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M. M. Tankersley Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 T17

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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.


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

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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.


1.50 Linear Feet

Physical Description

1479.00 items


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
Annette J. Johnson, March 1984..
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository