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Bland Family Papers, 1778-1989

Title
Bland Family Papers, 1778-1989
ID
Mss. 94 B159
Extent
2.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1778-1989, of the Bland family of King and Queen County, Gloucester County, and the James River area of Virginia. Includes mostly genealogical material compiled by Lineous Preston Bland, Jr.

Includes correspondence, pamphlets, family trees, scrapbooks, newsletters, photographs, legal and military records, newspaper clippings, and oral histories. Much information focuses on Richard Bland (1710-1766), Virginia statesman and pamphleteer.

The collection also includes personal correspondence and certificates of Lineous Preston, Jr., his wife, Ethel Hickman Bland and son, Lineous Preston Bland, III.

Creators
Bland, Lineous Preston (1900-ca. 1989)
Bland, Ethel Heckman (1902-1978)
Bland, Lineous Preston, III (1927-)
Subjects
Bland, Richard, 1710-1776
Bland family
Genealogy
Interviews
King and Queen County (Va.)--History
King and Queen County (Va.)--History--19th century
King and Queen County (Va.)--History--20th century
Legal documents
Newsletters
Genres
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
04/17/1994.
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: Estate of Lineous Preston Bland, Jr..
Preferred Citation
Bland Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
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