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W. H. Wilkinson Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.325

Scope and Contents

Records, 1919-1939, of San Francisco Lawyer W.H. Wilkinson concerning the legal status and travel regulations of Chinese immigrants living in the U.S., as well as immigration applications of Chinese citizens planning to move to the United States. Included is correspondence with state and federal agencies, employers, banks, and clients. Photographs are attached to the majority of the files.

Dates

  • 1919-1939

Creator

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.

Biographical Information:

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

Extent

0.40 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Related Materials:

For information on Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States see the following National Archives link:

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in July 2009 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist. Rehoused and arranged alphabetically by Lily Rubino, SCRC Staff, in September 2009.
Title
Guide to the W. H. Wilkinson Records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist, Lily Rubino, SCRC Staff.
Date
2009-07-29
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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