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Philip L. Barbour Papers, 1935-1980

Title
Philip L. Barbour Papers, 1935-1980
ID
Mss. 89 Bar 23
Extent
4.5 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1935-1980, of historian and scholar Philip Lemont Barbour (1898-1980), including research notes for his historical writings on the settlement of North America. Most articles, clippings and notes concern those people associated with Captain John Smith, a leader of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia.

Notes were also used in the audio production, "The Jamestown Saga; the Founding of the American Colony in the Words of the Colonists," written by Philip L. Barbour and Nigel Davenport and distributed as an audiobook on an LP in 1969.

Includes correspondence, 1960-1967, with Lawrence W. Towner, and correspondence, 1964-1969, with representatives of the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian Institution. There is also some printed material (mostly copies) dating back to 1603.

Creators
Barbour, Philip L.
Smith, John (1580-1631)
Towner, Lawrence W.
Subjects
Europe--Description and travel
Genealogy
Jamestown (Va.)--History--17th century
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--European Front
Genres
Correspondence
Maps
Photocopies
Publications
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
05/17/1982.
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: Institute of Early American History and Culture.
Gift
Preferred Citation
Philip L. Barbour Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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