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The State Archives of North Carolina is developing a program that showcases some of its collections while engaging the public with hands-on activities that will increase the accessibility of archival records.

The State Archives and State Library of North Carolina are seeking volunteers to help make their materials more accessible to researchers by transcribing audio files of oral history interviews of North Carolina veterans.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a grant for $1.1 million from The Andrew W.

A map used as evidence in the famous 1867 murder trial of Tom Dula, the earliest will known to exist in North Carolina, and audio recordings of World War I soldiers’ oral histories are some of the highlights to be found in Treasures of Carolina: Stories from the State Archives, a traveling exhibi

Genealogy research is a complex subject that involves finding the right resources, keen detective work, and enduring patience.

North Carolina institutions that hold collections relevant to North Carolina’s history and culture may be eligible to participate in a grant-funded program to digitize the materials.

The Friends of the Outer Banks History Center is pleased to sponsor an internship with the Outer Banks History Center (OBHC) in Manteo, N.C., for the 2018 summer season. The David Stick Internship is a 10-week, full time position performing archival work for the OBHC.

Alamance Community College is planning a host of activities on March 29 to coincide with the centennial of the end of World War I—specifically North Carolina’s role in the conflict—with an exhibit and other activities titled “North Carolina in the Great War.” The public is invited to this free ev

Raleigh, NC—The State Archives of North Carolina is happy to announce the culmination of an innovative years-long project.

What hidden treasures lie in those old home movies that you have in the closet? Come to Home Movie Day and find out the value of these unique cultural and historical documents and how to save them for future generations. Spend the afternoon watching old films and playing Home Movie Day bingo.