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William Holland Wilmer Papers

Identifier: UA 2.04

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical materials; original and photocopied correspondence; sermons, discourses, and publications by Wilmer. An inventory is available in the Special Collections Research Center.


  • Creation: 1808-1849
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1808-1827

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Conditions Governing Access:

The 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 Holland Wilmer was president for the College of William and Mary from 1826-1827.


0.20 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Some letters gift of Richard Wilmer; some materials transferred from Faculty-Alumni file; one article gift of W.H. Wilmer V.


Acc. 1990.055

Guide to the William Holland Wilmer Papers
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository