This scrapbook holds photographs of the College of William and Mary. Included are images of several buildings, such as (but not limited to) the old gymnasium (demolished in 1931), several dormitories for both women and men, the dining hall, and Lake Matoaka. There is also a photograph of the 1923 women's basketball team and individual shots of each player.
The scrapbook also includes images of President Warren G. Harding's visit to campus in 1921.
Additionally, there are photographs of the local Williamsburg area, including Eastern State Hospital (identified as the Asylum), Bruton Parish Church, and parts of today's Colonial Williamsburg, such as the Wythe House and the Magazine.
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J. Paul Essex Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/1284 Accessed May 16, 2021.