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Martin Parks Burks Papers, 1798-1866

Title
Martin Parks Burks Papers, 1798-1866
ID
Mss. 39.1 B91
Extent
7.0 Boxes
Scope and Contents
Martin Parks Burks was the deputy sheriff of Bedford County, Virginia. Chiefly accounts, receipts, and business letters of Martin P. Burks, 1798-1866, including records while he was deputy sheriff of Bedford County, Virginia.
Other URL
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/wm/viw00034.frame
Arrangement
Arrangement: Collection is arranged chronologically. Organization: The collection has been broken down into three series. Series 1 are the accounts of Thomas Turpin, Series 2 are the papers relating to the sheriff's office of Bedford County, and Series 3 are the personal papers of Martin P. Burks.
Creators
Burks, Martin Parks (fl. 1817-1859)
Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff
Turpin, Thomas
Subjects
Bedford County (Va.)--History--19th century
Bedford County (Va.)--Sheriffs
Legal documents
Sheriffs--Virginia--History--19th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Genres
Correspondence
Financial records
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
01/17/1939.
Restrictions
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.
Rights
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: C. J. Carrier and Joseph K. Ruebush.
Purchased: 4,301 items, 1939.
Preferred Citation
Martin Parks Burks Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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