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
This Friday will be the first day of Summer, and after the past few hot and sticky days we’ve had here in Chapel Hill I thought we could all use some icy imagery to help us stay cool… This image, … Continue reading
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This past week UARMS said farewell to University Archivist, Jay Gaidmore. Jay has accepted a position at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA as head of the Special Collections Research Center at the Earl Gregg Swem … Continue reading
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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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
Robert Digges Wimberly Connor, class of 1899, served as the first Archivist of the United States. He was born in Wilson on September 26, 1878. After graduating from UNC, Connor took teaching and administrative positions at several public schools in … Continue reading
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
Imagine lining up to draw your drinking water from the Old Well, trekking to Smith Hall (now Playmakers Theater) for a bath, or showering every other day (at the university’s suggestion) to save water during a severe drought. In connection … Continue reading
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In the autumn of 1851, William Waightstill Avery had it all. The grandson of Waightstill Avery, a member of the committee that chose the site of the University, W.W. Avery had been elected to the North Carolina General Assembly, was … Continue reading