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Prestwould Farm Records, 1929-1946

Prestwould Farm Records, 1929-1946
Mss. 65 P94
3.0 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
6729.00 items
Scope and Contents

Records, 1929-1946, concerning Prestwould in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The collection includes correspondence of Dr. John Williamson Price, Jr., of Louisville, Kentucky, the owner of Prestwould with his farm managers; accounts; livestock records; and registration records of Aberdeen-Angus cattle; Percheron horses; saddle horses; and Hampshire hogs.

Prestwould is an eighteenth century plantation which was owned by the Skipwith family. It is now owned by the Prestwould Foundation and is open to the public.

Other URL
Price, John Williamson (b. 1882)
Aberdeen--Angus cattle
American saddlebred horse
Farm management--Virginia--History--20th century
Hampshire swine
Prestwould (Virginia : Estate)
Financial records

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: Mrs. John W. Price, Jr..
Gift of 6657 items on 5/26/1965 and gift of 72 items on 9/13/1965.
Related Materials
See also Skipwith Family Papers (Mss. 65 Sk3), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Prestwould Farm Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
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