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Peebles-Watson-Arrington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 P34

Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs, 1871-1913, bulk 1873-1904, of the Peebles, Watson and Arrington families of Norfolk and Petersburg, Va. Includes letters, primarily from Joseph Littleton Peebles to Kate S. Watson during their courtship and marriage. Also includes genealogical notes. The Peebles farm is a part of the Petersburg National Battlefield Park.

Dates

  • 1871-1913

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.

Family History:

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Following the correspondence and family documents is a subseries of photographs arranged by individual names, first by gender and then alphabetically. Some folders combine multiple individuals.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Processing Information:

Mss. 98 P34 combined Accessions 1997.27 and 1997.55 during processing.

The two boxes were combined into one box, but folder labels still reflect two boxes. July 2009.

Folder labels now reflect the new one-box arrangement. June 2015.
Title
Guide to the Peebles-Watson-Arrington Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Andrea Calabretta.
Date
2007-07-12
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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