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William D. Eppes Papers

Identifier: Mss. 94 E7

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Scope and Contents

Series 1: Scrapbook with correspondence and ephemera; 1959-1994; concerning William D. Eppes' book fund for purchases in the Humanities for Swem Library. Majority of correspondence is with James A. Servies, Librarian.

Series 2: Photocopied correspondence, playbills, and newspaper clippings used to support the nomination of Eva Le Gallienne for an honorary degree. Originals of the correspondence can be found at the Walter Hapton-Edwin Booth Theatre Collection and Library.

Series 3: Playbills collected by William E. Eppes.

Series 3 and 4: Pug related material.


  • Creation: 1959-1994

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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:

William Eppes was a student at William and Mary (1939) Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: Eppes.


10.00 Cubic Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Part of this collection is stored offsite. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Custodial History:

Series 2 formerly described as UA 5.029, William Eppes Papers. Collections combined in November 2011.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Information:

Processed by Ellen Strong in 1994. Series 2 formerly described as UA 5.029, William Eppes Papers. Collections combined in November 2011 by Benjamin Bromley.

Guide to the William D. Eppes Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Research Center Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • October 28th, 2020: Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository