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S. Bassett French Papers (I) and (II), 1858-1892

S. Bassett French Papers (I) and (II), 1858-1892
Mss. 39.2 F88 and Mss. 98 F88
1.3 Items
More Extent Information
447 + 52 items
Scope and Contents
Papers and letters of  Samuel Bassett French, a judge who lived in Manchester, Virginia during the mid to late 1800's.
Other URL
French, Samuel Bassett (1820-1898)
Cameron, William Evelyn (1842-1927)
Early, Jubal Anderson (1816-1894)
Kemper, James Lawson (1823-1895)
Mahone, William (1826-1895)
McKinney, Phillip Watkins (1832-1899)
Minor, John Barbee (1813-1895)
Pryor, Roger Atkinson (1828-1919)
Pryor, Sara Agnes Rice (1830-1912)
Sherman, John (1823-1900)
Tucker, John Randolph (1823-1897)
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (1853-1935)
Biography as a literary form
Legal documents

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: John Hart.

10/1935:  Purchase.

4/16/1998:  Gift of Mrs. Marion French Johnson and Ms. Sarah Johnson.

Acc. 2000.12, 1 reel of microfilm of Bassett French II, filmed by the Library of Virginia.

Related Materials
See also; Samuel Bassett French Letterbook and Telegrams, at The New-York Historical Society, New York; Samuel Bassett French Letters Received, 1875, Accession 1999.7, Personal Papers Collection; and the General fund operational records, Virginia State Library and Archives, Richmond, Va.
Preferred Citation
S. Bassett French Papers (I) and (II), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in November 2009.
Collection Material Type:
Other Note
PDF documents of the inventories for both (I) and (II) are available online.
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