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Department of Classical Studies Records

Identifier: UA 158

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The collection includes subject files from 1963-1976 related to language placement, summer sessions, and a self-study of the Department of Classical Studies at the College of William and Mary. It also contains publications such as fliers and brochures from the Summer Institute in Latin and the Humanities. The collection also includes questions from William and Mary classes dated to 1840-1841. Most of the material was accessioned as Acc. 1998.045.


  • Creation: 1840-2007
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1937-2007


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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.

Historical Note:

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Custodial History:

A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection. The following items were transferred from the College Papers Collection:

-A 1938 letter from the Ancient and Modern Languages department to a prospective student.

-The 1937 Latin Tournament questions of the Virginia Classical Association held at the College of William and Mary on April 17, 1937.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1998.045 was received sometime in 1998.

Related Materials:

Department of Modern Languages (UA 211), Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences (UA 310) , and various other administrative records.

Information about related materials is available at

Processing Information:

Box and folder list compiled by Vicki O'Brien, SCRC Staff, in April 2009.

Guide to the Department of Classical Studies Records
Finding Aid Authors: Eileen O'Toole, Special Collections Assistant.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository