Category Archives: Events

“A Dialogue Between Old and New” and “Knowledge Building(s)”

Two new exhibits featuring University Archives materials are on display in the North Carolina Collection Gallery and the Davis Library Gallery starting this week!

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Black & Blue Tour: A History of African Americans at UNC

Learn about the history of African-Americans at UNC and explore the campus’s historical landmarks in context of the university’s racial history by taking the Black & Blue Tour on Friday, February 24.  Sponsored by the UNC’s Visitors’ Center as part … Continue reading

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Beat Dook! . . . Duke University Archives, That Is.

We’ve entered into a friendly competition with Duke University Archives: See who can get the most NEW “Likes” on their Facebook page between now and the March 3rd UNC-Duke basketball game. We’ve only got until tipoff, so head on over … Continue reading

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Traces of King at UNC

Earlier this week, we celebrated the life and vision of Martin Luther King, Jr., and we here at University Archives found some documents that add a sort of immediacy to the event that for many of us is situated in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower!

While many UNC students and staff will be spending the 26th at home or with relatives, recovering from a two-day bender of turkey dinner and leftovers, the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower will be turning a ripe 80. Dedicated and first rung … Continue reading

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Di-Phi Bicentennial Debate

To celebrate the rich history of their organizations, each year the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies delve into the University Archives to find a topic that was debated 200 years ago. The topic may be something still very applicable to today, … Continue reading

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University of North Carolina System celebrates its 40th anniversary

In 1971, the North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation that created the University of North Carolina System, encompassing all of the state-supported institutions of higher learning in North Carolina. Today, the UNC System includes Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Black Experience at UNC

Our friends at the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center (http://digitalnc.org/) have just completed digitizing Black Ink, the official publication of UNC’s Black Student Movement. Publication of Black Ink began in 1969, with the goal of transforming “Blackness … into pictures … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, UNC!

October 12, 2011, marks the 218th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone at Old East–the oldest building at the nation’s oldest state-funded university. Since 1877, the UNC community has proudly gathered to commemorate this historic event. Wilson Library houses memories … Continue reading

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Records Management Training

We’ve started our Human Resources Training and Development workshops this year. We hope to have training sessions through HR each semester. In September, we offered a training session on Email Management. Here are the slides from the session. This month we’re … Continue reading

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