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Helen Jones Campbell Papers

Identifier: Mss. 91 C15

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Scope and Contents

Papers; 1936-1973; of author and Yorktown, Va. resident Helen J. Campbell (1894-1979). Includes photographs, notes, correspondence, clippings, photostats, and manuscript versions of short stories, essays, articles, and books. Her papers concern Yorktown and York County, Va., such as Yorktown National Park, Coleman Bridge, Bruton Parish, the Syms & Eaton School, and other local interest topics. Material also relates to Abraham Lincoln's assassination surrounding Mary E. J. Surratt, John H. Surratt, the Surratt family of Maryland, William H. Steward, Edwin M. Stanton, Andrew Johnson, and other connected to the Surratt family.


  • Creation: 1936-1973

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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.

Biographical Information:

Helen Jones Campbell (1894-1979) of Yorktown, Va. Author of i> (1943),


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Arrangement of Materials:

Arranged by subject, in most instances original order was maintained.

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Processing Information:

Processed by Suzanne McCoy in 1991.

Guide to the Helen Jones Campbell Papers
Suzanne McCoy.
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository