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Virginia Howell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.432 and 2012.054

Scope and Contents

Diaries and photograph album, circa 1940s, of Virginia Howell of Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Howell was married to David Edward Howell, who was in the United States Army during World War II. Includes two volumes which contain diary entries, with photographs and letters from Edward Howell attached. Diary entries include information about Edward Howell's training at Camp Lee, Virginia, as well as information about Virginia Howell's daily activities and whether she received mail from Edward. There are also two photograph albums, which include pictures of Virginia and Edward Howell on trips that they took together, as well as pictures of Edward Howell and other military personnel.

Dates

  • 1940-1949

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

1.00 Linear Feet

Related Materials:

Armed Conflicts & the Military in the Special Collections Research Center

Information about related materials is available at http://guides.swem.wm.edu/armedconflicts

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in June 2011. Acc. 2012.054 added and integrated by Benjamin Bromley in February 2012.
Title
Guide to the Virginia Howell Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
Date
2011-06-27
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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