Tag: Southern Historical Collection

The South’s Time Capsule

Bryan Giemza, Chaitra Powell, Rachel Seidman, Steve Weiss, Elizabeth Engelhardt, and Malinda Maynor Lowery

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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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

Newspaper photograph of Dean Smith cutting a basketball net

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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