Class: Workers in American Life - HIST 490C

Fall 2007

Professor: Cindy Hahamovitch

11 students visited the Special Collections Research Center on 10/2/07

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Material pulled for class


*Artifacts from the [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6624 University Archives Artifact Collection] including: the Phi Beta Kappa Key of Peyton Short, 1780; an oval [http://www.flickr.com/photos/scrc/577672625/in/photostream/ mourning brooch] from 1789 for Richard Baker, who was a William and Mary student in 1779; and a [http://www.flickr.com/photos/scrc/577673101/in/photostream/ shoe buckle] owned by George Wythe that has been converted into a brooch. (Note: these items are not on hold in the SCRC)

*Scrapbook of [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7445 Elaine Compton] (Note: this item is not on hold in the SCRC)

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7218 Leonard L. Born Scrapbook] – see p. 1 and 5 (and perhaps others) for people at work at William and Mary in the 1920s

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6632 Board of Visitors] – minutes, 1969-1970; binder containing index

*Office of the President, see the administrations of: [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; see also the Annual Reports and Special Reports; also pulled the binder containing inventories

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7219 Committees Collection] – Affirmative Action Committee folders

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6561 Swem Library] - Classified Staff Association

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6599 Staff Association] Records

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6599 Hourly and Classified Employees Association (HACE)] Records

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6514 University Archives Subject Files Collection]: Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity; William and Mary Labor Union

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6617 University Archives Faculty-Alumni Files Collection] - Henry “Doc” Billups; Trudier Harris

*[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.

*''The College of William and Mary: A History'', Susan Godson et al. (1993), volumes 1-2

*''William and Mary News'' – 1975 (Note: this item is not on hold in the SCRC; consult a staff member to request this or other volumes of the publication)

*''The Flat Hat'' – 1971-1972 and 1974-1975 (Note: this item is not on hold in the SCRC; consult a staff member to request this or other volumes of the publication)

*Single page of correspondence from 1942 regarding wages of housekeepers at the College.

*Oral histories from CW, 5 CDs.

Additional material of potential interest


*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7018 Office of Affirmative Action]

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6636 Self Study Records]

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6583 Faculty Women's Caucus Records]

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7684 Faculty Organizations]

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6662 The Forum] (formerly known as the Black Faculty and Staff Forum)

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7584 Office of University Development Records] - the collection includes Affirmative Action Committee Records, 1981-1991, of correspondence, news releases, employment assessments, and news clippings.

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=6654&q=affirmative Vice President for Business Affairs Records]

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7674 Faculty Circulars]

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7263 Faculty Minutes]

*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/controlcard.php?id=7897&q=personnel Office of Personnel]

For additional sources, see [http://swem.wm.edu/departments/special-collections/exhibits/FindingAids/index.cfm Finding Materials in the SCRC]

Research Paper: Integration at Work: The First Labor History of The College of William and Mary
http://hdl.handle.net/10288/411


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