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Politics Past, Present, Future… Exhibits and Resources at the UNC Library

As the 2016 election season approaches its end, the UNC Library offers information and context about the election at hand; exhibitions that look at presidents and politics past; plus, a call for assistance!

So, if you just can’t get enough, here are four ways to embrace or escape the political scene:

Guide to the 2016 Election – Voting and candidate information, polls, and research resources. This new guide is a one-stop source for information about the election.


UNC Library’s Guide to the 2016 Election

The Presidents in the Library: from Washington to ObamaA look at every U.S. President, 1 through 44, as represented in the Wilson Library special collections. Portraits, signed letters, campaign memorabilia, photographs, and documents provide an encounter with history. In the Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room through January 8, 2017. Selections from the exhibition are part of the Wilson Library Tumblr.


“The Presidents in the Library,” on view in Wilson Library through January 8

North Carolina campaign materials mini-exhibit – Artifacts from North Carolina campaigns past are on temporary view in the main floor hallway of Wilson Library.  Fans, thimbles, rulers, and rhinestones are just some of the ways that candidates have spread their names through the Tar Heel State. On view through Election Day.


Hallway exhibit of North Carolina campaign items, through Election Day

Campaign clutter? We want it! – Don’t toss those fliers and mailers. Send them our way! The North Carolina Collection seeks your campaign materials from anywhere in North Carolina. Help us to document this moment in our state’s history!


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