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Herbert Lee Bridges was a student at William & Mary in 1888-1893. His career at William & Mary included: Instructor of Pedagogics, 1881-1892; Instructor in History; Acting Librarian, 1892-1893; Assistant in American History and Politics, 1907-1909; Assistant in Politics and Economics, 1909-1911; Registrar of the College and Secretary to the Faculty, 1907-1928; Registrar, 1928-1933; Registrar, Emeritus, 1933-1945. He was also secretary to the Board of Visitors, 1928-1934 (not believed to be an official board member).

The Bridges House at 224 Jamestown Road formerly belonged to him and was a gift of F. Margaret Bridges.

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  • Past Faculty Card File, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William & Mary.


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