By Jake Beardsley '21
W&M Libraries Blog
November 15, 2011The Special Collections Research Center at Swem Library is currently working on a transcription initiative as part of the “From Fights to Rights: The Long Road to a More Perfect Union” project.
August 15, 2011Well, I have gotten pretty far behind on updating you all on the new and exciting materials that have recently come into the Special Collections Research Center. But no more! In a few quick posts, I shall updated you on all of these wonderful new materials. New collections:
July 1, 2011Five years ago, I took my first and only trip out of the United States, spending 10 days in France on a trip with my AP French class. Before splitting off into the suburban homes of our host families, we visited Paris and parts of the Loire Valley, where we toured numerous castles, cathedrals, and historic towns. Since then, I have often dreamed of returning to France and seeing other European countries for the first time.
July 1, 2011George Fetterman, a western New York f
June 6, 2011The Special Collections Research Center at Sw
May 20, 2011One of the intriguing features of working at the Special Collections Research Center is the variety of material that I have had the opportunity to work with over the course of my time here.
May 10, 2011
March 18, 2011In the fall of 2009, I began volunteering three to four hours per week in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) of Earl Gregg Swem Library at The College of William & Mary.
March 15, 2011One of the neat things about working at the SCRC is the sheer variety of projects we oversee. Last time, I told you a bit about the rewards and challenges of putting together an exhibit, but, recently, I got to try my hand at another major part of archival work: processing a collection.
January 24, 2011At some point most of us have pondered this question.