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Davis Young Paschall Collection, 1931-2001

Davis Young Paschall Collection, 1931-2001
UA 2.14
35.7 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
This collection is composed of material collected by and about College of William and Mary President Davis Y. Paschall including articles and speeches, biographical material, material related to his inauguration as College President, news clippings, and subject files. The collection documents Paschall's life from his days as a student at the College of William and Mary, his tenure as Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Commonwealth of Virginia (1957-1960) and President of the College of William and Mary (1960-1971), and his life after he resigned as president up through his death in 2001
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This collection is currently arranged into two series: Series 1: Collection of Davis Young Paschall Materials, 1960-1982; Series 2: Davis Young Paschall Papers, 1931-2001. Note that original arrangement and folder titles have, for the most part, been retained.
Paschall, Davis Young (1911-2001)
Office of the President (1693-)
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
College of William and Mary. Office of the President
College presidents--Virginia
Education, Higher--Virginia--History
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001
Student Life--1960's
Clippings (information artifacts)
Phonograph records

Detailed Description

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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. 1982-35A, gift, was received on 8/25/1982; Acc. 1993.21 was received sometime in 1993; Acc. 2011.728 was given to the William and Mary Law School by the donor sometime prior to his death, and was transferred to the SCRC by Jim Heller, William and Mary Law School librarian, on 12/21/2011.
Related Materials
Office of the President. Davis Young Paschall (UA 2.15); Office of the President. Thomas Ashley Graves, Jr. Records (UA 2.16);  A film of Paschall's inauguration can be found in the University Archives Audio-Visual Collection (UA 58, Acc. 1983.061); Photographs are available in the University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8).
Related Publications

College of William and Mary, The inauguration of Davis Young Paschall as the twenty-third president of the College of William and Mary in Virginia, LD6051 .W517 1961 A3

College of William and Mary, A Paschall portrait : Dr. Davis Y. Paschall, president of the College of William and Mary, 1960-71, LD6051 .W518 P37 1993

Wilford Kale, Davis Y. Paschall : a study in leadership, LD6051 .W518 K3 1990

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Preferred Citation
Davis Young Paschall Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Finding aid updated by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in January 2012.
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