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Gary P. Carpenter collection

Identifier: MS 00380

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Content Description

The Gary P. Carperter collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, slides and papers collected by Gary P. Carpenter. Scrapbooks include postcards from various sources, depicting ships and airplanes with detailed descriptons of the ships. Photographs and slides document Gary P. Carpenter's life during the Vietnam War. Other papers include ephemera such as brochures and programs from cruise ships compiled by Gary P. Carpenter.


  • Creation: 1907-1990

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


1 Linear Feet (Three binder boxes)




Collection is arranged into one series: Series I. Scrapbooks.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Gary P. Carpenter.

Guide to the Gary P. Carpenter collection
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
2023 July
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository