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American Association of University Professors, College of William and Mary Chapter Records

Identifier: UA 16

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Records pertaining to the beginning of an AAUP chapter at the College of William and Mary including minutes, notes, and drafts.  Also included is information about the national, regional and local AAUP. The collection includes: minutes; constitution and by-laws with amendments; correspondence; publications; treasurer's reports; press releases; and interviews. This material deals with fringe benefits and compensation; higher education; academic policy; faculty participation in university governance; faculty workload; collective bargaining; student rights; equal rights; the shootings at Kent State; wage-price freeze; newsletters; and meeting notices.


  • Creation: 1924-1979
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1924-1979


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Conditions Governing Access:

The 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.


4.40 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site. Please ask staff for assistance.

Acquisition Information:

The first accession was received by the Manuscripts Dept. on 3/1/1969 (Mss Acc. 1969-16). Acc. 1977.020 received 11/1/1972 from the Chapter (Mss Acc. 1972-47); later accessions were received on 09/16/1977 and 07/21/1988.

Related Materials:

Look also in relevant folders of the Office of the President (UA 2).


Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at

Guide to the American Association of University Professors, College of William and Mary Chapter Records
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository