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Kenneth E. Brigham Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.412

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Scope and Contents

Papers of Kenneth E. Brigham (1921-1970) of Newport News, Virginia, consisting of correspondence, photographs and ephemera.


  • Creation: 1941-1975
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1960-1975


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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:

Kenneth E. Brigham was born 12 June 1921 and was a native of Massachusetts. He married Doris Aylward and had one son Michael. Before becoming a noted public relations executive for Newport News Shipyard and Dry Docks, Brigham served 3 years in the Army. Kenneth Brigham died 30 August 1970. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in July 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist. This collection was further arranged and described by Ronunda Claiborne, SCRC Staff, in June-July 2011.

Guide to the Kenneth E. Brigham Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Ronunda Claiborne, SCRC Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository