Exhibits

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Botetourt Gallery hosts the original statue of Norborne Berkeley, Baron de Botetourt, Governor-General of Virginia as well as sculptures by Carl Roseberg.

  • When not in use for university functions such as Commencement, William & Mary regalia makes its home in Swem Library.

  • The sculptures of Carl Roseberg, as well as some paintings, are on display throughout Swem Library.

  • Special Collections is home to the papers of the late Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States.