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Clifford Currie Papers

Identifier: UA 6.102

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Clifford Currie consist mostly of speeches made by Currie to various organizations such as the Portsmouth Historical Association, the Middle Plantation Club, and the Williamsburg Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy. Some of the subjects presented in the speeches include T.J. Jackson, Commodore James Barron, art, and European History. There is also a book review by Currie entitled "Brick, Stone, and Landscape: Four Outstanding Books" available in the collection.


  • Creation: 1979-1983


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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:

Clifford Currie was Librarian of the College of William and Mary from 1978 to 1985; and was also the Director and Registered Agent of the Friends of the Library in 1985. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:


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Acquisition Information:

This collection was accessioned as part of T1987.7 and was received sometime in 1987.

Related Materials:

Earl Gregg Swem Library Records (UA 32) contains Currie's correspondence as Dean of the Library.

Separated Materials:

The files in this collection were pulled from the Ferguson Seminar in Publishing Records (UA 222) on 3/24/2010.

Processing Information:

Processing and finding aid completed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist in March 2010.

Guide to the Clifford Currie Papers
Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository