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Wartime Memory Collection

Identifier: 00/05/UA 66

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Scope and Contents

Wartime stories from alumni gathered by the editorial staff of the William and Mary Magazine for the "War and Remembrance" cover article in the Fall 1995 issue commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II. The collection contains submissions from alumni featuring brief stories or recollections regarding their wartime experiences from 1941-1966. Many contributions were written on a standardized mailer sent out by the editorial staff; others range from press clippings to typewritten submissions.

A copy of the form letter, several blank survey forms, and a photocopy of the cover of the "War and Remembrance" issue of the William and Mary Magazine, for which the contributions were gathered in Folder 1. The dates listed with the participants' names in the inventory portion of this finding aid correspond to the years the individual shares as all material was gathered in 1995.


  • Creation: 1941-1946


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Conditions Governing Access:

This 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.


0.40 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Alphabetical by contributor.

Acquisition Information:

Transferred by the Society of the Alumni on May 24, 3006, Acc. 2006.006

Related Materials:

UA 15: Bound Volume #33.

Acc. 1982.032, a 10-minute film (16 mm) describing the Navy's Chaplain School, 1943-1945, was added to the Film Collection.

Guide to the Wartime Memory Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Jack Fiorini.
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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