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Robert E. Gatten, Jr. Photograph Collection

Identifier: UA 5.019

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 35 mm negatives, 2.25 x 2.25 negatives, 4 x 5 negatives, contact sheets, and prints taken by College of William and Mary Student Robert E. Gatten, Jr. between 1962-1970. Subjects include faculty and staff, students, campus buildings, student activities, Homecoming, Commencement, and athletics.


  • Creation: 1962-1970


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Conditions Governing Access:

The 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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. Published photographs must include the acknowledgment "Photo by Bob Gatten '66."

Biographical Information:

William and Mary Class of 1966.


0.70 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Arrangement and identification was supplied by Robert Gatten, Jr. A guide to identifying and locating specific negatives is located within each box.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1995.28 received June 1995 from Robert E. Gatten, Jr.; Acc. 2009.045 was received on 2/23/2009 Robert E. Gatten, Jr.


Guide to the Robert E. Gatten, Jr. Photograph Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository