Wilson Special Collections Library

Estorino will become director of the Louis Round Wilson Library and associate University librarian for special collections, effective January 1, 2017. Continue reading

Thank You, Florence Fearrington—For a Transformational Gift to Wilson Library

Video! A generous gift to Wilson Library will benefit Tar Heels for generations. Today, we say, “Thank you!” Continue reading

Video: Hinman Collator: Compare, Contrast, Create

This refurbished machine provides new ways to study rare texts at UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Appointments: Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Librarian; Assistant Conservator for Special Collections

The University Library welcomes Dayna Durbin and Rebecca Smyrl. Continue reading

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