Special Collections

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Appointment: North Carolina Research and Instruction Librarian

Sarah Carrier joined the staff of the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC on June 1. Continue reading

Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia

The Wilson Library exhibition about Harlan County, Kentucky, offers a window into the African American communities of Appalachia. Continue reading

Library Open Houses May 9 Welcomes Grads, Reunioneers

Drop by between 1 and 5 p.m. for exhibitions, reunion yearbooks, and a slide show for the Class of 1965. Continue reading

“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

North Carolina Foodways Conference (Registration Closed)

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

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