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Abraham Family photographs

Identifier: 2023.297

Content Description

A collection of 27 8x10 silver gelatin prints that include photographs of Dana Abraham's family. Each photograph is in black and white and has white borders, and span from Fall 2022 to Spring 2023. Most of the photographs are of the young women and girls of the Abraham family, but a few include some of the elderly members of the family. The photographs are representative of the Abraham family's bond. Statement from creator and donor Dana Abraham: "The bond my family shares is something truly extraordinary. I wanted to capture special moments with my family to provide them with a means of documenting our shared love and experiences. Some of the works focus on my sisters and the tribulations of youth, while others expand the rest of the family, portraying the intimate nature of familial bonds"

Acquisition Type



Donated by Dana Abraham.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Use Restrictions

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


  • Creation: Fall 2022 to Spring 2023.


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