Inventory of the Virginia B. Haughwout Papers 1951-1955 Haughwout, Virginia B. Mss. 1997.17

Inventory of the Virginia B. Haughwout Papers 1951-1955

A Collection in the
Manuscripts and Rare Books Department
Collection Number Mss. 1997.17


Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary

Special Collections
Earl Gregg Swem Library
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8794
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Funding: Web version of the finding aid funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Processed by: Ellen Strong, 1997.

Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Collection number
Mss. 1997.17
Virginia B. Haughwout Papers, 1951-1955.
ca. 75 items.
Robert T. Armistead, Kenneth Chorley, Virginia B. Haughwout.
Correspondence concerning the construction of a building on the property owned by Virginia B. Haughwout on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes architectural drawings and photographs.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Publication Rights/Restrictions on Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Virginia B. Haughwout Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

Acc. No. 1997.17; Gift: ca. 75 items, 11 April 1997.

Scope and Content Information

Correspondence and legal papers, 1951-1955, of Mrs. Virginia B. Haughwout of Williamsburg, Virginia., about the construction of a Virginia Gazettebuilding on her property on the Duke of Gloucester Street. Correspondence is chiefly with her lawyer Robert T. Armistead and Kenneth Chorley, President of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Includes memorandum of argument on behalf of Colonial Williamsburg, Inc., prepared by the firm of Hunton, Williams, Gay, Moore & Powell, 6 June 1955, entitled "Virginia B. Haughwout v. Board of Zoning Appeals of the City of Williamsburg, Virginia."Also includes architectural drawings and photographs.



This collection is arranged into 3 series. Series 1 contains papers; Series 2 contains architectural drawings; and Series 3 contains photographs.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Armistead, Robert T.
  • Kenneth Chorley,
  • Robert T. Armistead,
  • Virginia B. Haughwout.

Contents List

Papers, 1951-1955.. 1-9, Folder
Series 1: Papers
  • Papers, 1951.. 1, Folder
  • Papers, 1952.. 2, Folder
  • Papers, 1953.. 3, Folder
  • Papers, January-June 1954.. 4, Folder
  • Papers, July-December 1954.. 5, Folder
  • Papers, January-May 1955.. 6, Folder
  • Papers, June 1955.. 7, Folder
  • Papers, July-December 1955.. 8, Folder
  • Papers, n.d.. 9, Folder
Architectural drawings, 1951-1955.. 10, Folder
Series 2: Architectural Drawings
Photographs, 1951-1955.. 11, Folder
Series 3: Photographs