Tag: Southern Historical Collection

Carolina archivists and partners receive national honors

Biff Hollingsworth, Bernetiae Reed, Yvonne Holley

The Society of American Archivists has named its 2018 award recipients. Three awards will go to archivists at the University Libraries and their campus and community partners.

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Bryan Giemza Receives University Public Service Award

Bryan Giemza receiving Robert Bryan Service Award. Shown with unidentified recipiencts.

The award recognizes a project that enabled North Carolina and Mexican students of Maya heritage to jointly study their shared culture and history.

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Libraries Launch “Archivist in a Backpack”

SHC staff posing with finished oral history kits

Portable kits will help individuals and communities build local archives.

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Coach Dean Smith’s Personal Papers Come to UNC Libraries

12,000 items from the early years and post-basketball life of the legendary Tar Heels coach are now available for use at the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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Oral Histories of Veterans Enrich Library Collections

Photograph of Bryan Giemza, Credit Grant Halverson.

From the Carolina Alumni Review: When Jim White ’71 was teaching, his high school students hated the idea of interviewing war veterans — until they tried it. Now those tapes are part of the Southern Historical Collection at UNC’s Wilson Library.

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Library Loans Rare Items to Smithsonian

Photograph of Smithsonian exhibition with photograph on loan from WIlson Library.

Two documents and two photographs from UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library are part of the “Slavery and Freedom” exhibition at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

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