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Beatrice Legum Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 01580

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of the events and activities of Temple Beth El in Williamsburg, VA. The book begins in 1959 and includes photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and hand drawings of the synagogue. Cumulatively, it tells of the formation of the synagogue and its early involvement with the greater Williamsburg community.


  • 1959-1968


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.


0.3 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Benn Legum, through the Williamsburg Historic Records Association, 2018.



Guide to the Beatrice Legum Scrapbook
Christina R. Luers, CA
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository