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 Storymap — Thursday, 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 Forest — Thursday, 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 […]
Resolution of Appreciation from the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina — Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 3:13 pm — Last week, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina awarded Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s Special Collections & Archives a resolution of appreciation. There was a small private ceremony attended by President Hatch, Provost Kersh, Dean Pyatt, and SCA Director Tanya Zanish-Belcher. We are honored for the recognition and will continue to provide excellent reference services to […]
Donor Based Strategies for Conservation Funding Symposium — Monday, Oct 16, 2017 5:20 pm — This past Friday, Special Collections & Archives hosted over 30 archivists, curators, and development officers for the symposium “Donor Based Strategies for Conservation Funding.” Sponsored by ECS Conservation, Senior Conservator Matt Johnson worked with the SCA Team to develop the schedule and presentations. Attendees included representatives from East Carolina University, Elon University, Fayetteville University, Mint […]
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