Special Collections

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Grant Will Lead to Preservation of Rare Audiovisual Collections at UNC Library

Historic audio and moving image collections in the Library’s Southern Folklife Collection will be a step closer to long-term preservation, thanks to a grant of $187,082 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Continue reading

The Art of North Carolina Money: The Stories Behind the Symbols

Nearly three centuries of North Carolina currency are now on view in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

UNC Law Students Research Law of the Old South at Wilson Library

Last year, students in a UNC School of Law seminar used the Library’s rare publications and archival documents to investigate how the law was applied to moral issues in the antebellum South. Continue reading

UNC Latino Oral History Initiative Awarded $240,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Libraries will help boost preservation of and access to Latino oral histories of the American South. Continue reading

Civil War Research Gives Students “Experience of a Lifetime” in Wilson Library

An American literature seminar spent the semester curating “Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900,” a major exhibit in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Wilson Library Invites Commencement Visitors for May 10 Open House

View reunion class yearbooks, take in a slide show celebrating the class of 1964, and enjoy exhibitions about UNC and Civil War history. Continue reading

“On Fire” Exhibition to Close with Lecture by Photographer Larry Schwarm

Photographs in Wilson Library capture dramatic views of controlled agricultural burns in the Midwest. Continue reading

Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900

The exhibition “Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900″ was curated by students from Professor Eliza Richards’s undergraduate American literature seminar. It will be on view in Wilson Library through July 20. Continue reading

Library’s Civil War Blog Receives National Award

The Center for Research Libraries has recognized The Civil War Day by Day, which posts one document each day related to the same day of the Civil War, exactly 150 years earlier. Continue reading

Student-Curated Civil War Exhibition To Open April 24 at Wilson Library

UNC undergraduates will provide a gallery tour of the exhibition they curated as a semester-long class project. Continue reading

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