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Mortar Board Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.013
The records of the Virginia Gamma Chapter the Mortar Board honor Society at the College of William and Mary include annual reports, correspondence, fliers and publications, as well as scrapbooks.

Dates

  • 1929-2014

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Historical Note:

Mortar Board began in 1918 as the first-ever national organization honoring senior college women. Today, it has grown into a comprehensive honor society that selects members who exemplify the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.

Custodial History:

Portions of this collection were previously part of the Student Organizations Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1991.045 transferred from Academic Support 05/21/1991. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.

Related Materials:

College Papers Collection (UA 14); University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8); University Archives Artifact Collection (UA 13); University Archives Poster Collection (UA 12); Robert E. Gatten, Jr. Papers (UA 5.019); Office of the President, Thomas A. Graves (UA 2.16), Acc. 1981.081; Carol Ballingall Papers (UA 6.003); Omicron Delta Kappa Records (UA 7.027).

One folder of fliers and publications was pulled from the Student Organizations Collection, and one folder of news clilppings was pulled from the University Archives Subject File Collection, were added to this collection on 8/17/2010.

Separated Materials:

One folder of fliers and publications was pulled from the Student Organizations Collection, and one folder of news clilppings was pulled from the University Archives Subject File Collection, were added to this collection on 8/17/2010.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2010.446 and Acc. 2011.485 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in August 2010 and July 2011, respectively.
Title
Guide to the Mortar Board Records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-07-23
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • May 12th, 2017: Records updated by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in July 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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