News & Events

  • October is Queer History Month!

    October is Queer History Month! October is also American Archives Month! Special Collections & Archives would like to draw your attention to all of the programming that the LGBTQ+ Center is hosting for Queer History Month in addition to their year round work. Special Collections & Archives works to preserve the archives and source materials […]

  • 70th Anniversary of Wake Forest Groundbreaking

    Oct. 15 marks the 70th anniversary of the groundbreaking for Wake Forest’s campus in Winston-Salem. In 1951, Wake Forest President Harold Tribble was looking to do something that would send a clear signal that the move from Wake Forest, N.C., was going to happen. He parlayed Gordon Gray’s contacts from his time as a White […]

  • Author Ed Southern, Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South

    December 1, 4:00-5:15 (Wednesday), hosted by Special Collections & Archives: Join author Ed Southern as he talks about his new book Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South. Please register here to receive a Zoom link. Ed Southern, lifelong fan of the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons, the smallest school […]

  • History of Wake Forest Campus Style

    Join Special Collections & Archives and the Wake Forest Historical Museum as we showcase campus styles over the decades. Featuring clothing, accessories, and photographs, we will highlight fashions and styles Wake Foresters have been sporting for decades. We hope you can join us for this fun virtual event! Register for this event › (Zoom link […]

  • Creativity, History, and Zines: A Conversation with Archivists

    Come join North Carolina Triad/Triangle archivists as they discuss the joy of zines—their construction, collection, and discovery as part of library collections, and what they represent for the communities and individuals who create them. Zines have long been a way for those marginalized by American society to have a voice of their own. They have […]

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