News & Events

  • Fall Events in Special Collections & ArchivesTuesday, Sep 4, 2018 9:14 am — Exhibit: The Art of Documentation: From Research to Publication June 1 – September 28 Location: Special Collections & Archives Research Room (625) This exhibit introduces you to the wide range of WFU faculty expertise and experience in their areas of research. Different disciplines ranging from anthropology, chemistry, and history are presented. The exhibit includes primary […]

  • NC Baptist Historical Collection Update (Special Collections & Archives)Friday, Aug 31, 2018 10:02 am — Special Collections & Archives (SCA) is well known for its North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection which contains materials on Southern, Missionary, Primitive, African-American, Union, and Alliance of Baptist churches. The collections include over 16,000 books, periodicals, association annuals and other printed materials, church records, association minutes, church vertical files, and more than 12,000 biographical folders […]

  • Newly Published and Updated Collections Are Available!Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:30 am — The school year has closed with Commencement Exercises on Monday, but here in Special Collections and Archives we are hard at work. This time of year, since our students are all off with summer adventures, I am checking on and closing out projects that they’ve completed across the semester. Frequently, in addition to the work […]

  • Telling a Tale of World War I: Using StorymapThursday, Feb 1, 2018 3:00 pm — Please join us in Special Collections & Archives on Thursday, February 8th at 3pm to learn about our most recent project. Follow along as we describe the discovery and donation of a WWI journal, the processing and transcription of the contents, and experience the final product an interactive map of the unidentified WWI soldier’s movement […]

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. at Wake ForestThursday, Jan 11, 2018 3:30 pm — [O]n Thursday, October 11, 1962, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest College as part of the College Union Lecture Series.[i]  This was not the first time a black person had spoken on the campus, but it was the first time a black man had been invited to speak after […]

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