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Society of American Archivists features ZSR Special Collections

In December 2010, ZSR Library released a new interface for finding aids describing archival collections from Special Collections and Archives. We announced the new interface in a Gazette post, where we listed some of the great features of zsr.wfu.edu/findingaids: A look and feel like the ZSR website Fully searchable contents, including container lists Browse by... more

Special Collections contributes to Civil War web portal

Z. Smith Reynolds Library has contributed its four collections related to the Civil War to the digital collections portal “Civil War in the American South.” The portal includes digital collections from the Civil War Era (1850-1865) held by members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL). The collections contributed by ZSR are: Confederate Broadsides... more

ZSR contributes to ASERL Civil War portal

Z. Smith Reynolds Library has contributed its four collections related to the Civil War to the digital collections portal “Civil War in the American South.” The portal includes digital collections from the Civil War Era (1850-1865) held by members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL). The collections contributed by ZSR are: Confederate Broadsides... more

Reynolda School Hiawatha Photographic Album Now Online

On May 25, 1921, Katharine Smith Reynolds’ school on the grounds of Reynolda House produced a dramatic version of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem The Song of Hiawatha. The passion play was arranged by F. E. Moore of Middletown, Ohio, and was photographed by the Holladay Studio of Durham, North Carolina. Children from the school... more

Findable finding aids!

Finding aids for collections from the Department of Special Collections & Archives are now fully search- and browse-able through a new interface! Check out zsr.wfu.edu/findingaids to see features including: A look and feel like the ZSR website Fully searchable contents, including container lists Browse by keyword and title Collection summary at the top of each... more

Findable finding aids from Special Collections!

Finding aids for collections from the Department of Special Collections & Archives are now fully search- and browse-able through a new interface! Check out zsr.wfu.edu/findingaids to see features including: A look and feel like the ZSR website Fully searchable contents, including container lists Browse by keyword and title Collection summary at the top of each... more

Hosting the NCLA Archivists’ Toolkit Workshop

*Note: most of this post is duplicated at the ZSR Professional Development blog. From 10 am this morning until 3 pm this afternoon, Z. Smith Reynolds Library was inhabited by 50 excited archivists and librarians (from across the state and as far away as Texas) to learn about Archivists’ Toolkit. The workshop, sponsored by the... more

The joy of rehousing

Yesterday, Rebecca and I pawed through the hundreds of documents in the four records cartons left behind by a former university archivist. We found lots of additions to university archives record groups and created piles all around my office. Now that we’ve sorted everything, we are going to accession these materials into Archivist’s Toolkit for... more

Theater Actor Prints & Photographs Now Online!

We are proud to announce the Theater Actor Prints and Photographs Collection, representing early stage and film actors and actresses, performers, directors, and royalty from the 1880s through the 1930s. The collection includes engravings, etchings, prints, cabinet photographs, cartes-de-visite, postcards, and other photographic materials from England and the United States. The collection includes actors such... more

Theater Actor Prints & Photographs Now Online!

We are proud to announce the Theater Actor Prints and Photographs Collection, representing early stage and film actors and actresses, performers, directors, and royalty from the 1880s through the 1930s. The collection includes engravings, etchings, prints, cabinet photographs, cartes de visite, and other photographic materials from England and the United States. The collection includes actors... more

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