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Circle K International Records

Identifier: 00/05/02/UA 7.053

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains two scrapbooks and various loose clippings and photographs related to the student service group Circle K International at the College of William and Mary. One of the scrapbooks includes photographs, clippings, correspondence, and announcements of various events in the organization from 1964 to 1965. The other scrapbook is disbound and out of order, but contains photographs, clippings, ephemera, and reports pertaining to Circle K from 1958 to 1964. There are also loose clippings, photographs, and certificates from circa 1958 to 1985 that may have been part of a scrapbook at one point in time.

The collection also includes fliers and announcements for Circle K International from 1967 to the present that were previously part of the Student Organizations Collection.


  • Creation: 1958-2009
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1958-1964

Language of Materials


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:

Founded in 1958 at the College of William and Mary, Circle K International is an international co-educational service organization sponsored by Kiwanis International. The three core tenets of the Circle K club are service, fellowship, and leadership. More information about Circle K at the College of William and Mary can be found on their website at . Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2010.266 was hand delivered to the SCRC by Kathryn V. Phillips of Circle K International on 4/28/2010.

Related Materials:

University Archives Poster Collection (UA 12); Robert E. Gatten, Jr. Papers (UA 5.019); University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8); Office of the President Records, Thomas Ashley Graves (UA 2.16, Acc. 1981.081, box 5) and other Office of the President Records.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in May 2010.

Guide to the Circle K International Records
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository