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Vinyard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 2000.V79

Scope and Contents

Papers of the Vinyard Family who lived near Vinton, Virginia in Roanoke County. The collection is primarily composed of the business papers (ledgers, bills, receipts, legal papers, accounts and printed material) of N. J. Vinyard, Walter H. Vinyard, and Walter D. Vinyard, Sr. who farmed near Vinton, Virginia. The collection also includes papers of Fannie Persinger, James Thomas Wood and S. H. Wood. The Vinyard family lived near Vinton, Virginia (Roanoke County) and engaged in farming and milk delivery. The three generations covered by the collection are N. J. Vinyard, Walter H. Vinyard (1875-1940), and Walter D. Vinyard, Sr., an alumnus of the College of William and Mary.

Dates

  • 1781-1999
  • Majority of material found in 1915-1955

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Biographical / Historical

The Vinyard family were farmers in Roanoke County, Va. The family included Abraham Vinyard, fl. 1827-1842 who was great-great-grandfather of the donor. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Administrative History: The Vinyard family were farmers in Roanoke County, Va. The family included Abraham Vinyard, fl. 1827-1842 who was great-great-grandfather of the donor.

Administrative History:

The Vinyard family were farmers in Roanoke County, Va. The family included Abraham Vinyard, fl. 1827-1842 who was great-great-grandfather of the donor.

Extent

2.10 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift. Additions: 1997.62, 1999.09, 1999.59, 2001.13 and 2006.50.

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/2000_V79_Vinyard_Family_II.pdf

Processing Information:

Processed by Beth Sturiano in 2000. Updated by Matt Niendorf in 2015
Title
Guide to the Vinyard Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Beth Sturiano, Matt Niendorf, SCRC student assistants.
Date
2007-06-25
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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