Charles and William Person Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains letters, photographs, scrapbooks and other material related to the Person, Hickman, and Walton families. The bulk of the collection contains material related to Charles and William Person. Included are photographs of family members and the trips they took including to the York River, scrapbooks of the Person-Walton family and scenes from the Newport News Naval Yards, and an oral history conducted with William Person describing Williamsburg, Virginia in the first half of the 20th century.
- Creation: circa 1900-2011
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1920-1950
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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.
0.80 Linear Feet
Acc. 2014.207 was received by Special Collection from the donor on 5/30/2014.
Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in February 2015.
- Guide to the Charles and William Person Papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English