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Flinn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00152

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of articles relating to Robert Flinn, his father Meade Flinn and his mother Mary Shepard Flinn of Alberta, Virginia. Photocopies, programs, news clippings, and related material regarding Robert Sturdivant Flinn including his song "Forever August Moon," and other members of the family. Gives biographical information and anecdotal history of the Flinn and Shepard families. Additions include photocopies of letters, newsletters, newspaper articles and flyers.  Ongoing Collection.

Dates

  • 1899-2015

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.

Family History:

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Arranged by folder for each accession.

Custodial History:

A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection. It was rehoused here 4/23/2010.

Acquisition Information:

Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member. Accessions:  1994.74 with additions, 2010.235 (file moved from Archives), 2011.678, 2012.392 and 2014.009.

Related Materials:

Robert Flinn's faculty-alumni file was pulled from the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection and was added to this collection in 2010.

Separated Materials:

Robert Flinn's faculty-alumni file was pulled from the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection and was added to this collection in 2010.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2010.235 was accessioned by Amy C. Schindler, University Archivist, on 4/23/2010.
Title
Guide to the Flinn Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-17
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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