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William George and Gladys Bennett Guy Papers

Identifier: UA 6.037

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes (Acc. 1987.35) an address by Prof. William George Guy at the Fourth Annual Honors Convocations, 1939; biographical materials and newspapers clippings; correspondence, 1930-1981; correspondence--Western Electric Company's Gift to the Physics Department in Memory of Loren Eastman Bennett, 1967; Pomfret, John Edwin--Portrait and Reminiscences, 1959-1966; publications; Robb, Robert Gilchrist--Portrait, 1958.

In addition (Acc. 1986.021), there are six notebooks of chemistry notes (c. 1918-1921); a minute book of Theta Chi Delta, Alpha Theta chapter, an honorary chemistry fraternity; three photographs; an unbound copy of Guy's Ph.D. dissertation (University of Chicago, 1925); an article about Guy; brochures from Guy Lecture Hall dedication; one round leather box.


  • Creation: 1930-1981


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Conditions Governing Access:

This 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 (1923-24). Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1986.21 was a gift of Alfred Armstrong on 5/29/1986; Acc. 1987.35 gift of Gladys Bennett Guy, 8/26/1985.


Acc. 1987.37 received 3/19/1982 from the Office of the President.

Related Materials:

11 pins and medals, as well as a small jewelery box, are now housed and described in the University Archives Artifact Collection.

Separated Materials:

11 pins and medals, as well as a small jewelery box, were separated from the collection and are now housed and described in the University Archives Artifact Collection.

Guide to the William George and Gladys Bennett Guy Papers
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Repository Details

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