Special Collections and University Archives

As with any special collections library, we have certain subject areas that we focus on and our Artists’ Books Collection is one of those collecting areas. Since we began as a women’s college, many of our collections are related to women’s history, literature, and social issues. We also have our Women Veterans’ Historical Project collection, […]

The University Archives has been archiving web content for the UNCG Student Organizations and Groups collection using Archive-It since 2015. This collection includes websites, web pages, and social media created by student organizations and groups across campus. Student organizations and groups are an important part of the campus community, and the collection provides access to […]

-Suzanne Sawyer The Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection contains programs, heralds, guidebooks, periodicals, playbooks, sheet music, songbooks, correspondence,  autographs, original costume designs, scenery designs, posters, photographs, scrapbooks, and other visual materials and memorabilia. Each of these items help document the history of the performing arts, mainly theatre, in many countries though mainly in the United States, […]

Memories from friends of Betty’s who worked with her through the years. My memories of Betty Carter by Hermann J. Trojanowski In September 1996, I first meet University Archivist Betty Carter when I began working in the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) of Jackson Library as a graduate student. Betty and her colleagues Janis […]

Although Special Collections and Archives (SCUA) staff provided virtual research and instructional support throughout the pandemic, the transition from having our doors closed to the public for so long to inviting the community back into our reading room has been an adjustment. Several SCUA staff worked on site in the library throughout the worst of […]

The Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections & University Archives is pleased to announce the acquisition of the records and publications of the Brooklyn Arts Press. Brooklyn Arts Press (BAP) is devoted to publishing new works by emerging artists. The purpose of the press is to serve the community by publishing great works of varying aesthetics […]