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Louise Lightfoot Morriss Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 5.158

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, financial records, and other material concerning Louise Lightfoot Morriss, class of 1935 from the College of William and Mary. Most of the letters written to Louise while she was at William and Mary were from a boyfriend at the United States Naval Academy, who signed all his letters "Add." There are also letters written to Mrs. G. L. Morriss, Louise's parents, at Mohawk Farm, their residence in Buckingham County, Virginia. Most of these letters concern orders to buy livestock from the farm and greetings from family and friends.

Dates

  • 1911-1933
  • Majority of material found in 1927-1933

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.

Biographical Information:

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Extent

0.20 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2012.061 was received by Joan Mastricola of the William and Mary Alumni Association in January, who transferred the material to the SCRC on 2/2/2012 via campus mail.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2012.061 accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in February 2012.
Title
Guide to the Louise Lightfoot Morriss Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2012-02-23
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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