Durham County Library announced today that Lynn Richardson, recently retired head of the North Carolina Collection, has been named to The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society. This award, which is among the most prestigious presented by the governor of North Carolina, is presented to individuals who have a proven record of extraordinary service […]
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Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection is pleased to announce the launch of its new LGBTQ+ local history online exhibit, Love and Liberation: A History of LGBTQ+ Durham. North Carolina Collection senior librarian Lynn Richardson and local LGBTQ+ community member Luke Hirst have been working together for six years to establish a locally-oriented LGBTQ+ collection […]
Durham Library Foundation will host a North Carolina Collection Soirée from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, at the 21c Museum Hotel, 111 Corcoran St. This event is the first in a year-long series of parties planned at historic properties to celebrate and support the collection.
Durham County Library will host a recognition ceremony and reception celebrating individuals and organizations that have donated materials to the North Carolina Collection in 2014-15. The reception will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
The Museum of Durham History, Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection and the Rotary Club of Durham will host two “pop-up” museums with the theme “My Durham Beginnings.” The first will be held on Saturday, January 31, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Durham History Hub, 500 W. Main St. The second is Sunday, February 15, […]
The Durham County Library North Carolina Collection will host a reception in honor of local historian and civil rights activist Mr. R. Kelly Bryant, Jr. at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. City Councilman Eddie Davis will serve as emcee for the festivities and special guests, including […]
Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection seeks out and makes available materials that no other institution in the world has. The collection has many, many items and saves and preserves materials donated by local individuals and organizations. These materials usually take the form of photographs or papers of individuals and organizations. All kinds of people […]
Durham County Library will host a recognition ceremony and reception celebrating individuals and organizations that have donated materials to the North Carolina Collection in the past five years. The reception will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection librarian, Lynn Richardson, has been inducted into the Historical Society of North Carolina. Formed in 1945, the Society is made up of scholars of North Carolina history primarily from colleges, universities, libraries and archives throughout the state. Participation is by invitation only and limited to no more than 75 […]
Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection will host a reception honoring city councilman and former North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance executive Howard Clement for donating his personal papers to the North Carolina Collection. The event will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street.