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Early American History Resources in the Special Collections Research Center

The Special Collections Research Center has extensive holdings of manuscripts and rare books dealing with early American history. This guide describes the bulk of those holdings, although it is not a comprehensive list.

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Special Collections Research Center

Email: spcoll@wm.edu

Phone: (757) 221-3090
Fax: (757) 221-5440

Mailing Address:
Special Collections Research Center
College of William and Mary
Earl Gregg Swem Library
P.O. Box 8794
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8794



Contact information for all SCRC staff

Access Tools

Special Collections Research Center Access Tools: There are a variety of tools available to guide you in finding materials in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). Don't forget that you also may come into the SCRC in person and consult with the staff member on duty for guidance.

Special Collections Finding Aid Search

 

A Few Useful Subject Headings

A Few Useful Subject Headings:

  • Colonial Period (ca. 1609-1774)
  • Jamestown (Va.) -- History
  • United States -- History -- Revolution
  • Virginia -- History -- Colonial Period
  • Williamsburg -- History -- Colonial Period