Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918
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The 1918 flu pandemic (commonly referred to as the Spanish flu)
Material in the SCRC
Researchers are strongly encouraged to use the SCRC's access tools for their research as the information contained in this wiki is by no means comprehensive.
- Thomas Nelson Page Papers
- Austin-Twyman Papers under Series I, Subseries II, folders 101 and 115.
- Overton Family Papers in Box XIII, folder 43.
- The Virginia Gazette, available in the SCRC and in Swem Library Microforms
- Office of the President, Lyon G. Tyler Records, Review the finding aid for Acc. 1984.019.
- To review for possible references to the outbreak:
- records of the Board of Visitors and Faculty Minutes.
- Bucktrout Funeral Home Records
- King's Daughters, Williamsburg Circle Papers in Folder 3. The King's Daughters provided assistance in getting medical care to people in Williamsburg.
- Alfred E. Bradley Collection Bradley was the chief surgeon of the American Expeditionary Force.
- Personal papers of College of William and Mary faculty and staff.
- Note that the student newspaper The Flat Hat was not published in Fall 1918 semester.
- Also search the Swem Library Catalog using a term such as "influenza" to begin; and databases
- Mary Comes to the College with William blog posts referencing the Spanish Flu Pandemic. Accessed 29 April 2009.
-  The Silence of the Graves, by Terry L. Meyers
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