Department of English records
Scope and Contents
This collection includes administrative records, publications, and other material from the Department of English at the College of William and Mary.
- Creation: 1922-2013
- Deptartment of English (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access:
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.
Conditions Governing Use:
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.
6.00 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Arrangement of Materials:
This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.
This collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection. The curriculum material was previously part of the University Archives Subject File Collection.
Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
Artifacts received with the Writing Resources Center Records (Acc. 2013.005) and transferred upon accessioning to the University Archives Artifact Collection (UA 13) include: "Tectonic Tex" T-shirt (UA 2013.005.01), 4jit/Forgit Films, LLC Baseball Cap (UA 2013.005.02), Quicksilver Scentific "Got Mercury?" T-shirt (UA 2013.005.03), International Mercury Expo T-shirt (UA 2013.005.04), 40th Anniversary Earth Day SEAC Button Pin (UA 2013.005.05).
Box and folder list compiled by Vicky O'Brien, SCRC Staff, in April 2009. Acc. 2013.005 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in January 2013. Acc. 2013.205 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in August 2013.
- Guide to the Department of English records
- Eileen O'Toole, Special Collections Assistant.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description