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Yorktown Preservation Society Records

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.081

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes and agendas from board meetings, newsletters, bylaws, and event flyers as well as other material of the Yorktown Preservation Society from 2013-2015. Also included is a copy of the Yorktown Day Celebration program from 2014 and photographs of the Yorktown Preservation Society booth during the French sailing ship Hermione visit in June 2015.


  • Creation: 2013-2015
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 2013-2015


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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.

Historical Note:

The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Yorktown Branch was dissolved in May of 2013 and the Yorktown Preservation Society was formed in June of that year as an independant organization. The Yorktown Preservation Society seeks to promote activities associated with Yorktown and to preserve the historic aspects of Yorktown.


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2015.081 was hand-delivered to Special Collections by the donor on 3/17/2015.  Acc. was received by Special Collections on 4/09/2016.


Future accruals are expected.

Related Materials:

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Yorktown Branch Records (Mss. 72 A57).

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in April 2015.  Accessioned and minimally procedssed by Christina Luers, Archives Collections Specialist, in April 2016.

Guide to the Yorktown Preservation Society Records
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist and Christina Luers, Archives Collections Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository