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Oliver Cromwell Family Papers

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Oliver Cromwell Family Papers, 1928-1950, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Will Hopkins

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Collection Overview

Title: Oliver Cromwell Family Papers, 1928-1950, undatedAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 2016-026

Primary Creator: Oliver Cromwell (1903-1975)

Extent: 2.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by record type in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 03/02/2016

Subjects: Genealogy--Research, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century, Richmond (Va.)

Forms of Material: Cards (information artifacts), Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Envelopes, Financial statements, Invoices, Photographs, Postcards, Printed ephemera, Snapshots, Stock certificates

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Various documents from 1928-1950 relating to Oliver Cromwell and his family. Included is correspondence (mostly between Oliver and his half-brother Albert A. Cromwell); assorted envelopes; tax and business-related statements; postcards; several snapshots; and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and advertisements. Other family members mentioned in the collection include Annie L. Cromwell (Oliver's stepmother) and Marshall Cromwell, Oliver's half-brother.

Biographical Note

Oliver Cromwell was born on February 11, 1903 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the son of Albert Carvoso Cromwell and Mary Eveyln (Savage) Cromwell. Cromwell worked for and retired from the Virginian Railroad. He died on November 23, 1975 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Genealogy--Research
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Richmond (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Anthony P. Felce by donation

Preferred Citation: Oliver Cromwell Family Papers, MSS 2016-026, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed June 7, 2017.


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[Folder 1: Correspondence, 1928-1950],
[Folder 2: Miscellaneous Records, 1928-1950, undated],
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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1928-1950Add to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, Albert Cromwell to Oliver Cromwell, 1928 March 6Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 2: Correspondence, Albert Cromwell to Oliver Cromwell, 1928-1929Add to your cart.
Three letters.
Item 3: Correspondence, Albert Cromwell to Oliver Cromwell, 1929 June 1Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 4: Invoice, Dr. W. Wallace Gill to L. R. Dixon, 1931 December 1Add to your cart.
Written in Richmond, Virginia and sent to Kilmarnock, Virginia. Includes envelope.
Item 5: Correspondence, McGuire Clinic to L. R. Dixon, 1932 February 5Add to your cart.
Written at St. Luke's Hospital in Richmond, Virginia and sent to Kilmarnock, Virginia. Includes envelope.
Item 6: Postcards, 1949Add to your cart.
Seven postcards from "Jr." to Mrs. A. C. Cromwell and Oliver Cromwell.
Item 7: Envelopes, 1929-1950Add to your cart.
Fifteen envelopes (no contents) addressed to Oliver Cromwell and others.


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Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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