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James City County (Va.) Cemetery Committee Records

Identifier: MS 00002

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The collection contains supporting documentation for the book James City County, Virginia Cemeteries.  The documentation was originally housed in binders, which were disbound. The original order, however, remains. The collection includes photographs, graphs, maps, history, newspaper articles and other descriptive information for all known cemeteries in James City County, Va., including African-American cemeteries. The cemeteries were researched, photographed, and documented. The collection also includes a manuscript of the book.


  • Creation: 1994-2001
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1994-2001

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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.


2.50 Linear Feet


Supporting documentation for the book, James City County, Virginia Cemeteries.

Arrangement of Materials:

Series 1: Family Cemeteries

Series 2: Church Cemeteries

Series 3: Supplemental Information

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Collection contains one dvd.

Acquisition Information:



Acc. 2016.045 was received by Special Collection in March 2016.

Related Materials:

James City County, Virginia cemeteries : family, historical, Indian, military & slave Other Authors:     Boelt, Frederick W. 1940-, Higgs, Patricia V., Hull, Karol W., Kaufmann, Barbara W., Meyers, Terry L., 1944- Material Type:     Book Language:     English Published:     Yorktown, VA : John Henry Printing, Inc., 2011

Guide to the James City County (Va.) Cemetery Committee Records
Finding Aid Authors: Sue Hixson, Matt Niendorf.
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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