Skip to main content

Lottie V. Clark Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 C54

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Papers of members of the Clark family of Amelia County, Virginia, dated 1849, 1889-1899, 1915. The collection consists primarily of letters written to Lottie V. Clark of Namozine, Amelia County, Virginia, by Anthelia Holt and other friends in Chesterfield County, Virginia, which discuss social, religious, and family matters, and Anthelia's work in a cotton mill. In addition, there are letters, invitations, and poems, 1849, 1890, and n.d., addressed to Martha Susan Clark and Missouri A. Clark; and Amelia County subpoena, n.d.; and two later business letters.

Accession Number 1998.02 added to collection.


  • Creation: 1849-1915


Language of Materials


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.


1.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Organization: Organized into 3 series: Series 1. Lottie V. Clark correspondence; Series 2. Martha S. Clark and Missouri A. Clark correspondence; Series 3. Miscellaneous. Arrangement: All series are arranged chronologically.

Accession Number 1998.02 physically added to collection at end of box 2.

Acquisition Information:

Purchase: 120 items from Richmond Antique Shop on 6 March 1940. Gift: 3 items of Emma Peters on 31 March 1998.

Processing Information:

Box and Folder List compiled by Kelsey Kavanagh and Zoe Weinstein, SCRC staff, from June through July 2011.

Guide to the Lottie V. Clark Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff and Anne Johnson.
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository