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Paul L. Grier Vertical Files

 Collection
Identifier: CA-000101
This collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, documents, publications, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Hampden-Sydney College from 1776 through 1988, organized into folders by year. This primary source material was collected and originally organized by Paul L. Grier.

Dates

  • 1775-1988

Access to materials:

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use upon request.

Use of these materials:

The nature of the Hampden-Sydney College Archives and Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine depsite reasonable efforts. As a result, Hampden-Sydney College claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning and individual’s private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the College assumes no responsibility.

Extent

12 Linear Feet

Biographical/historical note:

Paul L. Grier was Hampden-Sydney's first official librarian. He served the College from 1949 until his retirement at the end of the 1978-1979 academic year.

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged chronologically by date.

Processing information:

Machine-readable finding aid created from previous inventories by Sarah Almond, 2020 April.
Title
Paul L. Grier Vertical File Collection
Status
completed
Author
Sarah Almond
Date
April 14, 2020
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Hampden-Sydney College
Walter M. Bortz III Library
P.O. Box 7
Hampden-Sydney VA 23943 United States
(434) 223-7225