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Carter Lowance Papers, 1860-1993

Title
Carter Lowance Papers, 1860-1993
ID
Mss. 94 L95
Extent
3.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
The personal and professional papers of Carter Lowance, executive assistant to six governors of Virginia: William M. Tuck, John S. Battle, Thomas B. Stanley, J. Lindsay Almond, Albertis S. Harrison and Mills Edwin Godwin. Papers also concern Harry F. Byrd, Sr. and Harry F. Byrd, Jr., and John N. Dalton. There are speeches, papers relating to Lowance's military career (including correspondence with his wife, Elizabeth Austin Lowance), awards received by Lowance, photographs, and papers concerning his funeral. There is also correspondence received by Mrs. Lowance after his death. The collections includes material concerning proposed amendments to the Virginia Constitution as well as some papers concerning Lowance's service with the College of William and Mary.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/94_L95_Lowance.pdf
Creators
Lowance, Carter (1910-)
Subjects
Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986
Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972
Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966
Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
Dalton, John N
Godwin, Mills Edwin 1914-1999
Harrison, Albertis S. (Albertis Sydney), 1907-1995
Stanley, Thomas Bahnson, 1890-1970
Tuck, William Munford, 1896-1983
Virginia--Governors
Virginia--Politics and government--20th century
World War, 1939-1945
Genres
Agendas (administrative records)
Certificates
Correspondence
Photographs
Publications
Speeches
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
04/30/1991.
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. Carter Lowance.
Gifts between 1991 and 1994.
Preferred Citation
Carter Lowance Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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