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Jonathan G. Murphy Papers, 1840-1900

Title
Jonathan G. Murphy Papers, 1840-1900
ID
Mss. 99 M95
Extent
0.3 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Poetry, ca. 1840-1900, of Jonathan G. Murphy, a farmer at Northumberland County, Va. Murphy's single volume of handwritten poetry tells about the lives of people of the Wicomic District of Northumberland County following the Civil War and about the Murphy family. Collection also contains typescripts of Murphy's poetry, a photograph of Murphy, and a family history paper done on Murphy by his descendant, with the same name, Jonathan G. Murphy. Use of original poetry volume is prohibited because of its fragile nature. Use of typescript is recommended.
Creators
Murphy, Jonathan G.
Subjects
Murphy family
Northumberland County (Va.)--History--19th century
Poets, American--19th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Virginia
Genres
Manuscripts (document genre)
Photographs
Typescripts
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
12/02/1999.
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
Use of Murphy's original poetry ledger is prohibited because of its fragile nature, typescript use only. Also, before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Noel B. Poirier.
Gift
Preferred Citation
Jonathan G. Murphy Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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