Special Collections

The Special Collections Research Center is...

A center for research

A learning lab

A place to connect with William & Mary's past

  • The University Archives collects materials documenting the history of the university from the 1600s to the present.

A major historical repository

  • Focused on Virginia history, our collections include diaries, letters, and other records of the daily lives of Americans of all backgrounds.
  • View our search tool list.
  • See our research guides and just-for-fun YouTube videos.
  • We showcase many of our collections through an active exhibits program.

 

My Account

A Special Collections account is required to use materials or order digital reproductions from our collections.

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Contact

This Week's Hours

Oct 20th - Oct 26th


  • Sunday
    Closed
    Monday
    10am - 5pm
    Tuesday
    10am - 5pm
    Wednesday
    10am - 5pm
    Thursday
    10am - 5pm
    Friday
    10am - 5pm
    Saturday
    Closed