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Frank Snowden Hopkins Papers, 1905-1995

Frank Snowden Hopkins Papers, 1905-1995
Mss. 84 H77
5.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Written works, published and unpublished, of Frank Snowden Hopkins, journalist, diplomat, and vice-president of the World Future Society. The collection contains articles written about the Foreign Service, policy papers written for the United States State Department, articles written for the World Future Society, family histories and biographies, a reminiscence of the College of William and Mary in the 1920's, and an unpublished manuscript of a novel promoting the goals and principles of the World Future Society.

The Finding Aid/Inventory contains brief descriptions of each accession.  The contents list is a folder by folder inventory of the first accession.

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Organization: This collection is organized into eleven series. Series 1 contains family histories and biographies; Series 2 contains speeches by Hopkins; Series 3 contains essays prepared for U.S. State Department; Series 4 contains articles by Hopkins pertaining to the foreign service; Series 5 contains articles by Hopkings pertaining to the World Future Society; and Series 6-11 contain additions to the collection. Arrangement: The collection is organized by subject.

Additions are shelved adjacent to first accession.

Hopkins, Frank Snowden
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
United States--Journalism
World Future Society
Manuscripts (document genre)

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 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: Frank Snowden Hopkins, Nicholas Hopkins, and Richard S. Hopkins.
Acc. No. 84-36; Gift: 25 items, July 1984.Acc. No. 86-15; Gift: 1 item, April 1986.Acc. No. 89-38; Gift: 1 item, September 1989.Acc. No. 89.55; Gift: 1 item, 29 November 1989.Acc. No. 1993.48; Gift: 1 item, 19 July 1993.Acc. No. 1994.64A; Gift: ca. 100 items, 22 August 1994.Acc. No. 2000.23; Gift: 1,376 items, 3 June 2000.
Preferred Citation
Frank Snowden Hopkins Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Finding Aid Revisions:
Original Accession and additions intellectually combined in 2009 and shelved adjacent to one another.
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