On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Special Collections Research Center was delighted to collaborate with Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in welcoming over 25 guests and staff of the American Indian Initiative.
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November 30, 2022Posted in: WM LibrariesWilliam & Mary Libraries and the Dean of Arts & Sciences are pleased to provide funding to cover the registration costs for up to 5 faculty and graduate students interested in attending the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 5-9 (on-site at University of Victoria) and June 12-16, 2023 (online).
February 16, 2022Posted in: Special CollectionsAltogether, William & Mary’s Richard Wright Collection of Graphic Images of African Americans holds more than 1,500 comics.
February 1, 2022Posted in: Special CollectionsStrollin’, a new exhibit on view in the Marshall Gallery (1st floor rotunda in Swem Library), brings together belongings from members of Black Greek-letter organizations (BLGOs) at William & Mary.
May 19, 2021Posted in: Special CollectionsOn one level a virtual reality headset works the same way as the old View Master toy.
March 29, 2021Posted in: Special CollectionsMy favorite kinds of materials in archives are the ones we might describe colloquially as “well-loved,” where you can tell that someone—or perhaps more than one someone—spent hours writing, reading, and thinking about a topic.
March 25, 2021Posted in: Special CollectionsSometime between 1795 and 1826, Lady Jean Skipwith made an account of the flora on her property. [i] A pocket-sized notebook, now in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), contains her handwritten list of plants.
March 23, 2021Posted in: Special CollectionsWritten by graduate student assistant, Erna Anderson. This exhibit is on view in the Swem Library lobby through April 1, 2021. [[Content warning: This post discusses blackface and gender impersonation.]]
December 2, 2020Posted in: Special CollectionsA common and complex practice within Tibetan Buddhism is the millenia-old, slow and careful creation of sand mandalas.
May 14, 2019Posted in: Special CollectionsThe Reverend Curtis W. Harris is best known for his role in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the Civil Rights organization founded by Martin Luther King, Jr., though he has not been studied closely by historians.
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