Skip to main content

Walter B. Anderson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01751

  • Staff Only

Content Description

Two diaries kept by Walter B. Anderson during the end of World War I. Anderson lived on Marshall Street in Richmond and attended Richmond College. He writes extensively about local and international current events, as well as student life and the military training he received.

Content warnings for derogatory language and racial statements.

Dates

  • 1918 - 1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (Two legal sized folders.)

Language

English