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Gerald Cowden Papers, 1965-1982

Title
Gerald Cowden Papers, 1965-1982
ID
Mss. Acc. 2000.40
Extent
5.8 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Research material of Gerald Steffens Cowden from his Ph.D. dissertation on the Randolph's of Virginia, "The Randolphs of Turkey Island:  a Prosopography of the First Three Generations, 1650-1806. " Also includes other works and essays from his earlier education, and the research accompanying those essays as well.
Arrangement
Organized into four series: Series 1: Dissertation Rough Drafts, Series 2: Dissertation Notes/ Photography, Series 3: Dissertation Research Material, Series 4: Other Works/ Research Materials on Other Works.
Creators
Cowden, Gerald Steffens (b. 1940)
Subjects
African Americans--Virginia--History--18th century
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
Randolph family
Virginia--Genealogy
Virginia--History
Genres
Dissertation
Index Cards
Research notes
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
07/27/2000.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. 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.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Gerald Cowden.
Gift
Related Publications
The Randolphs of Turkey Island : a prosopography of the first three generations, 1650-1806, Available in the Swem Library stacks and Special Collections Research Center, call number: LD6051 .W5m Hist., 1977, C69.
Preferred Citation
Gerald Cowden Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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