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James Madison, Sr. Papers, 1792-1931

Title
James Madison, Sr. Papers, 1792-1931
ID
Mss. 39.2 M26
Extent
20.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Dates; 1792-1831, 1931; document and correspondence (some are copies). Includes letters between James Madison, Sr. (1723-1801) and his son President James Madison, Jr., his brother Bishop James Madison, Josiah Quincy, Robert Walsh, and others. Also includes engravings and prints of Madison and a "Report of the Overseers of Harvard University" commenting of the new constitution recently submitted to the people of Virginia. Letters discuss politics, family life in Virginia, religion, and other topics. Also includes a 1931 invitation to the unveiling of the bust of James Madison at Richmond, Va. and photographs of the Madison bust.
Creators
Madison, James, Sr. (1723-1801)
Madison, James, Jr. (1751-1836)
Subjects
American Revolution--Veterans
Harvard University--History--19th century
Madison, James, 1749-1812
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Orange County (Va.)--History--18th century
Orange County (Va.)--History--19th century
Plantation life
Plantations
Quincy, Josiah
Tyler, Samuel
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century
Walsh, Robert, 1784-1859
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Genres
Correspondence
Engravings (Prints)
Invitations
Photographs
Reports
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
08/01/1975.
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. Frances Duffy of Baltimore, Md..
Gift of Mrs. Frances Duffy and additional purchases (1975 and 1986).
Preferred Citation
James Madison, Sr. Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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