A Post-and-Beam Mystery at William & Mary

Heather Hughes Ostermaier for The Chronicle

William & Mary's Terry L. Meyers, in the doorway to a campus building that he believes may be the oldest extant school for black children in the country.
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One semester several years ago, Terry L. Meyers was on a research leave, waiting to correct page proofs for three volumes of letters by Algernon Charles Swinburne—"the bad boy of Victorian poetry," as Mr. Meyers likes to think of him. The proofs...

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