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  • 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: […]

  • The True Source of a Happy Life, 1909 — This Religion in North Carolina blog post was written by Caroline Green, Religion in NC student assistant. An ever-growing barrage of self-help books attests to a modern fascination with achieving elusive happiness. Principles like minimalism, focus on others, and appreciation of small details prevail as themes when success is not mistaken for happiness. Titles like […]

  • Zion’s Landmark — This Religion in North Carolina blog post was written by Caroline Green, Religion in NC student assistant. In 1867, Pleasant Daniel Gold (1833-1920), a pastor of Wilson Primitive Baptist Church, began publishing the semi-monthly newsletter, Zion’s Landmark. The periodical served as a hub of information for subscribers who paid one dollar per year, including sermons, […]

  • New Old Books: Special Collections Acquisitions for 2014-15 — Visitors to Special Collections often ask whether we add materials to our collections, and if so, how we acquire them. The answer is yes, Special Collections is an active and growing collection! We acquire new-to-us materials every year, through both purchases and gifts. Read on for a description of a few of the books that […]

  • Grant Announcement for the NC Baptist Historical Collection — Z. Smith Reynolds Library has received an EZ Digitization LSTA Grant from the State Library of North Carolina for $15,235. This project will provide funds for the description and digitizing of archival material that is part of the North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection at Wake Forest University. Nearly 100 linear ft. of original archival records […]

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