A Voice from the Dead

As a graduate assistant in the Special Collections Research Center in Swem Library (Swem SCRC), I have had the opportunity to do a number of exciting things, from exhibit installation to assisting during special events.  One of the main things I have done this year, however, is processing collections.  Collections come in all shapes and sizes and contain material on a variety of subjects.  Many of the collections housed here have to do with the College of William & Mary and Williamsburg.  Often, alumni and administrators donate their papers to the College, allowing researchers a hands-on, first person look at the history of William & Mary.

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