Category Archives: Events

The 4th Annual Gridiron Glory Screening Event

Stop by Wilson Library this Saturday before the Homecoming game against UVA where we’ll be showing off some of our UNC football memorabilia and screening Gridiron Glory, a collection of film clips from 1934–1985 narrated by the inimitable Woody Durham.

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Upcoming Event for Retiring Faculty: Preserving your Intellectual Legacy at UNC

Retiring UNC faculty are invited to attend Preserving Your Intellectual Legacy at UNC: An Information Session for Faculty and Staff Nearing Retirement tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. More info can be found here. If you are interested in this topic … Continue reading

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A Visit from NPR’s Carl Kasell

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Last month, as NPR’s Carl Kasell visited campus, we were excited to welcome him to Wilson Library for a tour. Graduate assistants Kate Ceronie and Jennifer Coggins, who did research for the event and put together an exhibit for the … Continue reading

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Carl Kasell and the Early Years of WUNC

When WUNC began airing NPR’s Morning Edition in 1980, it wasn’t the first time newscaster Carl Kasell’s famous voice had gone out on the station’s airwaves. In fact, when WUNC was dedicated as a student-run FM station in 1953, Kasell … Continue reading

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A Bygone University Day

On October 12, 1961, Present John F. Kennedy came to UNC at Chapel Hill to celebrate University Day. William C. Friday, president of the Consolidated System of North Carolina (before it became the University of North Carolina system) remembers that … Continue reading

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“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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