Special Collections preserves and shares diverse collections that are administratively and culturally significant to the college. We support the teaching, learning and research of our students, faculty, staff and alumni, and the greater scholarly community.


Special Collections provides access to a variety of materials from our collections. Unbound offers a platform for sharing our oral histories, photographs, theses, syllabi, moving image materials, maps, posters, manuscripts and texts.

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Featured: Dively Committee Poster Collection Established in 1991 with a generous gift from Mike Dively ‘61, the Dively Committee for Human Sexuality and Diversity is a group composed of students, staff, and faculty who plan and fund events on campus that focus on gender, sexuality, and queer identities at Williams. The Dively Committee Poster Collection documents their mission to develop an understanding of human sexuality and sexual »