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Anne T. Chapman Papers, 1884-1954

Anne T. Chapman Papers, 1884-1954
Mss. 65 C37 and Acc. 1995.21, Acc. 1997.23
8.1 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1884-1954, of Anne T. Chapman of Madison, Wisconsin and Williamsburg, Virginia.  She was a civic and social leader in the community of Williamsburg who served as librarian of the Williamsburg Public Library from 1910-1942. Papers include correspondence, diaries, photographs, and newspaper clippings and concern Gamma Phi Beta, the Williamsburg Civic League, the Williamsburg Public Library, the Williamsburg Garden Club, Bruton Parish Church, and public health.


Additions (1995.21 and 1997.23) to the collection include photographs as well as two cookbooks which belonged to her. The first cookbook has manuscript recipes; the second is a twentieth-century multilithed cookbook done by a committee of Williamsburg women.

Panoramic photograph of William and Mary costumed participants in Colonial Pageant July 4, 1921.

Chapman, Anne T. (1868-1954)
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.)
Cookery--Southern States
Sororities--Social--Gamma Phi Beta
Williamsburg (Va.)--Civic league
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--Library
Williamsburg Garden Club (Williamsburg, Va.)

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: Estate of Anne T. Chapman and Nancy Griesenauer.
Gift of 13 boxes of the estate of Anne T. Chapman during 1954-1955; Acc. 1995.21 gift of 4 items by Nancy Griesenauer on 05/08/1995; and Acc. 1997.23 gift of 2 items by Nancy Griesenauer on 05/08/1997.
Preferred Citation
Anne T. Chapman Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Collection intellectually combined in 2009.
Collection Material Type:
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