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Wightman Cup Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 181.15

Scope and Contents

This collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval.

This collection contains files pertaining to the Wightman Cup tennis tournament (including photographs) for the years it was held at William & Mary.

Several folders may contain sensitive and protected information. An archivist will have to review folders before patron use.

Dates

  • 1983-1989

Creator

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

The Wightman Cup was an annual team tennis competition for women contested from 1923 through 1989 (except during World War II) between teams from the United States and Great Britain. (source: Wikipedia)

The tournament was held at Kaplan Arena on the campus of William & Mary in 1983, 1985, 1987, and 1989. The Wightman Cup Room is located on the mezzanine level of Kaplan.

Extent

7.0 Linear Feet

Physical Location

This collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice required for retrieval.
Title
Guide to the Wightman Cup Records
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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