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Frances H. Hamilton Collection

Identifier: SC 00629

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Scope and Contents

Items relating to Norge and Williamsburg, Virginia.

"Map of Norway, VA." which belonged to Ellen A. Huckstep. Torn. Undated. Photograph and photocopies of same map.Newspaper article about the founding of Norge. Undated. Photograph of the site of the Capitol and photograph of "Washington's Headquarters."


  • Creation: 1907-1920
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1907-1920


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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:

Frances Anne Huckstep Hamilton ,(1928-2008)  was  born in Norge, Virginia  a descendant of Mr and Mrs Halvor H. Anderson one of the Norwegian farming families that settled the village in the early 1900s. Except for a short residence in Toano Frances Hamilton resided most of her life in Norge. She coauthored "Velkommen til Norge" a pictorial history of the town, and helped organize and lead the Norge Civic League. She served on the James City County Historical Commission and helped the Norge Community Club preserve Norge Hall. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Gift via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.

Related Materials:

Mss. Acc. 2009.139 Hamilton Family Papers.

Guide to the Frances H. Hamilton 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