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Southern Historical Collection

Laura Hart, Chaitra Powell, and Anna Goslen on Zoom

On These Grounds tests a shared database that highlights the lived experiences of enslaved people at and around American universities, including UNC-Chapel Hill.

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The Southern Historical Collection has completed a four-year grant exploring ways to build archives in partnership with communities.

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Charting New Courses in Community-Driven Archives culminates a four-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Southern Historical Collection.

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Hamilton founded the Southern Historical Collection. But beneath his cloak of academic legitimacy, he was a white supremacist.

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Fascinating. Magical. Surprising. Even a brief power outage could not dampen the enthusiasm and curiosity of more than 300 visitors to the 2019 Recent Acquisitions Evening at the Wilson Special Collections Library on April 4.  As attendees circulated through the Fearrington Reading Room, they enjoyed an unprecedented encounter with rare and …

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Wilson Library exhibition examines six modes of travel and what they reveal about four centuries of African American experience

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