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How Carolina’s Archivists Preserve and Share the History of UNC’s Confederate Monument

Windows Spring Summer 2019 cover

Librarians and archivists at the Wilson Special Collections Library have taken on a monumental task: helping people make sense of the history of the Confederate Monument that stood on campus and the role that it continues to play.

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Service, Not Servitude: The 1969 Food Workers’ Strikes at UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC food workers on picket line with signs

Wilson Library exhibition marks fiftieth anniversary of protests that shook Carolina.

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Feb. 19: The Making of UNC Under Presidents Graham and Chase, with Author Howard Covington

Fire and Stone book cover and author Howard E. Covington

Please join us for this book launch highlighting a transformational moment in Carolina’s history.

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University Libraries Publishes Biography of UNC Presidents Edward Kidder Graham and Harry Woodburn Chase

Fire and Stone: The Making of the University of North Carolina under Presidents Edward Kidder Graham and Harry Woodburn Chase. Book cover detail.

Author Howard Covington tells the story of two men who transformed the University of North Carolina from a small institution to a modern research University in the service of the state.

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Wilson Library Open House May 12

Wilson Library exterior

For reunioneers, new graduates and everyone! Join staff from the Wilson Special Collections Library between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, for a look at Carolina’s past. View yearbooks from reunion classes, enjoy a class of 1968 slide show and sound track, and enjoy several exhibitions.

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