Papers of the William George and Gladys Bennett Guy family of Williamsburg, Virginia with additions from Joan Eastman Bennett. Includes correspondence, invitations, minutes, clippings, oral histories, notebooks, reports, photographs, written memories, essays and printed materials. Papers include items about water and gas, Williamsburg Landing, American Red Cross, Williamsburg United Service Organization, Williamsburg Female Academy, College of William and Mary and zoning regulations. Includes ephemera of Williamsburg, Virginia and personal material and correspondence of the Bennett Family and Guy Family of Williamsburg, Virginia. The original accession was received in 1985 with additions added through 2011.
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0.75 Linear Feet
Arranged by accession number.
Gifts via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association and Joan Eastman Bennett.
Publication: Collection of Woody Species, published by William and Mary.
Book: Old Virginia Houses Along the James by Emmie Ferguson Farrar. 1957.
Book: The Life of Handel by Victor Schoelcher, 1857. Formerly belonged to L.B. Wharton and the Holt Library, Williamsburg Female Institute.
These publications transferred to Swem Library Stacks or Rare Books.
Processed by Anne Johnson. Acc. 2011.645 added by Benjamin Bromley in October 2011.