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Galt Papers (III)

Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G73
The collection covers the dates 1750-1982 and consists chiefly of the personal and business correspondence, financial and legal documents, literary documents, and family history and genealogy notes of the Galt family. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and personal mementos such as artifacts.

Negatives have been added to Galt III, Group XI, Box IV, folder 44.

Some material pertaining to William R. Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III, folder 59, Oversize files.

Some material on Gabriel Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III, Folder 60, Oversize files.

Three boxes of newspapers: Virginia and Non Virginia 1833-1897 and Williamsburg, Virginia, 1853-1865, are shelved in oversize.


  • 1750-1991


Language of Materials


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.


46.25 Linear Feet

Guide to the Galt Papers (III)
Finding Aid Authors: Suzanne Erena.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • May 12th, 2017: Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository