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Williamsburg Players Records

Identifier: Mss. 91 W67 and 1995.11

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal documents, receipts, meeting minutes, photographs, newspaper articles, slides, as well as other material of the Williamsburg Players.

Mss. 91 W67 Twelve scrapbooks of publicity, photographs, newsclippings, and programs, from its founding in 1956 to 1987.

Mss. Acc. 1995.11 Programs, newsletters, minutes, news clippings, play reading committee material, correspondence regarding grants, photographs and drawings of stage arrangement.

One folder of ephemera from various sources added to Box 7. 1967-2004.


  • Creation: 1956-2004

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Conditions Governing Access:

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.

Historical Note:

Williamsburg Players is a theater group located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Their first production was Teahouse of the August Moon, written by Arthur Sircom and held during their first season 1957/1958.


8.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gifts in 1987, 1988, 1993 and 1995.

Processing Information:

Processed by Derek Stepp (1991) and Becky Russell (1992)

Guide to the Williamsburg Players Records
Finding Aid Authors: Derek Stepp (1991) and Becky Russell (1992).
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository