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Janet Snyder Papers

Identifier: UA 5.159

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, a scrapbook, and other material of Janet Snyder during her time at the College of William and Mary from 1934-1937. Included in the papers are photographs of student activities such as football games, dances, and Commencement; a scrapbook of newspaper articles, course assignments, and programs from school plays and athletic events; and a photograph album featuring football games, students, the dedication of Duke of Gloucester Street in 1934, and the visit of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to William and Mary in 1934.


  • Creation: 1934-1937


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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.

Biographical Information:

Ethel Janet Synder, usually known as Janet Synder, was a student at the College of William & Mary in the 1934-1935 school year, after which she transfrerred to Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: Janet Snyder</a>.


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Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.

Acquisition Information:

Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.

Separated Materials:

1935 Colonial Echo that came with this accession was transferred and housed with the rest of the Colonial Echoes.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in March 2012.

Guide to the Janet Snyder Papers
Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
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Revision Statements

  • May 24th, 2018: Finding aid was revised by Kelly Manno, Undergraduate Student Assistant, in October 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository