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History 381: Archival Materials

From Civil Rights to Black Power
Professor: Leslie Brown
Fall 2014

Archival Collections

Below is a listing of collections housed in the College Archives. Please consult the College Archivist for additional information about access and use of these collections. 

Unbound Digital Repository

The College Archives provides access to material, born digital or digitized, regardless of original format. Unbound offers a platform for sharing our oral histories, photographs, theses, syllabi, moving image material, maps, posters, manuscripts and texts.

Subject Files

The College Archives has a number of subject files relating to African American history at Williams. Please consult the College Archivist on how to access and use these subject files. 

Hopkins Occupation, 1969

The Hopkins Occupation took place April 5-8, 1969. The College Archives has a booklet about the event (see link below), as well as a subject file. Please consult the College Archivist for information on how to access and use the booklet and subject file. 

Williams Record

The Williams Record is the official student newspaper at Williams College. Both the College Archives and the Reference Department have indexes and complete print sets of this publication.  Please consult the College Archivist or Ask A Librarian about accessing the print issues. Issues of The Record are online, see link below. 

Williams Alumni Review (now Williams Magazine)

The Williams Alumni Review, now the Williams Magazine, is the official publicaiton for Williams College Alumni and is produced by the Office of Communications. The College Archives and Sawyer Library have complete sets of this publication, as well as accompanying indexes. Please consult the College Archivist or Ask A Librarian regarding access to the print publications and indexes. Current issues of the Williams Magazine are online, see link below. 

Board of Trustees Records

The College Archives has Board of Trustees Records, as well as an index to these records. Trustees Records are restricted from 1965 to present day. Any records prior to January 1965 are allowed to be used in the College Archives. Please consult the College Archivist for more information on access to these records.