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J. Kenneth Graham Collection

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.25

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Scope and Contents

Collection of items relating to Williamsburg, Virginia and the personal papers of J. Kenneth Graham, particularly genealogy of his ancestor, James Graham of Pennsylvania.


  • Creation: 1934-1986
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1975-1985


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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:

J. Kenneth Graham was in the class of 1931 at the College of William and Mary. He was born in Williamsburg, Virginia at 141 Richmond Road "of seafaring stock, planters and fur trappers and some colonial preachers who tried to convert Ohio River Indians." Mr. Graham lived in Newport News, Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


1.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gifts via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.


Other Information:

As of August 2009, could not locate the following accessions:

Acc. 1999.21

Items relating to the Virginia Society, Children of the American Revolution (4 items).

Acc. 1999.31

Pamphlets including Private Homes of Williamsburg Today; Yorktown day brochure, 1969; America's Oldest Legislative Assembly and its Jamestown Statehouse; Virginia Gazette extracts.

Guide to the J.Kenneth Graham Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository