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Martin C. Mathes papers

Identifier: UA 6.078

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Scope and Contents

The Martin C. Mathes papers is composed of drafts, research notes, correspondence and booklets related to Professor Martin Mathe's professional works including the publication "The Planting of a Campus Tradition: A History of the Landscape of the College of William and Mary." The collection also includes correspondence related to the preservation of Lake Matoaka and green space of Crim Dell as well as two booklets by Professor Mathes entitled "Collection of Woody Species." Audio-visual materials entiled Campus Landscapes are also included.


  • Creation: 1980-2008


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.

Biographical / Historical

Martin C. Mathes was a professor in the Department of Biology at William & Mary. His appointments were: Associate Professor of Biology, 1967-1974; Professor of Biology, 1974-2001. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


0.40 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Professor Martin Mathes on June 14, 2006.

Processing Information

Accessioned from the backlog 12/12/2008 by Amy C. Schindler.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository