W.B. Yeats and His Books
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of William Butler Yeats’s birth, our Spring 2015 exhibit features materials from our extensive Yeats collection. The exhibit traces Yeats’s multifaceted career and his involvement with the design and illustration of his books. More about our Yeats exhibit ›
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W. B. Yeats and his Books — 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, one of the most important and influential literary figures of the 20th century. In celebration of the Yeats sesquicentennial, Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s Special Collections department has opened an exhibit of materials from its extensive Yeats collection. William Butler Yeats was born in […]
A Token of My Affection: 19th Century Christmas Annuals — If you were a holiday shopper in the 1830s, one item on your list might well have been an annual gift book—an anthology of illustrations, poems, stories, and essays, in an affordable but decorative binding. Several examples of 19th century holiday gift books are now on exhibit in the ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives […]
30 Years of Performing Arts: The Secrest Artists Series at Wake Forest University, 1983–2013 — The following is a guest post by Corrine Luthy, a graduate intern with Wake Forest University’s Special Collections & Archives. During the week of the first Secrest Artists Series event of the 2014–2015 season, Special Collections & Archives is pleased to announced the online exhibit 30 Years of Performing Arts: The Secrest Artists Series at Wake Forest […]
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