Southern Folklife Collection
University Libraries archivists can take a bow for their part in creating “Voices of Mississippi.” The box set garnered two Grammys for retired Carolina professor Bill Ferris.
The largest grant in University Libraries history will allow the Southern Folklife Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library to preserve and digitize rare audio and visual recordings from Carolina’s libraries and from six partners across the state.
Cherokee language resources. Dean Smith’s personal papers. A first-person account of an enslaved woman. The millions of artifacts and documents at the Carolina’s libraries have supported researchers and helped make the University a hub for the study of the American South. Read more from Endeavors.
The Thornton W. Mitchell Service Award recognizes outstanding service to the archive profession in North Carolina
Doc Watson recorded Live at Club 47 in 1963. It is part of the Southern Folklife Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library and is now available for purchase.