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Series 1: Postcard, Ephemera, and Research Collection, 1900-2005

Identifier: id98523

Scope and Contents

The material in this series was collected by a single donor and given as a whole collection. While the donor's identity can be found within this series, the donor requested his/her name not be made public in the finding aid. Because of the donor's wish to remain anonymous, it was decided to keep the donation in full as part of this collection. Most of the material consists of postcards of the Williamsburg area, many dated prior to 1960. Includes photographs of and ephemera from the Williamsburg area, microfilm of 19th and 20th century issues of the Virginia Gazette, correspondence and a compact disc containing Williamsburg area postcards. The donors research files, including correspondence, are also included in this series. Accession 2011.537. Subseries are: Postcards; Photographs; Ephemera; Correspondence and Research; and Artifacts and Audio-Visual Material. Accessioned microfilm of 19th and 20th century issues of the Virginia Gazette, maps, and other ephemera related to Williamsburg, Virginia has not been located as of 2015.


  • Creation: 1900-2005


Language of Materials

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Conditions Governing Access:

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.


From the Collection: 14.60 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository