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Williamsburg - Related Collections in the Special Collections Research Center

The Special Collections Research Center in Swem Library has extensive holdings of manuscripts and rare books about Williamsburg, Virginia. This guide describes the bulk of those manuscripts and archives holdings, although it is not a comprehensive list.

Collections in the Special Collections Research Center

Bill Bryant’s Biographical Sketches from the Williamsburg Advantage, Mss. Acc 1988.29

Daily Press Biographies, Mss. Acc. 1999.30

James City County and City of Williamsburg Personal Property Books, 1865-1949, Mss 68 J23

WHRA Collection—this is a large grouping of unprocessed but available collections relating to Williamsburg, collected by the efforts of the Williamsburg Historic Records Association. Mss. 1.09

WHRA Oral History, Mss 1989.29A—7 boxes of transcripts of oral histories done in 1984.

Williamsburg Papers, 1632-1973, Virginia Cities Collection, Mss 39.4 V82ci Williamsburg—14 boxes of miscellaneous Williamsburg materials.

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