The State Archives will be closed July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. We will be open on July 5-6, however, so if you were planning on visiting us on Friday or Saturday you don’t have to change your plans.
Other news that you may have missed:
- The Charter, the newsletter of the State Archives of North Carolina, is now available online as a PDF.
- The Department of Cultural Resources blog “Adventures in North Carolina Culture” did a story on a recent gift that our Audiovisual Materials Unit needs some help identifying.
- The NC Newspapers Digitization Project has been moved to the North Carolina Digital Collections. You shouldn’t notice many changes if you’re using the Newspaper Project website, but you will now be able to search the newspapers when you search our digital collections.
- There is a new collection on African American Education in the NC Digital Collections; we are currently in the process of growing that collection so check back for updates as we add new materials.
- The new Speaker Ban Law collection in the NC Digital Collections caught the eye of NC news media, including UNC-TV (North Carolina Now) and WRAL.
- An updated version of the State Archives of North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial Timeline is now available at http://civilwar150nc.wordpress.com/
- The Civil War Roster Index is now online.
- A March 25, 2013 lecture on the Carolina Charter of 1663 by Dr. William Price is now available from the Dept. of Cultural Resources YouTube channel.
- If you’ve never heard of Laura Foster, you may want to check out a recent “This Day in North Carolina History” blog post.
- Along with our Speaker Ban Study Commission audio, you can also find a portion of an interview with a World War II pilot on our page in the Internet Archive.
- July 1 – Oct. 6: See North Carolina’s original copy of the 13th Amendment at the North Carolina Museum of History
- July 27: What Happens to Your Stuff When You Die? Researching Probate Records
- August 12: Lecture, “Tar Heels at Gettysburg“