News & Events

  • Save the Date! Donor Based Strategies for Conservation FundingMonday, Aug 7, 2017 8:58 am — Please save the date! On Friday, October 13, Special Collections & Archives (Z. Smith Reynolds Library), Wake Forest University, will host a day-long symposium, Donor Based Strategies for Conservation Funding. This event, sponsored by ECS Conservation (HF Group, Greensboro, NC), will bring together archivists, curators, and librarians to discuss various methods of engaging potential funding sources for […]

  • Announcing the Odessa A. Memory Collection of Riverton, N.C., HistoryThursday, Jun 29, 2017 9:00 am — John M. Memory recently donated a collection of materials compiled by his mother, Odessa A. Memory, to Special Collections & Archives, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University.  These materials collected by Odessa Memory document people and places around the Riverton area, a rural part of Scotland County, North Carolina. The Odessa A. Memory Collection […]

  • Entering the Houses of History: Writing in the ArchivesThursday, Feb 23, 2017 3:03 pm — Just before the Fall 2016 semester began, Professor Kt Leuschen approached Special Collections & Archives about a class she would be teaching in the Fall titled “WRI111 Entering the Houses of History: Writing in the Archives.” Her ideas for the class included having the students learn about archival materials and archival research in Special Collections & […]

  • Congressional Papers Donated by AlumnaThursday, Jan 26, 2017 8:19 am — Special Collections & Archives proudly announces the donation of the U.S. Representative Donna Edwards Congressional Papers to the University. A native of Yanceyville, N.C., Edwards (’80) earned her WFU degree in English and Spanish. After working for Lockheed Corporation at the Goddard Flight Center with the Spacelab Program, she earned a law degree from the […]

  • Newly Processed and Updated CollectionsMonday, Jan 9, 2017 11:54 am — Across the past semester, I and an intrepid group of student workers have been spending time making collections fully available via our collection inventories, also known as finding aids, available online. We processed or added new materials to the following manuscript and University record collections during the last semester: G. McLeod (Mac) Bryan Papers (MS364) […]

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