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Virginia Wilson Halliday Papers

Identifier: UA 5.066

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Scope and Contents

Two scrapbooks, 1936-1951,  kept by Virginia Wilson, class of 1940, containing photographs, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers concerning her time as a student at the College of William and Mary and after her graduation.


  • Creation: 1936-1951


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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:

William and Mary student (1936-1940). Died in 2006. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Custodial History:

Virginia Wilson Halliday gave the scrapbooks to the Alumni Society  on 3/5/1998. They were transferred to the University Archives on 9/20/1999.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1999.087

Related Materials:

See also the records of the Dept. of Fine Arts (UA 206): Acc. 1999.086: Modern Painting Notebook, prepared by Virginia Wilson for Fine Arts 222, taught by Leonard Haber in the spring of 1940. It measures 16" by 11" and contains typed notes and pictures excised from assorted publications.

Guide to the Virginia Wilson Halliday Papers
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository