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John Sinclair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1994.73 and 1995.05

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Dr. Caroline Baytop Sinclair and notes concerning his research of John Sinclair, Revolutionary and War of 1812 privateer. Collection also includes articles and clippings about John Sinclair, a Baytop genealogy, as well as correspondence about a piece of furniture given to the College of William and Mary.

The book, "The Kidnapped Child" a novel about Henry Sinclair, written by Caroline B. Sinclair, 1983.

Addition 1995.05 added as Folder 10.

Dates

  • 1938-1993

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

53 items.

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:

Dr. Caroline Baytop Sinclair earned a B.S. degree from the College of William and Mary in 1924. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gifts

Related Materials:

Addition 1995.05 may be interfiled with this collection.

Physical Description

53 items.

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/1994_73_Sinclair__John.pdf

Processing Information:

Processed by Ellen Strong in February 1995.
Title
Guide to the John Sinclair Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong.
Date
2007-07-07
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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