The collection contains selected American and English playbills representing a larger collection of playbills for plays presented in the United States and England between approximately 1945 and 2005.


Contains the professional files of Joan Cornoni-Huntley (1931-2019), a white professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health and a division director for the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health. Materials include her publications; questionnaires, instruments, and scales about major diseases; articles on statistical methods and data analysis for epidemiology; and classic papers in epidemiology.
Papers documenting the career of Dr. James J. Crawford (1931-2013), a white professor of microbiology and an expert in dental infection control at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. His work in microbiology and infection control helped prevent the spread of the hepatitis B virus and AIDS within dentistry. Materials include papers, photographs of infection control methods, and his "If Saliva Were Red" slides. Acquired as part of the Rare Book Collection.


This collection contains four account books, 1873-1903, of white physician A. G. Davison of Luzerne County, Pa., in which he kept records on his patients. Entries record charges for visits, prescriptions, and details of other medical care. The first volume documents that Davison had an equal partnership with white physician and druggist E. F. Kamerly in 1873. In 1874, Kamerly had three-fifths of the partnership and Davison had two-fifths. The remaining volumes do not show an apparent partnership between Davison and Kamerly. Although the first page of the third volume contains information from 1903, the rest of the volume appears to pertain to 1880-1886.


Contains one printed and manuscript notebook, Special Tests for Poisons, perhaps created by C. D. Fillebrown, whose name appears in pencil on the cover, while he was a student at Harvard Medical School. The notebook includes 41 pages of pencil notes, 11 printed slips from an unidentified publication pasted-in, and four pages from Dragendorff's Scheme for the Detection of Organic Poisons in Animal Fluids and Tissues laid-in. Most of the pages are blank.
Contains publications and audiovisual materials pertaining to HIV/AIDS and other global health issues, including reproductive health and violence against women and children. Materials are written in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Papiamento, and Thai. Acquired as part of the Health Sciences History Collection, Rare Book Collection.
William Leon Wiley (1903-1993), author of books on theater in France, was professor of romance languages at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with breaks for a doctorate and World War II, from 1925 to the end of his career in 1969.


Frankie Edith Parker (1922-1993) was Jack Kerouac's first wife, from 1944 until their separation in 1946 and legal annulment in 1952. Henri Cru (1921-1992) was Kerouac's friend at Horace Mann Preparatory School in New York City. Parker and Cru dated until Cru introduced Parker to Kerouac in 1942. Kerouac kept in touch with both Parker and Cru until his death in 1969.


Comic books and other graphic material produced by United States-born Latino writers and artists. Some publications document Latino experiences and culture, while others cover more generalized topics. Items include mainstream comics, self-published zines, graphic novels, graphic posters, promotional materials, and realia.


Diane McKenzie, a white medical librarian, worked at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Health Sciences Library from 1987 until her retirement in 2007. She was named Medical Library Association Fellow in 2008, and honor awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the health sciences librarianship profession.
This collection contains comic books and other graphic material produced in Mexico by Mexican writers and artists between 1972 and 2017, with the bulk of the materials dating between 2010 and 2019. The collection gives a broad picture of current comic books and graphic novels in Mexico. Story lines are varied and include romance, detective fiction, horror, myths and legends, science fiction, and fantasy. These comics deal with daily life or social movements. Protagonists may be pre-Hispanic or historical characters with superhero traits. Characters may be human, animals or objects with human characteristics, robots, ghosts, etc. Graphic art styles are varied and include the manga and monero traditions and in some cases integrate indigenous elements. The collections include mainstream comics, self-published zines, graphic novels, graphic posters, promotional materials, ephemera, and more.


The North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association was founded in 1880. Membership primarily consisted of white males throughout the state. The association legally changed its name to the the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists in 1999, and unified with the the North Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the North Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and the North Carolina Retail Pharmacy Association on 1 January 2000.


Contains research, correspondence, and original photographs and slides pertaining to Dr. Jean Oliver's kidney research. Collaborators include, but are not limited to: Thomas Addis, Carl W. Gottschalk, Malcolm Holliday, Ronald A. Kramp, and Louis G. Welt. The addition of 2005 includes correspondence collected by Malcolm Holliday.


S. R. (Sam Rankin) McKay (1893-1971) was a white dentist in Lillington, N.C.


James Howard Scatliff (1927-2017) was white radiologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. He became the Chair of the Department of Radiology in 1966 and continued teaching until his death. In addition to radiology, Dr. Scatliff's research interests included the 16th century Flemish physician and anatomist Andreas Vesalius and the 17th century English physician and anatomist Thomas Willis.


The Psychological Operations Company was originally called the Psychological Warfare School, later reorganized as the United States Army Psychological Operations Company. It is headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., and is part of John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.


Warsaw Drug Company, Inc. operated in Warsaw, N.C. for approximately 100 years before permanently closing in 2015. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the store opened circa 1907.
Contains one undated notebook with handwritten notes taken during Dr. J. William White's surgical lectures at the University of Pennsylvania. Based on the description supplied by the bookseller, the notes were presumably taken by a medical student attending the lectures, circa 1900.
This scrapbook includes photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and brochures primarily documenting the professional career of James S. White, the Carolina Drug Company in Mebane, N.C., and White's collection of antique mortars and pestles. Many of the materials pertain to honors awarded to White and the Carolina Drug Company by the affiliated Rexall Drug Company.
Pamphlets relating to World War I and the home front including: publications of the American Friends' Service Committee, the American Legion, the Red Cross, the University of North Carolina, the American Library Association and other organizations. Pamphlets cover information on war and civil liberties, venereal disease, women's war efforts, war work, gardening and food production diet, speeches, libraries, religion, debt, causes and various social aspects, among other topics.


Dr. Xinshu Zhao (赵心树, 1955-), a Shanghainese, taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism from the late 1990s to 2009. His personal collection consists 378 books printed in China from 1960 to 2004. The political situations in China during the period from 1960 to 1980 had resulted in great reduction of publishing activities to mostly government approved materials. It is especially so during the Cultural Revolution years from 1966 to 1976. Zhao’s collection offers readers a glimpse of Chinese publishing world at the time. The collection includes Chinese textbooks of elementary, middle school and high school in subjects ranging from mathematics, Chinese language, foreign language learning including English and German, Chinese history, social studies, and science. Also included are illustrated books and children’s books. All texts are in Chinese simplified characters.
Contains two notebooks with handwritten notes, one on operative surgery, the other on pathology, by James D. Zilinsky, 1932. Each notebook has about 100 pages. The pathology notebook is comprised almost entirely of hand-drawn color illustrations.