Dean Smith personal papers collection gifted to UNC library

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Dean Smith personal items donated to UNC library
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Some personal items and papers from legendary coach Dean Smith were donated to UNC's Wilson Library.

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (WTVD) -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said Thursday that the UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries received a gift of personal records belonging to late basketball coaching legend Dean Smith.

The nearly 12,000-item collection offers a closer look at Smith the man and includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings and more.

The items will be part of the Southern Historical Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library.

If you'd like to view the collection, it's recommended that you make an appointment via email at or by calling (919) 962-3765.