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Burwell Family Papers, 1853-1911

Burwell Family Papers, 1853-1911
Mss. 39.1 B95
1.0 Boxes
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Burwell family papers of Powhatan County and Richmond, Va. These papers consist of financial papers and correspondence. Correspondence discusses the Civil War, Virginia history, and other Virginia related topics.

See also:  Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C Reel # 01 in Swem Library’s microforms area, call number HQ1438 .V5 S68

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Arrangement: Collection is arranged chronologically. Organization: Inventory has been arranged into three series. Series 1 are letters, series 2-4 are papers concerning a trusteeship, home improvements, and the valuation of furniture. The final series (series 5) are invoices, receipts, notes and canceled checks.
Burwell family
Burwell, Blair (1858-1882)
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 8th
Powhatan County (Va.)--History--19th century
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century
Turkey Island (Va. : Estate)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Financial records

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
Purchased, October 14, 1938.
Preferred Citation
Burwell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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