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Barnes Family Papers, 1797-1926

Barnes Family Papers, 1797-1926
Mss. 39.1 B26
247.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence, chiefly 1820-1875, of Newman Williamson Barnes and his wife Margaret W.(Tomlin) Barnes of Richmond, Virginia and "Greenfield," Culpeper County, Virginia and to their daughter, Margaret W. Barnes. Letters concern life in Falmouth, Virginia and also concern Fredericksburg, Virginia. Correspondents are members of the Braxton, Coalter, Tomlin and Oliver families. Letters contain social and family news.
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Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically by date. Organization: This collection is organized into 9 series: 1. Correspondence, 1810-1829; 2. Correspondence, 1830-1849; 3. Correspondence, 1850-1869; 4. Correspondence, 1870-1930; 5. Correspondence, n.d.; 6. Envelopes; 7. Financial Papers; 8. Newspaper Clippings; and 9. Poetry.
Barnes, Newman Williamson
Barnes family
Barnes, Margaret W. Tomlin
Barnes, Margaret W. Tomlin
Barnes, Newman Williamson
Barnes family
Braxton family
Coulter family
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century
Falmouth (Va.)--History--19th century
Fredericksburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Oliver family
Tomlinson family

Detailed Description

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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 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: L. Lee Barnes.
Gift: 247 items, 10/16/1938.
Related Materials

Additional genealogical information, the Tomlin Family Chart, and other materials related to this collection can be found under the Brown-Coalter-Tucker Papers (I and II), Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Brown-Coalter-Tucker Papers (I and II), Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. 1816-1839,1839-1929.Collection number: Mss. 65 B85 Group C and D.

Preferred Citation
Barnes Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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