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James S. Barron Letters

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 137

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two letters written to James S. Barron, a Virginia State Senator representing Norfolk. The first letter, dated 1913, is from the African-American men of the Bank Street Baptist Church thanking him for his service on his birthday. Also included is an autographed signed letter to Barron from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt thanking him for sending photographs of Confederate States of America ships. The collection contains both the original and a copy of each letter.

Dates

  • 1913, 1937
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/28/2019

Creator

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Source of Acquisition

Gift

Method of Acquisition

The letters were given to Special Collections and University Archives some time prior to 2015.

Processing Information

Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archivist, in August 2019.
Title
A Guide to the James S. Barron Letters
Author
Steven Bookman, University Archivist
Date
08/28/2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Community Collections Repository

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