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World's Fairs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.046, Mss. Acc. 2012.240

Scope and Contents

Mss. Acc. 2004.046 consists of a scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings from the Chicago World's Fair in 1933.

Mss. Acc. 2012.240 contains the 1933 and 1934 Chicago World's Fair guidebooks, which provide maps and detailed information about the various exhibitions at the fair. The Theme of the fair was "A Century of Progress."

Dates

  • 1933-1934

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

0.60 Linear Feet

Custodial History:

Mss. Acc. 2004.046 was previously known as World's Fair Scrapbook, 1933 in the Special Collections Database.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2004.046 was received from Susan Meadows on 7/27/2004. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.

Separated Materials:

Acc. 2004.046 was its own collection and was added to this collection on 6/14/2012.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2012.240 accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in June 2012.
Title
Guide to the World's Fairs Collection
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson, Special Collections Assistant.
Date
2009-05-07
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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