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Jane Ayers Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01256

Scope and Contents

Obituaries and the story of Williamsburg residents Edwin A. Gilley and Comer C. Jackson who died when their car fell through the open draw on the Chickahominy Bridge, undated, obituary of murdered Harry Burleson of James City County in 1922, photograph of woman in a canoe with a note that it might be Virginia Waltrip,  Notebook of handwritten stories by Ellsworth Ayers, dated 1909. There are also photographs of students from the Five Forks School.

Dates

  • 1909-1932
  • Majority of material found in 1909, 1920, 1922, 1932 and undated

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:

Jane Ayers Davis was a resident of Williamsburg, Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Loose.

Acquisition Information:

Gift via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.
Title
Guide to the Jane Ayers Davis Collection
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2009-07-24
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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