Special Collections and University Archives

A new exhibit on the first floor of Jackson Library shines a spotlight on American and international lives during Woodstock, the Sturgis motorcycle rally, the Greensboro Massacre, and street and landscape scenes from Beijing. Arnold Doren, undated. Located in the three exhibit cases by the reference desk on the first floor, the exhibit is created […]

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 […]

On Wednesday, October 17, SCUA hosted an open house for the staff of the University Libraries. We discussed many of our department’s major initiatives, including management of the University’s digital records, classroom instruction, outreach to veterans groups, digitization of SCUA materials, oral history projects, and new digital projects (including the new North Carolina Literary Map […]

The Arnold Doren Photograph Collection was acquired by the University Libraries in 2009. Doren, an award-winning photographer, was a member of the UNCG art department faculty from 1978 to 2002. Doren died in 2003. Doren traveled around the world taking photographs of places, people, things and events. Traditional, Polaroid and digital photographs are included. Also […]

LIFE Magazine has added many of their photographs to the Google Images database. You can enjoy (and copy for your own personal non-commercial use.) There are some REALLY great high-resolution images and hours of time-wasting fun. LIFE Photo Archive Hosted By Google If you do a search for “WACS”, “WAVES”, “SPARS”, “Female Marine”, “American Red […]