Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(add tip & ref)
(t)
Line 1: Line 1:
<br>
+
<br>  
  
 
{| style="border-bottom: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; border-left: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; background: rgb(245,241,240) 0% 50%; border-top: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; border-right: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-size: auto auto" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="5" width="108%"
 
{| style="border-bottom: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; border-left: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; background: rgb(245,241,240) 0% 50%; border-top: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; border-right: rgb(147,139,119) 1px solid; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-size: auto auto" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="5" width="108%"
Line 9: Line 9:
 
|}
 
|}
  
[[Image:Insert building images here.jpg|thumb|right]]  
+
[[File:EG Swem Library.jpg|right]]  
  
 
=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="contact">[https://swem.wm.edu/research/ask-us Contact Us] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref> [mailto:sweref@wm.edu sweref@wm.edu]<br>
+
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="contact">[https://swem.wm.edu/research/ask-us Contact Us] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref> [mailto:sweref@wm.edu sweref@wm.edu]<br>  
  
 
'''Address:'''<ref>[https://swem.wm.edu/about/contact-us/mailing-physical-addresses Mailing Address] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012)</ref>  
 
'''Address:'''<ref>[https://swem.wm.edu/about/contact-us/mailing-physical-addresses Mailing Address] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012)</ref>  
  
:Earl Gregg Swem Library<br>
+
:Earl Gregg Swem Library<br>  
 
:College of William &amp; Mary  
 
:College of William &amp; Mary  
 
:400 Landrum Drive  
 
:400 Landrum Drive  
 
:Williamsburg, VA 23185<br><br>
 
:Williamsburg, VA 23185<br><br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="contact" /> &nbsp;757-221-3067; Chat swemrefdesk<br>
+
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="contact" /> &nbsp;757-221-3067; Chat swemrefdesk<br>  
  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref>[https://swem.wm.edu/about-swem/hours Hours] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref> &nbsp;  
 
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref>[https://swem.wm.edu/about-swem/hours Hours] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref> &nbsp;  
Line 31: Line 31:
 
:Sundays: 10 a.m.-2 a.m.<br>
 
:Sundays: 10 a.m.-2 a.m.<br>
  
Visit [https://swem.wm.edu/about-swem/hours Hours page] to see upcoming Holiday schedule.<br>
+
Visit [https://swem.wm.edu/about-swem/hours Hours page] to see upcoming Holiday schedule.<br>  
  
 
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''  
 
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''  
  
*[https://swem.wm.edu/locationmap Directions using Google Maps]<br>
+
*[https://swem.wm.edu/locationmap Directions using Google Maps]<br>  
 
*[https://swem.wm.edu/locationmap/visitor-parking Visitor Parking] and where parking permits can be purchased at.  
 
*[https://swem.wm.edu/locationmap/visitor-parking Visitor Parking] and where parking permits can be purchased at.  
 
*[https://swem.wm.edu/locationmap/disability-parking Disability Parking] information.  
 
*[https://swem.wm.edu/locationmap/disability-parking Disability Parking] information.  
Line 41: Line 41:
 
*[http://www.wm.edu/about/visiting/directions/index.php Maps &amp; Detailed Directions to Campus] Campus Map; Williamsburg Area Map; By Air or Train; Driving Directions; Off-Campus parking; Free college parking; Parking pass information.
 
*[http://www.wm.edu/about/visiting/directions/index.php Maps &amp; Detailed Directions to Campus] Campus Map; Williamsburg Area Map; By Air or Train; Driving Directions; Off-Campus parking; Free college parking; Parking pass information.
  
'''Internet sites and databases:'''<br>
+
'''Internet sites and databases:'''<br>  
  
 
*[http://guides.swem.wm.edu/genealogy Genealogy Resources at SWEM]  
 
*[http://guides.swem.wm.edu/genealogy Genealogy Resources at SWEM]  
Line 52: Line 52:
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
Swem Library has a strong collection in local, family (primarily Southern) and Virginia history through the nineteenth century.<ref>[http://guides.swem.wm.edu/genealogy About] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref> Virginia genealogy in particular and Southern genealogy in general as well as collections, such as Boddie’s Historical Southern Families and Pecquet du Bellet’s Some Prominent Virginia Families. Books of genealogical interest that might include those who settled in Virginia, such as Hotten’s Original Lists of Persons of Quality and Filby’s Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Militaria, such as the Roster of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865, Index to Revolutionary War Service Records, and Virginia Soldiers of 1776. The Virginia Historical Index, by E. G. Swem, and the publications indexed in it. Journals directly relevant to Virginia genealogy. Books about the College of William and Mary, including the Colonial Echo yearbooks An up-to-date reference collection that includes guides on doing genealogy, information on the census, online resources, etc.<br>
+
Swem Library has a strong collection in local, family (primarily Southern) and Virginia history through the nineteenth century.<ref>[http://guides.swem.wm.edu/genealogy About] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref> Virginia genealogy in particular and Southern genealogy in general as well as collections, such as Boddie’s Historical Southern Families and Pecquet du Bellet’s Some Prominent Virginia Families. Books of genealogical interest that might include those who settled in Virginia, such as Hotten’s Original Lists of Persons of Quality and Filby’s Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Militaria, such as the Roster of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865, Index to Revolutionary War Service Records, and Virginia Soldiers of 1776. The Virginia Historical Index, by E. G. Swem, and the publications indexed in it. Journals directly relevant to Virginia genealogy. Books about the College of William and Mary, including the Colonial Echo yearbooks An up-to-date reference collection that includes guides on doing genealogy, information on the census, online resources, etc.<br>  
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
*The section of the SWEM library for genealogical research is officially called the Mary and Dennis Rebman Virginia Genealogy Resource Center.<br>
+
*The section of the SWEM library for genealogical research is officially called the Mary and Dennis Rebman Virginia Genealogy Resource Center.<br>  
*Fill out this online form to schedule a [https://swem.wm.edu/forms/research-assistance-appointment Research Assistance Appointment].<br>
+
*Fill out this online form to schedule a [https://swem.wm.edu/forms/research-assistance-appointment Research Assistance Appointment].<br>  
 
*Copy machine on the left on the first floor will scan for free. <ref>[https://foursquare.com/v/earl-gregg-swem-library/4b70bda5f964a5206f2c2de3 Tip] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref>
 
*Copy machine on the left on the first floor will scan for free. <ref>[https://foursquare.com/v/earl-gregg-swem-library/4b70bda5f964a5206f2c2de3 Tip] at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).</ref>
  
Line 71: Line 71:
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
  
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
+
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>
+
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>  
 
*<br>
 
*<br>
  
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
+
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
*<br>
+
*<br>  
 
*<br>
 
*<br>
  
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>
+
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*<br>
 
*<br>
Line 87: Line 87:
 
=== Sources  ===
 
=== Sources  ===
  
{{reflist}}
+
{{reflist}}  
  
 
|}
 
|}

Revision as of 18:46, 6 January 2014


Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary
EG Swem Library.jpg

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1] sweref@wm.edu

Address:[2]

Earl Gregg Swem Library
College of William & Mary
400 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Telephone:[1]  757-221-3067; Chat swemrefdesk

Hours and holidays:[3]  

Mondays-Thursdays: 8 a.m.-2 a.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m.-2 a.m.

Visit Hours page to see upcoming Holiday schedule.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

  • Genealogy Resources at SWEM
  • Home. About SWEM; Research; Services; News & Events; Exhibits & Programs; Giving; Catalog; News; Exhibits.
  • Search the Library Catalog Gives description of either searching by the New or Classic Catalog. Search for books, movies, articles, archives, website.
  • Special Collections. Manuscripts, major historical repository, books & periodicals.
  • History Databases Many newspaper databases.
  • Genealogical resources on New York and New England from the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

Collection Description

Swem Library has a strong collection in local, family (primarily Southern) and Virginia history through the nineteenth century.[4] Virginia genealogy in particular and Southern genealogy in general as well as collections, such as Boddie’s Historical Southern Families and Pecquet du Bellet’s Some Prominent Virginia Families. Books of genealogical interest that might include those who settled in Virginia, such as Hotten’s Original Lists of Persons of Quality and Filby’s Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Militaria, such as the Roster of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865, Index to Revolutionary War Service Records, and Virginia Soldiers of 1776. The Virginia Historical Index, by E. G. Swem, and the publications indexed in it. Journals directly relevant to Virginia genealogy. Books about the College of William and Mary, including the Colonial Echo yearbooks An up-to-date reference collection that includes guides on doing genealogy, information on the census, online resources, etc.

Tips

  • The section of the SWEM library for genealogical research is officially called the Mary and Dennis Rebman Virginia Genealogy Resource Center.
  • Fill out this online form to schedule a Research Assistance Appointment.
  • Copy machine on the left on the first floor will scan for free. [5]

Guides

  • Subject Guide for Genealogy Resources at SWEM. Getting Started; Finding Books; Key Guides; Census Records; Ships' Passenger Lists; Vital Records; Will and Probate Records; Local History; Churches, Funeral Homes, Cemeteries; Newspapers; Periodicals & Indexes; Other Repositories; Web Links.
  • Research Guides Genealogy; History.

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections



Neighboring Collections


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Contact Us at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).
  2. Mailing Address at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012)
  3. Hours at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).
  4. About at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).
  5. Tip at Earl Gregg Swem Library] (accessed 29 October 2012).