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Matthew Whaley School Collection, 1741-2012 and undated

Matthew Whaley School Collection, 1741-2012 and undated
Mss. 1.11
1.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
This is an artificial collection of material from and about Matthew Whaley School in Williamsburg, Virginia including material from the annual fifty year reunions. The school newspaper, The Powder Horn, 1930-1937 and 1946-1948, is available in Rare Books call number AN47 .W54 P68.
Arranged by accession number additions.
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.)
Clark, James W.
Etheridge, Jeanne
Langton, Helen
Pedersen, Thelma
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.)
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.)
Education--Virginia--History--20th century
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.)
Powder Horn
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century
Plays (document genre)

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Future accruals are expected.
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: See list of accessions..

Gifts via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.

Mss. Acc. 1990.42 Gift of Mrs. Thelma Pedersen.

Mss. Acc. 1990.43 Gift of Jeanne Etheridge

Mss. Acc. 1993.14 Gift of James W. Clark.

Mss. Acc. 1994.50 Gift of Lola Creasey.

Mss. Acc. 1994.61 Gift of Jeanne Etheridge.

Mss. Acc. 1996.04.01  Gift of Julia Oxrieder.

Mss. Acc. 1998.55 Gift of Nell Gilley Taft.

Mss. Acc. 2001.20 Gift of Jane Ayers Davis.

Mss. Acc. 2003.11 Gift of Mary Lib Geiger (through Frances Robb).

Mss. Acc. 2003.31 Unknown.

Mss. Acc. 2003.49 Gift of Helen Langton.

Mss. Acc. 2005.61 Gift of Mary McGinnis White.

Mss. Acc. 2007.95 Gift of Sue Godson.

Powder Horns:

Transferred from many WHRA Collections, but also include the following accessions:

Mss. Acc. 1990.42 Gift of Mrs. Thelma Pedersen (1925-1939 issues)

Mss. Acc. 1996.19 Gift of S.F. Royall (1928-30, 1938)

Mss. Acc. 2002.51 Will Molineux for donors including Turner Richardson and Linda Bowe.

Mss. Acc. 2006.43 Merle Kimball, 3 issues, 5/53, 1/55 and 11/55.

Related Materials

See also:

--Mss. 1.01 Williamsburg Reunion Collection.

--Series 24 (Acc. 2010.353) of the Robb-Bernard papers (Mss. 65 R54),  which contains MW high school yearbooks, 1948-1950.

Preferred Citation
Matthew Whaley School Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
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