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Jamestown Corporation Records, 1946-1979

Jamestown Corporation Records, 1946-1979
Mss. 77 C73
21.75 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Records, 1946-1979, of the Jamestown Corporation which was responsible for two of Paul Green's outdoor dramas, "The Common Glory," and "The Founders." Includes certificate of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, yearbooks, scripts, programs, ground plans, costume designs audio-visual materials, photographs, music and loose papers (correspondence and budgets).
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Jamestown Corporation
Drama--20th century
Green, Paul, 1894-1981
Green, Paul, 1894-1981. Common Glory
Green, Paul, 1894-1981. The Founders
Jamestown (Va.)--History--Drama
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Drama
Design drawings
Financial records

Detailed Description

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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

Gifts of David Dudley; 18 Feb. 1991, Will Molineux; 24 March 1992, James Bray; 10 No. 1992, Miss Laura Sherman; 12 March 1993, Howard Scammon; 29 April 1993, Mrs. J. E. Pitman; 5 Nov. 1993, and S. F. Royall; 6 Dec. 1993.

1991.11  Gift of David Dudley through Howard Scammon

1992.56  Gift of James Bray

1993.13  Gift of Roger Sherman's daughter Laura

1993.31 was received on 4/29/1993

1993.68  Gift of Mrs. J.E. Pitman

1993.70  Gift of S.F. Royall

1994.04  Gift of Jones Library, Lynchburg

1994.23  Gift of Howard Scammon

1994.54  Gift of Howard Scammon

1999.24  Gift of Roger Sherman

2001.20  Gift of Frances Robb and unknown.

2003.22  Came in with material given to University Archives.

2008.90  Richard Krown

2010.387  Gift of David Dudley

Related Materials

The papers of Carl A. "Pappy" Fehr (UA 6.017) include programs from The Common Glory and The Founders.

Audiocassettes, phonograph records, and reel-to-reel tapes from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.

The Paul Green Papers are held by the UNC Libraries.

Related Publications
"Glory Days," William and Mary Alumni Magazine, Fall 2007, https://alumni.wm.edu/magazine/fall_2007/feature_5.shtml accessed 26 September 2007.
Preferred Citation
Jamestown Corporation Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in February 2010.
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