During February 2024

Here @ ZSR

2023 Annual Report for Special Collections & Archives

It’s that time of year to share an update on everything Special Collections & Archives was able to accomplish in 2023. First and foremost, I would like to recognize the SCA team: Alayna, Ashelee, Beth, Craig, Emily, Kate, Marcia, Megan, Melde, Rebecca, and Stephanie as well as our student curatorial associates Parker and Tsing and... Continue reading “2023 Annual Report for Special Collections & Archives”

“Demystifying Poetry,” a presentation by Professor Joseph Bathanti

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2024 Maya Angelou Garden Party

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5 Questions with Veronica Escamilla-Brady

Welcome back to another installment of 5 Questions! If you would like to choose 5 Questions yourself, feel free to choose 5 from this form. Veronica Escamilla-Brady Veronica Escamilla-Brady, Business Manager What is your favorite book/podcast/movie? I have so many books (especially audiobooks), podcasts, and movies that are my “favorite” so instead of giving my... Continue reading “5 Questions with Veronica Escamilla-Brady”

A Look at Dr. Wilson’s Archival Collections

Last week in her Dr. Wilson birthday post (happy 101, Dr. Wilson!), Tanya mentioned the two record collections that Special Collections and Archives have with his materials: Dean of the College. Edwin Graves Wilson Records (RG4.1.8) and Office of the Provost. Edwin Graves Wilson Records (RG22.1.1). I know it is a little confusing to split... Continue reading “A Look at Dr. Wilson’s Archival Collections”

Summer Building Projects in ZSR

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library is getting ready for another summer of inconvenience as we prepare for a project that will provide a significant refresh to the building. The atrium that connects the Reynolds with the Wilson wing is going to see an upgrade to the area above our heads and under our feet. The... Continue reading “Summer Building Projects in ZSR”

Sandburg Bio and Reprint

In 1991 Penelope “Penny” Niven’s biography of American poet and author Carl Sandburg was released. This year, the 800+ page work will be reprinted by Carryn Golden at Eastern National Publishing. The work was a combination of 15 years of Niven’s volunteer work, research, interviews, and writing, writing, writing. In 1976 Niven took a trip... Continue reading “Sandburg Bio and Reprint”

Dr. Ed Wilson Celebrates His 101st Birthday!

Last year we hosted a large celebration for Dr. Wilson’s 100th birthday, so I did not want to let his 101st go by without acknowledging such an important milestone. Dr. Wilson, also known as “Mr. Wake Forest” embodies so much about Wake Forest that is good and true. I also have some updates and announcements... Continue reading “Dr. Ed Wilson Celebrates His 101st Birthday!”