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Anna Eliza Caroline Partin Papers

Identifier: SC 00701

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Scope and Contents

Handwritten memoir by Anna Eliza Caroline Partin about her experiences in Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War, particularly the siege of Petersburg.  Biographical information on Anna Eliza Caroline Partin, John William Partin, the Bunkley Family and the Ferrebee Family.  Copy of picture who may be Anna Eliza Caroline Partin. The biographical and genealogy folders are photocopies of a handwritten scroll.


  • Creation: 1916, undated


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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.

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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:

Lived in and near Petersburg, Virginia during the Civil War. Possibly born in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, daughter of Henry W. Neville. Married to John William Partin. After the Civil War, they lived in Portsmouth, Virginia.


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Appraisal Information:

The biographical and genealogy scrolls were crumbling and already fragmented when accessioned.  After photocopying the original scrolls, they were discarded.

Guide to the Anna Eliza Caroline Partin Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson, Special Collections Assistant, and Vicki O'Brien, Special Collections Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository