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Glorious Revolution Tercentenary Collection

Identifier: UA 309

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials relating to the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the Glorious Revolution in England including playing cards, invitations to President Verkuil to attend various functions celebrating the Glorious Revolution, the booklet "William and Mary: The Revolution that Shaped Our World," and brochures about exhibits and other events held to celebrate the tercentenary. The collection also includes: a copy of a booklet about Het Loo, a Dutch Palace of King William III and Queen Mary II, handed out at the President's Council Dinner on October 13, 1989; a copy of the book Glorious Revolution: The World of William and Mary; the pamphlets "Parliament and the Glorious Revolution" and "All the King's Men"; De Wereld van Willem III and Mary; Newsletter-300 Years of Anglo-Dutch Friendship; a folder of newspaper clippings and pamphlets related to celebrations of the Glorious Revolution Tercentenary.


  • Creation: 1988-1989


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Conditions Governing Access:

This 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.


0.40 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1988. 109 was received from various offices including the Office of the President (invitations), William and Mary Tercentenary Committee (brochures), and Library Administration (cards and booklet). The additions were received in July and October 1989.

Related Materials:

King William III Papers (Mss. 75S W67); Robert Maccubbin Papers (UA 6.074).

Guide to the Glorious Revolution Tercentenary Collection
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