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Armistead Family Papers

Identifier: SC 00401

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Content Description

Letters, photographs, postcards, and business receipts of the Armistead family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Dates range from 1865- 1946 but the bulk of the collection is from 1927- 1929 including most of the letters. Letters were addressed to Dora, Cora, and Mother Armistead and from the same in addition to Cary "Champ" Armistead. The postcards and one letter are from friends of the family. The two photographs in this collection are of Dora Armistead and "mother" (Eudora) Armistead undated and 1942 respectively.


  • Creation: 1865-1946
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1927-1929


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.


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Related Collections

Robert H. Armistead (Williamsburg, Va.) Ledger, SC 00121 Dora and Cara Armistead Papers, Mss. Acc. 2004.24, 2006.54 Armistead Papers, Mss. 39.2 Ar5 John R. Armistead Letter, UA 5.110 Armistead Journal and Broadside, Mss. Acc. 1985.14

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository