Special Collections and University Archives

On Friday, May 20, Elizabeth Perrill (School of Art) along with Erin Lawrimore (Libraries – SCUA) and Richard Cox (Libraries – ERIT) hosted an opening of their new exhibit “Fire and Beer: Crafting Histories of Women, Ceramics, and Brewing” at Greensboro Project Space. The exhibit featured both South African Zulu and North Carolinian ceramic beer […]

Summertime Potluck Suggestions -Audrey Sage As we quickly approach the warm summer days, we are greeted with the prospect of the ever popular potluck picnic. When you live in the south, the invitation to a friendly potluck will always bring to mind the southern favorite dish – potato salad. Within our collections you will find […]

by Stacey Krim UNCG Special Collections & University Archives recently accepted a donation of quilts from the Monument Quilt project. The Monument Quilt, a project of Baltimore based FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, is a collection of over 3,000 stories by survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and our allies, written, painted, and stitched onto […]

by Erin Lawrimore In September 2012, we will celebrate 10 years of our Spartan Stories blog, which features stories of prominent people, places, and events in UNC Greensboro history. These blog posts provide us with an easy-to-understand source of information for students and other researchers seeking information about the University’s past. A recently received email, […]

-Audrey Sage Lois Morrison, an artist specializing in cloth-wood artifacts and quilts, was born of missionary parents on February 1, 1934 in Zaire, once known as the Belgian Congo. Until she was 18, they travelled back and forth between there and Richmond, Virginia. She completed her BA degree at Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia. She […]

2018, Embroidery using artist’s own hair on handmade Japanese paper, museum board, transfer print for colophon, Size: 85” x 5” x 3” (open size), 3” x 5” x 0.5” (closed) -Audrey Sage Special Collections and University Archives recently acquired this unique and poignant artist book by Sun Young Kang. The artistry and symbolism it exhibits […]

Please Join us for First Friday Discussions Use this Zoom Link for all presentations: June 3, 12pm: African American Employees at UNCG Before Segregation, Erin Lawrimore July 1, 12pm: A Closer Look at the Anno tricesimo tertio Henrici octavi: Frightening Laws enacted by Henry VIII!, Stacey Krim and Kathelene McCarty Smith August 5, 12pm: TBD September […]

In the spring of 2021, Dr. Maria Sánchez (UNCG English, WGSS) contacted SCUA regarding the opportunity to receive Dr. Judith Fetterley’s collection of 19th century women writers’ works. Dr. Fetterley helped found the Society for the Study of American Women Writers and the scholarly journal associated with the organization. In addition, she aided in the […]

Before Special Collections and University Archives,1950 The doors entering Special Collections & University Archives would be behind the bookcase. Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room, December, 1975 Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room, October 1985 Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room, 1991-1992 Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room During the HVAC […]

RARE BOOKS Origin of Dracula’s Iconic Cape First Grosset & Dunlap edition, produced to tie in with the 1927 New York stage production of Hamilton Deane’ s first authorized theatrical adaptation of Stoker’s gothic classic. The imprint states the year of Dracula’s original publication, 1897. The stunning Art Deco jacket on this copy is in […]