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Virginia Cities Collection, 1663-1980

Virginia Cities Collection, 1663-1980
Mss. 39.4 V82ci
10.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Alphabetical by name of city.
African American physicians
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg
Alexandria (Va.)--History
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.)
Blue Ridge Springs (Va.)
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.)
Charlottesville (Va.)--History
College of William and Mary--History--20th century
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
College of William and Mary--Students
College theater--United States
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Community theater
Crump family
Danville (Va.)--History
Dunlop family
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century
Fredericksburg (Va.)--History
Grace Street Gardens (Richmond, Va.)
Hanover Courthouse (Va.)--History
Harrisonburg (Va.)--History
Hopewell (Va.)--History
Horticultural literature
James City County (Va.)--Tercentenary
Jamestown (Va.)--History--20th century
Jamestown Exposition (1907)
Jamestown Festival (1957)
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Legal documents
Lexington (Va.)--History
Lynchburg (Va.)--History
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon
Norfolk (Va.)--History
Petersburg (Va.)--History
Providence Forge (Va.)--History
Providence Forge Mill (Providence Forge, Va.)
Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.)
Strasburg (Va.)--History
The Virginia Comedians
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th
Virginia--History--17th century
Virginia--History--18th century
Virginia--History--19th century
Virginia--History--20th century
Washington (Va.)--History
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.)
Williamsburg Female Academy (Williamsburg, Va)
Williamsburg Male Academy (Williamsburg, Va)
Williamsburg Military School (Williamsburg, Va)
Woodstock (Va.)--History
Account books
Financial records
Receipts (financial records)
Surveys (documents)

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
Gifts and purchases, from the 1930's to the present.
Related Materials

Mss. 39.4 V82co Virginia Counties Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Mss. 65 V82 Virginia Quitrents Collection, 1704-1705, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Many other accessions relating to cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia are in the Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library.  Please check the subject index for the name of the city. Also, you can use the search box on the top right corner, being sure to check the "Include Box Lists."

Artifacts tranferred to the Manuscripts Artifact Collection include: Presbyterian Student Choir Badge (39.4V82.A01.1), Presbyterian Junior Choir Badges (39.4V82.A01.2a-e), York River Ink Wash Drawing (39.4V82ci.02), Yorktown Sesquicentennial Commission Medal (39.4V82ci.03), Yorktown Sesquicentennial Commemorative Coin (39.4V82ci.04)

Preferred Citation
Virginia Cities Collection: [City name], Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Rehousing and more detailed descriptions completed in December 2011 by Anne Johnson.  Accession numbers and descriptions remain the same.
Collection Material Type:
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