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“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

Library at the North Carolina Science Expo April 12

Make the Library part of your expo fun with tours of the “Rooms of Wonder” exhibition in Wilson Library and an activity for kids at our booth on Cameron Ave. Continue reading

New Endowment Honors Carolina Alum Bill Minor’s Love of Learning

A newly created endowment will help the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) in Wilson Library fulfill its mission of collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary resources that document the American South. Continue reading

Watch: Seven-Millionth Book Opens a New Library Chapter

A new video celebrates UNC Library’s seven-millionth volume and the generous giving tradition of the John Wesley and Anna Hodgin Hanes Foundation. Continue reading

Student Documentary Photography Awards: Call for Proposals

The North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives in Wilson Library will make up to four awards of $1,000 each. Applications due March 31. Continue reading

Playmakers’ History Will Be Topic of April 8 Lecture

University Historian Cecelia Moore will deliver the lecture “A Model for Folk Theatre” as the 2014 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture. Continue reading

Dance Performance Will Celebrate Rare Poetry Volume March 29

Join Modernextenstion Dance Company and the Rare Book Collection to celebrate the 1926 Czech modernist classic “Abeceda.” Continue reading

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