HIST150W Fall 2007

'''Class: Fr Seminar: Higher Ed in America - HIST 150W'''

Fall 2007

Professor: James Axtell

10/11/07, 14 students visited the Special Collections Research CenterTOC

Material pulled for class

*Artifacts from the [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6624 University Archives Artifact Collection] including (see the link to the box list for images of the following artifacts): the facsimile Phi Beta Kappa Key of William Short; duc cap, circa 1943; stuffed dog, circa 1943; dance cards, 1905-1911 (accession 1985.21); FHC medal, 1750; Tau Kappa pin (no image available), 1839; baseball uniform that belonged to Carter White, class of 1933, circa 1933; football, 1945. Images of these and other artifacts are available through the [http://www.flickr.com/photos/scrc/ SCRC's Flickr account].

*Scrapbook of [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7680 B. Traver Hulse], student 1932-1933

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6632 Board of Visitors] – minutes

*Office of the President, see the individual administrations: [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6861 Alvin Duke Chandler], 1951-1960; [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7424 Davis Y. Paschall], 1960-1971; and [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7404 Thomas A. Graves], 1971-1985; etc.; see also the Annual Reports and Special Reports

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6514 University Archives Subject Files Collection]: Student Rules; Student Rules--Women; Students--Women; Students--Women--Admission in 1918

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6520 Martha Barksdale] diary; the diary and other material from the [http://swem.wm.edu/departments/special-collections/exhibits/collections/Barksdale/ papers of Martha Barksdale] are also available online.

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6542 Margetta Hirsch Doyle] diary, class of 1945

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6660 Women Students’ Cooperative Government Association], 1921-1950s

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6574 Phi Beta Kappa] minutes, 1776-

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6673 Office of the Bursar Records], 1745-1770 volume

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6515 University Archives Bound Volumes], D. Whitaker Harris Notebook, 1841-1842; notes on political economy and government lectures of Thomas R. Dew. Acc. 1981.36.

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6613 University Archives Oral History Collection] – The transcript of Davis Y. Paschall's interview was pulled. Consult the finding aid for the collection in the SCRC Database for other interviews available and instructions in searching those interviews.

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7176 College Rules], various years

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7967 Student Handbooks], various years

*''[http://swem.wm.edu/departments/special-collections/exhibits/exhibits/women/mainwom.html When Mary Entered with her Brother William: Women at the College of William and Mary, 1918-1945]'', Laura F. Parrish (M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1988)

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6819 Laura Parrish Papers], survey responses of women who attended William and Mary in the 1920s through the 1940s

*''The Southern Lady versus the Old Dominion: the battle for higher education for Virginia's women, 1910-1920, Sara S. Rogers, Thesis (Honors), LD6051 .W5m Hist., 1975, R63

*''College Monthly'', 1890, literary magazine

*''Catalogue'', 1910-1911

*''The Flat Hat'' – 1911; Select years are available [http://swem.wm.edu/beta/flathat/ online] and remember to check back in the coming weeks when the remaining years should be available online.

*''Colonial Echo'', 1918, p.36

Additional material of potential interest

*''The College of William and Mary: A History'', Susan Godson et al. (1993), volumes 1-2 (check [http://swem.wm.edu/ Swem's online catalog] for availability)

To search for further material, see [http://swem.wm.edu/departments/special-collections/exhibits/FindingAids/index.cfm Finding Materials in the SCRC].

Questions? Contact Amy Schindler, University Archivist, at acschi@wm.edu or 221-3094.

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