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James Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 81 J23

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Cyrus Rosser James (1855-1937), Methodist minister in Virginia (on the Buckingham, Heathsville, North Mecklenburg and Whitestone Charges), with his family including his wife, Annie (Shields) James and his children. Also includes account books, accounts, photographs, scrapbooks, printed books and postcards.

Dates

  • 1826-1914

Creator

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:

Cyrus Rosser James (1855-1937), Methodist minister in Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

5.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift in memory of Cyrus R. James and Annie E. S. James (1981) and gifts of Leah James (1982, 1985, 1986).

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/81_J23_James_Family.pdf

Processing Information:

Processed by Brian Tilley in 1987.
Title
Guide to the James Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Brian Tilley.
Date
2007-07-25
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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