Category Archives: New and Noteworthy

Farewell to Records Services Archivist, Lawrence Giffin

Today are hearts are heavy as we bid adieu to Records Services Archivist extraordinaire, the one-and-only, Lawrence Giffin. Lawrence joined UARMS staff in 2011 and for the past two and a half years has led the records management services program … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Legacy: Collecting Greek Life at UNC

Over the past year and a half, UNC Chapel Hill’s University Archives has actively pursued student groups in an effort to better represent the history of student life. However, there are a lot of student groups to choose from on … Continue reading

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Saving UNC’s Slice of the Web

If you have ever stumbled across a webpage with this banner across the top of it, you’ve encountered the Wayback Machine. The Wayback Machine was developed by the Internet Archive in 1996 to start archiving the web, and since then … Continue reading

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New Accession: Dr. Herbert Bodman Papers

The University Archives recently acquired the papers of Dr. Herbert L. Bodman, Jr., a UNC professor of Islamic studies who passed away in 2011. Dating from the early 1950s when Bodman was studying in Lebanon, the papers deal primarily with his … Continue reading

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New University Archives Collections and Additions

Below is a list of new collections and additions to collections in University Archives. The finding aids include a brief description of the contents of the collection, historical information about the department from which the records originated, and a container … Continue reading

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UNC Class of 2013 Deposits Time Capsule in the University Archives

The UNC Class of 2013 has placed a time capsule filled with special mementos from their time here in Chapel Hill in the University Archives. The time capsule is only a standard size banker’s box but it has been taped … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for University Archives

Below is a list of new finding aids to collections held in the University Archives. These finding aids include a brief description of the contents of the collection, historical information about the department from which the records originated, and a … Continue reading

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Meg Tuomala Appointed Electronic Records Archivist

University Archives and Records Management Services is pleased to announce that Meg Tuomala has re-joined our staff, this time as the Electronic Records Archivist. Her first day was December 3, 2012. In this position, Meg will be responsible for ensuring … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for University Archives

Below is a list of new and revised finding aids to collections held in the University Archives. These finding aids include a brief description of the contents of the collection, historical information about the department from which the records originated, … Continue reading

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St. Anthony Hall donates autograph album from the 1860′s

The UNC University Archives is pleased to announce the donation of a precious artifact from the Xi Chapter of St. Anthony Hall (Delta Psi) and the St. Anthony Association of North Carolina, their associated alumni organization. This artifact is an … Continue reading

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