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Seminar Records

Identifier: UA 284

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection contains memos regarding the start up of Seminar, a literary journal published by the College of William and Mary.  The Seminar was first published in 1956 and ran until 1962, when it was merged with another literary journal, the Royalist. The Royalist in time merged into the present-day William and Mary Review.

Copies of The Royalist literary magazine 1937-1962  in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number  LH1 .W54 R68

Copies of  Seminar literary magazine 1956-1962  in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number  LH1 .W54  S45


  • Creation: 1956
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1956


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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.


0.20 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

When available, microfilm, photocopies, digital surrogates, or other reproductions must be used in place of original documents.

Custodial History:

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

Related Materials:

Copies of the Seminar can be found in the Special Collections Research Center.

Guide to the Seminar Records
Special Collections Staff.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository