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UNCSA Archives

The archives exists as the institutional memory of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Digital Collections

Logo reads N.C. Essay. Drawing of two people leaning over letters, with flowers around the edges. Text below reads North Carolina School of the Arts.Selections from the Archives collections have been digitized and are available to view online. Please note that the material represented online is not the full extent of the physical holdings of the Archives - please consult the Collection Guides or contact the University Archivist to explore material on-site.

The Photographs Collection contains over 13,000 digitized images and slides from the UNCSA Archives collections. The majority of this digitization project focused on the school's drama, all-school musical, and opera productions. Other subjects include Buildings and Campus Views; Special Events; the International Music Program; and the first campus production of The Nutcracker in 1966.

Digitized copies of the NC Essay (student newspaper), course bulletins/catalogs, and yearbooks are available through DigitalNC, a statewide digitization and digital publishing program hosted by UNC Chapel Hill's Wilson Special Collections Library.

(NC Essay Logo, 9 December 1968. Publications Collection, UNCSA Archives, University of North Carolina School of the Arts.)