Drapers' Company

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  • Guide for conducting research related to the College of William & Mary
  • The Flat Hat, William & Mary News, and Alumni Gazette:
    • Draper Tree FH, 4/12/1960, 6 (picture).
    • Draper representative presents portrait of Queen Ann FH, 10/13/1961, 18 (pictures).
    • Participate in College’s 275th anniversary celebration, AG, 35.2:4-7. AG, 35.3: 4-9.
    • W. Melville Jones given “Freedom of the Company”, AG, 37.4: 1-2.
    • Foreign study opportunity, AG, 44.4: cover, 12 a-d, 13 a-d.
    • Lord Mayor dines in Great hall, WMN, 9/1/81, 2 (picture).
    • Visitors from London attend Charter Day Celebrations WMN, 3/15/1989, 2 (picture).
    • 18th-Century lottery ad given to Virginia Lottery Board WMN, 2/21/1990, 1, 2 (picture).
    • Student exchange program receives permanent endowment from Drapers' Company WMN, 1/15/1992, 1, 6.
    • Queen to hear choir in London WMN, 1/20/1993, 1.
    • Queen Elizabeth II honors College during Drapers’ Company visit WMN, 6/16/1993, 1, 5 (pictures).
    • Audience with the Queen AG, Summer 1993, 54-56 (pictures).
    • Sir Geoffrey Dalton brings greetings from Drapers' WMN, 2/12/1997, 1, 4 (picture).
    • Student arrives on Draper scholarship FH, 9/23/1958, pg. 10.
    • Draper scholarship applicants must file forms FH, 9/23/1958, pg. 12.
    • Richard Prosl wins Draper scholarship FH, 12/16/1958, pg. 5 (picture).
    • Marty Beaty awarded Draper scholarship FH, 2/10/1961, pg. 3 (picture).


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