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Southern Historical Collection

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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Students at UNC-Chapel Hill are the first to explore a new collection of papers on Southern apples in the Southern Historical Collection in Wilson Library.

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The Library welcomes Sonoe Nakasone as community archivist for the Southern Historical Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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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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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.

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