Martin Parks Burks Papers
Scope and Contents
Martin Parks Burks was the deputy sheriff of Bedford County, Virginia. Chiefly accounts, receipts, and business letters of Martin P. Burks, 1798-1866, including records while he was deputy sheriff of Bedford County, Virginia.
- Creation: 1798-1866
- Burks, Martin Parks, fl. 1817-1859 (Person)
- Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff (Family)
- Turpin, Thomas (Person)
Language of Materials
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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.
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7.00 Linear Feet
Arrangement of Materials:
Arrangement: Collection is arranged chronologically. Organization: The collection has been broken down into three series. Series 1 are the accounts of Thomas Turpin, Series 2 are the papers relating to the sheriff's office of Bedford County, and Series 3 are the personal papers of Martin P. Burks.
Purchased: 4,301 items, 1939.
Additional information may be found at http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/wm/viw00034.frame
- Guide to the Martin Parks Burks Papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English