Tag: Special Collections

Oral Histories of Veterans Enrich Library Collections

Photograph of Bryan Giemza, Credit Grant Halverson.

From the Carolina Alumni Review: When Jim White ’71 was teaching, his high school students hated the idea of interviewing war veterans — until they tried it. Now those tapes are part of the Southern Historical Collection at UNC’s Wilson Library.

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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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Masters of Cajun Accordion: October 1 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro

An evening of Cajun music will celebrate the Southern Folklife Collection’s release of Swampland Jewels, October 1 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

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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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Memory, Reason, Imagination: 400 Years of French Printing

Rare and fine examples of French printing are on view in Wilson Special Collections Library through Aug. 29, 2017.

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