Phi Beta Kappa was founded by five students at William & Mary in 1776 at the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg and is the oldest honor society in the United States. The current Phi Beta Kappa Hall and the first Phi Beta Kappa Hall at William & Mary (present-day Ewell Hall were named to mark that connection.
- Catalogue of the Alumni and Alumnae For the Years 1866-1932. A partial list of Phi Beta Kappa members from 1776 to 1932 on pg. 175-177.
- College of William & Mary Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Chapter website. Includes a list of recent initiates from Fall 1999 forward.
- Lists of Phi Beta Kappa members - from the College of William & Mary and elsewhere - are available from the society.
- PBK History