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Alfred R. Armstrong Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 5.045

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three notebooks containing lecture notes taken by Alfred R. Armstrong in Roscoe C. Young's advanced physics classes, 1932-1933, at the College of William and Mary.

This collection also includes several report cards for Alfred R. Armstrong, 1928-1931, accompanied by his comments regarding the grading process and his professors, transferred from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection.


  • Creation: 1928-1976


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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.

Biographical Information:

Alfred Ringold Armstrong was a student (1928-1934) and later a faculty member at the College of William and Mary. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:


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Custodial History:

A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection. It was rehoused here 11/11/09.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1984.050 was received on 2/15/1984.

Related Materials:

Department of Physics Records (UA 197)

Processing Information:

Further description added by Mindy Gipson, SCRC Staff, in November 2009.

Guide to the Alfred R. Armstrong Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff..
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository