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College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors.

 Organization

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Visitors Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1
Scope and Contents The records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary includes meeting minutes and agendas, matriculation books, correspondence, material from Board of Visitors Rectors Oscar L. Shewmake and Roy Harvey Chappell, Jr., publications, and audio recordings of meetings from 1961-1999. An index to Board of Visitors meetings for the period 1947-1984 is available in the Special Collections Research Center. Researchers are also encouraged to consult the University Archives...

Vice President for Business Affairs Records

 Collection
Identifier: 00/02/01/UA 63
Scope and Contents Acc. 1978.002 contains 6 boxes of files arranged alphabetically by subject. This accession includes material on the Society of Alumni, Athletic Association, Computer Center, various consultants and contractors, academic departments and schools, endowments, personnel, and tuition statistics. Acc. 1982.060 contains 27 boxes of files arranged alphabetically by subject. This accession includes material on the Society of Alumni, Athletic Association, college budget, the Board of...

Ferdinand Stewart Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.094
Scope and Contents The collection includes a letter, fragments, and a printed law defense pertaining to a case involving Stewart.The letter, written by Stewart to John Tyler of William & Mary's Board of Visitors, is dated July 6, 1825. In it, he states to Tyler that there are a couple of evils affecting William & Mary. One is the lack of preparation of the students, specifically in regards to their knowledge of the Classics. He suggests requiring students have a previous knowledge of certain...

George Frederick Holmes Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.099
Scope and Contents Two letters written by George Frederick Holmes to Rector of the Board of Visitors, Robert McCandlish, dated August 14, 1848. The first letter informs McCandlish that Holmes has just learned of his election as President of the new University of Mississippi and that he will write his resignation letter as soon as his daughter's health improves. Holmes' resignation letter is dated the same date and is eleven pages long, detailing his dissatisfaction with William & Mary, speficially mentioning...

C. James Gleason Photography Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 8.002
Scope and Contents The collection of James Gleason represents all aspects of events and activities at the College of William and Mary for the years 1983-2006. Events documented include: Charter Day, commencement, buildings, awards, faculty and staff, students, and athletics. Physically the collection is organized by the "rolls of film taken" and into years they were taken. They are stored and protected in plastic sheets in notebooks and numbered for identification.

University Archives Greetings File Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00/02/UA 121
Scope and Contents The University Archives Greetings File Collection includes greetings sent by the College of William and Mary to other institutions as well as those received by the College.

A card catalog located in the SCRC indexes the items available in this collection. The card catalog was maintained and added to through January 2007. All items added to the collection in 2007 and forward are inventoried in this finding aid.

James Hughes Letter to the Governors of the College of William & Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 338
Scope and Contents March 26, 1728 letter from James Hughes to the Governors of William & Mary. Hughes states that he understands by way of advertisement displayed at the Capitol by James Blair that a chapel is to be erected at the College. He states he can do the work for "898 pounds current money," except for the "sashes and glasses in the body of the building."

James Semple's Views on Promoting the Good of the College

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.117
Scope and Contents On July 6, 1825, William & Mary law professor, James Semple, submitted his views on how to promote the good of the College to Board of Visitors member and alumnus John Tyler. He's responding to what appears to be a call by the Board of Visitors to the faculty to offer suggestions for how to improve the state of the school and bring it back to its "former standing." His views are submitted in draft form and include strikeouts and changes he made. He suggests ending the term in early June,...

John Tyler Letter to Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.060
Scope and Contents Letter from John Tyler to Virginia Governor Henry A. Wise dated July 4, 1855. The letter states that Wise's being elected Governor would not be inconsistent with his remaining on William & Mary's Board of Visitors, and that other members of the Board hope Wise will not resign.

President Gene R. Nichol Resignation and Response Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 340
Scope and Contents This collection includes material related to the resignation of President Gene R. Nichol of the College of William and Mary on February 12, 2008, and the response of the campus, alumni, and public. Material in the collection was created by a variety of formal and informal organizations and individuals and includes correspondence, fliers, videos, images, websites, news clippings, armbands, stickers, and a variety of other formats. Much of the collection is material produced in response to...