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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

Bozarth Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.13
Scope and Contents Business and family papers of the Bozarth family. Acc. 2003.13 Scrapbook of Mary Hockaday Bozarth, Worthy Grand Matron of the Virginia Order of the Eastern Star with a list of Matrons and Patrons from 1941 to 1942 and certificates of membership for members of the Pocahontas Chapter 103 located in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1941.  Other related items in the collection is a photograph of Eastern Star women on the way to Bermuda and the Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of...

John N. Bozarth Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.45-
Scope and Contents Nine account books of John Bozarth, 1925-1932.

December 5, 1930 to November 11, 1931:  Includes Hartford Fire Insurance policy for Mary C. Taylor and Lois S. Nixon, Indemnity Insurance policy for John N. Bozarth and banking information.

Marianna Broaddus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00696
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous Williamsburg and Virginia related materials, compiled by Marianna Broaddus. Included are a Colonial Williamsburg Foundation library exhibit catalog (1991), a Williamsburg Reunion booklet, and a print of John Tyler, Sr.'s home in Greenway, Virginia. Also included are photographs, some of which relate to the Christian family, as well as typescripts (in part photocopies) of reminiscences of members of the Christian family about their life in...

Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 B85
Scope and Contents Chiefly business correspondence and receipts, 1890-1920, of members of the Bucktrout and Braithwaite families of Williamsburg, Va. Among the correspondents are Hypolite Repiton, R. W. Bucktrout, D. Braithwaite, Richard M. Bucktrout and James Braithwaite. Descriptions of selected accessions: Acc. 1995.25: Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers including copy of "Family Sites and the Restoration of Williamsburg" and an account of Christmas wedding of Delia Bucktrout to William...

The Byrd (Bird) Book and Tidewater Poems

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1995.22
Scope and Contents A copy of "The Byrd (Bird) Book and Tidewater Poems" by Henry E. Baker, Newport News, 1934 with inscription to Nancy Griesenauer on her graduation from Matthew Whaley by Dr. Susan Price.  Published in 1934 in Newport News, Virginia.

The book contains a photograph of Westover and "The Sign of the Unicorn Horn" in Williamsburg, Virginia.  A photocopy of a January 13, 1933 newspaper clipping of a poem by J.W. Price, M.D. of Williamsburg, Virginia entitled, "Bird Songs-Marshall Lodge."

Eleanor Calkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.02-3
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of College of William and Mary Professor of Mathematics Eleanor Calkins' 32 gradebooks from 1927-1961, a notebook with A-Z listings of her favorite musical recordings (the exceptional ones noted in red), and three yearbooks, 1915-1917, entitled Mossoks, from Columbia College in Lake City, Florida.

Carlton Casey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1999.48
Scope and Contents Papers of Carlton Casey.

The inventory is a guide to Mss. Acc. 1999.48 which is the postcard collection documenting pre-restoration Williamsburg, restored Williamsburg, Jamestown, the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, and cities, towns, and holidays in Virginia. Also includes clippings, articles, photographs, programs, and souvenir publications.

Additions to the collection are described individually.

Christian-Charles Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00623
Scope and Contents Candid photographs of Christian and Charles families, 1920's and 1930's, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes photograph of a group of women around an indoor pool, with Margaret Lewis Tuthill noted; photographs of the Charles/Christian house from the front (facing Prince George Street), the side (facing Prince George and Nassau Streets) and the rear (facing Duke of Gloucester Street); and group shots of family and friends in front of the house. Names mentioned are Mollie...

Colonial Pageant Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2001.44
Scope and Contents Oversize photograph of Williamsburg Colonial Pageant, Griffith, photographer from Newport News, Virginia, 1921.  In very poor condition.

Also, photograph of the pageant, cut into 7 pieces.  Additional rolled photograph added in 2011.

Copy of "A Partial History of Mrs. Remember Bowen Thorp's Life" Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01250
Scope and Contents Copy of a partial typed transcript and a manuscript of the "Partial History of Mrs. Remember Thorp's Life" by Mrs. Remember Bowen Thorp. One page tells of her early childhood, and the next two pages tell of her visit to Virginia and the Williamsburg area in 1907.

Original is owned by the Thorp Family.