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Daisy Crisler Papers

Identifier: SC 00931

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written to and received by Daisy Crisler of Canton, Georgia for the years 1904 and 1914. The letters were written for the most part during ship voyages to Europe.

Letters addressed to Daisy Crisler in 1904 were sent by her friend 'Fannie.' Daisy's letters from 1914 describe her own travel experience in great detail. One of the letters is written in a different handwriting and mailed from Georgia. Most letters are written on letterhead of ships and hotels. Countries visited include Spain, Switzerland, England and Russia.

For a more detailed description and selected excerpts, both provided by the seller, see finding aid link below.


  • Creation: 1904-1914

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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.

Biographical Information:

Information provided by the seller:

"The shipping web site said there was a Daisy Crisler who sailed on board the S.S. Haverford from England on July 29th, 1914. She is 28 years old on this passenger list." Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Physical Description

2 folders.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in September 2009 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist, with further arrangement by Liam Anastasi-Murphy, SCRC staff, in September 2009.

Guide to the Daisy Crisler Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter and Liam Anastasi-Murphy.
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository