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Bozarth Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.13

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Scope and Contents

Business and family papers of the Bozarth family.

Acc. 2003.13

Scrapbook of Mary Hockaday Bozarth, Worthy Grand Matron of the Virginia Order of the Eastern Star with a list of Matrons and Patrons from 1941 to 1942 and certificates of membership for members of the Pocahontas Chapter 103 located in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1941.  Other related items in the collection is a photograph of Eastern Star women on the way to Bermuda and the Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of Virginia Order of the Eastern Star for 1942.

Merchant application by Cedric Bozarth for license in the City of Williamsburg, Virginia in 1931, photographs of Cedric Bozarth with classmates at Virginia Polytechnic  Institute, other documents concerning Cedric Bozarth, pamphlets on the Williamsburg Baptist Church, 1943-1945 ledger, 1959 ledger, Correspondence, bills and business records from 1961 and 1962 and a 1950-1952 ledger.  1921 High School diploma of Cedric. M. Bozarth.

Virginia Gazette Historical Supplement commemorating the first presentation of the "Common Glory" dated July 11-18, 1947. 


Copy of exerpts from Peggy Nottingham's diary during a visit to Williamsburg in 1856.  Original owned by Mrs. Floyd Bozarth.


Two invitations to the Williamsburg Wild Game Dinner and a newspaper clipping of Flora Bozarth as winner of the American Legion Beauty contest.


  • Creation: 1931-1985
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1931-1962


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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.

Family History:

The Bozarth Family were residents of Williamsburg, Virginia.


1.40 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Accession additions 1990.13 and 1999.12 are filed in the back of the box of Acc. 2003.13.

Acquisition Information:

Gifts of Mrs. Floyd Bozarth via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.

Related Materials:

Mss. MsV Alu1  William A. Bozarth Account Book, 1910

Mss. MsV Alu2  Bozarth Brothers Account Book, 1905-1908

Mss. MsV Alu3  Bozarth Brothers Account Book   1907-1913

Mss. MsV Alu4 Oversize Bozarth and Warburton Ledger, 1898-1910

Mss. MsV Alu5  Bozarth and Warburton Journal, 1907-1910

Mss. MsV Ame7  Bozarth Brothers Journal, 1912-1913

Mss. MsV Ame8  Bozarth Brothers Ledger, 1913-1916

Mss. Acc. 1989.45-1  John N. Bozarth Account Books, 1925-1931

Separated Materials:

from 2003.13:

1985 Williamsburg City Directory transferred to the stacks or Rare Books and Williamsburg Reunion Booklets transferred to the Williamsburg Reunion Collection.

from 1999.12:

Williamsburg, Virginia 1957 telephone book transferred to the stacks or Rare Books.

from 1996.26

"History of the Williamsburg Baptist Church, 1828-1978" filed in the Mss. 1.09 Williamsburg Historic Records Association (WHRA) Ephemera Collection.

Guide to the Bozarth Family Papers
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