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College of William and Mary. Swem Library

 Organization

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Capital Outlay Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00/02/02/UA 343
Scope and Contents Acc. 1984.064 contains capital outlay requests from 1954 to 1978 prepared for the state government; they include the justification for each project, the amount of money needed, the amount available for other funds, and the amount being requested from the state. Acc. 1991.038 contains correspondence, progress reports, and other information relating to capital outlay projects at William and Mary and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science from 1980 to 1988. Acc....
Dates: 1954-1991

Earl Gregg Swem Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 Sw4
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1871-1984, much of which concerns the estate of Earl Gregg Swem, his wife, Lilia Slaughter Hansbrough Swem, and their family. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, clippings, deeds and other material. Some of the topics covered in the collection include Swem family genealogy, the construction and dedication of the Earl Gregg Swem Library, as well as correspondence and photographs of the Swem family.

Dates: 1871-1984

Librarian Assembly Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 252
Scope and Contents

Minutes and bylaws of the Librarians' Assembly at William & Mary.

Dates: 2003-2017

Linda Carol Friend Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.197
Scope and Contents The collection includes the genealogical research of Linda Carol Friend Adams.  It contains a number of state and county records, family documents, biographical information, emails, message board posts, research notes, and photographs that concern Adams' family history. The majority of Adams' ancestors were located in Virginia and West Virginia.  The information included here pertains to the following families (not a complete list): Adams, Allen, Barnett, Blake, Brasfield, Brock,...
Dates: 1998-2008; Majority of material found in 2000-2008

Nancy Marshall Records, 1986-2000

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.077
Scope and Contents

The papers of Nancy Marshall include material related to her appointment of the position of Dean of the Swem Library at the College of William and Mary, some of her speeches and articles, personal notes and correspondence from individuals affiliated with the College of William and Mary, material related to the Friends of the Library Board, and other material.

Dates: 1986-2000

NASA Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 135
Scope and Contents The collection covers the September 12, 1993 launch of the space shuttle Discovery, on which the College of William and Mary put into orbit school artifacts in celebration of its tercentennial anniversary.  After the space flight Captain Kenneth S. Reightler of NASA visited the College to speak and present artifacts from the Tercentenary Package's space shuttle journey. This collection includes a tercentennial banner similar to one launched on the space shuttle, photographs of...
Dates: 1988-1994; Majority of material found in 1993

Office of the President. Davis Young Paschall Records

 Collection
Identifier: 00/02/UA 2.15
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of records from the Office of the President during the administration of Davis Young Paschall at the College of William and Mary. For the most part, headings assigned to folders in their office of origin have been maintained in the box list inventories available here.

Dates: 1942-1974; Majority of material found in 1960-1971

S. F. (Bill) Royall, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.351
Scope and Contents

The papers of S.F. Bill Royall, Jr. contain a variety of personal material and ephemera, much of it related to Williamsburg, Virginia. The collection includes samples of printing from Bill Royall's press relating to Williamsburg organizations and events such as tags, calendars, posters, programs, stickers, flyers, bulletins and other items.

Dates: 1883-1979

Self Study Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 53
Scope and Contents Acc. 1983.046 contains guidelines for specific schools about how to conduct a self study; reports of departmental self studies; correspondence about the 1974 self study.  Begins with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Manual for Self Study, then is arranged alphabetically by department/school and spans the years 1972-1974. A PDF inventory of Acc. 1983.046 is available online at ...
Dates: 1972-1984

Robert E. Sherwood to William W. Seward, Jr. Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01239
Scope and Contents

Concerns a copy of Sherwood's book mistakenly incribed for the library of the College of William and Mary and the possible use of the book for English 102 courses.  December 15, 1948.

Dates: 1948 December 15

Earl Gregg Swem Library records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 32
Scope and Contents This collection includes both processed series and unprocessed accessions of records created by the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary including those from component offices and individual staff members. A majority of the collection contains correspondence from the dean of the libraries and library administration. Inventories for some series and accessions are available in the Special Collections Research Center and links to PDFs of those inventories can be provided...
Dates: 1920-2015

Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.165
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of personal papers, genealogy material and family photographs, gathered by Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem. Included are original documents, notes on the Swem, Gregg and Wright families, correspondence among family members regarding genealogy, articles, books, publications and diaries by or about the families, photographs of family members, including one of Dr. Earl Gregg Swem, Sr., Earl Gregg Swem, Jr., and Earl Gregg Swem, III, and material on Earl Gregg Swem's...
Dates: 1856-1996; Majority of material found in 1950-1970

University Communications Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 61
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, publications, newsletters, reports, and other material pertaining to the Office of University Communications at the College of William and Mary. The bulk of the records consist of press releases and newspaper clippings related to faculty, staff, students, and alumni at the College from the 1940s to the 1980s. Please see the Finding Aid/Box List section below to learn more about each series.

Dates: 1938-2005; Majority of material found in 1969-1983

William D. Eppes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 94 E7
Scope and Contents Series 1: Scrapbook with correspondence and ephemera; 1959-1994; concerning William D. Eppes' book fund for purchases in the Humanities for Swem Library. Majority of correspondence is with James A. Servies, Librarian.Series 2: Photocopied correspondence, playbills, and newspaper clippings used to support the nomination of Eva Le Gallienne for an honorary degree. Originals of the correspondence can be found at the Walter Hapton-Edwin Booth Theatre Collection and Library....
Dates: 1959-1994

William & Mary Music Library Records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 57
Dates: 1960-1990

Williamsburg Garden Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 93 W67
Scope and Contents

Papers 1920-1974. Chiefly records of the Williamsburg Garden Club including reports from committees and chairmen, reports of other Garden Club presidents, minutes from the Williamsburg Garden Club,  Club years books, minutes and register from the Garden Club of Virginia, Garden Week records, various other Club records. Also included are club notebooks, scrapbooks, and a publication.

Dates: 1920-2000; Majority of material found in 1932-1980

Additional filters:

Type
Collection 15
Unprocessed 1
 
Subject
Correspondence 11
Photographs 7
Reports 6
Minutes 4
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 3
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Printed ephemera 3
Scrapbooks 3
College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff 2
Genealogy 2
Library employees 2
Press releases 2
Self Study--1974 2
Slides (photographs) 2
Summer sessions 2
Virginia--Genealogy 2
Associated and Branch Campuses--Christopher Newport College 1
Banners 1
Buildings and Grounds 1
Buildings and Grounds--Old Library (1908) 1
Buildings and Grounds--Swem Library 1
Buildings and Grounds--Tucker Hall 1
Bylaws 1
Charter Day 1
Clubs--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
College of William and Mary Anniversaries, etc 1
College of William and Mary--Students 1
College of William and Mary--Swem Library--Richard Cornish Fund 1
Dogs 1
Dogs--Pictorial works 1
English literature--Study and teaching--United States--History 1
Exhibitions 1
Financial records 1
Garden Clubs--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Gardening--History--20th century 1
Gardening--Societies, etc.--Virginia 1
Gardening--Virginia 1
Libraries 1
Library catalogs 1
Memorandums 1
Music -- Instruction and study -- United States 1
Music libraries 1
Music libraries -- Collection development 1
Music libraries -- Reference services 1
Music libraries -- Space utilization 1
Notebooks 1
Oil paintings (visual works) 1
Photocopies 1
Playbills 1
Posters 1
Printers--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Programs 1
Publications 1
Receipts (financial records) 1
Self Study--1984 1
Space flights 1
Space shuttles--United States 1
Speeches 1
Tax stamp 1
Tintypes (photographic prints) 1
Transcripts 1
Typescripts 1
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Universities and Colleges--Virginia--Faculty 1
Visitors to Campus--Queen Elizabeth II (1957) 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Library 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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