Winston Churchill

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Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower visited the College of William and Mary on March 8, 1946.

A news story before their visit is on the front page of the March 6, 1946 Flat Hat. A story after the visit, including several photos, is on p. 8 of the March 13, 1946 Flat Hat.

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

  • 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).
    • British delegation tours Wren, WMN, 6/14/1976, 5 (picture).
    • In the spirit of Churchill, Thatcher addresses General Assembly, WMN, 2/8/1995, 3 (pictures).
  • "Visitors to Campus--Eisenhower, Dwight David (1946)," University Archives Subject File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
  • "Visitors to Campus--Eisenhower, Dwight David (1946)," and "Visitors to Campus--Churchill, Winston," University Archives Photograph Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
  • Thelma Pedersen Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
  • Coleman-Wilson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
  • Elizabeth Nunn Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
  • Channing Moore Hall Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

References

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