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Catlett Family Papers, 1865-1921

Title
Catlett Family Papers, 1865-1921
ID
Mss. Acc. 2001.28
Extent
0.25 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Catlett family papers of Caroline County, Virginia. Correspondence that reflects the hard times in Virginia following the Civil War. Collection contains 72 original letters. Written by various extended family members, the majority of the letters are addressed to Arthur Catlett, a former Confederate Soldier and Virginia resident who moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War. Transcriptions for almost all letters, provided by the collection's donor, Elizabeth Jean Voss, are included. Inclusive dates 1865-1921.
Arrangement
Letters are arranged chronologically. Photos and prints are included at the end of the collection.
Creators
Catlett family
Battaile family
Subjects
Farms--Texas--History--19th century
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Virginia
Texas--History--19th century
United States-- History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
Virginia--History--19th century
Genres
Letters (correspondence)
Photographs
Transcripts
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
06/28/2001.
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: Mr. and Mrs. James R. Voss.
gift
Preferred Citation
Catlett Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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