Tag Archives: Philanthropic Society

20 Facts for 20 Years!

On this day in 1994, the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. ¬†Carolina’s students, staff, and faculty pass the Cemetery on a regular basis. ¬†It is as much a part of the campus … Continue reading

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New Online Exhibit on Student Organizations at UNC

When was the first student body president elected? Who’s a Di and who’s a Phi? What’s a Gimghoul? A new exhibit has been added to The Carolina Story: A Virtual Museum of University History that should answer those questions and … Continue reading

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Library Rules, 1799

Ever wonder what library rules were like in 1799, soon after the founding of the University of North Carolina library?¬† In this gem of an entry from the General Faculty and Faculty Council Records, the Board of Trustees write the … Continue reading

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Di-Phi Bicentennial Debate

To celebrate the rich history of their organizations, each year the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies delve into the University Archives to find a topic that was debated 200 years ago. The topic may be something still very applicable to today, … Continue reading

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