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- 1 Getting started
- 2 About the College of William and Mary from the University Archives' Collections
- 2.1 Board of Visitors
- 2.2 Campus Buildings and Landmarks
- 2.3 Campus Traditions
- 2.4 Charter Day
- 2.5 Chronology of the College
- 2.6 Commencement Speakers
- 2.7 Departmental Histories
- 2.8 Honorary Degree Recipients
- 2.9 Notable Alumni/ae
- 2.10 Notable Faculty and Staff
- 2.11 Presidents
- 2.12 Student Life
About the College of William and Mary from the University Archives' Collections
Board of Visitors
Campus Buildings and Landmarks
Chronology of the College
A chronology of the College based on the Vital Facts booklet first produced by librarian Earl Gregg Swem in 1921 is available from the College's website. The most recent paper edition was published in 2004 and the online version continues to be updated by the College.
The College's commencement speakers have included politicians, heads of state, artists, entertainers, Nobel Laureates, and others.
Honorary Degree Recipients
Honorary degrees are typically awarded by the College at Charter Day and Commencement as well as other special campus events. There are usually multiple honorary degree recipients at each event with one recipient presenting a speech.