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Charles Washington Coleman, Jr. Papers, 1867-1925, undated (bulk 1886-1892)

Title
Charles Washington Coleman, Jr. Papers, 1867-1925, undated (bulk 1886-1892)
ID
MS 00012
Extent
0.75 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents
The collection is arranged into three series. The first series contains correspondence, the majority of which is related to Coleman's writings & publications and includes correspondence his mother, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Coleman, and with illustrator Harry Fenn. The second series contains writings, the majority of which were done by Coleman, largely as a young man.  The writings include his poetry as well as serials he wrote and illustrated himself. The third series contains miscellaneous items that do not fit within the first two series.
Creators
Coleman, Charles Washington (1862-1932)
Administrative/Biographical History
Charles Washington Coleman, Jr. was born in Richmond, Virginia to Cynthia Beverley Tucker Coleman and Charles W. Coleman, Sr. on November 22, 1862. and died 29 April 1832. He attended the University of Virginia and served as librarian at the College of William and Mary 1893-1898. Subsequently, he was associated with the Library of Congress. Coleman was also a poet and a writer. He died in 1932 and is buried in the Bruton Parish Churchyard.
Subjects
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington (1832-1908)
Fenn, Harry (1838-1911)
United States--Poetry
Writing--1870-1920
Languages
English

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Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Acquisition Note
This collection was donated over a period of time by Coleman family members: Mary Haldane Begg Coleman, Janet Kimbrough and Cynthia Barlowe.
Related Materials

Tucker-Coleman Papers (Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library)

Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman Papers (Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library)

Charles Washington Coleman, Sr. Papers (Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library)

Collection Material Type:
Papers
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