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Christmas Activities Collection

Identifier: UA 165

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Acc. 1981.115: Christmas Activities, 1935-1941. This accession documents the celebration of the Yule Log Ceremony and the President's Christmas Party. Materials include Dean Landrum's correspondence and memos, committee reports, stage instructions, programs, invitations, and newspaper clippings. This material is arranged chronologically.

The collection also includes material that was formerly part of the University Archives Publications Collection. It contains Christmas Vespers programs from 1942-1945 and Yule Log Ceremony announcements and programs from 1936-2002.


  • Creation: 1942-[ongoing]


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Conditions Governing Access:

The 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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


0.60 Linear Feet

Custodial History:

A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1981.115 transferred from Dean of Women's Office 09/1950. Additional material is added on an ongoing basis.

Related Materials:

University Archives Subject File Collection (UA 9); University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8); Vice President for Student Affairs (UA 128).

Guide to the Christmas Activities 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