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Elianna Southall Letter to Robert Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00258

Scope and Contents

Letter from Elianna M. J. Southall of Baltimore, Maryland, to her father (Papa), Robert Anderson in Richmond, Virginia.  She requests money for guitar lessons from a Spanish teacher and mentions that she is attending medical classes at school.  Writes about the lack of men at William and Mary where “only four students at Commencement” and proposed the college move to Richmond.  November 9, 1833. The Anderson and Southall Families are from Williamsburg, Virginia.  Includes letter from Dr. Pomfret to Dr. Swem about the provenance of the letter, April 25, 1944.

Dates

  • 1833 November 9

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

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Gift from an unknown William and Mary Student via Dr. Pomfret.
Title
Guide to the Elianna Southall Letter to Robert Anderson
Date
2017-02-08
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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