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Frank Heath Alfriend Papers

Identifier: UA 5.109

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an "extract" from the faculty minutes of the College of William & Mary, granting a master's degree in 1866 to Frank H. Alfriend. The extract includes a green, embossed Temple seal used by the College at that time and was signed by William and Mary President Benjamin Ewell and Professor and Acting Secretary of the Faculty Thomas P. McCandlish.  Also in the collection is a 41-page address titled "Alexander Hamilton: An address by Frank H. Alfriend before the Philomathean Society of William & Mary College Williamsburg VA July 4th, 1859."


  • Creation: 1859, 1866


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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.

Administrative History:

Frank H. Alfriend (1841-1887) was the younger brother of Thomas L Alfriend. He became a biographer of Jefferson Davis.


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Custodial History:

This collection was previously part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1946.16: Address before the Philomathean Society was a gift received on 5/13/1945.

Related Materials:

Faculty-Alumni File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Thomas L. Alfriend Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Mindy Gipson in November 2009.

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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository