William & Mary | Earl Gregg Swem Library Special Collections Database


William Kepner Photograph Collection, 1946-1975

William Kepner Photograph Collection, 1946-1975
UA 5.170
1.33 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

The photograph collection of College of William & Mary alumnus William C. Kepner includes photographic images predominantly from 1946-1950. The collection also includes 35mm color slides from William & Mary's 1975 Homecoming festivities. The inventory of the collection provided by the donor: 1 box 300+ b&w negatives (2.25x3.25); 1 box 100+ b&w negatives (4x5); 1 negative album of 100+ negatives (2.25x3.25); approximately 200 b&w slides (made from the above); 200+ 8x10 prints (from Colonial Echo and Flat Hat); 10 sets of b&w album prints; 4 envelopes of miscellaneous 5x7 prints; 1 envelope of Kodacolor negatives, and 1 print; 1 envelope of 2 5x7 & 2 4x6 prints from 828 Koda; 1 box of 35mm color slides from the 1975 Homecoming; playbills from theater productions; 2 slide carousels of 120+ slides in b&w SQ format; and 1 film of the Backdrop Club intro from 1948 as well as a DVD copy of the film.

While many items in the collection have been identified by the photographer, not all images are identified.

The collection is not yet fully arranged and describers. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member before using.
Kepner, William C.
College of William and Mary--Students
Student Life--1940's
Student Life--1950's
Student Organizations--Backdrop Club
Student Organizations--Colonial Echo

Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Gift of William C. Kepner.
Related Materials
The original film has been moved to the University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58).
For more information please see http://guides.swem.wm.edu/wm.
Preferred Citation
William Kepner Photograph Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Email Us