Tag: Special Collections

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

Hands flipping through books on a table.

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

Sir Walter Raleigh drawing detail

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

Histories of the World exhibit poster detail

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

Sir Walter Raleigh Uncloaked exhibit poster detail

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

Nadia Clifton

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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“The joy is in the going”: Bayard Wootten Photographs North Carolina and the South

Collage of three Bayard Wootten photographs: Old man, woman raising her arms, and woman in nineteenth-century dress

Wootten was a pioneering female photographer in North Carolina. An exhibition of her work will be on view at Wilson Library through November 4, 2018.

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