UNC History

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Silent Sam’s 100-Year History Will Be Topic of Jan. 22 Program

The early history of UNC’s controversial “Silent Sam” statue will be the topic of a free public lecture Jan. 22 at the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC. Continue reading

Keep or Toss? Updated Guidelines Help Staff with Records Retention Decisions

Updated guidelines will help staff at UNC determine how long an where documents must be retained. Continue reading

Tar Heels Challenge the Wolfpack on the Gridiron and in the Archives October 27

Gridiron Glory Film Showings Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (continuous 20-minute loop) Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Free and open to the public Information: (919) 962-3765 or wilsonlibrary@unc.edu The football rivalry between UNC and North Carolina State University will be played out in the archives as well as on the … Continue reading

Civil War Autograph Book Brings Fraternity’s History to UNC Archives

Members of the St. Anthony Hall fraternity at UNC and the St. Anthony Association of North Carolina have donated a Civil War-era autograph book to the University Archives in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Exhibit Celebrates 100 Years of the Carolina Alumni Review

An exhibit of Carolina Alumni Review covers and page spreads is now on view in the Wilson Special Collections Library to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the magazine. Continue reading

Retiring? Finding a Home for Your Books and Papers Will Be Topic of Sept. 6 Program

Retiring faculty and staff members can get answers to the question “What do I do with my books and papers?” during a free program on Sept. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

UNC System Yearbooks, 1890 to Present, Now Online

Archived yearbooks from all UNC system universities are now online, thanks to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, based at the UNC Library. Continue reading

UNC’s Past on View in Wilson Library for Commencement Weekend

An open house in Wilson Library on Saturday, May 12, will take commencement and reunion visitors to UNC’s past. Continue reading

UNC Libraries and Buildings Are Focus of April 25 Talk, Tour

The history and architecture of UNC buildings and libraries will be the focus of a gallery talk and tour on April 25. Continue reading

Preservation of UNC Buildings Will Be Topic of Apr. 4 Lecture

Wendy HIllis will discuss efforts to preserve UNC’s historic buildings during a free public lecture Apr. 4, 2012, in the Wilson Special Collections Library. “Lux Libertas in Perpetuity: Historic Preservation at UNC” will be the 2012 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture. Continue reading