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Robert Morris Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01210

Scope and Contents

Diary of a schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Virginia as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Virginia. He rented the President's House at the College of William and Mary. Includes comments on church meetings, schools, local people and weather. Also includes lists of students attending his schools in Williamsburg and Warwick County.

Dates

  • 1845-1848

Language of Materials

English

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:

Robert Morris, 19th century schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Va. as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Va. At one time he rented the presidents house at the College of William and Mary. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Original diary cannot be handled. Patrons must use photocopy of diary.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Processing Information:

Processed by Ellen Strong in 2007.
Title
Guide to the Robert Morris Diary
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong.
Date
2007-07-17
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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