News & Events
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 […]
Special Collections & Archives acquires the George McLeod Bryan Papers — Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce the acquisition of the papers of longtime Religion professor and civil rights activist George McLeod (Mac) Bryan (1920-2010). Our collection, totaling more than 10 linear feet, contains correspondence, course materials, subject files, writings, artifacts, photographs, and other items that document Bryan’s teaching, preaching, and civil rights activism. […]
Update on LSTA Grant — As reported last summer, Z. Smith Reynolds Library received an EZ Digitization LSTA Grant from the State Library of North Carolina for $15,235. This project is providing funds for the description and digitizing of archival material that is part of the North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection at Wake Forest University. Recent grant activities include purchasing […]
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 […]
Art in the Archives: A Celebration of Campus Galleries — October is American Archives Month! Each year, the Society of North Carolina Archivists chooses a theme to celebrate Archives Month. This year’s theme, “Celebrating Archives: North Carolina Arts, Crafts, and Music Traditions” has inspired Special Collections & Archives to collaborate with the Start Gallery and the Hanes Gallery for our own celebration. “Art in the Archives: […]
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