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 […]
Newly Processed and Updated Collections — Monday, 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) […]
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 […]
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