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Ball family correspondence, 1918-1976

Identifier: id81151

Scope and Contents

Letters in this series are mainly to Mary Ball from relatives and friends regarding family, sickness, death, and spiritual life. Of note are letters from Hugh Ball to Mary Ball during their separation due to her sickness in 1918 and a hand-painted card from Cora Avery to Mary Ball from 1947.


  • Creation: 1918-1976


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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: 0.50 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository