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Waverly M. Cole Papers

Identifier: UA 5.176

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, letters, and ephemera related to the life and career of Dr. Waverly M. Cole, an anesthesiologist from Richmond, Virginia. Included in the papers are awards and school diplomas, photographs of Cole while a student at the College of William and Mary and the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), and letters written to Human Rights organizations.


  • Creation: circa 1935-2007

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:

Waverly M. Cole was born in 1929 and grew up in Blackstone, Virginia. He went to the College of William and Mary, where he graduated in 1950, and then went to the Medical College of Virginia to study Anesthesiology. He was an anesthesiologist in Richmond and passed away in 2009.


0.30 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2014.183 was received by Special Collections from the donor via U.S.P.S. on 7/24/2014.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in November 2014.

Guide to the Waverly M. Cole Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository