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James C. Livingston Papers

Identifier: 00/06/UA 6.068

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Prof. James C. Livingston document his career as a scholar and professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the College of William & Mary. The collection includes research material, lectures and other talks, correspondence, course material for classes at William & Mary and the Christopher Wren Association, among others. The collection also documents university administrative information related to the establishment of Religious Studies, the Dean of the Undergraduate Program, curriculum reviews, and other matters.


  • Creation: 1966-2011
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1966-2009

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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:

James C. Livingston was a member of the faculty in Religious Studies and administration at the College of William and Mary from 1968 until his retirement in 1998.

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Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Acquisition Information:

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

Processing Information:

Acc. 2012.036 accessioned and minimally processed by Amy C. Schindler, University Archivist, in January 2012. Acc. 2013.063 accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in April 2013.

Guide to the James C. Livingston Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Amy C. Schindler, University Archivist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • October 28th, 2020: Record updated by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in April 2013.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository