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Sara Royall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1996.27
Notebook of newspaper clippings and jottings of Sara Spottswood Royall of Petersburg, Va. Clippings pertain to the Business and Professional Women's Club of Petersburg, Va. Collection includes correspondence, speech, photograph, copies of her obituary and materials relating to Samuel F. Royall's service in World War I in the United States Army. Additions to the collection are the obituaries of Samuel F. Royall, Jr., a Williamsburg, Va. printer, correspondence, clippings, publications, and two yearbooks of the American Association of University Women.

"Blue Jackets Manual, U.S. Navy" 1917 from Accession 1996.37 transferred to Rare Books.

Original Accession and additions physically and intellectually combined in 2009.  Descriptions and inventory of all accessions are on the Inventory/Finding Aid.

Dates

  • 1900-1983

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

0.30 Linear Feet

Biographical Information:

Sara Spottswood Royall was president of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Petersburg, Va., and worked as an agent for the Northwest Mutual Life Insurance Company. She served in World War I. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Arrangement of Materials:

Accession Number order.

Acquisition Information:

Gifts

Separated Materials:

"Blue Jackets Manual, U.S. Navy" 1917 from Accession 1996.37 transferred to Rare Books.

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/1996_27_Royall_Papers.pdf

Processing Information:

Processed by Ellen Strong in 1996.
Title
Guide to the Sara Royall Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong.
Date
2007-07-11
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • May 12th, 2017: Original Accession and additions physically and intellectually combined in 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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