Tracy Melton '85, member of the William & Mary Libraries Board of Directors, considers the words we use to describe crime and death in archival work. Read on to learn more about a nineteenth-century fatality recounted in the Galt Papers.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 10:22From the Special Collections Blog
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:07From the Special Collections BlogA 1677 document in Special Collections explores how the British used print and language to both build relationships with and exert control over Native peoples.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 12:59From the Special Collections BlogIn 1574, as well as the rest of her reign, Queen Elizabeth I’s place as England’s monarch was continually challenged based on her mother’s reputation, her lack of a husband, her religion, and her gender. Even as one of the most powerful women in the 16th century, she still needed to prove herself.