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Rawlings Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R20

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Papers, 1842-1863, of the Rawlings family of Brunswick County, Va. Mostly correspondence, 1859-1863, of William Mort Rawlings including his correspondence, 1861-1863, while serving in the 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment with his father Joseph W. Rawlings, mother Martha A. G. Rawlings, sisters Amanda J. Rawlings and Henrietta V. Rawlings, and brothers Robert Larkin Rawlings (also serving in the Confederate States Army), J. S. Rawlings and P. H. Rawlings. Also includes indenture, 1842, between George B. Rawlings and Robert Rawlings; and orders, 1846, and account, 1853, of Joseph W. Rawlings.

Dates

  • 1842-1863

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Henry Harris in January 1928

Title
Guide to the Rawlings Family Papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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