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Galt Papers (III-A)

Identifier: Mss. 78 G13 (III-A)

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Scope and Contents

Papers of Alexander Galt, Jr. and his family.  Mostly correspondence but also includes contracts, financial records, diaries, notebooks, sculptures and ephemera.  Most items written to, or by, Alexander Galt, Jr. when he was living in Florence, Italy.  Alexander Galt's sketchbook which includes photograph of Galt's sketch of General Stonewall Jackson.


  • Creation: 1848-1917


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers.

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.


1.75 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Mostly chronological within each box.

Acquisition Information:

On loan to UVA by Mary Meares Galt and later a gift to Swem Library.

Related Materials:

Mss. 78 G13 Galt Papers (1)(II) (IV) and Mss. 78 G73 Galt Papers (III) (V), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Microfilm M-1855-1857, Papers of Alexander Galt, 1840-1918, Accession #7894, -a, -b, -c, -d, -e, -g, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository