Special Collections and University Archives

By Carolyn Shankle This recipe comes from Hoi Toiders’ Recipes and Remembrances issued in 1993 by the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department on Ocracoke Island, in Hyde County, North Carolina. Nancy Hartlaub shared her “Crockpot Roast Pork” recipe as part of the fundraiser for the fire department. I assembled all of the ingredients, choosing to use […]

-Audrey Sage Nestled within the Special Collections and University Archives is the Robert C. Hansen collection.  This collection dates from circa 100 to 2020 (bulk 1800s-2000s) and contains programs, heralds, guidebooks and periodicals, playbooks, sheet music and songbooks, correspondence and autographs, original costume and scenery designs, posters, photographs, postcards, tradecards, scrapbooks, and other visual materials […]

-Audrey Sage In this new artist’s book, artist Ellen Schechner-Johnson explores the legend of the “Paper Bridge,” seeking to express the historic liminality of Jewish existence, the image of the wandering Jew, the subjects of displacement, homelessness, and disconnection—of belonging and not belonging. The poems by Kadya Molodowsky express this, specifically, and are placed as […]

by Grace Zayobi The Hard-Boiled Women: Post-World War II Female Detective Fiction exhibition showcases female detective authors that are often overlooked or undervalued. Most of these authors also wrote female detectives as their protagonists. This broke stereotypes and pushed society’s understanding of what women were capable of in the decades following World War II. Many […]

SCUA Staff Stars! SCUA staff Carolyn Shankle and Audrey Sage both won well-deserved UNCG Staff Star Awards on February 2/21/2024! The Staff Star Award recognizes outstanding service and dedication on behalf of the UNCG Staff Senate and the entire UNCG community. We are lucky to have Carolyn and Audrey in SCUA! Book Talk University Libraries […]

The scrapbook was created by Pauline Green between 1917 and 1921 and documents her time as a student at the State Normal and Industrial College (later North Carolina College for Women, now UNCG). The scrapbook is constructed of green front and back covers bound by brown leather straps and is annotated in black ink on […]

Manuscripts Dr. Thomas K. Fitzgerald addition Artifacts donated by Dr. Thomas K. Fitzgerald to the Anthropology Department have been transferred to Dr. Fitzgerald’s manuscript collection in the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections & University Archives. Stylized Carved Wooden Head Polynesian grass and shell necklace and bracelets Louanne Watley Collection Louanne Watley is a visual artist and […]