Category Archives: New and Noteworthy

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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“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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Selected Dialectic Society Records Digitized as Part of a Documenting the American South Project

As part of the digitization of the Joseph Lawrence Dusenbery’s journal for “Verses and Fragments: The James L. Dusenbery Journal (1841-1842)“, a few selected documents  from the records of the Dialectic Society held in the University Archives have also been … Continue reading

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Electrifying the UNC Campus

Though electricity now seems to pump endlessly and uninterrupted through the university system and hospitals, the role that Energy Services at the University of North Carolina has played over the past forty years has changed significantly.  From approximately 1895 to … Continue reading

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UARMS Welcomes New Staff Member

University Archives and Records Management Services would like to announce that our newest staff member, Lawrence Giffin, started on October 31, 2011.  He assumed the position of Records Services Archivist and will serve as the primary contact between UARMS and … Continue reading

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Speaking Bans and Speaking-Out

As a graduate student, I feel a bit removed from student organizations, but yesterday I talked with some students with a banner and a loud boombox right outside of Wilson Library entreating the University to “Occupy UNC.”

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New Acquisition

Thanks to the generosity of Jennifer Manning (’89, ’91 MSLS), a founding member of UNITAS, a multicultural living and learning program at UNC, the University Archives now has material documenting the history of this organization, including a photograph of the … Continue reading

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Pardon our dust…

There were lots of changes last week. We said goodbye to Meg Tuomala, our Records Services Archivist. We also moved offices last week and are settling into our new digs on the 3rd floor of Wilson Library. You can still … Continue reading

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