Exhibits

  • February 11, 2017 to May 14, 2017

    William & Mary Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center recently acquired 30 unpublished letters related to James Monroe, one of the College’s most famous alumni. Revealing new pieces of information throughout Monroe’s presidency, this collection of letters presents new and exciting opportunities for rediscovering America’s last founding father.

  • February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017

    Between 1899 and 1902 the United States engaged in a war of imperialism in the Philippines. African-American soldiers were expected to "take up the white man's burden" during this war for a country that did not see them as full citizens against another people of color.

  • January 27, 2017 to February 28, 2017

    Wonderfully smart and insightful, and at times sad and painful, the queer comics on display in this exhibit were completed as part of a class assignment for Queer Comics (GSWS 290) in Fall 2016.

  • December 22, 2016 to June 25, 2017

    Special Collections highlights the contributions of pug-enthusiast donors to our collection of dog-related materials, which range from books and representations in popular culture to ephemera and fine art.

  • November 4, 2016 to May 14, 2017

    Scholarship On Display, located in Swem Library’s lobby, features publications and research from current faculty members in the Kinesiology & Health Sciences Department. 

  • August 31, 2016 to February 28, 2017

    The Special Collections Research Center regularly acquires new materials for our University Archives, Manuscript, and Rare Book collections to provide valuable learning and research opportunities to the William & Mary campus community and beyond.

  • June 20, 2016 to June 25, 2017

    The costume history books represented in this exhibit were intended to give mostly French and English audiences a view—through the lens of costume—into the lives of peoples and places near and far, from the recent and distant past.