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Camp Peary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00280
Collection of materials relating to Camp Peary when it was formed as a Seabee training center for the United States Construction Battalions during World War II. Materials include postcards, information sheets, pamphlets, menu cards, "Bee Lines" and "Peary Scope" newsletters, ephemera, and a red satin pillow cover with gold fringe.

Dates

  • 1943-1944

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.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Gary Wilkinson, through the Williamsburg Historic Records Association, 2019.

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Camp Peary Collection
Author
Christina R. Luers, CA
Date
2019-03-01
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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