Special Collections & Archives

News and more from ZSR’s Special Collections & Archives

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!”

Piedmont Earth Day Fair with Special Collections & Archives

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Richard Burr Collection Processing Update

It’s time for another Richard Burr Collection processing update! In my previous blog post, I described the first steps of this massive project: taking an initial inventory of the entire collection and writing the processing plan which will guide the next two years of the project. Since that update, I have been busy processing the... Continue reading “Richard Burr Collection Processing Update”

What’s Happening in ZSR? Spring 2024

We are so excited to share what’s happening in ZSR for Spring 2024. Be sure to follow our blog, check our calendar, and keep up with our events for everything that’s happening in ZSR. Events for Students ZSR Cozy Fest Friday, January 26, 7-9PM Join the ZSR Library, WakerSpace, and the World Tea Association on... Continue reading “What’s Happening in ZSR? Spring 2024”

Deacon Brews at Wise Man Brewing

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Dr. Henry Malcolm McCarthy: Tells His Story

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Dr. Samuel T. Gladding Writing Experience Events

Special Collections & Archives, in collaboration with ZSR Library Outreach, is pleased to announce the forthcoming Dr. Samuel T. Gladding Writing Experience. We will be hosting programs focused on the practice of writing, and Wake Forest students will have the opportunity to hear from authors and poets and to participate in Writers Camp. The Writing... Continue reading “Dr. Samuel T. Gladding Writing Experience Events”

“Poets and Publishers of the Black Arts Movement” Exhibit Opening and Reception

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Of No Great Size or Utility: English Garden Temples in Miniature

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