Special Collections & Archives
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Special Collections and Archives will be closed at noon on Friday the 24th through Monday the 27th. We will reopen at 9 am on Tuesday the 28th.
Special Collections & Archives at Z. Smith Reynolds Library encompasses the Manuscript Collection, Rare Book Collection, NC Baptist Historical Collection, Wake Forest University Archives, and Preservation.
Questions, Requests, Appointments
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* Our collection of unpublished materials are described in finding aids.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
Spring 2013 Academic Archivist — Friday, May 10, 2013 2:06 pm — Special Collections and Archives is once again making news in the SAA College and University Archives Section Spring 2013 newsletter “The Academic Archivist.“ In this publication we announce the completion of Clarence Herbert New and Wayne Oates’ Papers. Stay tuned for Fall 2013!
Meet Our New Director! — Monday, May 6, 2013 12:18 pm — Tanya Zanish-Belcher Director, Special Collections & University Archivist I am so pleased and proud to be joining the ZSR Library as Director of Special Collections & University Archivist! My professional career path has led me here to Winston-Salem after 17 years as Head of Special Collections at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. I look forward [...]
The Henlee Hulix Barnette Papers Finding Aid is Complete! — Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 9:42 am — Special Collections and Archives is overjoyed to announce the completion of the Henlee Hulix Barnette Papers finding aid!!! This finding aid has been a long time coming and we are thrilled to have it finished. Housed in 91 boxes and covering sixteen different series of categories, the Henlee Barnette papers cover many topics of great [...]
For more news and other items of interest, read our Special Collections & Archives blog.
Short-term library research grants to support scholarly use of the collections are available.
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Please contact Special Collections for general inquiries, research appointments, and instruction sessions.