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Harold L. Fowler Papers

Identifier: UA 6.018

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence about the 1951 football scandal; lecture notes including some from history classes taken at Harvard University; newspaper clippings about William and Mary; and thesis notes. The inventory for boxes 1-3 is available in the Finding Aid/Inventory below. Consult a staff member for assistance with Box 4.


  • Creation: 1934-1978


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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.

Biographical Information:

Harold Lees Fowler was a College of William and Mary faculty member (1934-1977). His appointments: Assistant Professor of History, 1934-1938; Associate Professor of History, 1938-1946; Professor of History, 1946-1975; Professor of History Emeritus, 1974; Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 1964-1974; Leaves of Absence: 1943-January 1, 1946, 1956-1957. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


2.80 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

A portion of this collection is stored offsite. Please ask staff for asssistance.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1988.93

Processing Information:

Nat Baako, SCRC Staff, transcribed the box and folder list for boxes 1-3 in April 2009.

Guide to the Harold L. Fowler Papers
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