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William Smith Student Report

Identifier: UA 5.146

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Scope and Contents

"Two-monthly Report" on W&M student, William Smith. The documented is pre-printed with the title as quoted above and "William & Mary College." There is also a pre-printed statement, explaining the purpose of the form is to keep parents and guardians notified of a student's progress. It is signed by William Barton Rogers and addressed to Michael F. Keyser of Baltimore, Maryland, likely Smith's guardian. Rogers includes a handwritten note dated May 11, 1832. He acknowledges receiving the $80 fee for Willima Smith's account and states that Smith's conduct continues to be exemplary. Smith is doing well with his classes.


  • Creation: 1832 May 6


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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.

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Biographical / Historical

William Smith attended William & Mary in 1831-1832.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from C. E. H. Whitlock of New Haven, Conn. on November 20, 1961.

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Removed from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection in 2016

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository