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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

Bob Anthony holding open doors to Wilson Library

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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The Public Domain Has Expanded, and We’re Celebrating with Digitization

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U.S. works from 1923 are now out of copyright and, increasingly, online thanks to the efforts of the University Libraries.

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Recent Acquisitions Evening at Wilson Library April 4

Recent Acquisitions Evening at the Wilson Special Collections Library

Celebrate more than 100 additions to the Wilson Special Collections Library from the past two years during this open house event. Staff members will guide you in an up-close experience with outstanding rare and one-of-a-kind items that help define Carolina’s libraries.

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Remembering H.G. Jones, Former Curator of the North Carolina Collection

Dr. H. G. Jones

Jones was curator of the North Carolina Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library from 1974 to 1994.

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Conference and Exhibitions Mark Sir Walter Raleigh Anniversary at University Libraries

Sir Walter Raleigh drawing detail

The scholarly gathering “Raleigh 400: A Conference on Sir Walter Raleigh 400 Years After His Death” will take place September 6 – 8, 2018, at the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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