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Category: North Carolina Collection

Beating the Heat: Surviving Summers in North Carolina Before Air Conditioning

A Wilson Library exhibition shows how North Carolinians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries kept cool during the hottest months of the year.

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North Carolina Collection Curator Bob Anthony Receives Prestigious Massey Award for Distinguished Service

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Anthony has devoted his nearly 40-year career to caring for and about the knowledge and resources that define North Carolina’s cultural heritage.

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

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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

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

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Doing Our Bit: UNC and the Great War

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This exhibition about Carolina’s involvement in World War I will be on view in Wilson Library through June 11, 2017.

Wilson Library Open House, May 13

Flier for Wilson Library Open House

Reunioneers, new graduates, and visitors are invited to stop by Wilson Library between 1 and 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, for a look at Carolina’s past. View yearbooks from reunion classes, enjoy a class of 1967 slide show and