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John Womack Wright Collection of military artifacts

Identifier: UA 5.056

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 68 buttons, 2 belt buckles, and 2 cockades taken from Spanish prisoners of war or from sunken ships off of Cuba. It also contains a commemorative medal from the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.


  • Creation: 1893
  • Creation: before 1899


Conditions Governing Access:

This 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.

Biographical Information:

William and Mary student from 1892 until 1895. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1989.147. Gift of John Womack Wright 1/31/1927.

Related Materials:

Mss. 65 W93: John Womack Collection of Maps

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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository