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Broadside Collection

Identifier: Mss. 1.14

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collections includes broadsides related to a variety of topics including Virginia, politics, business, and others. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.

This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed'

Broadsides are also catalogued with individual resource ID's and as rare books with LC numbers.


  • Creation: 1812-2013
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1900-1950

Language of Materials


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.


1.05 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is currently being arranged and described. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Acquisition Information:

Consult a staff member for information.


Additions to this collection are being made on an  ongoing basis.

Guide to the Broadside Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository