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William & Mary

This guide provides an overview of sources, both primary & secondary, for conducting research related to William & Mary.

University Archives

Manuscript Material

Bruton Parish Records, Mss 91 B38, 1662-ongoing, include the church registers, which record the baptisms of some of those enslaved by the College.

Research Papers & Projects

Lemon Project home page -- especially the Research & Resources section


Integrating the College of William and Mary

by Lois Bloom

Lemon Project Paper, 2014

 

Morgan, Philip D.; The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities; Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools; Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) (College of William and Mary, Earl Gregg Swem Library, 1985)

 

President's Report to the [W&M] Board of Visitors, September 30, 1950, Selected

(about admitting African American students to the College of William & Mary)

 

Agenda, Meeting of the [W&M] Board of Visitors, January 9, 1960, Selected

(Richmong Times-Dispatch article about numbers of African American students in Virginia colleges)

 

Confederates on the Campus: "Dixie" and Secession

by Lois Bloom

Lemon Project Paper, 2013
 

A first look at the worst : slavery and race relations at the College of William and Mary

by Prof. Terry Meyers

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, vol. 16, issue 4 (April 2008), p. 1141-1168.
 

Thinking about slavery at the College of William and Mary

by Prof. Terry Meyers

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, vol. 21, issue 4 (May 2013), p. 1215-1257.