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Series 1: Brafferton Estate Collection

Identifier: id175184

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains documents relating to the Brafferton Estate as it impacted the College of William and Mary such as accounts, decrees, correspondence, biographical material on Robert Boyle, 20th century material on the search for information about the Brafferton Estate, and other material. The collection includes both original documents and copies of documents.

There is also material related to the Brafferton Estate and the early history of the College of William and Mary from the Borthwick Institute at the University of York and the Lambeth Palace Library. Material may only be used in the Special Collections Research Center and may not be copied.


  • Creation: 1691-1935


Language of Materials

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Conditions Governing Access:

This 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: 1.20 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository