May 19, 2022

University of North Carolina: Grant Will Preserve More than 1600 Hours of Rare American Music Recordings

From UNC Library News: Dolly Parton’s first recording is among the items that the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) in the Wilson Special Collections Library will preserve, thanks to a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $131,765, three-year grant is called “From the Piedmont to the Swamplands: Preserving Southern Traditional Music.” It […]

New Digital Collection from UNC Library: “Driving Through Time: The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina”

From the Asheville Citizen-Times: America’s most beloved national park site, the Blue Ridge Parkway, was built for scenic driving. But thanks to nearly three years of devoted digitizing by UNC Chapel Hill Library staff and graduate students, it is now open for driving back in time. The just-launched “Driving Through Time: The Digital Blue Ridge […]