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Special Collections and University Archives

-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 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 […]

Welcome to Cooking Through the Counties, where we feature a recipe selected from one cookbook from a specific county in North Carolina. The cookbook featured here can be found in the North Carolina Cookbook Collection, part of Rare Books. This column highlights Beaufort County, and specifically a cookbook created by the Terra Ceia School in […]

TRIAD BLACK LIVES MATTER COMMUNITY PROJECT WINS AWARD The Triad Black Lives Matter Collection was selected to receive the 2023 Voices of a City Local History Award, an award presented by the Greensboro History Museum for important contributions to local history by individuals or groups. The collection includes photographs and other materials related to the Black Lives Matter […]

by Audrey Sage The Special Collections and University Archives at UNCG have recently acquired some wonderfully unique artist’s books by Yusuke Oono. These works are a special format of book – a 360° creation. Yusuke Oono was born in Germany In 1983 and graduated from The University of Tokyo where he obtained both his Bachelor’s […]

SCUA supports student success by providing opportunities for internships, capstone projects, practicums, student workers, and volunteers. Their projects include conducting research and archival processing, creating libguides and story maps, creating exhibits, and writing blog posts. Some of the experiences in SCUA lead to external internships and job opportunities in the field. Online University Archives Exhibit […]

Manuscripts World War II Era Homefront Propaganda Poster Created and first distributed in 1943, this poster conveyed the attitude of winning the war effort through cooperation and collaboration. Rare Books The Novel That Created the Genre: The Castle of Otranto, A Gothic Story Generally considered to be the first gothic novel at its initial publication […]

by Audrey Sage A Modern Mephistopheles was written by Louisa May Alcott and published anonymously in 1877, when she was 25 years old, perhaps so she could explore a “darker side” without tainting her reputation. It was published under her name in 1889, along with her similarly dark story, A Whisper in the Dark. A […]

by Audrey Sage We have selected four books from four of NC’s counties from which to feature a special recipe. It is difficult to choose just one as each of these books contain so many delicious and unique recipes! Carteret County – Down East Recipes – Enjoy Your Age Published by Sea Level Health Care […]

 
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