Please note: The Special Collections & Archives reading room will be open by appointment only through January 23, 2019, with regular hours (Monday through Friday 1-5 pm) resuming January 24.  Please email sca@wesleyan.edu to make an appointment.  On January 14, the SC&A department will be closed all day due to a library meeting. ×

Library Blog

Accepting entries for the 2019 Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize

Competition now open for the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize + Eligibility and application details for the third annual Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize are available at http://libguides.wesleyan.edu/libprize/home. The deadline is 5:00 pm February 22, 2019. + Projects will be evaluated based on the use of Wesleyan’s library collections and resources ... Read moreAccepting entries for the 2019 Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize

Talk with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi

Please join us for a conversation (in French) with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi this Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5pm in the Smith Reading Room of Olin Library. His most recent play, Tous mes rêves partent de Gare d’Austerlitz, which takes place in a woman’s prison, is currently being performed in Paris and was just ... Read moreTalk with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi
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SC&A Blog

Welcome to Wesleyan’s new University Archivist, Amanda Nelson!

On January 16, 2019, Amanda Nelson joins the library staff as University Archivist.  Amanda comes to Wesleyan from the American Institute of Physics in College Park, Maryland.  At AIP, she had a wide range of archival duties, including both behind-the-scenes collection and technical management and outreach and public services.  Amanda worked extensively on AIP’s oral […]

1878 Wes Crew Team inspires New York club

Recently SC&A received an inquiry from Elizabeth Williams, a member of the Aqueduct Rowing Club in Rexford, NY.  She was looking for the names of the Wesleyan 1878 crew team, a vintage photo of which had been the basis for her club’s logo of over 30 years. She had already done some research, finding a […]
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