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Special Collections and University Archives

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, […]

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 […]

-Suzanne Sawyer Creative writing graduate students in Associate Professor Emilia Phillips’ ENG 682: The Structure of Verse course visited SCUA on the afternoon of April 20, 2022. Students, some fiction writers and some poets, met with SCUA staff members Carolyn Shankle and Suzanne Sawyer for an immersion experience in spontaneous composition, typesetting and letterpress printing, […]

by Kathelene McCarty Smith “What is truth” is a question for the ages, and it was also a question for the students of the spring 2022 ART 344: Digital Darkroom class. One of the most collaborative classes that SCUA teaches, Digital Darkroom combines the efforts of ROI Librarian Maggie Murphy and archivists Carolyn Shankle and […]

Audrey Sage receives UNCG Staff Star SCUA is pleased to recognize our Conservation Specialist and Preservation Manager, Audrey Sage, who received a UNCG Staff Star! She was awarded this accolade by the UNCG Staff Senate and the Chancellors office when she was nominated by a colleague who wanted to acknowledge her volunteering and service for […]

by Patrick Dollar Founded in 1999, Triad Stage is a regional theatre located in downtown Greensboro. In September 1999, Triad Stage purchased downtown Greensboro’s Montgomery Ward building, built in 1936 and vacant for almost 40 years. Triad Stage began renovations on the building in 2001. After the renovations, Triad Stage’s building included a 300-seat theatre, […]

by Stacey Krim Coming soon! As part of UNC Greensboro’s celebration of the centennial of Women’s Suffrage, UNCG Special Collections and University Archives will be featuring an oral history project focused on women politicians in the Triad area. Women in modern politics represent progressive successes in the fight for gender equality since the brave rebels […]

by Carolyn Shankle Rare Books documents the complex history of race and race relations through published accounts. Our holdings contextualize and expand the primary source materials collected in Manuscripts. The reader will discover how the writers persevered and actively advocated for their freedom as well as their hopes for a more equitable future. NOTABLE WORKS […]

by Audrey Sage The Special Collections and University Archives continues to build their collections, strategically investing and acquiring significant, unique and interesting items.  These collections further the interest of the University as scholars, researchers and patrons seek discoverable information that furthers their knowledge and understanding of both the past and the future.  Occasionally, items acquired […]

 
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