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University Archives Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: UA 335

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection contains scrapbooks related to faculty, students, and various programs and events at the College of William and Mary.

Acc. 1983.075: twenty-seven scrapbooks, 1934-1943, of newspaper clippings about the College, events, and programs.

Acc. 1983.081: scrapbooks, 1919-1938, with clippings about the College, students, and faculty.

Acc. 1983.083: two scrapbooks, 1934-1942, with invitations to programs, concerts, plays, parties, and other events held at the College.

Acc. 1984.028: Scrapbook, 1941-1942, with clippings about the College and about students at the College.

Acc. 1998.038: Scrapbook, 1920-1921, filled with photographs of the campus, Yorktown, Ft. Monroe, and unidentified people.

Acc. 2008.01: Cheerleaders Scrapbooks, 1983-1989, scrapbooks compiled by and about the College of William and Mary cheerleaders.

Acc. 2011.177: Contains a scrapbook kept by a female student at the College of William & Mary, most likely Elizabeth or Margaret Lee of the Lee family of Williamsburg. Most of the photographs were taken between 1918 and 1920. Contains photographs of College buildings, classmates, including the first class of women at the College, the student organization Alpha Mu Tau, Williamsburg before the Restoration, Martinsville, Virginia, and handwritten poems. It is approximately 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" and is in poor condition with some of the photographs loose on the pages.


  • Creation: 1915-1989
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1919-1943


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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.


15.00 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Portions of this collection are stored off-site. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1982.037 received prior to 6/14/1982; Acc. 1983.075 transferred from the Alumni Office on 12/1953; Acc. 1983.081 received prior to 11/14/1983; Acc. 1983.083 gift of Mrs. John M Stetson on 10/27/1954; Acc. 1984.028 received prior to 3/20/1984; Acc. 1998.038 purchased from Harold J. Brown, Jr. on 1/26/1998; Acc. 2008.01 acquired from an unknown source prior to 2007.

Related Materials:

Catherine Dennis Papers (UA 5.004); Mildred Barksdale Scrapbook (UA 5.060); Leonard L. Born Scrapbook (UA 5.048); College Life Scrapbooks (UA 78 and UA 131); Elaine Compton Scrapbook (UA 5.017); James W. Miller Scrapbook (UA 6.063).

Processing Information:

Acc. 2011.177 accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in March 2011.

Guide to the University Archives Scrapbook 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