Dean of Arts and Sciences Records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains minutes, by-laws, correspondence, and subject files from Arts and Sciences. Included in the collection are Faculty Minutes from 1926 to the present; American Culture Cluster lectures; by-laws; and material from various committees. Also present in the collection is correspondence from the Dean, as well as subject files on degree requirements, the Sharpe Community Partnership Program, and other topics.
- Creation: 1926-2012
- Dean of of Arts and Sciences (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access:
This collection contains material which may be restricted related to personnel matters, student records, or other reasons. A Special Collections Research Center staff member must review the collection for restricted material before any researchers may use the collection. Consult a staff member for assistance. 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.
The arts and sciences comprise humanity's most fundamental and esoteric knowledge, and embrace the creative, reasoning, and analytical processes that are central to shaping our future.
Arts & Sciences is the College's largest academic unit, with several dozen departments and interdisciplinary programs.
54.10 Linear Feet
Arrangement of Materials:
This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.
This material was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.
Acc. 2010.434 was transferred to the SCRC by the donor on 8/2/2010. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
The box and folder list for Series 1 was compiled by Patricia Sanabria, SCRC Staff, in August 2009. Acc. 2010.434 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in August 2010. Acc. 2010.435 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in August 2010. Acc. 2010.642 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2010. Acc. 2012.242 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in August 2012. Acc. 2012.303 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in September 2012. Acc. 2012.303 was arranged and described by Lauren Barbera, SCRC Staff, in August 2013. Acc. 2012.303 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2013.
- Guide to the Dean of Arts and Sciences Records
- Special Collections Staff.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note