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Henry Eastman Bennett Papers

Identifier: UA 6.005

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of speeches and papers written by William and Mary faculty member Henry Eastman Bennett; royalty statements and contracts for books written by Bennett; correspondence; designs for chairs and desks and plans for starting a desk-making company.


  • Creation: 1907-1936
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1907-1927


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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:

Henry Eastman Bennett was a member of the College of William and Mary faculty for almost 20 years. He was Professor of Philosophy and Education and Supervisor of the Model School from 1907 to 1909; Professor of Philosophy and Education and Supervisor of the Observation and Training School, 1909 to 1912; Professor of Education and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Supervisor of the Observation and Training School, 1912 to 1919; Professor of Education, 1919-1924. Dr. Bennett also worked at the Y.M.C.A. in France from 1923 to 1924. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Acc 1987.34 was received on 8/26/1985.

Guide to the Henry Eastman Bennett 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