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Cold War Collection

Identifier: Mss. 1.15

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The Cold War Collection includes predominantly published materials and ephemera.  The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is only approximate.


  • Creation: circa 1950-1969

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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.


1.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged in accession number order. Individual accessions may contain multiple items

Custodial History:

Seller acquired Acc. 2010.225-226 from the estate of Charles Rausch.

Acquisition Information:

Various gifts and purchases. Contact a staff member for more information.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed b SCRC staff in April 2010. Box and Folder List compiled SCRC students in April 2010. Acc. 2012.230 accessioned and minimally processed by SCRC staff n June 2012.

Guide to the Cold War Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository