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Wonders Great and Small: Superlatives from the Special Collections

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Some of the biggest, oldest, rarest and most remarkable objects in the Wilson Special Collections Library are on view for all to experience through May 12, 2019.

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$250,000 Grant from Watson-Brown Foundation Will Fund Research Fellowships at Wilson Library

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The three-year project will allow approximately 30 doctoral students and candidates to conduct research with the collections and librarians of the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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Conference and Exhibitions Mark Sir Walter Raleigh Anniversary at University Libraries

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The scholarly gathering “Raleigh 400: A Conference on Sir Walter Raleigh 400 Years After His Death” will take place September 6 – 8, 2018, at the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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Histories of the World: Global History in the Age of Discovery

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Exhibition at the Wilson Special Collections Library explores the genre of historical scholarship from the late-fifteenth century through the mid-seventeenth century.

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Sir Walter Uncloaked: The Man, the Myths, the Legacy

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Exhibition at the Wilson Special Collections Library takes a lighthearted look at Sir Walter Raleigh and his influence on history and popular culture.

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Mosaic Fellow Nadia Clifton Completes Rare Book Internship at Libraries

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The program, sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and Society of American Archivists, promotes much-needed diversity in the archives and special collections workforce.

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