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Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.157

Scope and Contents

This collection contains over 100 scrapbooks of popular 20th century culture created by Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan of Surry County, Virginia. Including in the scrapbooks are trading cards, album covers, posters, bottlecaps, and other material. Some of the topics found in the scrapbooks include consumer products, radio program logos, soft drinks, comic books, cigarette brands, television and sports stars, politicians, and automobile brands.

Dates

  • 1900-1999

Creator

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.

Extent

27.20 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2014.157 was picked up by Special Collections staff at the home of the donor in June 2014.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in November 2014.
Title
Guide to the Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan Scrapbooks
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2014-11-05
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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