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William Warner Moss, Jr. Papers

Identifier: UA 6.082

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Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the personal papers of College of William and Mary Faculty member William Warner Moss, Jr. It contains correspondence, notes, photographs, recordings, and other material. Featured in the papers are Moss' personal research notes about Ireland, court cases, and other political issues; class lecture notes; clippings about the 1952 football scandal; and subject files related to various Virginia elections.


  • Creation: circa 1930-1975


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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:

William Warner Moss was a faculty member at the College of William and Mary. His appointments: John Marshall Professor of Government and Citizenship, 1937-1973; John Marshall Professor of Government and Citizenship, Emeritus, 1973; Leave of Absence: 1944-1945. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


61.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1997.12

Guide to the William Warner Moss, Jr. 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