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Richard B. Sherman Papers

Identifier: UA 6.055

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Acc. 1994.048: Thirty boxes of personal papers.

Acc. 1998.025: Copy of Sherman's autobiography Learning from the Past: Memoirs of a Would-Be Historian.

Acc. 1999.088: Two boxes of personnel files and correspondence.


  • Creation: circa 1960-1994


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Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is restricted. Accessions 1994.048 and 1999.088 contain material which may be restricted related to personnel matters, student records, or other reasons. A Special Collections Research Center staff member must review the collection for restricted material before any researchers may use the material. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Acc. 1998.025: Written permission from Richard Sherman required during his lifetime. 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.

Biographical Information:

Professor of history at the College of William and Mary (1960-1994). Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


32.00 Linear Feet


Acc. 1994.048 acquired 06/1994; Acc. 1998.025 acquired 07/1998; Acc. 1999.088 acquired 09/23/1999.

Guide to the Richard B. Sherman Papers
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