Save the Date! Donor Based Strategies for Conservation Funding — Monday, 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., History — Thursday, 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 […]
Alumni Hop Into History at Foothills Tasting Room — Monday, Jun 19, 2017 3:12 pm — Last Wednesday night, Special Collections & Archives collaborated with Stephen Edwards and the folks from Alumni Engagement to host an alumni, friends, and family version of “Hop Into History!” Hop Into History is the brainchild of UNCG University Archivist Erin Lawrimore and involves coordinating a pop-up archival exhibit at a local brewery. Archivists from UNCG, […]
Entering the Houses of History: Writing in the Archives — Thursday, 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 Alumna — Thursday, 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 […]
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