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Gustavus A. Myers Papers, 1834-1869

Title
Gustavus A. Myers Papers, 1834-1869
ID
Mss. 39.2 M99
Extent
56.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Letters written to Gustavus A. Myers, lawyer in Richmond, Va. Includes letters, 1858-1861, from John Augustine Washington, concerning his sale of "Mount Vernon" to Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; and Washington's Civil War service. The collection includes letters written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Park Benjamin, and Conway Robinson.
Creators
Myers, Gustavus Adophus (1801-1869)
Subjects
Lawyers--Virginia--History
Mount Vernon (Va.)
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
United States--Jewish History
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
10/01/1935.
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: John Hart and an anonymous donor.
Purchase (1935) and gift (1972).
Related Materials
See also; Samuel Myers Papers, 1796-1845, Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Groups A-C, and Myers Papers II, all at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Gustavus A. Myers Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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