Skip to main content

The Flat Hat records

Identifier: UA 7.084

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Content Description

Photographs, slides, and administrative records for The Flat Hat newspaper. Collection also includes digital media and 21 boxes of issues of the newspaper filed chronologically.


  • Creation: 20th century (exact date range TBD; Flat Hat first published in 1911)

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.


28 Linear Feet (Also contains a CD binder and two boxes of zip discs with a TBD amount of digital content. )



Immediate Source of Acquisition

These records were transferred to the Special Collections Research Center by Student Leadership Development.

Guide to The Flat Hat records
Special Collections Research Center staff
2023 August 30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository