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Virginia Anti-Saloon League Records

Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 V81an

Scope and Contents

Papers including correspondence, circular letters, accounts, minutes, reports, speeches, printed matter and newspaper clippings relating to the campaign for prohibition in Virginia. Includes correspondence with members of anti-saloon leagues in other states and the Woman's National Christian Temperance Union. (2162 items). Backlog addition, received in 1930, is combined with original accession as Folders 23 and 24 (132 items).


  • 1900-1922

Language of Materials


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:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

The Virginia Anti-Saloon League was an organization that supported prohibition. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


3.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase Acc. 1930.38 is a gift of Mr. Viereckt.  Received 01/01/1930.

Processing Information:

Box and Folder list compiled by Kelsey Kavanagh, SCRC staff, in September 2011.
Guide to the Virginia Anti-Saloon League Records
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository