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Daughters of the American Revolution, Williamsburg Chapter records

Identifier: MS 00314

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Includes chapter history albums and scrapbooks, special reports, Virginia DAR proceedings, Williamsburg DAR regular and executative meeting minutes, awards, commemorative banners.


  • Creation: 1921-2021

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


11.8 Linear Feet (18 boxes)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Williamsburg Chapter


Regular meeting minutes are restricted for 20 years except to current members in good standing of the Williamsburg chapter. Permission for current members in good standing to access minutes from the last 20 years must be granted in advance in writing or email to by the current Regent or Recording Secretary. A current roster of Board members shall be provided by the Regent to the library at the change of each office term or when updates occur.

Executive Board Minutes may only be accessed by the current Regent or Recording Secretary.

The current chapter Regent may make a written request to borrow material from the Williamsburg DAR collection two (2) times in a calendar year and/or at the new officer's induction meeting. Requests for a private viewing of materials in the Special Collections area of the library for special chapter events may be made in writing by the chapter regent to the Director of the Special Collections Research Center.

Processing Information

Original order has been maintained, materials are minimally processed.

Guide to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Williamsburg Chapter records
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository