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Laura Adams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00015

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one letter written by Laura Adams to her brother Newton Adams, a Christian missionary working within the Zulu Kingdom. Adams discusses problems reported by her brother and regarding missionaries in Africa in general, and updates Newton on the health of their father, along with other local news.

Dates

  • 1839 April 28

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

32.25 cm x 20 cm

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 Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.

Acquisition Information:

Mss. Acc. 2014.242 was received by Special Collections in June 2014.

Physical Description

32.25 cm x 20 cm

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described by Tim Eklund, Special Collections staff, in February 2015.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Laura Adams Letter
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2015-07-30
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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