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Autograph Collection, J-M, 1755-1900

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: id175533

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Papers, 1871-1933, of Robert Morton Hughes of Norfolk, Virginia, concerning his law practice; his interest in maritime law; his biography of Joseph Eggleston Johnston; his influence in Virginia politics; and the College of William and Mary. Correspondents include Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Fitzhugh Lee, Sir Arthur Sullivan, Thomas Nelson Page, Woodrow Wilson, Flora (Cooke) Stuart and Theodore Roosevelt. There is also an autograph collection, 1715-1924, which includes signatures of Frances Hodgson Burnett, Mark Hanna, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Samuel L. Clemens and presidents of the United States.


Addition to Box 1, Folder 4

"Genesis of the F.F.V.," a typed draft of a letter to the editor by Robert M. Hughes (with footnotes), "Horse-Power in History" by Robert M. Hughes, a typed draft, a February 4, 1935 letter from Mae White (Mrs. William) Freeman to Robert M. Hughes thanking him for their visit to his library and a tax receipt for Charles C. Johnston of Abington, Virginia.


  • Creation: 1755-1900


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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: 1.50 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository