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Amos Koontz Papers II, 1865-1970

Amos Koontz Papers II, 1865-1970
Mss. 91 K83 and 1996.25
25.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Personal and professional papers of Amos Ralph Koontz, surgeon. The personal papers, 1865-1986, include the correspondence of Koontz, his wife, Besse (Stocking) Koontz and their son, James William Koontz. Included are travel diaries, documents concerning the College of William and Mary and Johns Hopkins and material relating to social clubs and societies. The professional papers contain correspondence relating to Koontz' medical practice, political material, documents pertaining to military service, memberships in professional organizations, and newspaper and magazine article reprints.

See Finding Aid/Inventory for description and folder lists of 1996.25 Addition.

Other URL
Koontz, Amos Ralph (1890-1965)
United States. Army--Surgeons
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Medical and sanitary affairs
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs.

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

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.
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: James W. Koontz of Palm Beach, Fl..
Gifts between 1986 and 1989.
Related Materials

65 K83 Amos Koontz Papers I

Reel-to-reel tapes from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.

Preferred Citation
Amos Koontz Papers II, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson and Patricia Sanabria in 2010.
Collection Material Type:
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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