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Marshall-Wythe Institute for Research in Social Science

Identifier: 00/02/01/33/UA 34.002

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Series 1, Office Records, contains 2 boxes of materials about conferences, symposiums, speakers, budgets, grants, and projects pertaining to the Marshall-Wythe Institute.

Series 2, Virginia Elections Project, contains 5 boxes of assembled data on Virginia elections from 1892-1975. Most items are election returns. This series is organized first by election (e.g., presidential, senatorial), then chronologically, and within each election race by county, city, and precinct.

Series 3, Symposium Records, contains 2 boxes of lecture tapes and 1 box of lecture manuscripts from symposiums held from 1967-1972. Tapes are arranged alphabetically by speaker; manuscripts are arranged chronologically by year.


  • Creation: 1892-1975
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1963-1975


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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.

Historical Note:

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9.00 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored offsite. Consult a staff member for details.

Series 3 contains tapes of lectures (format not specified in the acquisition record).

Custodial History:

These records used to be held by the Government Department. Most were transferred in 1979.

Acquisition Information:

Transferred from the Government Department in July 1979 and October 1983.


Series 1, Office Records,  Acquired 07/1979, Acc. 1980.041; Series 2, Virginia Elections Project, Acquired 07/1979, Acc. 1982.056; Series 3, Symposium Records, Acquired 10/1983, Acc. 1983.058

Guide to the Marshall-Wythe Institute for Research in Social Science
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff, Wendy Korwin.
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository