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Burgesses Day Collection

Identifier: UA 176

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains fliers and other publications for Burgesses Day at the College of William and Mary. Burgesses Day was held annually in the fall at the College, with members of the General Assembly and executive officers of the Commonwealth as guests, in commemoration of the periods 1700-1704 and 1747-1754 when the House of Burgesses met on the campus.


  • Creation: 1962-1979, 1986


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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.


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Custodial History:

This collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Guide to the Burgesses Day Collection
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository