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Hilton Village Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 H56

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Papers, 1918-1960, concerned with the development of Hilton Village in Warwick County, Va. (now part of Newport News, Va.), the first federally sponsored housing project in the United States which opened in 1918.


  • Creation: 1918-1960

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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.


1 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gifts of 1961, 1968, and 1969.


Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at

Guide to the Hilton Village Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository