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Whittle-Greene Papers, 1855-1995, undated

Whittle-Greene Papers, 1855-1995, undated
Mss. 65 W61
4.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Papers of Cloe Tyler Whittle Greene. Mostly diaries, 1855-1924, before and after her marriage to John Newport Greene. Also includes printed cards, photographs, verse, newspapers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and prints of colonial and Civil War figures. Topics covered by the diaries include secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, travel, life in Norfolk, Virginia and marriage.
Greene, Chloe Tyler Whittle
American diaries--Women authors
Greene, Cloe Tyler Whittle, 1843-1925
Greene, John Newport, 1842-1902
Greene family
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century
Norfolk (Va.)--History--20th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century
Virginia--Social life and customs--20th century
Whittle family

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

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.

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.

Addition 1990.18: The original is in the Chesapeake Public Library (Virginia) and may not be reproduced, published or quoted without their permission.

Acquisition Note
Donated by Mrs. Edward Duffy (1950) and the Chesapeake Public Library (1990).
Other Formats
Diaries issued in microfilm as part of American Women's Diaries Readex Film Products, New Canaan, Ct.
Related Materials
June 23, 1876 and June 26, 1884 (2) issues of The Norfolk Weekly Landmark have been transferred to the Newspaper Collection and filed under:  AN47.N67 N492.  Ten issues (1876 and 1877) of Our School Laureate have been transferred to the Newspaper Collection and filed under:  AN47.N67 O92.
Related Publications
MA thesis, "What sorrows and what joys :the Civil War diaries of Cloe Tyler Whittle, 1861-1866" by Emily R. Davies: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/7331.
Preferred Citation
Whittle-Greene Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson, Special Collections Assistant, in 2009. Reprocessed by Matt Abel, Special Collections Staff, in September 2013.
Collection Material Type:
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