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Collection Overview

Title
Deborah Logan Papers, 1829-1885
ID
Mss. 39.2 L82
Extent
36.0 Items
Primary Creator
Logan, Deborah Norris (1761-1839)
Date Acquired
10/04/1938
Forms of Material
Correspondence, Typescripts
Languages
English

Restrictions

Access
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.
Use
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.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection is typescripts, most of which are letters, 1829- 1837, from Deborah Norris Logan at "Stenton," Germantown, Pa. to her grand-niece Deborah Norris Woodson of Goochland Court House, Va.

Biographical Note

Deborah Norris Logan was born 19 October 1761 and died 2 February 1839. She was well-educated, married Doctor George Logan and had three sons. She wrote A Memoir of Dr. George Stenton of Stenton. She transcribed family papers at "Stenton" into eleven manuscript volumes, some of which were subsequently published. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Deborah Norris Logan">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Deborah Norris Logan</a>.

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1829-1837.  Deborah Logan, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to her niece, Maria Virginia Carter, and Maria's daughters, Deborah Norris and Mary R. Woodson, who were half-sisters of Emily Apphia Carter.  35 TC of Ls in V. Also includes miscellaneous Civil War letters of Mary R. Woodson.

7 November 1885. A.A. Logan, Loudoun Germantown, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to his cousin M[ary] R. Woodson, n.p.  2 pp.

Administrative Information

Repository
Special Collections Research Center
Acquisition Source
George S. Wallace of Huntington, W.Va.
Preferred Citation
Deborah Logan Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.