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Schuyler Otis Bland College Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.046

Scope and Contents

This collection includes biographical materials about Bland; list of books owned by Bland; clipping about books donated to the College of William and Mary library; briefs and transcripts of record.  Cases included in the collection are "Grand Union Tea Company versus I.C. Lord" and "George H. Holt and Company versus Norvell L. Henley."

Dates

  • 1910-1915
  • Majority of material found in 1910-1912

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

The 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:

A Representative from Virginia; born near Gloucester, Gloucester County, Va., May 4, 1872; attended the Gloucester Academy, Gloucester, Va.; attended the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.; teacher; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative William A. Jones; reelected to the Sixty-sixth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (July 2, 1918-February 16, 1950); chair, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Seventy-third through Seventy-ninth Congresses and Eighty-first Congress); died on February 16, 1950, in Bethesda, Md.; interment in Greenlawn Cemetery, Newport News, Va. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:

Extent

0.40 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1980.129 was received on 11/20/1980.

Related Materials:

Schuyler Otis Bland Papers (Mss. 65 B61); Violet McDougall Pollard Papers (Mss. 74 P76).
Title
Guide to the Schuyler Otis Bland College Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-05-25
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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