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  1. G. William Bullock, Jr.

    G. William Bullock, Jr. was a Past Faculty member in the School of Education at William & Mary. Obituary Announcement From a Faculty and Staff Announcement Email from Provost Michael Halleran on…
  2. Gamma Phi Beta, Alpha Chi Chapter

    The Alpha Chi Chapter of Gamma Phi Beta sorority was established at William & Mary in 1932.
  3. Geddy, Harris, Franck & Hickman (Firm)

    The law office of Geddy, Harris, Franck & Hickman was first incorporated in 1952 with Vernon M. Geddy, Mary Inman, and Vernon M. Geddy, Jr. under the name Geddy & Geddy. They practiced law…
  4. Gene R. Nichol

    Gene R. Nichol served as the 26th president of the William & Mary from July 1, 2005 until his resignation on February 12, 2008.
  5. Gentlemen of the College

    The Gentlemen of the College, a men's a cappella group at William & Mary, was organized in January 1990 and formally recognized by the Office of Student Activities in November 1990. Founding…
  6. Geology Department

    "The Geology Department at William & Mary began in 1961 under the leadership of Dr. Kenneth Bick. Three other faculty members joined the department: Dr. Bruce Goodwin in 1963, Dr. Stephen Clement…
  7. George Michener Hart

    George Michener Hart was born in Doylestown, PA in 1919. He attended the Buckingham Friends School and the George School, graduating in 1937. Hart was an educator, museum director, railroad executive…
  8. George Plater

    George Plater was a student at William & Mary in 1751-1754 according to the Provisional List of Alumni. References The Provisional List of Alumni University Archives Faculty-Alumni File…
  9. George Preston Blow (1860-1922)

    George Preston Blow, son of Judge George Blow, Jr., and Elizabeth Taylor Allmand, was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1860. He was enrolled in the United States Naval Academy at the age of 15 - one of…
  10. George Preston Coleman (1870-1948)

    Biographical Sketch George Preston Coleman(1870-1948) was born May 4, 1870 to Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman and Dr. Charles Washington Coleman (1826-1894). He married Mary Haldane Begg…
  11. George R. Healy

    George R. Healy was a past faculty member at William & Mary serving as: Professor of History, 1971-1986; Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1971-1983; Provost, 1979-1986; Acting President, 1985…
  12. George Timmis

    According to the 1961 Colonial Echo, George Timmis earned a B.S. in Biology, served as president of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, as well being a member of the baseball team and biology club while a…
  13. George Walter Mapp

    George Walter Mapp was born on 25 May 1873 to parents, Dr. John E. Mapp and Margaret Benson (LeCato) Mapp. In 1891, he received a degree of licentiate from William & Mary. This qualified him to…
  14. George Washington (1732-1799)

    Biographical Sketch George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799) led America's Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), and in 1789 was…
  15. George Washington Campbell

    George Washington Campbell was a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in the parish of Tongue, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, February 9, 1769; immigrated with his parents to North Carolina…
  16. George Wilmer Robertson

    George Wilmer Robertson was born on September 13, 1841 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. At age 16, Robertson attended the William & Mary and was a noted Latin scholar. When the Civil War broke…
  17. George Wythe (1726-1806)

    George Wythe was born in 1726/1727 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, the son of Thomas Wythe and Margaret Walker Wythe. His early education is credited to his mother who likely influenced his early…
  18. Georgia O'Keeffe

    The artist Georgia O'Keeffe lived in Williamsburg, Virginia for about a year as a child and Mary Haldane Coleman (of the Tucker house) was her French teacher. William & Mary conferred the…
  19. Gillian T. Cell

    Gillian T. Cell was Provost of William & Mary from 1993-2003. She was a professor of history during the same time period, and received the Thomas Jefferson Award in 2003.
  20. Glenn Close

    Ms. Close attended William & Mary where she was involved in campus theatrical productions through the Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance and the Common Glory.
  21. Global Studies Program

    "Through coursework on the culture, history, languages, literature, politics, and religions of major world regions, students explore the specificity of a given region, the ways in which global forces…
  22. Golf

    Golf was first organized at William & Mary for students in 1928. Material in the Special Collections Research Center Guide for conducting research related to the College of William & Mary…
  23. Goronwy Owen

    Goronwy Owen was Master of the Grammar School at William & Mary from 1758-1760. Born in Anglesea, North Wales on January 13, 1722, Owen attended Jesus College, Oxford from 1742-1745. In 1745,…
  24. Government Department

    "The Government Department at William & Mary provides students with opportunities to investigate political phenomena ranging from the behavior of the individual citizen to relations among states…
  25. Grace Murray Hopper

    The 1985 commencement speech at William & Mary was delivered by Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper. Hopper completed her undergraduate work at Vassar College before going on to earn a Master's…
  26. Grace Warren Landrum

    Grace Warren Landrum, a prominent figure in the history of the William & Mary, was born in Providence, Rhode Island on July 18, 1876. After receiving a B.A. from Radcliffe in 1898 and a Masters…
  27. Graduate House

    The Graduate House was located at 234 Jamestown Road. The house was demolished on May 20-21, 2013. The four bedroom, 3 bath house was built in 1913. On July 15, 1932, William & Mary acquired the…
  28. Graffiti

    References to notable, infamous, etc. graffiti on or near the campus of William & Mary are included here.
  29. Grammar School

    The Grammar School of William & Mary opened in 1694, shortly after James Blair obtained the College's Royal Charter. It continued into the late nineteenth century, with many stops and starts.…
  30. Granville Smith

    Granville Smith born circa 1758 and died in 1811. He was a student at William & Mary in 1775/76. He left the College to enter the Revolutionary War. On August 11, 1777, he was commissioned first…
  31. Graves Glenwood Clark

    Graves Glenwood Clark was born on 19 April 1894. He received his A. B. and his LL. B. from the University of Richmond and his M. A. from Columbia University. He taught American Literature in the…
  32. Great Depression

    The College of William & Mary During the Great Depression
  33. Greenhouse

    The Greenhouse at William & Mary was located north of the Wren Building and west of the President's House garage. It was built in the early 1900s and was 15' x 24' in size with a glass roof.
  34. Greg Capelli

    Greg Capelli was a faculty member of the Department of Biology at William & Mary. Obituary Announcement From a Faculty and Staff Announcement Email from Provost Michael Halleran on December 13,…
  35. Gymnasium

    Old Gym, circa 1916 Year built 1900 Opened: November 1900 Renamed: Citizenship Hall in 1922 Demolished: 1931
  36. Gymnastics

    Gymnastics Material in the Special Collections Research Center Guide for conducting research related to the College of William & Mary References in the The Flat Hat, William & Mary News, and…

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