Collection Number: 40061

Collection Title: Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1000 items)
Abstract The Friends of the Library, a membership organization that provides support for the Library, was founded in 1932 and has been in continuous operation since that date. Records include correspondence and other files relating to the work of the Friends of the Library.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Friends of the Library.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of videotapes may require production of viewing copies.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40061, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Periodic transfer from the offices that create these records.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Friends of the Library was founded in May 1932 and has been in continuous operation since that date. It was organized by University Librarian Louis Round Wilson to be an agent for the development of the Library's collections. Membership is open to all who pay nominal annual dues. Honorary life-time memberships are granted to donors who have made significant contributions to the Library, either by providing financial support for its development, or by the gift of books, manuscripts, or other library materials.

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These records of the Friends of the Library include correspondence, financial records, and reports of the annual meetings of the organization.

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Box 1

General, 1930-1961 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Annual Dinner, 1973; 1976-1982 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Donor Lists, 1944-1974 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Executive Secretary Correspondence, 1977-1983 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

(arranged alphabetically)

Friday, William C., Statement, 1986 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Gift to the Southern Historical Collection, 1980 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Historical Materials, 1931-1933; 1946; 1953 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Louis Round Wilson Society, 1980 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Minutes and Reports, 1947-1974 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Prince, Lillian, Estate, 1969 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Programs, 1977-1984 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 1

Videotape VT-40061/1

Talk by University Librarian Joe Hewitt on the history of Wilson Library, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Wilson Library, 21 October 2004 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." VT-40061/1

Records transfer number UA.2015.0401.1.40061.

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Finding aid updated by Jodi Berkowitz in October 2015 because of addition.

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