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Lucy Elizabeth James Journal, compiled in 1959

Title
Lucy Elizabeth James Journal, compiled in 1959
ID
Mss. Acc. 2010.204
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Journal, compiled by Lucy Elizabeth James in 1959, titled "Four Score Years, 1880-1960," in which the author shares memories of the different stations of her life in a "series of random letters and narrations." Includes reminiscences of her childhood in New Kent County, student years in Farmville, years spent in Williamsburg and Newport News, all Virginia. Also included are photographs of the author, from 1880 to the 1950s, and two 1973 obituaries for Robert Welmore James (1901-1973). Includes some narration on student life at the College of William and Mary, where her husband, George B. Wright was a student in the late 1890s.

For a more detailed description, provided by the seller, see finding aid link below.

Creators
James, Lucy Elizabeth (b. 1888)
Subjects
College of William and Mary--Students
Student Life--1890's
Tidewater (Va. : Region)--Genealogy
Tidewater (Va. : Region)--Personal narratives
Virginia--Genealogy
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century
Virginia--Social life and customs--20th century
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs
Genres
Autobiographies
Genealogical tables
Obituaries
Photographs
Reminiscences
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
03/31/2010.
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: Crown Collectibles, 8213 Sidlaw Hills Terrace, Chesterfield, Va. 23828..
Purchase.
Preferred Citation
Lucy Elizabeth James Journal, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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