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Author Archives: Carla Davis-Castro, ESOPI Fellow
University Archives, together with the Office of Student Activities & Organizations presents: When I Was at UNC: Documenting the Legacy of Student Organizations Next Tuesday, March 26, from 5:30-7:30pm, please join us in Student Union room 3201 to learn how … Continue reading
Eighty-nine years ago this past Monday, the Tar Heels basketball team won the first championship tournament of the then newly formed Southern Conference. The men’s basketball team went on to win seven more SoCon tournaments before joining the Atlantic Coast … Continue reading
While women were permitted to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill beginning in 1896, the enrollment numbers remained small until the 1920s. In 1940, Edith Harbour, woman’s editor of the local News & Observer, wrote to then–Dean … Continue reading
Eighty-one years ago this week, Langston Hughes visited UNC and gave a reading at Gerrard Hall, which was preceded by the publication of an essay by Hughes on the Scottsboro Boys in Contempo, a local periodical, alongside his poem “Christ … Continue reading