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Lemon Project Collection

Identifier: UA 82

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of reports and projects supported by the Lemon Project including student papers and oral histories. The collection also contains programs, and brochures from events invlolving members of the Lemon Project.


  • Creation: 2011-2019

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.

Administrative History:

The Lemon Project is a multifaceted and dynamic attempt to rectify wrongs perpetrated against African Americans by William & Mary. An ongoing endeavor, this program will focus on contributing to and encouraging scholarship on the 300-year relationship between African Americans and William & Mary by building bridges between Williamsburg and Greater Tidewater area.


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The Lemon Project collection is arranged into five series. Series 1: Reports supported by the Lemon Project, Series 2: Projects supported by the Lemon Project, Series 3: Oral Histories supported by the Lemon Project, and Series 4: Printed materials, and Series 5: Ephemera.

Related Materials:

University Archives Subject Files: Lemon Project

Kente Stoles, 2011-2018

Guide to the Lemon Project Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Kim Sims
January 2023
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • January 2023: Finding aid revised by Afua Ferdnance

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository