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Special Collections & Archives

SUMMER RESEARCH ROOM HOURS

From May 9 through August 26, the Special Collections & Archives Research Room will be open Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm. Extended hours may be available for visiting researchers – please contact us for more information.

Welcome

Special Collections & Archives is open Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM, with the exception of university holidays listed in the library calendar. We are located on the 6th floor of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. If you need assistance, please visit the Special Collections & Archives Research Room, Room 625. Note: Appointments are required for visiting researchers.

Interested in our collections? Explore our Popular Collections.

Begin Your Research

Use our online catalog to search for Special Collections materials (including Special Collections, University Archives, Rare Books, NC Baptist Historical Collection). Also, you can browse our Finding Aids* online or search by keyword below:

* Our collection of unpublished materials are described in finding aids. A finding aid provides information about a collection as a whole.

From Our Blog

  • Welcome to the Special Collections & Archives interns! — As our student workers depart in May to complete their exams and head off for summer, they often ask me what I’ll be doing in the summer. Advancing the work of the ZSR Special Collections & Archives, of course! The library’s faculty and staff are 12-month employees and use summer to launch new projects, tie […]

  • Politics of the Past and Present: Special Collections & Archives 2016 Provost’s Grant Scholar — By Brittnee Worthy, Special Collections & Archives intern, summer 2016 Special Collections and Archives recently welcomed researcher Matthew Carr, a graduate student studying political science at Columbia University. Carr is a recipient of a Provost’s Grant for Library Research for the 2015/16 academic year.  His research is centered around collecting democrat and republican platforms dating […]

  • Introducing Amelia Poovey — Hello! I’m Amelia Poovey, intern in the Digitization Lab. For this opportunity I thank first and foremost Chelcie Rowell (Digital Initiatives Librarian) for generously offering her knowledge, guidance, and patience. I also mention with gratitude Tanya Zanish-Belcher (Director of Special Collections & Archives) and Molly Keener (Scholarly Communication Librarian). In 2008, I graduated from Wake […]

—For more, read our Special Collections & Archives blog.

Visiting?

Visitors coming from outside Winston-Salem are strongly encouraged to contact us in advance for information on availability of resources. Information about Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the Wake Forest campus, including driving directions, is available on the library web site.


If you have any questions, please contact Special Collections & Archives at 336-758-6175.