Digital Resources

A growing number of Rare Book Collection items have been digitized, particularly Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese dramas and books in the André Savine Collection. Many of the RBC’s Southern imprints and slave narratives are available in electronic texts as part of the Documenting the American South publishing initiative. Links to the digital versions of RBC materials are available in the records for the original items in the UNC-Chapel Hill online catalog.

Digital Exhibition


Ancient and Living Maya in the 19th and 20th Centuries: Archaeological Discovery, Literary Voice, and Political Struggle

This exhibition tells the story of European peoples’ discovery of Maya sites and Mayan languages and literary traditions, alongside the dramatic political history of the region and the Maya struggle for autonomy and self-expression.

Digital Projects


José María Vargas Vila
Digital Library

This digital library brings together over 100 volumes of Vargas Vila’s works with a biography and chronology.



World War I Postcards from the Bowman Gray Collection

The Gray postcard site features a collection of war-themed cards produced in Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, and the U.S. during World War I (1914–1918).