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.
Consult the Special Collections Research Center’s Web site for more information about using the collections. Registration and search tools are available to see further descriptions of many of these collections as well as to search for additional collections. Some images and transcriptions of documents are available at the Digital Archive and at the transcription site. There is the option of Interlibrary Loan for books that Swem does not have. Staff is always willing to assist.
In addition to filling its traditional educational role during the war, William & Mary also hosted a school for naval chaplains. The military science department ran a specialized training unit, and other parts of the College geared up to help with the war as well. Several ships were named for the College and its alumni. The College also hosted a committee to study the effects of the war on Hampton Roads and the