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As part of the University’s celebration of 125 years of opportunity and excellence, the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library will feature an exhibit of UNCG history through the end of the academic year. Exhibit materials will rotate throughout the year, with new content added on a bimonthly basis. It will conclude on May 31, […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1912 The students of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro claim a rich history of dramatic performance. From the campus’s earliest years as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women, the student body has authored plays, created stage sets, sewn costumes, and performed both male and female roles. The […]

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro enjoys the reputation for supporting an inclusive campus “where there is visible and meaningful representation of the diversity present in the wider community.” During this year’s annual conference of the Society of North Carolina Archivists (SNCA) held in Greenville, NC from March 11th to 13th, Stacey Krim from […]

1960 SGA Election Ballot The Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives invites students, faculty, and researchers to learn more about the history of the Student Government Association (SGA) at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) by viewing the recently installed exhibit titled “A Government of the Students, by the Students, for […]

We’re happy to pass along news that the University Libraries’ Digital Projects unit has completed the digitization of 236 scrapbooks held in University Archives (see their blog post with additional details about the project). Highly acidic paper and glue along with delicate bindings make the physical scrapbooks challenging to handle and use as a researcher. […]

The Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives is excited to announce the launching of a new, rotating exhibit in the first floor reading room of Jackson Library titled “What’s New in SCUA.”  The rotating exhibit will feature recently acquired artifacts, books, documents, and photographs from the Special Collections and University Archives. Currently on […]

Learn more about UNCG campus history at Spartan Stories, a new blog from the staff of University Archives. The blog officially launched on October 1, with a post about classes during the first year of the school’s existence — 120 years ago. Stay tuned in the weeks to come for posts focused on the 1967 […]

This collaborative exhibit highlights the 1930s featuring campus history, materials from Special Collections and University Archives, and period textiles generously loaned from Dr. James V. Carmichael. The exhibited items will rotate so visit often! Information from the rotating exhibits will be posted here periodically.  1930s  After the years of economic prosperity, the stock market crashed […]

January 24 – March 31, 2011First Floor Lobby, Jackson Library The 1920s was one of the most exciting decades in US history. It was a time of prosperity and excess when Americans embraced a modern culture, which included dancing to the “Charleston” and joyriding in Ford Model T automobiles. Women won the right to vote, […]

On Friday, May 7 2010, the University celebrated Betty Carter’s contributions to preserving and promoting the history of the institution. From her first day on February 1, 1974 through April 30, 2010, Betty processed, organized, and promoted the records of the presidents/chancellors from Charles Duncan McIver to Patricia Sullivan. Now, she was not at UNCG […]

 
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