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English Showalter transcriptions of the Watts family papers

 Unprocessed — Folder: ViU2022-0064_ER001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0064

Content Description

This collection includes primarily Microsoft Word files consisting of transcriptions of 1,220 documents in the papers of the Watts family of Oaklands, Roanoke County, Virginia. Also included are a small number of jpegs of selected documents. The files are currently arranged in folders by document number. These transcripts are of documents in the Watt's family papers.

Acquisition Type



Gift of English Showalter, 23 February, 2022.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Original digital media (floppy disks, zip disks, thumb drives, born digital files, etc.) cannot be handled directly by patrons. Please contact Special Collections via our online Reference Request form,, to request access to these materials. Please be aware that additional actions may be required to make these items available. Items will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis before access can be made. Depending on the size of the request, it may take some time to make them available for use.


  • c.2007-2019


.107 Gigabytes (2,588 files: 2,371 Microsoft Word files, 176 open office documents, 23 Jpegs, 13 Apple/Double files, 3 TIFFS, and 1 pdf, )


2,588 files