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Colonial Echo Photograph Collection, 1931, 1973-2004

Colonial Echo Photograph Collection, 1931, 1973-2004
UA 8.001
7.6 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs created for use in the College of William and Mary yearbook, the Colonial Echo.  Note that many yearbook photographs may be part of the University Archives Photograph Collection in addition to or instead of this collection due to the various copies made over time and the irregular accessioning of these photographs.

Acc. 1987.036 an album containing photographs used by EG Swem,Jr., as business manager, in the preparation of the 1931 Colonial Echo, Presented by EG Swem,Jr. January 26,1943.

Acc. 1988.78 consists of photographs used in the 1974 Colonial Echo organized by the page on which they were published. An inventory of this group of photographs is available in the Box List section of this finding aid.

Acc. 1991.054 consists of three boxes of photographs of individual students, information and photographs of student groups and activities, scenes of campus and the surrounding area, and occasionally administrators and faculty during 1986-1987. An inventory of this group of photographs is available in the Box List section of this finding aid.

Acc. 1994.60 consists of 2 boxes of unsorted photographs. Box 1 contains 1988 Colonial Echo photos, Box 2 contains 1991-1992 Colonial Echo photos.

Acc. 1999.081 is negatives possibly from the Colonial Echo.

Acc. 2010.439 Contains prints and negatives of photographs submitted to the student yearbook Colonial Echo for their annual publication, circa 2000 to 2004. The bulk of the photographs are images of student life, including athletics, student organizations, and fraternities and sororities. The photographs also consist of images from Convocation, Charter Day, Commencement, Last Day of Classes, faculty and staff, and individual student head shots for the yearbook.

Colonial Echo (1899-)
College of William and Mary--Commencement
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
College of William and Mary--Students
Student Life--1970's
Student Life--1980's
Student Organizations--Colonial Echo

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

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: Various gifts and transfers..
Acc. 1987.36, gift of E. G. Swem, Jr., was received on 1/26/1987.
Related Materials
University Archives Photograph Collection
Related Publications
Colonial Echo: LD 6051.W55
Preferred Citation
Colonial Echo Photograph Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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