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Genealogy Collection, 1880-2001 and undated

Title
Genealogy Collection, 1880-2001 and undated
ID
Mss. 39.4 G29
Extent
7.0 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents
An artificial collection of genealogical materials; ca. 1880 to 1993; many of which were probably collected by Dr. Earl Gregg Swem in connection with the publication of genealogical information in the "William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Series". Includes correspondence, clippings, coats-of-arms, charts, and family histories.  Most newspaper clippings are from "The Standard" in Richmond, Virginia from the early 1880's.
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Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/39_4_G29_Genealogy.pdf
Arrangement
Artificial collection of genealogical material in alphabetical order by surname.
Subjects
Genealogy
Virginia--Genealogy
Virginia--History
Williamsburg (Va.)--Genealogy
Genres
Bible records
Books
Correspondence
Genealogical tables
Genealogies
Photocopies
Photostats
Reports
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
05/08/1992.
Restrictions
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.
Rights
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: Gifts from 1940's to 2009.
Most material was given to Special Collections, beginning in the 1930's until 2009.  Early acquisitions were often sent to Earl Gregg Swem.  Accession numbers and donor names have been added to each family entry when known.
Preferred Citation
Genealogy Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
All accessions from the 1930's to 2009 were combined in alphabetical order by Anne Johnson in December 2014.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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