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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Charter Day collection

Identifier: UA 313
Scope and Contents

This collection includes programs, speeches, invitations, scrolls, and announcements for the College of William and Mary's Charter Day ceremony held each February. Also contains a 1939 handwritten copy of the Royal Proclamation of 1700, as well as two typescript copies. The original Royal Proclamation is housed at the Public Records Office in London.

Dates: 1859-ongoing

Frank Evans Papers

Identifier: UA 6.009
Scope and Contents

The papers of William and Mary faculty member Frank Evans include notes about Carlo Bellini; correspondence concerning the College's Royal Charter; and articles and documents on Fedor Karzhavin.

Dates: 1931-1980

Phi Sigma Society (Alpha Zeta Chapter) records

Identifier: UA 409
Content Description

The collection contains a charter for Phi Sigma Society Alpha Zeta Chapter. The charter includes a list of the founding members and their signatures.

Dates: April 19, 1930

Royal Charter Collection

Identifier: UA 77
Scope and Contents This collection includes two contemporary copies of the Royal Charter issued to the College of William and Mary by King William III and Queen Mary II in 1693. One copy was probably made for the personal reference of Sir Edmund Andros. It is uncertain for whom the second copy, known as the Harvard copy, was created. It is referred to as the Harvard copy because it was found in an attic at Harvard and subsequently given to the College of William and Mary in 1937. The Harvard copy...
Dates: 1693