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H. (Harold Alfred) Reid Papers

Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.146

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection is correspondence from H. Reid (Harold Alfred) to College of William and Mary staff in the early 1990s. Also included are news clippings, copies of cartoons by Reid, photographs of unidentified, perhaps scientific or medial, equipment dated 1970-1971, and 2 photographic slides from a 1958 William and Mary football game, one of the athletes and the other of the band.


  • 1970-1992
  • Majority of material found in 1991-1992

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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:

H. Reid (Harold Alfred) was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. After graduation he was a journalist working for a number of Tidewater Virginia newspapers including the Daily Press, Virginian Pilot, Ledger-Star, and Times-Herald. He was married to Virginia Ezell Reid. He died in 1992. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Custodial History:

This collection was previously part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection. It was rehoused here 1/22/2011.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Amy C. Schindler, University Archivist in January 2011.

Guide to the H. (Harold Alfred) Reid Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Amy C. Schindler, University Archivist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository