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Samuel Myers College Papers

Identifier: UA 5.098

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Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the correspondence, a certificate, Myers' commencement remarks, and a list of books of College of William and Mary student Samuel Myers. The letters includes Myers' career plans, events in Williamsburg including a near-duel Myers was involved in, and other matters. Filed in same box as Mss. 95 M99 Samuel Myers Papers as folder 2.


  • Creation: 1808-1812


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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:

Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk, Pensacola, Florida, and son of Moses Myers.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Custodial History:

This collection was formerly part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection (UA 10).

Acquisition Information:


Related Materials:

Samuel Myers Papers(Mss. 95 M99); Myers Family Papers (Mss. 98 M99 Myers II); see the SCRC Collections Database for other collections related to members of the Myers family:

Processing Information

Collection was accessioned by Amy Schindler, University Archivist, and described by Danny Vivas, SCRC Staff, in April 2009.

Guide to the Samuel Myers College Papers
Danny Vivas, SCRC Staff.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository