Category Archives: New and Noteworthy

Mia Hamm at UNC

As the college soccer season gears up, University Archives staff have unearthed some records from a golden era of women’s soccer at UNC. Mia Hamm was at the height of her powers while playing for coach Anson Dorrance on the … Continue reading

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Pat Summitt Letter in the University Archives

In 1987, Pat Summitt coached the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team to the first of what would be eight national championships for the school.  Frances Hogan, the associate athletic director for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, … Continue reading

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New and Revised Finding Aids for University Archives

Below is a list of new finding aids and revisions to existing finding aids for 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 … Continue reading

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Sharing our University’s history with past, present, and future Tar Heels

I feel extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to spend the past year working in the University Archives, an environment that many students do not get to access during their undergraduate experience. There is such an incredible wealth of … Continue reading

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Taking a Look at the Whole System

There has been a lot of talk of late about the system-wide tuition increases at the University of North Carolina. The plan to increase tuition by 15.6 percent over four years at UNC-Chapel Hill and by an average of 8.8 … Continue reading

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New collections available! Science Fiction! Recreation! Acronyms!

A major initiative started last fall by the University Archives and Records Management Services, in partnership with Wilson Library’s Technical Services department, is to make accessible some of the records hidden away in our unprocessed backlog. While still an ongoing … Continue reading

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God Cancelled!

One of our processors, Jennie Halperin, found this unintentional (?) pun while combing through the Program in the Humanities and Human Values records.

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Hey kid, I’m a computer.

A new University Archives collection is available as of last week. Academic Technology and Networks (ATN), a predecessor of  Information Technology Services (ITS), includes many of the files of Judith Hallman, who worked for the university in a number of … Continue reading

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And We’re Live in 3… 2… 1…

Among the fresh crop of collections now open for research are a few which display two of UNC’s most publicly visible institutions, radio station WUNC and television station UNC-TV.  Their records provide a glimpse into the inner functionings of these … Continue reading

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New and Revised 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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