The Special Collections Request System will be unavailable starting Friday, November 18, 2016 at 11 pm EST until Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 3 am EST due to system maintenance.
Special Collections will be closing early at 1pm on Wednesday, December 14th for a special event.
Registration and Login
The Special Collections Research Center uses Aeon as our system for user registration and requests. Please register for a Special Collections account or login to an existing account here.
Connect with us:
Special Collections is...
a learning lab
- Our original manuscripts, rare books and periodicals and other materials are valuable teaching resources.
- Learn more about how we support faculty research and instruction.
a place to connect with William & Mary's past
- The University Archives collects materials documenting the history of the College 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, video tutorials, and just-for-fun YouTube videos.
- We showcase many of our collections through an active exhibits program.