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Jamestown Celebration Records

Identifier: UA 247

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The collection includes fliers, invitations, and booklets from the Jamestown Celebrations in 1957 and 2007.  The collection contains a scrapbook compiled by the staff of the Virginia 350th Anniversary Commission for College of William and Mary President Alvin Duke Chandler of photographs, invitations, and programs and material provided to participants of the World Forum on the Future of Democracy (2007).


  • Creation: 1957-2007


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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 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.


0.70 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

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

Custodial History:

Much of this collection was formerly part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1984.048 gift of Alvin Duke Chandler on 8/5/1958.

Related Materials:

A film and two audiotapes of Queen Elizabeth II's visit to the College  in 1957 is available in the University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58)

Guide to the Jamestown Celebration Records
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