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Nina Pruett Edmunds Scrapbooks and Papers

Identifier: UA 5.175

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Scope and Contents

Contains two scrapbooks belonging to Nina Pruett Edmunds while a student at the College of William and Mary from 1931-1933. Included in one scrapbook are programs from plays and special events, news articles related to student life on campus, photographs of students, and material related to the sesquicentennial of the battle of Yorktown. The second scrapbook is in a binder labeled "House or Home?",created for a home economics class, with notes and glued in magazine clippings on different houses, furniture and home related items. Per the attached note from Mittie Lou Edmunds, Nina Pruett's daughter, Nin Pruett was a home economics major. Class and financial papers.


  • Creation: 1931-1933

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 Information:

Nina Pruett Edmunds was a student at the College of William and Mary from 1931-1933.


0.50 Linear Feet



Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2014.126 was hand-delivered to Special Collections by the donor on 9/15/2014. Acc. 2017.020 sent by Donor.

Physical Description

34 cm x 24 cm

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2014.

Guide to the Nina Pruett Edmunds Scrapbooks and Papers
Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, Anne Johnson, Special Collections Assistant
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository