Special Collections

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A Carolina Narrative of Service to Nation: Yesterday and Today

Captain Michael John, U.S. Navy (ret.), will deliver the 2017 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture on April 12 in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

UNC Archivist Chaitra Powell Is Library Journal “Mover & Shaker”

Award honors her work in the Southern Historical Collection at Wilson Library. Continue reading

More Than One Story | Más de una historia

A photograph exhibition in Davis Library examines the life of farmworkers in the Carolinas. Continue reading

Rare Book Collection Highlights New Acquisitions March 22

Not-under-glass display allows visitors to examine and interact with newly acquired rarities. Continue reading

Ronald D. Cohen, Down Hill Strugglers, and Depression Folk Music at Wilson Library March 9

Explore the complex cultural history of American folk music with a free lecture and concert. Continue reading

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

HELD OVER until May 30 in 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

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