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Historical collections!

I went there to research my Virginia ancestors. I was able to handle original documents that had... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
The_Heritage_Lady
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Orlando, Florida
Beautiful Library

This Library is second to none. Staff is excellent and very knowledgeable in their field. Would... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
LarryD833
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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9 Jul 2018
“Historical collections!”
22 Jan 2017
“nice, filled with students”
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I went there to research my Virginia ancestors. I was able to handle original documents that had historical information about my 17th century Virginia ancestors.

Thank The_Heritage_Lady
Reviewed 22 January 2017

You are welcome to enter and browse around, even if not a student if the college, and it does have a cafe you can hang out in. It has quite a nice collection of books if you like to book browse and come across things...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This Library is second to none. Staff is excellent and very knowledgeable in their field. Would recommend to anyone that needs to do serious research.

Thank LarryD833
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A fabulous library on the campus of William and Mary where researchers can request to view and study some amazing historical artifacts. We were on a special tour, which included a newly installed exhibition featuring the library's Costume History books. It is a lovely small...More

Thank artgallerygal
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The library is open to the public and has free guest wifi. It is a very nice building and if you need a quiet place to read or get some work done, you can do it here.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I recently visited the Media Center inside of the Swem Library at the College of William and Mary. I was delighted to meet a young man named Sam who offered me espresso. He's very professional, easy to work with, believes in synergy and understands that...More

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