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Leslie Cheek, Jr. College Papers, 1936-1990

Leslie Cheek, Jr. College Papers, 1936-1990
UA 6.007
2.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
This collection contains awards, publicity material, songs, articles, speeches, and photographs that once belonged to College of William and Mary professor Leslie Cheek. The bulk of the material is from 1936 to 1938, and most of the material relates to the various exhibits put on by the Department of Fine Arts. The photographs are from theatre productions, dances, and exhibits at William and Mary.
Cheek, Leslie (1908-1992)
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Fine Arts
Universities and Colleges--Virginia--Faculty

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

The 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
Acc. 1993.33 was received on 4/3/1998.
Related Materials

Leslie Cheek, Jr. Papers (Mss. 98 C41); University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8);  University Archives Poster Collection (UA 12); University Archives Oral History Collection (UA 43).

Cheek's personal papers, 1981-1994, are held by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and 1940-1983 by the Archives of American Art, Washington, DC. The Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Nashville, TN, the ancestral home of Cheek, is now a public art museum, built upon the collection of the former Nashville Museum of Art.

Preferred Citation
Leslie Cheek, Jr. College Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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