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Wayne Fulton Gibbs Papers

Identifier: UA 6.020

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Scope and Contents

Acc. 1981.094: Wayne F. Gibbs acted as an adviser and honorary member of student organizations related to accounting.  The papers include the records of the Kappa Charter of Beta Alpha Psi, the professional accounting fraternity, for 1929 to 1936; the records of the Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, the professional commercial fraternity, for 1928 to 1935; and the records of the Accounting Club from 1938 to 1955.  Gibbs also acted as auditor and financial adviser to various student organizations, and the papers include accounts and audit reports from the 1930s, particularly for the Flat Hat, Sigma Nu, Kappa Alpha Alumni Foundation, and the Cotillion Club.  A few items in the papers pertain to the activities of his wife, Beatrice M. Gibbs.

Acc. 1981.095: This accession includes thirty-one class rosters and grade books covering the years 1927-1960. nearly all of the gradebooks are from accounting and business courses. Rosters are organized by course and include student test scores, final grades, and attendance summaries. This part of the collection is restricted.

Acc. 1986.041: This accession includes a ticket to the Yorktown Sesquicentennial Celebration and eight black and white photos of the Gibbs family and places around Williamsburg.


  • Creation: 1926-1973
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1930s

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Conditions Governing Access:

Acc. 1981.095 is restricted. 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:

Wayne Fulton Gibbs was born 23 April 1899 in Winchester, Illinois. He held the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Illinois and was a certified public accountant. He first taught at Nebraska Wesleyan University, then at the College of William and Mary from 1926-1960. At the time of his retirement, he was chair of the department of Business Administration as well as a Professor of Accountancy.

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: Fulton Gibbs.


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1981.094 acquired 05/06/1980; Acc. 1981.095 acquired 04/23/1980; Acc. 1986.041 acquired 08/22/1986.

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