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Tag: Wilson Special Collections Library

Beating the Heat: Surviving Summers in North Carolina Before Air Conditioning

A Wilson Library exhibition shows how North Carolinians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries kept cool during the hottest months of the year.

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Appointment: Special Collections Research and Instruction Librarian

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The Library announces the appointment of Aaron Smithers as special collections research and instruction librarian in the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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Wilson Library Research Forum 2019

Wilson Research Forum

Informal talks will take place at Wilson Library throughout the summer and fall.

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The Uses of Books: Early Modern Readers Revealed

rare book with text and handwritten markings

Centuries of scribbles, doodles and notes in books will be on view as part of this exhibition at the Wilson Special Collections Library, May 23 – September 8, 2019.

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Savoring Southern Apples at Wilson Library

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Students at UNC-Chapel Hill are the first to explore a new collection of papers on Southern apples in the Southern Historical Collection in Wilson Library.

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North Carolina Collection Curator Bob Anthony Receives Prestigious Massey Award for Distinguished Service

Bob Anthony holding open doors to Wilson Library

Anthony has devoted his nearly 40-year career to caring for and about the knowledge and resources that define North Carolina’s cultural heritage.

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