James McDowell Letters
Scope and Contents
This collection contains of letters written to James McDowell (Governor of Virginia from 1843-1846, Member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1846-1851) by students at the College of William and Mary.
- Creation: 1840, 1845, 1847
- McDowell, James, 1795-1851 (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.
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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.
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Acc. 2011.218 was received by the SCRC from the seller via U.S.P.S. on 4/12/2011. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
Acc. 2011.218 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in April 2011. Acc. 2013.025 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in February 2013.
- College of William and Mary. Franklinian Society (Organization)
- College of William and Mary. Licivyronean Literary Society (Organization)
- Coupland, Jonathan R (Person)
- Friend, John E (Person)
- Garrett, Benjamin F. (Person)
- MacAlpine, Charles R (Person)
- Mitchell, William H (Person)
- Scott, John L (Person)
- Guide to the James McDowell Letters
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English