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Inauguration and Investiture Committee Records

Identifier: UA 100

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials about the inauguration of Gene R. Nichol as the 26th president and the investiture of Sandra Day O'Connor as the 23rd Chancellor of William and Mary. The event took place on 7 April 2006.


  • Creation: 2006
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 2006


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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.

Historical Note:

Led by Kathleen F. Slevin, Chancellor Professor of Sociology, this committee was charged with organizing the events of 7 April 2006. On this date, Gene R. Nichol was inaugurated as President of the College and Sandra Day O'Connor became Chancellor. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2006.007 was transferred by the Presidential Search Committee on 6/1/06.

Guide to the Inauguration and Investiture Committee Records
Finding Aid Authors: Stacy Gould, Wendy Korwin.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository