Permanent Exhibits

  • Statue of Lord Botetourt
    Location: Ground Floor
    The Botetourt Gallery hosts the original statue of Norborne Berkeley, Baron de Botetourt, Governor-General of Virginia as well as sculptures by Carl Roseberg.
  • Roseberg spiral sculpture
    Location: Throughout Swem Library
    The sculptures of Carl Roseberg, as well as some paintings, are on display throughout Swem Library.
  • Rector's badge
    Location: Special Collections Lobby
    When not in use for university functions such as Commencement, William & Mary regalia makes its home in Swem Library.
  • Text of the William & Mary royal charter
    The Royal Charter is the founding document of the College of William and Mary, issued on 8 February 1693. It gives the purpose of the new College as well as listing the original Board of Visitors.
  • Painting of three students sitting in the Sunken Garden
    The President’s Collection of Art seeks to create an environment in which visual arts will flourish and enhance the quality of life at The College of William & Mary. It includes artwork created by students, faculty, and alumni.
  • Warren Burger's Office
    Location: Special Collections Lobby
    Special Collections is home to the papers of the late Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States.