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This Day In History
- 1919 At a meeting of the Executive Committee, President Harry W. Chase proposed the creation of a chair of sociology. After the committee agreed with his recommendation, Chase nominated Howard W. Odum, who at the time was chairman of the College of Liberal Arts and of the Council of Deans at Emory University. Odum accepted the appointment, and the University established the principle of using the Kenan funds to attract distinguished faculty from other institutions.
- 1960 Students from the all-black Lincoln High School staged a sit-in at the Colonial Drugstore on Franklin Street, the first sit-in in Chapel Hill's history.
- 1969 Janis Joplin performed at Carmichael Auditorium.
UNC History Online
Digital North Carolina, the blog of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
For the Record, the blog of the University Archives and Records Management Services.
News and Events, the news blog of UNC Library.
North Carolina Miscellany, the blog of the North Carolina Collection.
Southern Sources, the blog of the Southern Historical Collection.
A View to Hugh, a blog of the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives.
Category Archives: recent acquisitions
University Archives recently acquired records from the Department of Communication, located in Bingham Hall. The records highlighted one of the many departmental reorganizations that have shaped the university: the 1993 merger of the Department of Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures … Continue reading → Continue reading