Wilson Library

Four Undergrads Receive Library Student Employee Appreciation Award



The UNC Library and the Student Library Advisory Board (SLAB) honored four students with the Student Employee Appreciation Award for 2014/15. Included among the honorees is Wilson’s own Juliana Powell. More details on the Library news blog.

The Hidden Campus: Archaeological Glimpses of UNC in the Nineteenth Century



Over the past twenty years staff and students from UNC’s Research Laboratories of Archaeology have revealed evidence of the early UNC campus through numerous surveys and site excavations. The buried foundations of now-gone buildings and collections of artifacts found at several of these sites recall a quaint era of college and town life that now lies beyond personal memory. All artifacts on exhibit are from the North Carolina Archaeological Collection, UNC Research Laboratories of Archaeology.

On exhibit through June 11, 2015
North Carolina Collection Gallery
Wilson Library
Free and open to the public

World War I: Holdings from Wilson Library


This exhibit, created by the students of English 54.002, showcases some of the historical documents from World War I available in the Southern Historical Collection.

Delving into the wide range of materials held in Wilson Library, each student selected a letter, diary entry, or other materials from the papers of U.S. soldiers and nurses of WWI. These men and women all have some North Carolina connection; all were born here, and many spent their whole lives and careers here. The students’ research and analysis interpret the stories of these individuals and offer us historical context through which we can understand their experiences and emotions.

Wilson Library 4th-floor reading room
Through March 26, 2015
Free and open to the public

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