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Diary (Hampton, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00010

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Diary, describing the 1919 Easter week vacation of a family visiting the Hampton Roads area from Ohio. The diary is set in the context of World War I as the author describes sightings of submarines and seaplanes, and a visit to an aviation school and factory where they met aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. The author and her family visit Old Point Comfort, Hampton and the church at Fort Monroe, and also discusses social events. Only about a third of the diary has entries.

Dates

  • 1919 April

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.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2014.238 was received by Special Collections in May 2014.

Physical Description

approximately 120 pages

Processing Information:

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

Title
Guide to the Diary (Hampton, Va.)
Date
2015-07-29
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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