News & Events

  • An Introduction to ZSR Library’s Rare Books Collection with Megan MulderMonday, Sep 21, 2020 3:11 pm — Oct. 13, Tuesday 5:30: Special Collections Librarian Megan Mulder and An Introduction to Rare Books Registration Link Registration is required Did you know that Wake Forest’s library has a manuscript book made for French university students around 1240? Original 16th-18th century maps documenting the European colonization of North America? An 1855 first edition of Leaves of […]

  • Reminder! Upcoming Program by Jenny Puckett (September 15)–you must register to attend!Friday, Sep 11, 2020 8:31 am — Sept 15, Tuesday 5:30: Jenny R. Puckett and her new book, Thine Ancient Days: A WFU History, 1818-1956 (In partnership with the Wake Forest Historical Museum) Registration: https://registration.secure.wfu.edu/thine-ancient-days-a-wfu-history-by-professor-jenny-puckett-0007313 Jenny Robinson Puckett graduated from Wake Forest University in 1971. After completing the Master of Arts degree at Middlebury College, she taught Spanish for many years at […]

  • New Remote Reference Options in Special Collections & ArchivesFriday, Sep 4, 2020 2:43 pm — As we all adjust to the “new normal,” Special Collections & Archives has been working to provide as many remote reference options as possible, while also protecting the health and safety of our employees and our patrons. You may have already read Finley’s wonderful blog post on “Genealogy in the Time of Covid” which highlights […]

  • Jenny R. Puckett and Her New Book, Thine Ancient Days: A WFU History, 1818-1956Thursday, Aug 27, 2020 12:47 pm — Sept 15, Tuesday 5:30: Jenny R. Puckett and her new book, Thine Ancient Days: A WFU History, 1818-1956 (In partnership with the Wake Forest Historical Museum) Registration: https://registration.secure.wfu.edu/thine-ancient-days-a-wfu-history-by-professor-jenny-puckett-0007313 Jenny Robinson Puckett graduated from Wake Forest University in 1971. After completing the Master of Arts degree at Middlebury College, she taught Spanish for many years at […]

  • LGBTQ+ CollectionsThursday, Jul 30, 2020 3:00 am — Earlier this year, we began compiling a list of our LGBTQ+ collections for the Society of American Archivists (SAA) “Lavender Legacies” page.  This guide provides the “first formal and comprehensive guide to primary source material relating to the history and culture of lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender (LBGT) people held by repositories in North America.” […]

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