A daguerreotype of a young Baltimore merchant, the first victim of a bitter, homicidal political era, resides in the Special Collections Research Center in Swem Library—a ghostly message from the past.
Recently, Kim Sims, university archivist, and Christina Luers, archives collections specialist, had a unique opportunity to view scientific artifacts at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.
Cecil Aldin (1870-1935) was a British artist and illustrator, famous for his portrayal of dogs.
In celebration of Pride Month, discover collections that highlight community and peer LGBTQ+ organizations.
Artist Jen Fisher documents the beauty of the everyday, and finding the silver linings in our new normal. Her artwork will become part of the Special Collections' archive of personal experiences and documentaries of the coronavirus pandemic.
Digitized manuscripts reveal the injustices of slavery, the hope for liberation, and opportunities to critically engage with the present.
Ferdison Cayetano '20 discusses collections at SCRC that document Asian and Pacific American history.
Kelvin Ramsey ‘79 shares the history behind a name you may pass by regularly.
Share your own personal stories of life during COVID-19 with W&M Libraries!
A recent addition to the Thomas L. Williams Collection reveals one cautionary tale about exotic pet ownership here in Williamsburg, Virginia.