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Mary Ella Garrett Scrapbook, 1935-1936

Identifier: UA 5.179

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Scope and Contents

The scrapbook was created by Mary Ella Garrett between 1935-1936. Subjects include: William & Mary athletics (specifically football), Alpha Chi Omega, Colonial Williamsburg, and student life.  Included in the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, football programs, Colonial Williamsburg brochures, ephemera, and photographs of Colonial Williamsburg, the William and Mary campus, the Alpha Chi Omega house and members, as well as female students.

The scrapbook is extremely fragile. Each page has been placed in a protective sleeve. Staff assistance may be required to view this item.


  • Creation: 1935-1936


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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Biographical / Historical

Mary Ella Garrett, of Mascot, Va., graduated from William & Mary in 1935.


1.25 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The scrapbook was donated by Arthur M. Taylor, III on behalf of the Hanover County Historical Society, which acquired the item from the creator's daughter.

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Sims, February 2016.

Guide to the Mary Ella Garrett Scrapbook, 1935-1936
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository