Vault 217 is a reference to a room in the old Special Collections & Archives department in George Mason University Libraries. We have since moved to another part of the library and were renamed the Special Collections Research Center. The Vault served as a storage location for some of our collection materials. The symbolism of the vault describes the mission of this blog: to open up the vault and expose our readers to some of the treasures in our collections.
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