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Trist Bringier McConnell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00057

Scope and Contents

Trist Bringier McConnell was a Williamsburg resident who served as a civic leader and Mayor.  McConnell honorable served in the United States Navy (Reserve) and retired as a Captain.  He was elected to city council in 1988 and served in a civic capacity until his death in 2005.  Among his most noted accomplishments are the successful blocking of a Walmart in Williamsburg, and the proposed bridge from Jamestown to Surry.  Additionally, McConnell chaired the 300th anniversary of the founding of Williamsburg.  In addition to his elected appointments McConnell served on the Greater Williamsburg Community Trust, the Public Library Board, and the Swem Friends Board.  The papers of this collection relate to the topics listed above.

Dates

  • 1988- 2005

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

2.50 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Donation
Title
Guide to the Trist Bringier McConnell Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Christina Luers.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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