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June 17, 2022Posted in: Special Collections
November 11, 2020Posted in: Special CollectionsWhen I arrived at the Special Collections Research Center this past July 29th for my first day of research into William & Mary’s collection of Maury Family Papers, I felt in my bones that I was in store for a fascinating week of discovery. My hunch proved true.
October 28, 2020Posted in: Special CollectionsOn August 23, 1812, Robert Stevens wrote to his parents in Rhode Island from New Orleans in the aftermath of a hurricane, “a Scene of horror & devastation.”
October 13, 2020Posted in: Special CollectionsWith the turning of the seasons we at Special Collections look back on our histories of outdoor activities, and the community that can be found therein.
June 19, 2019Posted in: Special CollectionsDuring World War II, thousands of Italian prisoners of war were sent to the United States to help fill labor shortages created by the war.
June 12, 2019Posted in: Special CollectionsIn early 1792, Thomas Dobson, a prominent Philadelphia printer in the middle of printing the first American edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, took a much smaller commission: William Currie’s An Historical Account of the Climates and Diseases of the United States of America.
May 28, 2019Posted in: Special CollectionsA daguerreotype of a young Baltimore merchant, the first victim of a bitter, homicidal political era, resides in the Special Collections Research Center in Swem Library—a ghostly message from the past.
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.
February 27, 2019Posted in: Special CollectionsLandrum passport, Grace Warren Landrum Papers
February 1, 2019Posted in: Special CollectionsAt the close of the eighteenth century, a series of revolutions broke out throughout the Atlantic World.
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