Scope and Contents
Box 1 consists the letters of James Barron Hope to his mother, Mrs. Jane A. Hope, while on a U.S. Cruiser in the Caribbean and of his mother to her friend, Miss Caroline H. Campbell, 1852-1858, as well as Hope's letters to Annie B. Whiting before his marriage to her and their correspondence during the Civil War, 1855-1865. An invitation from the Virginia General Assembly requesting that Hope read his poem there, 1858, and a Master of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary, 1866, are also included.
- Creation: 1790-1965
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1847-1887
- From the Collection: Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 (Person)
Language of Materials
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: 5.00 Linear Feet