Special Collections & Archives

Wake Forest Institutional Records

Board of Trustees Records, starting 1834 (RG2.2):
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/27776

Bursar’s Office. Worth Hart Copeland Records (RG17.4)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/27960

Charles Elisha Taylor Papers (MS111)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/96048

Wake Forest University Euzelian and Philomathesian Society Debate Topics
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/95990

“History of Wake Forest” timeline
https://zsr.wfu.edu/special/collections/archives/wfu-timeline/

John Brown White Papers (MS164)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/96033

Literary Societies. Euzelian Society Records (RG6.2)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/27731

Literary Societies. Philomathesian Society Records (RG6.1)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/27805

Registrar’s Office Records (RG20)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/57337

Treasurer’s Office. William Crenshaw Account Books (RG25.1)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/28133

Wake Forest College Treasurer. First treasurer’s book. Wake Forest College. Wake Forest, N.C.: Wake Forest Institute, 1833-1838. (LD5721 W493 W36)

Wake Forest Original Campus Collection
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/89141

Wake Forest Student Magazine
https://lib.digitalnc.org/?ln=en

Washington Manly Wingate Papers (MS123)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/93470

William Hooper Papers (MS56)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/28132

Manuscript Collections

Calvin Jones Papers (MS60)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/27889

James Simpson Purefoy Papers (MS93)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/28152

John Blount Estate Documents
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/93888

Oscar Fitz Allen Baxter Autobiography (MS440)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/95718

Samuel and Sarah Wait Papers (MS117)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/28121

University and N.C. Baptist Biographical Files Collection (MS615)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/58225

William Boling Dunn, Senior, Papers (MS34)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/28086

William Crenshaw Papers (MS25)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/37374

William Tell Brooks Papers (MS12)
https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/47442

Selected Bibliography

American Anti-Slavery Society. The American anti-slavery almanac. Boston: Webster & Southard, 1835. (SCA E449 A509)

The Anti-Slavery Examiner, 1836-1845. (ZSR E449 A5092)

Benezet, Anthony and John Wesley. Views of American slavery: taken a
century ago
. Philadelphia: Association of Friends for the Diffusion of
Religious and Useful Knowledge, 1858. (SCA E446 B48 1858)

Byrd, W. Carson. Poison in the Ivy: Race Relations and the Reproduction of Inequality on Elite College Campuses. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers
University Press, 2017. (ZSR LC212.42 .B97 2017)

Capps, Mathew. “Study of the Built Landscape of the Original Campus of
Wake Forest University” (2019): https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/94331

Channing, William Ellery. Slavery. Boston: James Munroe and Co. 1836. (SCA https://find.zsr.wfu.edu/Alphabrowse/Home?source=lcc&from=E449%2BC454%2B1836“>E449 C454 1836)

Harris, Leslie M. “Higher Education’s Reckoning with Slavery,” American
Association of University Professors. Winter 2020. https://www.aaup.org/article/higher-education%E2%80%99s-reckoning-slavery/

Kean, Melissa. Desegregating Private Higher Education in the South: Duke,
Emory, Rice, Tulane, and Vanderbilt
. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State
University Press, 2008. (ZSR LC214.22.S68 K43 2008)

Lane, Lunsford. The narrative of Lunsford Lane: formerly of Raleigh, N.C.,
embracing an account of his early life, the redemption by purchase of
himself and family from slavery, and his banishment from the place of his
birth for the crime of wearing a colored skin
. 1848. (ZSR Mandelbaum
Room Microtext SLA 1994)

Macaulay, Zachary. Negro slavery: or, A view of some of the more
prominent features of that state of society, as it exists in the United States of America and in the colonies of the West Indies, especially in Jamaica
. 1823. (SCA E446 M11 1823)

McMinnis, Maurie D. and Louis P. Nelson, Editors. Educated in Tyranny:
Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s University.
University of Virginia Press,
2019. (ZSR LD5678.3 .E48 2019)

Mell, P. H. Slavery: a treatise, showing that slavery is neither a moral,
political, nor social evil
. Unknown, 1844. (SCA E449 S62 1844)

National Democratic Union Club. African slavery regarded from an unusual
stand-point: territorial abstractions ignored as now immaterial, and a more
radical issue raised
. Unknown, 1860. (SCA E445 P3 N3 1860)

Paschal, George Washington. The History of Wake Forest University, vol.
1-3
. Wake Forest, NC: Wake Forest College, 1935.
(ZSR LD5721.W52 P3 1935) https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/33244

Presbyterian Church in Connecticut. General Association. Committee on
the Sin of Slavery. Minority report of a committee of the General
Association of Connecticut, on the sin of slavery: Presented, June 1849, at
the meeting of the Association, at Salisbury, Conn
. (SCA E441 P747
1849)

“Slave Narratives in ZSR Special Collections,” subject guide, 2020. https://zsr.wfu.edu/special/research/guides/slave-narratives-in-zsr-special-collections/

Torrey, Jesse. A portraiture of domestic slavery, in the United States. 1817. Philadelphia : Published by the author. (SCA E446 T69 1817)

Wachs, Ronald, “(Duty) Against Family: A Vermont Minister Adopts a Slave
State,” Vermont History: Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society, vol. 41, no. 1 (1973 Winter) https://wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/95994

Watson, Elizabeth. The Importance of Past and Place to What Lies Ahead: Report to Wake Forest University on the University’s Relationship with the Wake Forest Historical Museum. (2018). https://prod.wp.cdn.aws.wfu.edu/sites/251/2019/06/The-Importance-of-Past-and-Place-to-What-Lies-Ahead.pdf

Wesley, John. Thoughts upon slavery. London: printed; And sold by Joseph Cruickshank,1774. (SCA E446 W46 T4 1774)


Compiled by Finley Turner, Rebecca Petersen May, Stephanie Bennett, and Tanya Zanish-Belcher (Special Collections & Archives, ZSR Library)