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Manuscripts Photograph Collection

Identifier: Mss. 1.18

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of photographs obtained from various sources. Please see container inventory for more information.


  • Creation: circa 1864-1949

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.


1.75 Linear Feet



Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1973.207: Bequest, via the Muscarelle Museum, of John Presson. Acc. 1980.017: Gift, via the Muscarelle Museum, of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Underwood, inherited from the estate of Arthur Johns McShane, who, according to family tradition, received it from the daughter of Kensey Jones, a son of Bishop John Johns. Acc. 2008.286: Gift of Page G. Whitmore.

Processing Information:

Created by Benjamin Bromley in January 2012.

Guide to the Manuscripts Photograph Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Research Center Staff.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository