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Frances R. Gillette Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.309

Scope and Contents

Papers of Frances R. Gillette. Early Gillette Family material, particularly poetry, and material about the Williamsburg Garden Club.


  • 1862-1953


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.

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.

Biographical Information:

Frances R. Gillette was originally from Emporia, Kansas, but also lived in Williamsburg, Virginia during the late 1940's to 1950's. Her parents were Almerin and Chloe Eugenia Gillette. She had a twin sister, Katherine M. Gillette. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Arrangement of Materials:

Collection arranged alphabetically by subject.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Information:

Processed by Anne Johnson in 2011.
Guide to the Frances R. Gillette Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Anne T. Johnson.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository