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Jere Rapp Papers

Identifier: UA 5.127

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains clippings, correspondence, a photograph, and other material related to the William and Mary Theatre collected by Jere Rapp, class of 1967. The bulk of the material includes clippings and planning documents about William and Mary Theatre director Howard Scammon and a Common Glory reunion in 1999, but there are also Christmas Cards, correspondence between Rapp and fellow William and Mary alumnus Linda Lavin, and sheet music entitled "Music of The Founders" by the Jamestown Corporation.


  • Creation: 1966-1999
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1980-1999

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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:

Jere Louis Rapp was a student at the College of William and Mary from 1963 to 1967, where he was an active member of the William and Mary Theatre. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: Louis Rapp.


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2010.341 was received on 6/18/2010.

Related Materials:

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance (UA 59); William and Mary Theatre Records (UA 67); Howard Scammon Papers (Mss. Acc. 1992.38, 1993.44, 1993.73); University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 58) for William and Mary Theatre; University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58); University Archives Artifact Collection (UA 13).

Separated Materials:

The buttons and audiotapes that were accessioned as part of Acc. 2010.341 were transferred to the University Archives Artifact Collection and University Archives Audiovisual Collection, respectfully.

Processing Information:

Processing and finding aid completed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in June 2010.

Guide to the Jere Rapp Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository