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University Archives Bound Volumes Collection

Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.

Dates: 1739-1993

Carl Eugene Buffington Papers, 1939

 Collection — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5.135
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a script copy, photograph, and event program for the William & Mary's Backdrop Club production of "Set to Munich," a musical satire about the Munich Four Power Agreement, which refers to Nazi Germany's expansion in Europe.  The play was co-written by Willim & Mary students Eugene Buffington, Roger Child, Bill Greene, and Nick Woodbridge in 1939.

Dates: 1939

Concert Series Collection

Identifier: UA 153
Scope and Contents

This collection includes material from the Concert Series 1942-present. The name changed to Lively Arts in 2005. The collection also includes material from the Sunday Series, Symphony Sampler, as well as dance and play productions. Formats in the series include announcements and playbills.

Dates: 1942-2008

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance Records

Identifier: UA 59
Scope and Contents

The records of the Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance at the College of William and Mary holds material from the early 20th century to the present. The collection includes departmental administrative records, programs, scripts and playbooks, photographs, posters, as well as material from the Virginia Shakespeare Festival and the Grassroots Theatre Oral History Project.

Dates: 1920-ongoing

Ella Jo Nguyen Honors Thesis play and program

Identifier: UA 5.366
Dates: 2024 April 29

Henry E. Guerrant Play

Identifier: Mss. MsV Li1
Scope and Contents

Play, 1823, written by Henry E. Guerrant.

Dates: 1823

Hickory Neck Church records

Identifier: MS 00386
Scope and Contents

Records of Hickory Neck Episcopal Church located in Toano, Virginia. Most of the material in this collection is from the Hickory Neck Church with a permanent loan or deposit agreement. Other material is from members of Hickory Neck Church or Williamsburg, Virginia area residents.

Collection includes additions.

Dates: 1721-2024

Helen L. Johnson Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.305
Scope and Contents

Papers of Helen L. Johnson, circa 1925-1940, covering her activities with the Methodist Episcopal Church Woman's Home Missionary Society. Materials include letters addressed to Johnson, photographs, programs, fliers, prayers and religious songs and other ephemera of a religious nature. Geographic areas covered include Ohio, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, and New York State.

Dates: 1900-1982; Majority of material found in 1925-1940

Wilford Leach Play

Identifier: UA 5.189
Scope and Contents

Undated play titled "The Steel Harp," written by Leach.

Dates: circa 1945-1949

Matthew Whaley School Collection

Identifier: 0/2 Mss. 1.11
Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection of material from and about Matthew Whaley School in Williamsburg, Virginia including material from the annual fifty year reunions. The school newspaper, The Powder Horn, 1930-1937 and 1946-1948, is available in Rare Books call number AN47 .W54 P68.

Dates: 1850-2012 and undated; Majority of material found in 1880-1960

Racial and Ethnic Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Mss 1.05
Scope and Contents The racial and ethnic ephemera collection contains various materials regarding race, ethnicity, and racism in the United States. The collection includes papers and items that promote racial prejudice and propaganda. The collection also contains items and papers that exemplify the fight for civil and equal rights. African Americans are the most broadly represented group in the collection. Other ethnic groups include Native Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, Muslim Americans, and...
Dates: 1778-2005

Howard Scammon Drama Prize Winners Collection

Identifier: UA 52
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of plays that won the Howard Scammon Drama Prize. It includes autographed copies of Rebecca Edwards', Bryan Tunnell's,  Andrew Emery's plays.


1981: Margaret Stephens-North

1982: George F. Jack, Jr.

1983: Robert Bruce Sherman

1983 honorable mention: Gary L. Cowling

1986: Andrew C. Emery

1987: Bryan Paul Tunnell

1988: Rebecca Brooks Edwards

Dates: 1981-1988

Howard Scammon Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1992.38 and additions
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, playbooks and other material collected by William and Mary Theatre professor Howard Scammon. The bulk of the material is correspondence between Scammon and his former students, but the papers also include documentation related to the William and Mary Theatre, The Common Glory, the Jamestown Festival of 1957, other Williamsburg theatre groups and famous William and Mary alumni such as Glenn Close and Linda Lavin. ...
Dates: 1917-1994; Majority of material found in 1940-1970

Typescript of Peter Ustinov Play

Identifier: SC 00627
Scope and Contents

Typescript of play by Peter Ustinov entitled "The Photo Finish."

Dates: undated

William Tell English Translation

Identifier: Mss. MsV Li3
Scope and Contents

Translation of William Tell, a drama, by Frederick Schiller. Translator unknown.

Dates: 1759-1805

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