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Ludwell H. Johnson III Papers

Identifier: 00/06/UA 6.042

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Scope and Contents

1992 Accession: Box 1: Correspondence and memoranda written and received by Johnson as a member of the faculty and chair of the History Department and while serving as a member on several college committees (e.g., Faculty Library; Planning; Continuing Studies; Faculty Affairs; OIEAHC).

Box 2: Personal papers, including correspondence, clippings, and material on student advising.

Box 3: Standard exam questions used by the History Department.

Acc. 2008.164: This accession includes 2 boxes related to the Asbestos Abatement Task Force and related issues and 1 boxes related to efforts to prevent the Walt Disney company from building an amusement park in Virginia.

This collection also includes remarks for the memorial service for Alfred Armstrong by Johnson removed from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection.


  • Creation: circa 1960-2000

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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:

William and Mary faculty (1955-1992) Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


5.33 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not fully arranged, described, or rehoused.

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is kept offsite. Please ask staff for assistance.

Custodial History:

A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection. It was rehoused here 11/11/09.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2008.164 was received from Ludwell Johnson in the summer of 2005.

Related Materials:

Department of History Records (UA 41); Vice President of Administration

Processing Information:

Acc. 2008.164 accessioned from the backlog 12/12/08 by Amy C. Schindler.

Further description added by Mindy Gipson, SCRC Staff, in November 2009.

Guide to the Ludwell H. Johnson III Papers
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository