W&M Libraries Blog

Sheild House
September 28, 2020

Bill Cole (’70) shares the stories behind the names in Catherine Sheild's 20th-century Yorktown guest book.

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Mar 2020

Feb 2020

  • Preston Neukirch
    February 26, 2020
    Preston Neukirch '18 writes about his experience curating two exhibits showcasing selections of Black literary work.

Jan 2020

  • sarah wicker
    January 21, 2020
    The best part of working at the library is certainly the patrons and the people I work with.

Dec 2019

  • Exterior and interior of a greeting card, which reads, "Happy Kwanzaa" in gold text. A drawing of Africa (colored in shades of green and brown) is in the center of the card. Superimposed on the continent is a fully-lit Kinara.
    December 19, 2019
    Shayna Gutcho offers an introduction to Kwanzaa and related resources available at the SCRC.
  • yitazba and activist
    December 18, 2019
    In October, I attended a week-long conference in Temecula, California called the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, and came back to William & Mary feeling empowered.
  • Obverse of a "Jewish Life in Many Lands" trading card, featuring an individual standing before a fully-lit menorah. Hebrew script is above the menorah.
    December 16, 2019
    Shayna Gutcho explains the history and traditions of Hanukkah through the resources available at SCRC.
  • Two-page spread of a volume from the Marshall Collection, "Santa Claus and His Works." The right page features a color illustration of Santa creating toys.
    December 5, 2019
    Derek Vouri-Richard explores the history of New York media in this year's exhibition of the Nancy H. Marshall Collection.

Nov 2019