Special Collections & Archives
Special Collections & Archives is open Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM, with the exception of university holidays listed in the library calendar. We are located on the 6th floor of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. If you need assistance, please visit the Special Collections & Archives Research Room, Room 625. Note: Appointments are required for visiting researchers.
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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* Our collection of unpublished materials are described in finding aids.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
Exhibit Grand Opening and Reception with Ken Bennett — Mark you calendars for two upcoming events. Exhibit Grand Opening, Thursday, August 28th 4:30-5:30 Stop by for cookies and punch, and see the new exhibit in Special Collections & Archives: Worth a Thousand Words: Ken Bennett’s Photographs of Z. Smith Reynolds Library Reception with Ken Bennett, Wednesday, October 15th 4:45-6:15 Special Collections & Archives will […]
Author Event: Lev Grossman — We are very pleased to announce that on Friday, September 5 at 3:00 p.m., Special Collections & Archives will host a talk, Q&A, and book signing event with acclaimed fantasy novelist Lev Grossman. Mr. Grossman will also be a featured author at the 10th annual Bookmarks Festival of Books, a free event happening in downtown […]
Worth a Thousand Words: Ken Bennett’s Photographs of ZSR — Special Collections & Archives is honored to host a selection of photography from University Photographer Ken Bennett. The exhibit will be up in the Special Collections & Archives Research Room (ZSR 625) through December 31st. Artist’s Statement: The photographs in this exhibit all have a common theme: they include the Z. Smith Reynolds library in […]
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