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Ann Buckles Papers

Identifier: UA 5.035

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the personal papers of Ann Buckles, College of William and Mary class of 1951, and includes materials from her time at William and Mary, her subsequent career on Broadway and in television and film, and her tenure at Harper's Bazaar. There are photographs, video recordings, clippings, correspondence, and materials regarding Benjamin Bray, Glenn Close, and members of the Department of Theatre and Speech. There is also some material from Buckles' later activities upon her return to Williamsburg, Virginia.

Acc. 2012.178 contains correspondence, official legal and religions documents, printed material, newsletters and pamphlets, clippings, and a copy of Paul Green's "The Common Glory."


  • Creation: 1950-2008


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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 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.

Biographical Information:

Ann Buckles graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1951 and earned an MA from New York University in 1969. Buckles is an actor. Her career has included work on Broadway and a tenure at Harper's Bazaar. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:


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Arrangement of Materials:

Organized into four series: Series 1: Acting; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Personal Material; and Series 4: Clippings. Acc. 2012.178 is arranged and described separately.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2006.005 was received on 4/3/2006 from Ann Buckles. Acc. 2009.090 was received on 3/13/09 from Ann Buckles. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.

Related Materials:

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance Records (UA 59); Benjamin F. Bray Scrapbook (UA 5.071).

Processing Information:

Arranged and described by Michael Lusby, SCRC Staff, in December 2009 and Jeffrey Flanagan, SCRC Staff, in December 2009-January 2010. Acc. 2012.178 accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in May 2012.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository