Category Archives: manuscripts

Highlights from the Ron Rash Archive now on display in the Irvin Department Gallery

The Irvin Department’s current exhibit, “More than a Southern Author: Influences and Impact in the Works of Ron Rash,” explores the newly acquired Ron Rash Archive by highlighting the author’s allusions and references to other literary classics within his works.  … Continue reading

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Medieval Manuscripts in North Carolina

This is a guest post by Maggie Johnson, a student in “Reading the Medieval Book” sss On 14-15 November undergraduates in Dr. Scott Gwara’s course “Reading the Medieval Book” encountered more than forty medieval manuscripts at UNC’s Wilson Library and … Continue reading

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Two New Undergraduate Research Projects on Medieval Manuscripts

This is a guest post from our colleague Professor Scott Gwara. Undergraduates in Dr. Scott Gwara’s Honors College course Reading the Medieval Book exhibited proposed research projects at the Hollings Library Open House last Saturday. For a project entitled “Medieval … Continue reading

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Scanning cuneiform tablets

Update! The CDLI has uploaded our tablets to their database, and translated the first two. See: We are often asked about the oldest books in our collection. While the earliest printed book dates to 1471, and our manuscripts date … Continue reading

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