W&M Libraries Blog

April 9, 2021

By Jenna Massey '24

From children’s stories to poetry collections to military history, the alumni authors of William and Mary have all of your book-loving needs covered.

Previous Posts

Feb 2021

  • February 26, 2021
    By Jake Beardsley '21
  • Stamped book cover
    February 8, 2021
    In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd, protestors in Bristol toppled the statue of Edward Colston (1636-1721) in an act representative of an accelerated global reckoning with the legacies of enslavement and colonialism.
  • February 4, 2021
    This February marks the annual celebration of Black History Month, officially recognized by President Gerald Ford as a period to “honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” 

Jan 2021

  • Martin Luther King
    January 15, 2021
    On January 18, 2021 our nation marks the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. On this day we honor his life and legacy as a civil rights leader. W&M Libraries provides access to a host of resources chronicling the life and legacy of Dr. King. 

Dec 2020

Nov 2020

  • "Memorandum," from Maury Family Papers
    November 11, 2020
    When 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.

Oct 2020

Sep 2020