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Phi Beta Kappa Records of John Lesslie Hall and Charles Washington Coleman

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.022

Scope and Contents

Primarily Phi Beta Kappa correspondence of Charles Washington Coleman and John Lesslie Hall, both of whom served as Secretary of the Alpha of Virginia chapter. Also includes some meetings of minutes, poems, addresses, and bylaws; a notebook listing "Distinctions awarded in English and in History;" obituaries of Hall; English examinations (questions only)' documents from George Willis Guy about his high school and college course work.

Dates

  • 1888-1928
  • Majority of material found in 1888-1928

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

The 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.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

Phi Beta Kappa was founded by five students at the College of William and Mary in 1776.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Accruals:

Acc. 1988.008

Related Materials:

UA 6.021 John Lesslie Hall Papers and UA 7.002 Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter Records
Title
Guide to the Phi Beta Kappa Records of John Lesslie Hall and Charles Washington Coleman
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-06-03
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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