Special Collections

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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

Appointment: Audiovisual Archivist

Anne Wells joined the UNC Library Nov. 1, working on a grant project in the Southern Folklife Collection. Continue reading

Students Get a Clue About Wilson Library

What happens when a ghost is on the loose in Wilson Library? Fun and learning in an immersive live-action game of Clue. Continue reading

Exhibition Opening: Wootten & Johnston Photographs

Pioneering female photographers helped launch the historic preservation movement in North Carolina. Continue reading

Transcribe-a-thon on Nov. 5 Will Offer Encounter with Historic Documents

Students can try their hand at deciphering and transcribing handwritten documents from the Southern Historical Collection related to African American history. Continue reading

Wootten & Johnston: Pioneer Female Photographers and North Carolina’s Preservation Movement

During the 1930s, photographers Bayard Wootten and Frances Benjamin Johnston documented the early architecture of the American South. Continue reading

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