Kate Waller Barrett

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Member of the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors, 1921-1925. Second woman to be a member of the College's Board of Visitors. Member of Phi Beta Kappa. Barrett Hall was named for her. She was a prominent figure in Virginia political and social circles and a number of buildings across Virginia have been named in her honor since her death. Barrett’s portrait in the Botetourt Gallery in the Earl Gregg Swem Library was painted by Eugenie Deland Sangstad from a photograph after Barrett’s death in 1925.

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