Spartan Stories

Tales from the UNCG University Archives

Foreign language instruction has been an integral part of UNC Greensboro throughout its history, drawing nationally and internationally recognized scholars, authors, and poets to the school. While the school was initially created as State Normal and Industrial School, designed to instruct students on becoming teachers (normal school) or another trade or vocation (industrial school), school […]

by Scott Hinshaw In an earlier blog post, we looked at maps drawn by students and alumnae of The Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG). In this blog post, we’ll look at some more diverse campus maps found within our collections! Changes on campus can be traced by maps that show […]

by Scott Hinshaw Maps are artifacts that represent a physical space fixed at one point in time. Taken individually, they tell us how to get from one place to another. They provide a view of place unattainable from the ground and give us a unique perspective and orientation. Compared with one another, maps trace the […]

 
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