Special Collections

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Wilson Library to Host Rand Lectures on British Landscape Painting

Andrew Hemingway, Professor Emeritus of Art History at University College London, will be the speaker. Continue reading

From Frock Coats to Flip-flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

Photographs, news ads and articles, excerpts from student handbooks, and nearly 60 clothing items tell the story of student life as reflected in a century of style. Continue reading

“Wordsworthian Carnage” Lecture Feb. 22

Duncan Wu, professor of English at Georgetown University, will deliver a lecture about William Wordsworth’s “Thanksgiving Ode.” Continue reading

Tiny Paintings: Handmade Artist Cards from the Charles Alston Collection

Handmade greeting cards by American artists of the mid-twentieth century, from the Southern Historical Collection. Continue reading

A Bold Commitment to African American Archives at UNC

The Southern Historical Collection has received a new challenge grant that will help secure the preservation of African American community archives. Continue reading

Color Our Collections!

Print out a vintage image from the collections of Wilson Library and work your magic. Continue reading

$500,000 Grant Will Help Southern Historical Collection Preserve African American History

Challenge grant will help endow position of African American Collections and Outreach Archivist. Continue reading

Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century

Celebrating UNC Library’s William Wordsworth Collection and related holdings in Romantic literature and British culture. Continue reading

Richard Szary, Associate University Librarian, to Retire Feb. 1

He has been Director of the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library and Associate University Librarian for Special Collections since 2006. Continue reading

Undergrads To Share Research on UNC’s WWII Policy Toward Japanese American Students

Members of English 360 used documents from UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library to examine a little-known episode in University history. Continue reading