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Ephemera Collection

Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.02

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.


  • 1800-2014

Language of Materials


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.


3.70 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

The fragile nature of Mss. Acc. 2009.530 may limit handling.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2009.015 is a gift received January 2009. Acc. 2009.175 was purchased May 2009. Acc. 2009.261 is a gift received June 2009. For technical reasons, accession information for items received after June 2009 are not displayed here. Please ask a staff member for assistance.2008.62 Purchased.  2006.45 gift from Hope Yelich.


Additions are being made to this collection on an ongoing basis.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2011.631 and Acc. 2011.632 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2011. Acc. 2012.004 and Acc. 2012.007 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in January 2012.Acc. 2012.248 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in June 2012.

Guide to the Ephemera Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository