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Clarence W. Clapp manuscript poetry books

Identifier: SC 01809

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Content Description

Two notebooks of Clarence W. Clapp's manuscripts poetry books. The first notebook's contains 20 poems discussing nature, local people, and religion. The second notebook's poems discuss men and women, the homeless population, and politicians.


  • Creation: Circa 1875-1884

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.

Biographical / Historical

Clarence W Clapp lived in Topsfiled and Davers, Massachusetts from 1878 to 1884.


0.1 Linear Feet (One legal size folder )




The Clarence W. Clapp manuscript poetry books contains one series; Series I. Poetry books.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Clarence W. Clapp collection was donated by Barranger & Company. Inc.

Guide to Clarence W. Clapp manuscript poetry books
William & Mary Special Collections Research Staff
2023, January
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository