LSTA Baptist Historical Collections project marches on — Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 1:56 am — Last year, my Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) colleague Rebecca Petersen May announced that we received an EZ Digitization Library Services and Technology Act Grant that dedicated funds to helping SC&A improve online access to nearly 120 manuscript collections that document Baptist church histories in North Carolina. These collections are useful to religious scholars and […]
Welcome to the Special Collections & Archives interns! — Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 3:27 pm — 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 […]
Special Collections & Archives acquires the George McLeod Bryan Papers — Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 5:23 pm — Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce the acquisition of the papers of longtime Religion professor and civil rights activist George McLeod (Mac) Bryan (1920-2010). Our collection, totaling more than 10 linear feet, contains correspondence, course materials, subject files, writings, artifacts, photographs, and other items that document Bryan’s teaching, preaching, and civil rights activism. […]
Update on LSTA Grant — Friday, Jan 15, 2016 9:55 am — As reported last summer, Z. Smith Reynolds Library received an EZ Digitization LSTA Grant from the State Library of North Carolina for $15,235. This project is providing funds for the description and digitizing of archival material that is part of the North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection at Wake Forest University. Recent grant activities include purchasing […]
What’s In a Name?: The Legacy of Ed Christman — Thursday, Dec 3, 2015 2:43 pm — Edgar D. Christman joined the Wake Forest community in 1947, when he enrolled at a college that he had never seen. Christman remained with Wake Forest from then on, leaving only to earn masters degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Union Theological Seminary. In his chaplaincy, spanning from 1969 to 2003, Christman was renown […]
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