UNC History

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‘The most important artifact that we have’

University Day, 2016, marks an important centennial. One hundred years ago, the cornerstone plaque of Old East was returned to UNC. Continue reading

Wilson Library Launches UNC T-Shirt Archive

Don’t just wear your favorite Carolina t-shirt. Share it! Continue reading

Watch: UNC Alums Recall Fashion Favorites

UNC alumni discuss items they contributed to an exhibition about Carolina fashion. On view through June 5 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Be Inspired With Carolina’s Nobel Laureates

Join Chancellor Carol Folt and Carolina’s two Nobel Laureates for a special event in Davis Library on April 13. Continue reading

A Common Thread: Carolina Fashion Exhibition at Wilson Library

The exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery is an annotated walk-through closet called “From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 years of Fashion at Carolina.” 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

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

A Century of Football… from the UNC Library

Just in time for the season’s opening game, Wilson Library puts its collection of vintage Tar Heel programs online. Continue reading

Remembering William Powell, 1919-2015

The acknowledged dean of North Carolina historians was once librarian of UNC Library’s North Carolina Collection. Continue reading

UNC’s Hidden Campus Revealed in April 14 Lecture

UNC professor Stephen Davis will discuss the University in the 19th century, as discovered through two decades of archaeological exploration. Continue reading