AboutHistory on the Hill is a hub of resources for learning about the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
This Day In History
- 1897 The University inducted Edwin Anderson Alderman into the office of university president. Originally scheduled for October 12, 1896, the ceremony was delayed due to the heated political campaigns of that year. Alderman served from 1896 to 1900, leaving to become president of Tulane University.
- 1911 In its first men's varsity basketball game, the Tar Heels defeated Virginia Christian 42-21. Managed by track and field coach Nat Cartmell, the team went on to finish the season 7-4.
- 2005 The new Graduate Student Center open house took place. The Center provides the University's graduate student community with a place where students from all disciplines and departments on campus may meet, work, or share ideas.
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: Tar Heels
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