Thursday, September 21, 2000
Stamp Celebrates UNC Alum Wolfe's Life
The stamp commemorating
author Thomas Wolfe will be
released in tandem with an
induction ceremony Oct. 3.
By Katy Dillard
One of UNO’s most renowned alum
ni will soon be celebrated with a first
class stamp issued in his honor.
American novelist and local legend
Thomas Wolfe will be featured on anew
U.S. stamp to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of his birthday.
The new stamp, scheduled for release
Oct. 3, is 17th in
the Literary Arts
series featured by
the U.S. Post
Wolfe, a 1920
as “the greenest of
all green fresh
men, past and pre
“(I hope) this centennial
celebration will help bring
(Wolfe) to the greater attention
of the campus community. ”
Reference Historian, Wilson Library
The Asheville native developed his
writing career at UNC by serving as
editor of The Daily Tar Heel and con
tributing to several school publica
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Creative writing Professor Bland
Simpson said he is thrilled with the deci
sion to commemorate Wolfe with a
“It’s about time,” he said. “Everyone
is really excited.”
The stamp, designed by artist
Michael J. Deas, portrays Wolfe’s pro
file surrounded by an angel and the
titles of two of his books, “Look
Homeward, Angel” and “Of Time and
An oversized mock-up of the stamp
is displayed in the Wilson Library.
“(The picture is) very impressive,” said
curator Bob Anthony. “It’s a beautiful
The release of the stamp will be
accompanied by a
ceremony at the
Asheville to honor
his friends, family
involved in the
campaign to cre
ate die stamp.
Professor Joseph Flora, who is involved
with UNC’s celebration of Wolfe’s cen
tennial birthday, said he hopes the
stamp will “help bring deserved atten
tion to Wolfe.”
Many of Wolfe’s devoted fans on
campus have organized a series of
events in October to celebrate his life
and career and invite all students and
staff to take part.
Tom Wolfe, best-selling author of
“Bonfire of the Vanities,” will be on
campus Oct. 17 to deliver a speech titled
“Look Homeward, Wolfe."
The event will take place at 7:30 p.m.
in Memorial Hall.
William Styron, the Pulitzer Prize
winning author of “Sophie’s Choice,”
will also speak about Wolfe.
His speech will be hosted by the
Elizabeth Price-Kenan Theater in the
Center for Dramatic Art at 2:30 p.m. on
Wolfe is known to most as a leg
endary American novelist, but his hum
ble beginnings at UNC have not been
forgotten by local residents and stu
Alice Cotten, a reference historian of
the North Carolina collection at Wilson
Library, said Wolfe is one of UNC’s
most celebrated and important gradu
“(I hope) this centennial celebration
will help bring him to the greater atten
tion of the campus community,” she
The University post office will begin
selling the Thomas Wolfe stamp on Oct.
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evidence that President Clinton or his
wife committed a crime in Whitewater,
bringing the six-year investigation to an
anticlimactic end four months before the
president leaves office.
Presidential aides breathed a sigh of
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artist Frank Cordelle, is a series of nude
photographs of women accompanied by
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resigned rather than confront impeach
ment and removal from office.
“I’m just glad that this is finally over,”
Hillary Clinton said, questioning why so
much money was spent. The president
ignored a question about Whitewater as
he strolled through the White House
Rose Garden with Italian Prime
Minister Giuliano Amato.