Special Collections

First page of Colonel Neilson's diary to illustrate that this diary was "carried" by him from May 12-November 13, 1968 during the Vietnam War.
Posted on May 8, 2024

Rest in Peace, Colonial Clifford C. Neilson. We are honored to have your combat diary in our collections.

May 2024

Jan 2024

  • January 12, 2024
    The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) of William & Mary Libraries is pleased to announce that it will award travel grants to faculty members, graduate students, and/or independent researchers to support research use of its collections. Writers, creative and performing artists, filmmakers, and journalists are welcome to apply.

Sep 2023

Jun 2023

Apr 2023

Mar 2023

  • Composited image of several dogs reading books in a library
    March 31, 2023
    Bring your four-legged friends to a tail-wagging celebration of Special Collections’ Chapin-Horowitz Dog Book Collection, the second largest collection of books about dogs in the United States. We’re opening our Reading Room for a full day of literary exploration and activities, with librarians and archivists on hand for chin scritches and belly rubs.

Feb 2023