Category Archives: New and Noteworthy

“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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New and revised finding aids for University Archives and University history-related collections

Below is a list of new and revised finding aids for collections held in the University Archives and collections relating to University history.  If you have any questions about these collections, please contact Wilson Special Collections Library at wilsonlibrary@unc.edu. New: Carolina … Continue reading

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Jubilee at UNC!

From 1963 to 1971, the end of the spring semester at UNC was marked by Jubilee.  The concert progressed from a relatively small affair on the lawn in front of Graham Memorial to much larger events that took place on … Continue reading

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Cool New Collection: Professor Bob Goldstein’s Gig Posters for Science

  This past spring University Archives acquired a wonderful collection of posters from UNC Professor Bob Goldstein.  Goldstein creates these posters to advertise guest lectures and the distinguished lecture series the within the Department of Biology. The posters are “gig” … Continue reading

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