Papers, 1871-1984, much of which concerns the estate of Earl Gregg Swem, his wife, Lilia Slaughter Hansbrough Swem, and their family. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, clippings, deeds and other material. Some of the topics covered in the collection include Swem family genealogy, the construction and dedication of the Earl Gregg Swem Library, as well as correspondence and photographs of the Swem family.
Minutes and bylaws of the Librarians' Assembly at William & Mary.
The papers of Nancy Marshall include material related to her appointment of the position of Dean of the Swem Library at the College of William and Mary, some of her speeches and articles, personal notes and correspondence from individuals affiliated with the College of William and Mary, material related to the Friends of the Library Board, and other material.
This collection is composed of records from the Office of the President during the administration of Davis Young Paschall at the College of William and Mary. For the most part, headings assigned to folders in their office of origin have been maintained in the box list inventories available here.
The papers of S.F. Bill Royall, Jr. contain a variety of personal material and ephemera, much of it related to Williamsburg, Virginia. The collection includes samples of printing from Bill Royall's press relating to Williamsburg organizations and events such as tags, calendars, posters, programs, stickers, flyers, bulletins and other items.
Concerns a copy of Sherwood's book mistakenly incribed for the library of the College of William and Mary and the possible use of the book for English 102 courses. December 15, 1948.