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Manuscripts - People and Family Names, 1621-1949

Title
Manuscripts - People and Family Names, 1621-1949
ID
Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Extent
6.0 Boxes
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.   Please ask Staff for assistance.

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Arrangement
Alphabetical by last name.
Subjects
Agriculture--History--19th century
Allison White and Company
Apprenticeship programs--Virginia
Centenary Church
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century
Debt
Decedents' estates
Dyes and dyeing
Exchange Bank of Virginia
Finances
Forrest Family
Horses--Virginia
Insurance, Fire--Virginia--History
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--18th century
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--19th century
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
Legal documents
Logging--Virginia
Lumber trade--Virginia--History
Marshall, John, 1755-1835
Mecklenburg County (Va.)--History--19th century
Medical practice--Virginia--History
Merchants--Massachusetts
Merchants--Virginia--Richmond
Merchants--West Virginia--Jefferson County
Mississippi--History--19th century
New York (State)--Social life and customs
Petersburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Physicians--Virginia--York County
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century
Slavery--Southern States--History
Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846
Titanic (Steamship)
Tobacco industry--Virginia--Richmond
Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute
United States--Abolition--History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Slavery
Valentine, Edward Virginius, 1838-1930
Virginia--Genealogy
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century
West, Francis
West, John
West Point (Va.)--History--19th century
Wills
Women--Physicians
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs
Women physicians--Virginia--History--19th century.
Genres
Correspondence
Financial records
Lectures
Military records
Orders (military records)
Pamphlets
Printed ephemera
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

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
This collection is an artificial grouping of material given to Special Collections or purchased by Special Collections during the 1930's and 1940's.
Preferred Citation
Manuscripts - Group 3 - People, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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