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Carl Roseberg Collection

Identifier: 00/06/UA 6.080

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The Carl Roseberg Collection includes paintings and sculptures by the artist as well as Christmas cards and a calendar. Images of sculptures on display in Swem Library can be found at : 


  • Creation: circa 1947-1993

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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.

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 Information:

Carl Roseberg was an artist and art historian at the College of William and Mary from the 1940s through the 1980s. Roseberg was born in Vinton, Iowa in 1916 and died on November 11, 1999 in Williamsburg, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Iowa and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War as a specialist in air intelligence. He married Virginia Gorman in 1952 in Batavia, Iowa. His College of William and Mary appointments: Instructor in Fine Arts, 1947-1952; Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, 1952-1957; Associate Professor of Fine Arts, 1957-1966; Professor of Fine Arts, 1966-1982; On leave of absence: 1950-1952; Professor of Fine Arts, Emeritus, 1982.


40.00 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Portions of the collection are on exhibit in administrative areas in the Earl Gregg Swem Library, including meeting rooms and the Special Collections Research Center's reading room, which may limit when researchers are available to view items. Consult a staff member for details.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2009.232 received from Jacquelyn Dulin Wilson, Class of 1968, in memory of her parents Maurine Stuart Dulin, Class of 1939, and William Carter Dulin on 5/18/2008. Material also received prior to 2008.

Related Materials:

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection (UA 10); University Archives Poster Collection (UA 12); University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8).

Processing Information:

Collection accessioned and described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in June-July 2009.

Guide to the Carl Roseberg Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository