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William J. Shelton General Merchandise (Lovingston, Va.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.285

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Business records, 1932 and 1943-1946 (bullk), of William J. Shelton General Merchandise in Lovingston, Nelson County, Virginia. The majority of the records consist of mailings to William Shelton by various district offices of the U.S. Office of Price Administration (OPA). Examples are the Lovingston War Price and Rationing Board in Lovingston, Virginia, the Roanoke District Office, or the Georgia Office. Some of the topics of the bulletins and circulars include instructions for rationing, pricing and coupon distribution.

Also included are a few financial records from 1932.

Dates

  • Creation: 1932, 1943-1946
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

Creator

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 full Hollinger box.)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase.

Title
Guide to the William J. Shelton General Merchandise (Lovingston, Va.) Records
Status
Completed
Author
SCRC Staff.
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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