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Josef Roy Geiger Papers

Identifier: UA 6.079

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Professor Josef Roy Geiger include lecture notes and proofs from his tenure at the College of William & Mary. Topics include philosophy and religion, efficiency, salesmanship, and related areas. At least some of the lectures appear to have been a series Professor Geiger presented to an undetermined group.


  • Creation: 1919-1935


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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.

Biographical / Historical

Josef Roy Geiger was a Professor of Philosophy and Psychology; Associate Professor of Education, 1916-1919; and Professor of Philosophy and Psychology, 1919-1935, at the College of William & Mary.


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Custodial History:

Conveyed to the Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library by Frances Robb.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2009.056 gift of Mrs. William Geiger through the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.

Related Materials:

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection, (UA 10); College Papers Collection (UA 14), Folder 155 includes: Joseph R. Geiger, "The Honor System in Colleges", Williamsburg, 1937, 30 pages. (Bulletin, vol. 31, no. 4, April 1937); J. R. Geiger, "The Educational Value of the Honor System," School and Society, vol. 21, no. 540 (May 2, 1925). 2 copies.

Guide to the Josef Roy Geiger Papers
Amy C. Schindler, SCRC staff
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository