Series 1: Minutes and Agendas of Board of Visitors' Meetings, 1757-2020
Scope and Contents
This series includes the minutes and agendas from the Board of Visitors’ meetings and is arranged in chronological order by date of meeting. Agendas list business to be discussed and resolutions to be approved. Agendas include supporting documents for each resolution. Minutes reflect business transacted at meetings, but are not verbatim transcripts. Agendas and minutes are filed together for each meeting. The series consists of copies as well as the official bound volumes of minutes. Agendas, minutes, and reports of the committees of the Board of Visitors are present. Minutes can also be found in Series 3: Correspondence and Series 4, Subseries 2: Rector's Papers, Robert Harvey Chappell Jr. Microfilm copies of minutes from 1860-1980 are available for researchers to use. The material listed as being found in Boxes 2-21 are bound volumes of the official Executive Committee and regular Board of Visitors meeting minutes. Boxes 22-48, 69-are paper copies of minutes and committee reports of the Board of Visitors from 1921 to the present. Boxes 49-68 are duplicate copies of minutes and are stored off-site. From 2002 to the present, committee agendas and minutes are in the same folder as the general meeting minutes and agenda. Acc. 2011.524 contains committee agendas and minutes for meetings of the Board of Visitors from the September 2009 to the April 2011 meetings. September 2011 Creative Adaptation Fund.
Conditions Governing Access:
Acc. 2002.080 is closed. Restrictions may apply to other records as well. Consult a staff member for details. 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.
From the Collection: 96.01 Linear Feet
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. (Organization)
- From the Collection: Chappell, R. Harvey (Robert Harvey), 1926- (Person)
- From the Collection: Office of the President (Organization)
- From the Collection: Shewmake, Oscar L., 1882-1963 (Person)
- From the Collection: Tyler, John, 1790-1862 (Person)
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