Category Archives: Events

An evening with William Shatner at Memorial Hall, 1976

  Trekkies unite! 41 years ago today, William Shatner, a.k.a. Captain Kirk, spoke at Memorial Hall, where he gave a performance about the history of science-fiction. However, the Enterprise captain experienced less-than-smooth sailing in Memorial Hall on November 4, 1976.  The Daily Tar … Continue reading

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Carolina Tweets #archiveunc

When you think of archives you might think of dusty old books and papers tucked away to be used by historians and other academics. Here at the University Archives we preserve plenty of old University records (that are kept dust-free, … Continue reading

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The Inauguration of Frank Porter Graham, 1931

Today in Chapel Hill, Margaret Spellings will be formally installed as the eighth president of the University of North Carolina System. As a proud UNC student and for my first blog post as a graduate assistant in the University Archives, I decided to … Continue reading

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The Battle Challenge: Part Two

Montgomery Ward Catalog Challenge, Part II Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 5 p.m. Reception and viewing of materials | Lobby 5:30 p.m. Program | Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library Free and open to the public Join us Tuesday evening for … Continue reading

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The Battle Challenge: 100 Years in the Making

This Wednesday, Wilson Library and the UNC Department of History are putting on the first of two events that are 100 years in the making. It all started in 1915, when former UNC president Kemp Plummer Battle presented the North Carolina Historical … Continue reading

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SOHP Interns’ Performance

On Wednesday, April 30 at 3:00 pm on the front porch of the Love House and Hutchins Forum, four undergraduate interns with the Southern Oral History Program will share a live performance based on their collected oral histories from this spring … Continue reading

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Recent and Upcoming Conferences

There have been two recent conferences in our area recently, and another is coming soon.  The annual Librarians’ Association of UNC (LAUNC-CH) conference took place Monday, March 10th at the Friday Center.  If you missed out on the conference, you … Continue reading

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SOHP Interns Present UNC LGBTQ Oral Histories

Are you interested in the history of student activism at UNC Chapel Hill? What about the history of sexual education, sexuality counseling services, or LGBTQ life on UNC’s campus? The Fall 2013 interns of the Southern Oral History Program will … Continue reading

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Wilson is Open Late for Studying!

During exams study spaces in Wilson Library will remain open until 9 PM. We’ll be open late Thursday and Friday, December 5th and 6th; and again Sunday, December 8th through Wednesday, December 11th. If you are looking for a peaceful … Continue reading

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Class of 1988 Time Capsule will be Unearthed Tomorrow!

Join University Archives staff  tomorrow, Friday Nov. 8th,  as we watch the class of 1988’s time capsule be unearthed after 25 years underground. Digging begins on Polk Place (near South Building) at 1 pm. We wonder what will be inside… … Continue reading

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