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Henry C. Wysor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00221

Content Description

Papers maintained by Henry C. Wysor, of Dublin, Virginia, a Civil War veteran turned insurance salesman working for New York Life Insurance Company. Papers include business correspondence, bills, invoices, and receipts. Most of Wysor's correspondence is from life insurance policyholders living and working in southwest Virginia, including Radford, Wytheville, Abingdon, and Pulaski, but also in Bristol, Tennessee. Policyholders include real estate agents and upper-level management employees of coal mining and processing companies.

Dates

  • 1890-1900

Creator

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.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Donor:

Gift of Gary Barranger, class of ’73 Law ’76.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Henry C. Wysor Papers

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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