Join Yasmin Williams, Alice Gerrard and John W. Evans Jr. for stories and music celebrating the life of legendary North Carolina musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten.
In April 2020, UNC Press published “UNC A to Z: What Every Tar Heel Needs to Know about the First State University,” written by the University Libraries’ own University Archivist Nicholas Graham and former university historian Cecelia Moore. The illustrated book contains 350 entries covering the people, places and events that have made Carolina what it is. Graham and Moore recently answered five questions about the book, from their favorite entries to the things that most surprised them.
Distinguished alumna Florence Fearrington donates rare book collection worth $6.2 million to the University Libraries.
“On the Books: Jim Crow and Algorithms of Resistance” has received a Venture Fund 2020 grant from the Association of Research Libraries.
The award of $525,573 from the State Library of North Carolina will enable the NCDHC to continue support of existing partners and to reach out to new partners to share historical and cultural materials online.
Students in a history course taught by Dr. Katherine Turk curated the online exhibition “Climbing the Hill: Women in the History of UNC” using special collections materials.