The History & Legacy of UMW

UMW Digital History Archive

Tag: Campus History

Explore UMW History provides a unique virtual exploration of the Fredericksburg campus with images of the campus, and even a virtual tour. Unfortunately, the virtual tour is presently down, but you can view a transcript of the tour on the site’s accessibility page. We added the University of Mary Washington’s official campus tour for you to […]

Then and Now UMW serves as another photo exhibition of the University of Mary Washington over time. It includes a collections tab that allows you to navigate through the exhibition by decade and uniquely blends some of the past and present photos of buildings to help demonstrate the changes over time. This site was restored by […]

This site on the Hurley Convergence Center provides an in-depth look into the construction and history of the HCC as well as links to student resources within the building. This site was restored by a 2022 ADH student. You can read about the restoration process here.

The Scrapbooks of the 1960s Project houses a collection of Mary Washington College’s Young Republicans club and Home Economics club scrapbooks from 1961-69. This archive provides a look into campus history and campus life through the lens of different student organizations on campus. This website was restored by the 2022 ADH class. You can read about […]

ABOUT CAMPUS HISTORY The Campus History category focuses on the history of the University of Mary Washington. This includes topics such as our progression from a State Normal School to UMW, the history of buildings on campus, and more. Scroll down to explore an overview of the topics under this category. How to navigate this […]