The War Governor: Thomas Walter Bickett, 1917-1921


Few of the Historical Publications Office's special publications have been of more significance to students of recent history than the documentary volumes relating to gubernatorial administrations. Since 1923, North Carolina has published the official papers of its chief executives, a tradition…

North Carolina and the Space Race


Learn about the various contributions of North Carolina scientists, engineers, pilots, and more to Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo. Trace the influences of this golden age of the American space program on future generations of Tar Heel space explorers.

North Carolina Colonial Records Project


Since 1961, the North Carolina Colonial Records Project has sought to increase accessibility to the State’s colonial, Revolutionary, and early national history. In order to realize this goal, the project published a series of volumes containing documents foundational to an understanding of North…