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Featured Exhibit

What's In A Name?: The Legacy of Ed Christman

December 7, 2015 – April 1, 2016
Special Collections & Archives Research Room (ZSR 625)
Curated by Stephanie Bennett, Rebecca Petersen May

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African-American Poetry Pamphlets

February 1, 2016 – February 29, 2016
Special Collections & Archives Research Room (ZSR 625)
Curated by Megan Mulder

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About Our Exhibits

  • African-American Poetry Pamphlets — In honor of Black History Month, ZSR Special Collections & Archives has opened a tabletop exhibit of selected items from our African-American poetry pamphlets collection. Purchased by ZSR Special Collections in 1994, this collection of over 300 books, pamphlets, and broadsides was assembled by an anonymous collector. The bulk of the collection dates from the […]

  • What’s In a Name?: The Legacy of Ed Christman — Edgar D. Christman joined the Wake Forest community in 1947, when he enrolled at a college that he had never seen. Christman remained with Wake Forest from then on, leaving only to earn masters degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Union Theological Seminary. In his chaplaincy, spanning from 1969 to 2003, Christman was renown […]

  • Bags of America Exhibit by Leigh Ann Hallberg in Special Collections — Special Collections will host a unique art exhibit in the Reading Room, entitled Bags of America by Wake Forest Art Professor, Leigh Ann Hallberg, which begins on August 17, 2015. This installation features an “artist’s book” of cereal bag drawings titled, Bags of America and an installation of actual cereal bags in the Rare Book […]

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If you have any questions, please contact Special Collections & Archives at 336-758-6175.