William and Mary Young Democrats Records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains administrative records, fliers, awards, scrapbooks and other material related to the Young Democrats, a political student organization at the College of William and Mary. Included in the records are fliers and handbooks for the Virginia Young Democrats (VAYD) Convention held at the College in April 2011; fliers for events hosted by the Young Democrats; scrapbooks containing photographs of events held by the organization from 2006-2012; and campaign literature for local, state, and national elections. See "Additional Description" and "Separated Material" for location of separated items.
- Creation: 1975-2013
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1990-2012
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.
2.40 Linear Feet
A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection and then subsequently the Student Organizations Collection before being separated 5/2011 to form its own collection.
Various gifts. Acc. 2011.289 was hand delivered to the SCRC by the donor on 5/11/2011. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
Future additions are expected.
Young Democrats records that were once part of the University Archives Subject File and Student Organizations Collections were separated from those collections and added to this collection on 5/20/2011.
The posters related to the William and Mary Young Democrats were separated from Acc. 2014.020 and were added to the University Archives Poster Collection (UA 12).
Campaign posters related to the Tidewater area were separated from Acc. 2014.020 and were added to the Williamsburg (Va.) Emphera Collection (UA 1.09).
Campaign posters related to the statewide and national elections were separated from Acc. 2014.020 and were added to the Emphera Collection (UA 1.02).
Acc. 2014.020 contains the following artifacts that were transferred to the University Archives Artifact Collection: 5 buttons, 3 t-shirts, 1 student assembly medical amnesty can cozy. An inflatable donkey was separated from Acc. 2014.020 and was added to the Education Collection.
Acc. 2011.289 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in May 2011. Acc. 2014.020 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in March 2014.
- Guide to the William and Mary Young Democrats Records
- Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English