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Layne Fraser Dyer papers

Identifier: MS 00385

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

8 binders of documentation and photographs about Dyer's career as an educator in Virginia. Contents include printouts of online news articles, photographs (digital and print), typed personal recollections, children's books, curriculum planning, and clippings. Some of the recollections relate to desegregation in education.

Box 1 from this collection is stored off-site.  A minimum of 72 hours advanced noticed is required for use.


  • Creation: circa 1959-2018


Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.


1.50 Linear Feet



Acquisition Information:



Acc. 2016.191 was donated to Special Collections by Layne Fraser Dyer in September 2016.

Acc. 2019.139 was donated to Special Collections by Layne Fraser Dyer in May 2019.

Guide to the Layne Fraser Dyer papers
SCRC staff
2023 November 9
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

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