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1937-1950
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1937-1950
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1937-1950, of Reginald Arthur Kenney (1899-1965) of Chatham, Virginia, consisting of an article, correspondence, and notes relating to his research on Captain John Martin (ca. 1565-ca. 1630) who established the plantation Martin's Brandon and who was prominent in the early colonial days of Virginia. Correspondence, 1937-1942, concerns Kenney's research efforts; photostats consist of letters and other documents relating to Martin and Martin's Brandon; notes contain research from sources Kenney consulted; and an article provides a biographical sketch of Martin and a history of Martin's Brandon and its successor plantation Brandon
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Reginald Arthur Kenney was born 9 November 1899 in Utica, New York. He graduated from Utica Acdemy, received his A.B. from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1924, and his M.A. from the University of Virginia in 1937. Kenney taught english at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia. He then taught at Syracuse University, Utica extension from 1952 to 1954. Kenney returned to Virginia and taught english at Virginia Tech until his death 16 March 1965 in Blacksburg, Virginia. He was buried in Chatham Burial Park. Kenney married Anna Whitehead of Chatham, and they had three children.
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Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
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.825
Immediate source of acquisition
Partlow, Penelope W.
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001550896
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Photostats (negative).
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cu. ft.

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