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Collection Number: HC0008

Collection Title: Biographical and Subject Files Collection, 1950s-2010s

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the Duplication Policy section for more information.


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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 400 items)
Abstract Biographical and subject files collected by UNC Health Sciences Library staff until the collection moved to the Wilson Special Collections Library in 2019. This collection contains clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, obituaries, and other materials of a biographical nature pertaining to individuals associated with the University of North Carolina and/or the history of the health sciences. Major subjects include the history of the health sciences in North Carolina, University of North Carolina faculty, the UNC School of Medicine, and the UNC Health Sciences Library. Materials range in date from the 1950s to the 2010s.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Health Sciences Library.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Rare Book Collection.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Biographical and Subject Files Collection #HC0008, Rare Book Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
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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Processed by: Dawne Lucas, June 2017

Encoded by: Dawne Lucas, June 2017, September 2019

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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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Biographical and subject files collected by UNC Health Sciences Library staff until the collection moved to the Wilson Special Collections Library in 2019.

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This collection contains clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, obituaries, and other materials of a biographical nature pertaining to individuals associated with the University of North Carolina and/or the history of the health sciences. Major subjects include the history of the health sciences in North Carolina, University of North Carolina faculty, the UNC School of Medicine, and the UNC Health Sciences Library. Materials range in date from the 1950s to the present.

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Contents list

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