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B. Floyd Flickinger Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.341

Scope and Contents

Papers of B. Floyd Flickinger, Superintendent of the Colonial National Historic Park.  Letters, memos, reports, speeches, documents, photographs, and other material related to the creation and operation of the Colonial National Historic Park in Yorktown, Virginia.  Material on archaeology at Jamestown and the expansion of the National Park Service.  Personal papers which include Flickinger's position at the Technical Training Service at the Quartermaster School during World War II, his position as a teacher of American History and news clippings about his interest in the theater and history.


  • 1927-1950


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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.


3.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Arranged in series and subseries by the focus of the material and alphabetically by subject within each series and subseries.

Related Materials:

See also B. Floyd Flickinger Papers at the Colonial National Historic Park, Yorktown, Virginia.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in October 2012.
Guide to the B. Floyd Flickinger Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Research Center Staff.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository