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DeBell Papers, 1821-1931

DeBell Papers, 1821-1931
Mss. 39.2 D35
120.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers of William Henry DeBell, teacher in Staunton, Va. and Fairfax County, Va.; and deputy superintendent of schools in San Francisco, Calif., 1914-1931. Includes congratulatory letters and testimonials upon his retirement in 1931. Also includes correspondence, 1928-1930, of Mrs. William H. DeBell [Lucy Brockenborough Daingerfield DeBell] concerning the Colonial Dames of America; genealogical material on the Daingerfield family; and a newpaper clipping concerning the diary of John Harrower.
DeBell, William Henry (fl. 1896-1931)
Daingerfield family
DeBell, Lucy Brockenborough Daingerfield
Harrower, John, 1733 or 4-1777

Detailed Description

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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.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Miss Salley Daingerfield.
Related Materials
Related collection; Daingerfield Papers (Mss. 39.2 D14), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Related Publications
See Edward Miles Riley, ed., <i>The Journal of John Harrower</i> (Williamsburg: Distributed by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1963).
Preferred Citation
DeBell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
The folder list for this collection was added to Archon by Patricia Sanabria, SCRC staff, in November of 2011.
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