The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Swem Library connects students, faculty, and researchers with rare and unique materials, including:
- original manuscripts
- rare books
- audiovisual media
- and more
Services during COVID-19
The reading room is open and we are also available for online consultations. Please make an appointment for both the reading room and online Zoom consultations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org two business days in advance. The reading room is open to current William & Mary faculty, students and staff by appointment. Our reproduction services are also available, but priority is given to materials needed for instruction at W&M. There may be delays for personal requests.
An Acquired Taste
Posted February 8, 2021In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd, protestors in Bristol toppled the statue of Edward Colston (1636-1721) in an act representative of an accelerated global reckoning with the legacies of enslavement and colonialism.
Posted December 2, 2020A common and complex practice within Tibetan Buddhism is the millenia-old, slow and careful creation of sand mandalas.