Accession 1994.66, 1981-1992
Scope and Contents
Circa 2,070 items. These papers composite a largely non-political nature. Most of the letters concern personal matters, invitations, get-well wishes, and letters of sympathy. Political papers concern the 1992 Virginia Bond issue, Godwin's contribution to Bush's 1988 and 1992 presidential campaigns, Chichester for lieutenant-governor in 1985, the 1989 gubernatorial race (Coleman v. Wilder), the Virginia Republican Party, Godwin's support for Trible for Republican gubernatorial candidate in 1989, the 1978-1979 HEW controversy in Virginia (desegregation of higher education), and the 1986-87 Virginia Transportation Commission. Correspondents include Gerald Baliles, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., J. Marshall Coleman, Albertis S. Harrison, Charles S. Robb, John Warner, Richard Short and Hunter Andrews. This series is arranged by subject.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Conditions Governing 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.
From the Collection: 53.50 Linear Feet