Wired for Sound: Special Collections, Oral Histories, and Transcription — Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 9:00 am — With Rebecca Petersen May and Tanya Zanish-Belcher Since 2013, Special Collections & Archives has collaborated with University individuals and groups to increase the number of oral history interviews available for anyone interested in the history of Wake Forest. We hope to fully capture the varied experiences of the Wake Forest community, in addition to helping […]
Visiting Scholar Researches Irish-American History — Monday, Nov 7, 2016 3:16 pm — This month ZSR Special Collections & Archives welcomes one of our 2016/2017 recipients of the WFU Provost’s Grant for Library Research. Tony King is a Ph.D. candidate at the National University of Ireland in Galway, and his research examines the relationship between the moderate Irish Parliamentary Party (IPP) and its American counterpart, the United Irish […]
Jean Ring Cude Collection, donated by Caron and Danny Gray Myers — Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 4:05 pm — Special Collections & Archives is dependent on the many donations we receive from our very generous donors. All of the collections we do accept follow our Collection Development Policy, which guides our work in this area. This past April, we had the good fortune to cross paths with Caron and Danny Gray Myers. Danny, known […]
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 […]
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