Poetry from the Archives

Sitting in the backlog of the University Archives, the records of General Administration’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs contain materials on the many partnerships that UNC researchers have formed to fund their projects. Among these records, however, are some surprising items. Jasper Memory, Vice President for Research from 1986 to 1998, not only facilitated these sponsorships but also wrote poems. The University Archives likes this one in particular, entitled “Ground Level:”

#40238 General Administration, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

While we don’t expect to receive the lost notebooks of Leonardo in our next acquisition, we do encourage all departments to continue sending us their gems.