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Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord (1869-1939)

Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord (1869-1939)
Historical Note
The Reverend Dr. William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin (June 18, 1869 - September 7, 1939) (or W.A.R. Goodwin as he preferred) was the rector of Bruton Parish Church who began the 20th century effort which resulted in the preservation and restoration of Colonial Williamsburg. He is known as "the Father of Colonial Williamsburg." Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin.


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Records or Manuscript Collections
Cynthia Barlowe Collection, 1902-2001
John Boyd Bentley Papers, 1895-1987
Flora Adams Darling Papers, 1862-1908
Office of University Development Records, 1920-2014
Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin to James Pleasant Woods, 1898
Elizabeth Hayes Papers, 1924-1938