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M. M. Tankersley Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 T17

Scope and Contents

Accounts, bills and receipts, primarily 1878-1885, of M. M. Tankersley of Fife, Goochland Co., Va. who was apparently a merchant. Also in the collection are accounts, 1893-1910, (including tax receipts for Shenandoah Co., Va.) for Paul C. Orndorff and Early L. Orndorff. Collection is arranged in folders by date.


  • 1878-1910
  • Majority of material found in 1878-1885

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1479.00 items

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Biographical Information:

M. M. Tankersley was a merchant at Fife, VA. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:


1.50 Linear Feet

Physical Description

1479.00 items


Other Information:

Inventory available at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Processing Information:

Processed by Annette J. Johnson in March 1984.
Guide to the M. M. Tankersley Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Annette J. Johnson, March 1984..
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository