The collection covers the dates 1750-1982 and consists chiefly of the personal and business correspondence, financial and legal documents, literary documents, and family history and genealogy notes of the Galt family. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and personal mementos such as artifacts.
Negatives have been added to Galt III, Group XI, Box IV, folder 44.
Some material pertaining to William R. Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III, folder 59, Oversize files.
Some material on Gabriel Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III, Folder 60, Oversize files.
Three boxes of newspapers: Virginia and Non Virginia 1833-1897 and Williamsburg, Virginia, 1853-1865, are shelved in oversize.
See also Galt Papers (I), (II), and (V), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary, and the Galt Family Papers (MS 78.3), Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Reel-to-reel tapes from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.