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Moving Image Research at Wilson Special Collections Library: Moving image collections

Wilson Library collections with moving images

Below you will find highlighted collections at Wilson Library that contain moving images, covering such topics and subjects as folklore, music, campus history, nature, religion, and art, just to name a few. The following collections include digitized video and motion picture film materials that are streaming online. They represent highlights of AV materials found across collecting units at Wilson Library - Southern Folklife Collection, Southern Historical Collection, University Archives, and the North Carolina Collection. 

You can stream, or watch, digitized moving images from collection finding aids, which provide both a narrative overview of the collection and a list of AV materials found within it.

Descriptions below include a hyperlink to finding aids with online streaming AV content, as well as a brief synopsis of the types of moving image material you may find in each collection, including dates, subjects, and genres or forms of collection materials. The highlighted collections below are arranged alphabetically by collection title for ease of use.

This is a living and breathing guide, which will be updated as more moving images become digitized - please be sure to check back in the coming months.