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Charles E. Lipscomb Papers

Identifier: UA 5.093

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The papers of Charles E. Lipscomb include photgraphs, news clippings, certificates and a volume of dedications from friends and colleagues on the occasion of his retirement.


  • Creation: 1890-1930

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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:

Charles E. Lipscomb attended the College of William and Mary 1888-1890. While a student, he was a founding member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter at William and Mary. Lipscomb was from Prince William County, Virginia. He spent most of his career as a publisher, principally Parke, Austin & Lipscomb, Inc. in New York City. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


0.40 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Becky McCoy, granddaughter of Charles E., received prior to 2007.

Processing Information:

Accessioned from the backlog, 1/2009, by Ute Schechter.

Genre / Form

Guide to the Charles E. Lipscomb Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter and Anne Johnson
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Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository