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Special Collections and University Archives

by Emilie Mills Thinking about the Special Collections Division as it was then known in the 1970s, I realize that is was the decade of “figuring it all out”. We had to bring together a variety of uncataloged book collections secured in a variety of locations (or, as it turned out, not so secure for […]

by Kathelene McCarty Smith Photographs taken by Dr. Anna Gove, the second resident “lady doctress” at the State Normal and Industrial College (now UNC Greensboro), have proved a rich source of both campus and local history. A native of New Hampshire, Gove arrived in North Carolina at 26 years of age, becoming one of the […]

Please Join us for First Friday Discussions Use this Zoom Link for all presentations:    https://go.uncg.edu/firstfridays 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 […]

by Patrick Dollar Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) has an extensive student worker, intern/practicum, and volunteer student worker program. Although the volunteer program has been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19, the department continues to employ 6-10 student workers and supervise several interns. Our students work on a variety of important projects, such as arranging […]

Hinshaw and Dollar earn DAS Certificates SCUA is very proud to announce that Patrick Dollar and Scott Hinshaw have both earned the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Certificate from the Society of American Archivists. The DAS Certificate requires passing prescribed coursework and a comprehensive examination. “Building Partnerships for Student Success” grant received Kathelene McCarty Smith, Interim Head […]

by Erin Lawrimore As with all other work at UNCG (and elsewhere), our instructional work in SCUA has adapted to current restrictions in place to stem the spread of COVID-19. We are unable to host class visits in our reading room, thus limiting our ability to provide students with the ability to physically handle materials […]

A new exhibit titled “African American Staff at State Normal, 1892-1919” is now on display in the case in the Elliott Center University connector. This exhibit features photographs of many of the African Americans who worked on the State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG) campus during its earliest years. While the student body of […]

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 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 “Changing Times: A History of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.” The exhibit will trace the development of the school from its founding in […]

 
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