Papers, 1786-1932, collected by Francis Burton Harrison. Chiefly typescripts of letters, 1786-1840, of members of the Harrison family, includes notes for The Harrisons of Skimino.
This group of typescripts, letters, and notes was collected by Francis Burton Harrison for the publication of The Harrisons of Skimino edited by his brother Fairfax Harrison. Box 1 contains typescripts of Harrison family letters and a few original manuscripts. Box 2 includes notes for The Harrisons of Skimino, correspondence between Fairfax and Francis Burton Harrison, material relating to the Gale family and to Pocahontas.
The papers of Fairfax Harrison, who is the brother of Francis Burton Harrison, are also located within Swem Library. These papers, 1736-1945, were produced and collected by Fairfax Harrison, and include his correspondence with individuals and institutions concerning his interest in Virginia History.
Fairfax Harrison Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Fairfax Harrison Papers, 1736- 1945.6,116 items.Collection number: Mss. 65 H25