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HIST212 / COLL100 Special Collections Resources for Atlantic Empires and Globalization

Welcome to the Special Collections Research Center

This section of the guide provides an overview of Special Collections resources used for the HIST212/ COLL100 class visits.   It features primary printed and manuscript resources from our collections that you can request to see in the reading room any time we are open. Just bring your student ID to register. You can also use your laptop and a digital camera. For more information about your research visit, click here.


You may also want to take a look at the Primary Resources research guide to help you with your assignment, as well as the general guide on Special Collections resources on Latin American and the Carribean.

Access Tools

The Special Collections Research Center access tools are 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 or contact us via email or phone.

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Special Collections Research Center


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