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Galt Papers (III), 1750-1991

Galt Papers (III), 1750-1991
Mss. 78 G73
46.25 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

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.

Galt family
Galt, Alexander D. II (1827-1863)
Galt, Elizabeth Judith (1816-1854)
Galt, James (1741-1800)
Galt, John Minson (1744-1808)
Galt, John Minson (1819-1862)
Galt, Mary Meares (1885-1978)
Galt, Sallie (1822-1880)
Galt, William Richard (1818-1892)
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History
Legal documents
Tidewater Weekly Review (Williamsburg, Va.)
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.)
Williamsburg (Va.)--Colonial Period--History
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century
Williamsburg Weekly Gazette (Va.)
Financial records
Manuscripts (document genre)

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: Gift..
The material in this collection was received between 1979 and 1994.
Related Materials

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.

Preferred Citation
Galt Papers (III), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.
Collection Material Type:
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