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Williamsburg Bibliophiles Papers

Identifier: Mss. 90 W67

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Scope and Contents

Papers of the Williamsburg (Va.) Bibliophiles. Includes articles of organization, minutes, membership lists, accounts and budgets, newsletters, correspondence, programs, donations and contributions, and materials relating to a student book collecting contest sponsored by the organization. Includes first accession ((Mss. 90 W67))and additions.


  • Creation: 1974-1991

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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Historical Note:

The Williamsburg Bibliophiles were organized in 1980 to further the interests of booklovers through programs on book collecting, fine printing, graphic arts and to encourage public interest in such pursuits through exhibits and lectures. The Williamsburg Bibliophiles were patterned after the Pittsburgh (Pa.) Bibliophiles.

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Acquisition Information:

Gifts from different members of the Williamsburg Bibliophiles from 1983 to 1996.


Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

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Processing Information:

Processed by Maia Conrad in 1990

Guide to the Williamsburg Bibliophiles Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Maia Conrad (1990).
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • May 24th, 2018: Updated by Anne Johnson in 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository