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John Garland Pollard Papers, 1683-1968

Title
John Garland Pollard Papers, 1683-1968
ID
Mss. 70 P76
Extent
30.0 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
15,000 Items
Scope and Contents

Letters, clippings, manuscript volumes, business papers, pamphlets, genealogical material, family papers, reports, memos, campaign literature, photographs of John G. Pollard (1871-1937), lawyer, educator, statesman, humanitarian, and governor of Virginia, 1930-1934. Prominent correspondents include Henry Watkins Anderson, Lady Astor, Frederic W. Boatwright, David K. E. Bruce, John Stewart Bryan, William Jennings Bryan, Harry F. Byrd, James Cannon, J. A. C. Chandler, Calvin Coolidge, Westmoreland Davis, Jessie Ball Dupont, Carter Glass, John D. Rockefeller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Claude A. Swanson, Lyon G. Tyler, Alexander W. Weddell, and Woodrow Wilson.

Box 4 Folder 98 contains plot plans for Pollard Park and Chandler  Court in Williamsburg, VA.

Addition shelved at end of collection is described on Finding Aid/Inventory (below).

Series 3 contains the correspondence and papers of John Garland Pollard related to his career at the College of William and Mary.

Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/70_P76_Pollard__JP.pdf
Arrangement
Series 3 was originally the John Garland <span class="highlight0 bold">Pollard</span> Papers, UA 6.025, and was combined intellectually in August 2011.
Creators
Pollard, John Garland (1871-1937)
Subjects
Baptists--Virginia--History.
College of William and Mary
College of William and Mary--Alumni and Alumnae.
College of William and Mary--History--20th century.
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Fundraising campaigns
Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha, College of William and Mary.
Southern Baptist Convention--History--20th century.
United States. Board of Veterans Appeals.
United States. Federal Trade Commission.
Virginia--Governors
Virginia--Politics and Government.
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century.
Young Men's Christian Associations.
Genres
Agendas (administrative records)
Certificates
Correspondence
Financial records
Fliers (printed matter)
Minutes
Photographs
Receipts (financial records)
Reports
Resolutions (administrative records)
Technical reports
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
08/01/1970.
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. 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
Donated to W&M Special Collections Research Center in batches between 1970 and 1987 by Violet M. Pollard, John G. Pollard, Jr., Charles Pollard, Susan P. Boatwright, Elizabeth P. C. Johnson, Jessie G. P. Dodge, and Joseph P. Pollard.
Related Materials
Phonograph records from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
Related Publications
Maud Pollard Turman, <i>John Garland Pollard, 1871-1937: An Informal Biography</i> (s.l., s.n., [1960]); and John Stanley Hopewell, "An Outsider Looking In: John Garland Pollard and Machine Politics in Twentieth Century Virginia" (Ph.D. Thesis, University of Virginia).
Preferred Citation
John Garland Pollard Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in January 2010. UA 6.025, John Garland Pollard Papers, was combined intellectually into this collection by Benjamin Bromley in August 2011.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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