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Galen W. Ewing Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.007
This collection includes sixteen prints collected by Galen W. Ewing to serve as accompanying illustrations to his article "Early Teaching of Science at the College of William and Mary in Virginia," Journal of Chemical Education, 15, No. 1 (Jan 1938);  three notebooks filled with extensive manuscript notes and correspondence; thirteen engraving plates of various sizes used in printing the article. Inventory available in the Special Collections Research Center.

Dates

  • 1840-1938
  • Majority of material found in 1840-1938

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

This 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.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Biographical Information:

William and Mary student (1934) Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1981.99 acquired 09/25/1981 and 04/22/1987. This material was originally accessioned by the Manuscripts division on 5/20/1947 (Mss Acc. 1947-35).

Related Materials:

13 engraving plates transferred to the University Archives Artifacts Collection including: John Millington Signature Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.01), An Old Hand Generator Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.02), William and Mary College Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.03), Insolated Conductors Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.04), Dr. John Millington's Desk Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.05), Unlabeled Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.06), Dr. John Millington Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.07), Old Apparatus Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.08), James Madison Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.09), William Barton Rogers Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.10), Bronze Tablet Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.11), Dr. William Small Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.12), Old Motor Dynamo Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.13).

Separated Materials:

23 photographs used in the article came with the gift, and were accessioned into the University Archives Photograph Collection.

13 engraving plates transferred to the University Archives Artifacts Collection including: John Millington Signature Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.01), An Old Hand Generator Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.02), William and Mary College Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.03), Insolated Conductors Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.04), Dr. John Millington's Desk Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.05), Unlabeled Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.06), Dr. John Millington Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.07), Old Apparatus Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.08), James Madison Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.09), William Barton Rogers Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.10), Bronze Tablet Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.11), Dr. William Small Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.12), Old Motor Dynamo Engraving Plate (UA1981.099.13).
Title
Guide to the Galen W. Ewing Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-05-30
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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