Dwight D. Eisenhower (Dwight David)
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower visited Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary in 1946 with Winston Churchill and again in 1953 while serving as President. During his 1953 visit to campus Eisenhower was awarded an honorary degree.
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- Dwight D. Eisenhower (Dwight David) in the SCRC database.
- Guide for conducting research related to the College of William & Mary
- Articles in the Flat Hat student newspaper, Alumni Gazette, and William and Mary News:
- Visits the College, AG, May 1946, cover, 2, 7 (picture).
- Churchill, Eisenhower to inspect Wren Building, FH, 3/6/1946, 1 (pictures).
- College VFW to act as honor guard, FH, 3/6/1946, 10.
- Williamsburg turns out for Churchill-Eisenhower visit, FH, 3/13/1946, 8 (pictures).
- "Visitors to Campus--Eisenhower, Dwight David (1946)," University Archives Subject File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- Thelma Pedersen Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- Coleman-Wilson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- Elizabeth Nunn Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- Channing Moore Hall Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
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