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Identifier: UA 301
Scope and Contents
This collection contains program from the play titled "Meeting of the Board of Visitors of William and Mary College Dec. 7, 1779." The play was produced to commemorate when William and Mary was reorganized as a university, as well as when the honor and elective systems were established. The play was just one episode in the Virginia Historical Pageant, a celebration of the penetration of English civilization into America from Queen Elizabeth I through the American Civil War. The pageant...
- Names: College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors
- Names: Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965