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J. Randolph Ruffin Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1998.58

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Scope and Contents

Papers of J. Randolph Ruffin. Newspaper clippings, brochures, drafts of speeches, correspondence about Virginia history, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and tours directed by J. Randolph Ruffin, Director of Special Events for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Accessions 1998.58 and 1999.22 WHRA.


  • Creation: 1956-1993


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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:

J. Randolph Ruffin was Director of Special Events for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.


1.40 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Alphabetical by subject and genre.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1999.22 added in 1999. Gift through the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.

Separated Materials:

10 books, all duplicates of items already in Swem Library, were removed from the collection and given to Swem's cataloging department.

Duplicates of brochures and reports were removed from the collection.

Processing Information:

Duplicate copies of brochures and books removed from collection.

Guide to the J. Randolph Ruffin Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository