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Galt Papers (V)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 78 G73 (V)

Scope and Contents

Diaries, personal correspondence, and genealogy, 1900-1979, concerning Louise Alberta West Galt (b. 1876) and Howard Spilman Galt (1872-1948), who were missionaries to China between approximately 1899-1940, and their daughter Mable Mildred Galt (b. 1900), a social worker and minister's wife living in the United States. Of special interest is the diary of Louise A. W. Galt written during the summer of 1900 during the siege of Peking during the Boxer Rebellion.

The relationship of Howard Spilman Galt to the Galts of Virginia is distant.

Dates

  • 1900-1979

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.

Biographical Information:

L. A. W. Galt was an American missionary who ministered in China from approximately 1899 to 1940. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Related Materials:

See also Galt Papers (I), (II), and (III), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary, and the Galt Family Papers (MS 78.3), Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Title
Guide to the Galt Papers (V)
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-07-30
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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