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William Henry DeBell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D35

Scope and Contents

Papers of William Henry DeBell, teacher in Staunton, Va. and Fairfax County, Va.; and deputy superintendent of schools in San Francisco, Calif., 1914-1931. Includes congratulatory letters and testimonials upon his retirement in 1931. Also includes correspondence, 1928-1930, of Mrs. William H. DeBell [Lucy Brockenborough Daingerfield DeBell] concerning the Colonial Dames of America; genealogical material on the Daingerfield family; and a newpaper clipping concerning the diary of John Harrower.

Dates

  • 1821-1931

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

0.02 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Related Materials:

Related collection; Daingerfield Papers (Mss. 39.2 D14), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Processing Information:

Box and folder list compiled by Patricia Senabria, SCRC staff, in November 2011.
Title
Guide to the William Henry DeBell Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-02
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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