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Aubrey Lay papers

Identifier: UA 5.333

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Content Description

This collection consists of audio-visual materials and other papers related to Aubrey Lay, a class of 2023 student at William & Mary. Audio visual materials including a video of William & Mary student Aubrey Lay (Class of 2023) speaking at a rally sponsored by the Virginia Collegiate Queer Collective in Richmond, Virginia in front of the Bell Tower on October 22 or 23, 2022. The rally was held to protest the Virginia Department of Education's proposed Model Policies on the Privacy, Dignity, and Respect for All Students and Parents in Virginia's Public Schools. The collection also contains ephemera related to Aubrey's participation in the William & Mary Griffin Bhangra dance group and their first competition since the COVID-19 pandemic at the Punjabi Mela in Richmond on March, 11 2023.


  • Creation: 2022-2023

Conditions Governing Access

he 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.


16 Megabytes

.1 Linear Feet (1 legal size folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Amber Lay, Class of 2023.

Related Materials

Aubrey Lay Oral History, 2022 October 3, The Stephens Project (UA 399)

Guide to the Aubrey Lay papers
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
April 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository