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Francis Macauley Diploma

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.202

Scope and Contents

William & Mary diploma presented to Francis Macauley on July 4, 1811. The diploma is written in Latin on vellum, which is adhered to a linen backing. The diploma is signed by W&M President Bishop James Madison and faculty members John Bracken, William Nelson, George Blackburn.

The original wax seal is still affixed to the ribbon, though this particular part has separated from the diploma.

Dates

  • 1811 July 4

Creator

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Macauley attended William & Mary from 1809-1811.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet

Related Materials

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection

General

Removed from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection in June 2016
Title
Guide to the Francis Macauley Diploma
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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