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Identifier: UA 5.055
Scope and Contents
This collection includes material gathered by then William and Mary student Eleanor Harvey related to the christening of the SS William and Mary Victory on April 20, 1945. Photographs, news clippings, scrapbook, and the wooden chest holding the broken champagne bottle used in the launch are available. Miss Harvey was the sponsor at the launch and Edith Harwood was the maid of honor.A photo of the champagne bottle can be seen on Flickr:...