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The site draws from the collaborative project The Story of Us: Documenting and Preserving LGBTQIA Carolina History.

Sam Huener, a conservation technician in the Conservation Lab, repairs a book at Wilson Library (Photo by Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel HIll

Sam Huener and the team at Wilson Library’s Conservation Lab are working to preserve the University’s most prized books and documents.

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2022-23 Wilson Fellowship Announcement

The Wilson Special Collections Library is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 cohort of Wilson Library Fellows. We congratulate awardees for our established research awards: Southern Studies Doctoral Fellowships, Visiting Researcher Fellowships (formerly titled Summer Visiting Research Fellowships), and Rare Book …

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An exterior shot of Wilson Library

Endowment honors Sarah Graham Kenan, who provided the first major gift for the Southern Historical Collection at Wilson Library.

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In March 2020, staff of the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill began collecting documents, artifacts, websites, and audio-visual recordings that reflect the pandemic experience at UNC-Chapel Hill and in the surrounding community.

The University Libraries’ 9 millionth “volume”—a collection of 900 woodcut printing blocks—has many stories to tell.

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