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Geddy-Harris Archive Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.112
This collection contains deeds, abstracts of title, wills, and other legal documents from the law firm of Geddy, Harris, Franck & Hickman in Williamsburg, Virginia. The bulk of the material consists of abstracts of title to real property located in Williamsburg, Virginia, and nearby counties, including the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg, from the 1920s to the 1950s, as well as deeds to properties in Williamsburg and nearby counties from the 1880s to the 1950s.

Dates

  • 1773-1959
  • Majority of material found in 1890-1940

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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

4.20 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the Geddy-Harris Archive Records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2013-07-09
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • May 24th, 2018: Folder list and scope note were updated by Del Moore, SCRC Volunteer, in January 2015.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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