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Evans Tanner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T16

Scope and Contents

Papers, 1830-1880, of Evans Tanner of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, Va., many concerning the tobacco trade. Includes letters, 1843-1855 and accounts, 1849-1880, of Evans Tanner; accounts, 1844-1848, of King, Walker & Co., Mecklenburg County, Va.; and accounts, 1852-1854, of Walker & Tanner, Mecklenburg County, Va.

Dates

  • 1830-1880

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Biographical Information:

Evans Tanner was a postmaster and merchant of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, VA. Part of his business included tobacco trade.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Creator

Title
Guide to the Evans Tanner Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-07-05
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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