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Burwell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B95

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Burwell family papers of Powhatan County and Richmond, Va. These papers consist of financial papers and correspondence. Correspondence discusses the Civil War, Virginia history, and other Virginia related topics.

See also: Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C Reel # 01 in Swem Library’s microforms area, call number HQ1438 .V5 S68

Dates

  • 1853-1911

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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:

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Arrangement: Collection is arranged chronologically. Organization: Inventory has been arranged into three series. Series 1 are letters, series 2-4 are papers concerning a trusteeship, home improvements, and the valuation of furniture. The final series (series 5) are invoices, receipts, notes and canceled checks.

Acquisition Information:

Purchased, October 14, 1938.

General

Other Information:

Additional information may be found at http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/wm/viw00035.frame
Title
Guide to the Burwell Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-06-11
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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