Our Digital Collections include a wide variety of digitized art and documents. Much of it can be searched using the search box above or browsed by clicking on the links below. Collections with this icon: will take you to another website.
Archived website of the 1898 Foundation, formed to commemorate the events of 1898 in its centennial year, and make their significance known, with the overall goal of improving racial relations in the community.
Cape Fear Surfing Archive
Focusing on preserving the heritage of surfing along North Carolina's southeastern coast. Some materials reflect surfing history at the regional, national, or international level.
Ilumina A digital library of sharable undergraduate teaching materials for chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and computer science.
Contains digital, online copies of UNCW faculty articles, white papers, and other scholarly works, in addition to student theses and dissertations.
Cameron Art Museum The Cameron Art Museum of Wilmington, NC presents changing exhibitions comprised of fine arts, crafts and design. This digital exhibit features a portion of the museum's permanent collection.
Dept. of Art and Art History Prints Student work from UNCW's advanced printmaking class. Don Furst, Professor of Art in the Department of Art and Art History at UNCW uses these as teaching tools for future generations of artists.
Jack Berkman Collection A teacher, artist and leading member of the North Carolina art community for more than forty years, this sample of Berkman's work was donated by his estate.
Museum of World Cultures The UNCW Museum of World Cultures collects and makes available for teaching purposes visual art and artifacts from around the world.
Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts Over the years, through donations from members and the community, the Jacksonsville-Onlsow Council for the Arts has gathered a permanent collection of regional art that can be viewed in our digital collection.
Orton Plantation Art A collection of prints from Europe that were purchased in the early 1900's. They were purchased for the Sprunt family and held at the Orton Plantation until given recently to UNCW.
Regional Art Documents Contains the only full-length book written about the history of Art in New Hanover County as well as a recent history written for our regional Visual Art online exhibit and newsletters from two different Art Councils.
Dr. Ralph Brauer Collection A portion of the personal art collection donated by Dr. Ralph Brauer. Dr. Brauer was widely traveled and was the founder of the UNCW Center of Marine Science.
Watson School of Education Art Collection This is a significant permanent collection of many diverse pieces of visual art including oil paintings, watercolor paintings, woodcuts, pencil sketches, ceramics and metal sculpture. These works are displayed throughout the UNCW Watson School Education Building.
Images of UNCW
Prints, slides, and negatives of UNCW from 1948 to the present day.
Internet Archive UNCW Collection
Digitized, searchable versions of UNCW publications, including the Fledgling yearbook, UNCW Magazine for alumni and friends, Campus Communiqué faculty and staff bulletin, the Student Handbook and Code of Student Life, and course catalogs. Coverage Dates: 1947-Present.
UNCW Athletics Awards
Photographs of trophies, plaques, certificates and other memorabilia from UNCW athletics programs.
Centuries of Service: Military Chaplains
This site contains transcriptions of interviews with Chaplains, numerous histories in searchable full-text digital format, a bibliography to print and electronic sources, and links to associated websites.
The Diary of Nicholas W. Schenck Nicholas W. Schenck's (1830-1916) diary was written around 1905 and recalls Wilmington before and after the civil war. The transcribed diary is 138 pages and features several hand-drawn maps.
Montford Point Marines Our online collection contains photographs, interview transcripts from over sixty interviews conducted with Montford Point veterans and other artifacts from the Montford Point Marines.
Museum of World Cultures
The Museum of World Cultures' online collection highlights artifacts from Africa, Latin American and the Pacific Cultures, as well as other regions of the world.
Transcripts of oral history interviews created on videotape by UNCW Archives and Special Collections. The major themes of this oral history collection are Voices of UNCW, Southeast North Carolina, the Arts, and Military.
Stuart Marks Collection
The Stuart Alexander and Sandy Cole Marks manuscript collection includes correspondence, photographs, field notes, newspaper articles, journals, maps, publications, postcards, stamps and artifacts. This digital collection highlights material from the manuscript collection, offering insight into Marks’ dynamic career and personal life.