Tag: history

Library Loans Rare Items to Smithsonian

Photograph of Smithsonian exhibition with photograph on loan from WIlson Library.

Two documents and two photographs from UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library are part of the “Slavery and Freedom” exhibition at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

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Watch: Exhibition Presents Three Centuries of Fairs in North Carolina

You won’t find Ferris wheels, livestock, or candied apples at UNC’s Wilson Library, but you will find “Meet Me on the Midway.” The exhibition looks at the history of a uniquely American tradition.

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The Making of MAESTRA: Women and the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign

A September 28 screening of the film MAESTRA and conversation with director Catherine Murphy will mark the donation of the MAESTRA archive to the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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Transforming Gifts: How Donors Have Built the Special Collections at Wilson Library

Wilson Special Collections Library celebrates the generosity of donors in an exhibition on view through January 7, 2018.

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Meet Me on the Midway: Three Centuries of Fairs in North Carolina

An exhibition on view in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library through October, 2017, examines the history of a beloved tradition.

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Saving the River One Song at a Time: The Eno River Festival Legacy

Wilson Special Collections Library documents a half-century effort to preserve the Eno.

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