Special Collections & Archives
Special Collections & Archives will be closed Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 from 11:30- 2. We will reopen at 2pm for researchers. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Special Collections & Archives is open Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM, with the exception of university holidays listed in the library calendar. Special Collections is located on the 6th floor west of the Reynolds Wing of Z. Smith Reynolds Library. If you need assistance, please visit Room 625, the Special Collections & Archives Research Room.
Requests, Appointments, Classes
Have a question? Need an appointment? Want to know more? Appointments are required for visiting researchers.
Begin Your Research
Use our online catalog to search for Special Collections materials (including Special Collections, University Archives, Rare Books, NC Baptist Historical Collection).
Also, you can browse our Finding Aids* online or search by keyword below:
* Our collection of unpublished materials are described in finding aids. A finding aid provides information about a collection as a whole.
From Our Blog
A Northern Christmas, by Rockwell Kent (1941) — Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 4:34 pm — American artist Rockwell Kent spent Christmas 1918 in a small cabin on an island off the south coast of Alaska. More than twenty years later he recalled the experience in words and woodcut illustrations in a holiday gift book titled A Northern Christmas. The small book was published by the American Artists Group, an organization [...]
The ABC’s of Special Collections and Archives: B is for… — Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 3:18 pm — B is for… The North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection The NC Baptist Historical Collection is one of the largest collections in Wake Forest’s Special Collections and Archives. This collection documents North Carolina Baptist churches, institution, and individuals. It contains various materials on Southern, Missionary, Primitive, African-American, Union, and Alliance of Baptist churches. It includes over [...]
Collections of Hope: The University Archives Documents WFU’s Food Justice Efforts — Monday, Nov 18, 2013 11:00 am — Collections of Hope: The University Archives Documents WFU’s Food Justice Efforts Tuesday, November 21, 2013, 4-5:00PM Special Collections Research Room, Room 625 Z. Smith Reynolds Library The Wake Forest University Special Collections and Archives is happy to announce that we are working in conjunction with representatives from Campus Kitchen, The Institute for Public Engagement, and [...]
—For more, read our Special Collections & Archives blog.