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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.|
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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.Back to Top
These records of the Friends of the Library include correspondence, financial records, and reports of the annual meetings of the organization.Back to Top
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
North Carolina Collection file on the Friends of the Library, 1946-1963 #40061, Series: "Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1930-2004." Box 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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Finding aid updated by Jodi Berkowitz in October 2015, Laura Smith and Jennifer Coggins in October 2019 because of addition.Back to Top