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Taliaferro Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.609

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial, legal and other written material of the John P. Taliaferro Family and Richard P. Taliaferro Family of Gloucester and Ware Neck, Virginia. Richard P. Taliaferro was the son of John P. Taliaferro. Genealogical material on the Fox, Oliver and Read family included. Includes a 1857 letter from a servant, possibly a slave, asking for her "mistress" to bring Patsy for a visit and a 1856 list of hired out slaves.

Dates

  • 1846-1895

Creator

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.

Family History:

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Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift.

Related Materials:

Mss. 82 T14 John P. Taliaferro Papers

Mss. Acc. 1997.28b Richard P. Taliaferro Papers

Mss. 93 T14 John Earl Taliaferro Photograph Album and Letters

Processing Information:

Processed by Anne Johnson in December 2010.
Title
Guide to the Taliaferro Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2011-01-07
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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