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Morecock Collection, 1881-1937

Title
Morecock Collection, 1881-1937
ID
Mss. 65 M81
Extent
0.5 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
60 items
Scope and Contents
Papers, 1881-1937 and n.d., relating to the history of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown, Va. collected by members of the Morecock family of Williamsburg, Va. Includes photographs, pamphlets, Christmas cards, postcards, and wood-cut prints depicting the Powder Magazine, Bruton Parish Church, the Courthouse of 1770, the Yorktown Monument, the church tower at Jamestown as well as souvenirs of the Yorktown Centennial, 1881 and the Jamestown Exposition, 1907.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/65_M81_Morecock.pdf
Subjects
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.)
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Jamestown (Va.)--History--19th century
Jamestown (Va.)--History--20th century
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)
Powder Magazine (Williamsburg, Va.)
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs
Yorktown (Va.)--History--19th century
Yorktown (Va.)--History--20th century
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Centennial celebrations, etc
Yorktown Monument (Yorktown, Va.)
Genres
Engravings (Prints)
Fliers (printed matter)
Pamphlets
Photographs
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
10/12/1957.
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: Mrs. F. R. Chamberlain of Venice, Florida.
Gift
Related Publications
Mss. Acc. 1988.11  William H. E. Morecock Papers
Preferred Citation
Morecock Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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