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Department of Anthropology Records

Identifier: UA 201

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Acc. 2008.088 contains correspondence, subject files, committee meeting reports, and annual reports from the Department of Anthropology from 1975-2007.  Some of the topics include colloquiums put on by the department; various projects conducted by the department, including Fort Christiana and Kingsmill; and correspondence with professional organizations such as the Virginia Anthropology Consortium, American Anthropological Association, and Society for Cultural Anthropology.

This collection also includes two boxes of fliers, newsletters, and handbooks describing the various concentrations, Borneo Research, a Self Study of the department, and the Field School that were previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.


  • Creation: 1967-2007
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1980-1995


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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.

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17.00 Linear Feet

Custodial History:

Part of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2008.088 transferred by the Department of Anthropology on 8/19/2008; T2008.011 was transferred on 9/17/2008.

Related Materials:

Acc. 1990.048, a videotape with a segment about W&M's summer archaeology program on St. Eustatius, is part of the University Archives Audiovisual Collection; Theodore Reinhart Papers (UA 6.030); Carol Ballingall Papers (UA 6.003); Institute for Historical Biology Records (UA 237).

Guide to the Department of Anthropology Records
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