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Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01097

Scope and Contents

Photocopies and papers; 1847-1949. One copied 1861 diary and 1847-1849 correspondence of Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb of Mathews County, Virginia. Tabb's papers discuss life at 'Auburn,' their estate in Mathews County, including topics of hunting, female social life, detailed descriptions of the estate, servants, Tabb's wealth, and other topics. Includes clippings about the Auburn House. Also includes papers and correspondence (1947-1949) concerning genealogy done on the Tabb family.

66 items.

Dates

  • 1847-1949

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:

Henry W. Tabb was a doctor in Mathews County, VA during the mid-1800s. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Related Materials:

See also the John H. Tabb Papers, the Tabb Family Diary, and the Tabb Family Papers.

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/Sm__Coll__Add__4_Tabb.pdf

Processing Information:

Processed by Ellen Strong in 1995.
Title
Guide to the Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong.
Date
2007-07-06
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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