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Richard J. Davis Papers, 1975-1985

Title
Richard J. Davis Papers, 1975-1985
ID
Mss. 86 D27
Extent
15533.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers, 1975-1985, of Richards J. Davis, mayor of Portsmouth, Va. and lieutenant-governor of Virginia. The papers pertain primarily to his administration as lieutenant-governor and include correspondence with politicians and with constituents, personal correspondence, campaign material, speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs and a videocassette of Davis and his family discussing his years as a student at the College of William and Mary and his career.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/86_D27_Davis.pdf
Arrangement
The collection is arranged chronologically. There is very little subject access and the names of correspondents are not listed in the inventory.
Creators
Davis, Richard Joseph (1921-1999)
Subjects
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
Democratic Party (Va.)
Virginia--Politics and Government
Virginia--Politics and government--20th century
Virginia. Lieutenant-governor (1982-1986 : Davis)
Genres
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Reports
Speeches
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
01/1986.
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: Richard J. Davis.
Gift of 15,332 items in Jan. 1986 and gift of 1 item in March 1986.
Related Materials
Videocassettes from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
Preferred Citation
Richard J. Davis Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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