Special Collections

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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

Lard Have Mercy! 30 Years of Southern Culture on the Skids

Rock through the band’s history with an exhibit in Wilson Library through Aug. 29, 2014. Continue reading

Persian New Year Event to Celebrate Library Gifts and Collections March 25

A lively evening of Persian food, music, and learning in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Appointments: Special Formats and Metadata Cataloger; Coordinator of Special Collections Exhibits and Outreach; Digital Scholarship Librarian

Welcome to Sonoe Nakasone, Rachel Reynolds, and Steward Varner. Continue reading

Library Celebrates Seven Million Books with Rare Poetry Volume of the African Diaspora

A rare sixteenth-century book with modern resonance will become the seven-millionth volume in the library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

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