Tag: Wilson Special Collections Library

$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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Remembering H.G. Jones, Former Curator of the North Carolina Collection

Dr. H. G. Jones

Jones was curator of the North Carolina Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library from 1974 to 1994.

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While You Were on Vacation, We Made Things Even Better

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Welcome back, Tar Heels! We changed a few things over the summer to make the libraries even better.

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University Libraries Receives $1.75 Million Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Southern Folklife Collection staff studying a film strip

The largest grant in University Libraries history will allow the Southern Folklife Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library to preserve and digitize rare audio and visual recordings from Carolina’s libraries and from six partners across the state.

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Elizabeth Ott Named Frank Borden Hanes Curator of Rare Books

Liz (Elizabeth) Ott

She has served as interim curator of rare books since 2016.

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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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