One ledger book of lists of members and attendance, with news clippings of events and member's obituaries. Records on the first tournament in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1987-88, material on other tournaments, assessment of group, notes, names and addresses of members and correspondence.
Sidney B. Smith was secretary from May 1, 1986. The name was changed from "Group" to "Club" in August 1993.
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Williamburg Chess Club Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/3065 Accessed July 02, 2020.