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College of William and Mary--History--20th century

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Ash Lawn-Highland Records

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Identifier: UA 189
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Ash Lawn Highland, the estate of President James Monroe.  The estate is now a house museum owned by the College of William and Mary. The collection consists of architectural and archaeological research regarding the historic home. The majority of the collection is reports, plans, sketches, and photographs relating to the Historic American Buildings Survey 's preservation of Ash Lawn Highland.  The collection also includes brochures, pamphlets, and...

University Archives Audiovisual Collection

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Identifier: 00/06/UA 58
Scope and Contents The University Archives Audiovisual Collection is an artificial collection of various audio and visual formats documenting the College of William and Mary campus, events, people, etc. The collection contains analog, magnetic, and digital media and while not comprehensive, it does include material from a variety of time periods and types of events including commencements, Charter Day, building dedications, lecture series, Raft Debates, visiting scholars and distinguished guests, athletic events,...

Benton Crooks Charles Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

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Identifier: UA 5.265
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one form, completed by Benton Crooks Charles, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach.

Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who attended William and Mary receiving financial assistance with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.

Cary T. Grayson Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.044
Scope and Contents Letter fro Grayson to James P. Monroe of M.I.T., soliciting for endowment and building funds for William & Mary.

Christmas Activities Collection

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Identifier: UA 165
Scope and Contents Acc. 1981.115: Christmas Activities, 1935-1941. This accession documents the celebration of the Yule Log Ceremony and the President's Christmas Party. Materials include Dean Landrum's correspondence and memos, committee reports, stage instructions, programs, invitations, and newspaper clippings. This material is arranged chronologically. The collection also includes material that was formerly part of the University Archives Publications Collection. It contains Christmas Vespers...

College Papers Collection

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Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.

Hampton Roads-Peninsula War Studies Committee Records

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Identifier: UA 40
Scope and Contents The Hampton Roads-Peninsula War Studies Committee collection includes business case studies; records of expenditures; general correspondence; and correspondence and publications of Dr. Charles E. Marsh.

Jean Harrup Cogle Papers

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Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.167
Scope and Contents This collection contains news clippings, programs, publications, and other material collected by Jane Harrup Cogle, class of 1949 at the College of William and Mary. Included are programs related to the Tercentenary of William and Mary, The Royal Visit of His Majesty Charles, Prince of Wales to William and Mary in 1981, and Fehr Fest, the retirement celebration for Carl A. "Pappy" Fehr, director of the choir at William and Mary. Letters to Jean Harrup while a student at the college,...

John Marshall Bicentennial Celebration Collection

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Identifier: 00/02/01/33/UA 34.003
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, speeches, invitations, and other materials relating to the College of William and Mary's celebration of the 200th anniversary of John Marshall's birth.

More digital material related to The William & Mary Law School may be found in the William & Mary Law School Scholarship Repository.

NASA Collection

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Identifier: UA 135
Scope and Contents The collection covers the September 12, 1993 launch of the space shuttle Discovery, on which the College of William and Mary put into orbit school artifacts in celebration of its tercentennial anniversary.  After the space flight Captain Kenneth S. Reightler of NASA visited the College to speak and present artifacts from the Tercentenary Package's space shuttle journey. This collection includes a tercentennial banner similar to one launched on the space shuttle, photographs of the...