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Box UA Small Collections Box 1

 Container

Contains 21 Collections and/or Records:

Scrapbook, 1921-1923

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id34
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This scrapbook holds photographs of the College of William and Mary.  Included are images of several buildings, such as (but not limited to) the old gymnasium (demolished in 1931), several dormitories for both women and men, the dining hall, and Lake Matoaka.  There is also a photograph of the 1923 women's basketball team and individual shots of each player. The scrapbook also includes images of President Warren G. Harding's visit to campus in 1921. Additionally, there...

Scrapbook, circa 1916-1920, 1951

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id304974
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Julian Arlington Brooks, while a student at the College of William and Mary from 1916-1920. Included in the scrapbook are photos of campus buildings and students, women who may have been part of the first class of women at William and Mary, Kappa Alpha Order fraternity members, both a baseball and football player, and the Student Army Training Corps. There are also newspaper clippings about William and Mary baseball, a dance card program from the "Final Ball"...

Orations, 1841, 1843

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id304976
Scope and Contents "Oration on Ancient History (delivered) at William and Mary College, July 4, 1841," "An Essay on 'Woman' (Read before the) Franklinian Society of William and Mary College, December 11, 1841," "Valedictory to the Tau Chi Society of William and Mary College, July 4, 1843."

Papers, 1859, 1866

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id304978
Scope and Contents Address to the Philomathean Society, 1859

Extract from Faculty Minutes, 1866

Papers, circa 1921-1923

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id304982
Scope and Contents Student paper, brochure

Letter, 1834 Dec. 22

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id304980
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This letter was written to John R. Armistead, while a student at the College of William and Mary, by his uncle, M. A. Armistead.  It is dated December 22, 1834.  It authorizes John Armistead "boarding out of college, providing it meets the regulations of the institution."

Essay, 1904 June 22

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id304990
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of the College of William and Mary student essay titled "What Romeo and Juliet Owes to Shakespeare" which is signed "A.B. Essay June 22, 1904 by J. M. Anderson."

Letter, 1892 May 16

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written by Thomas Russell Bowden to the editor of New England Magazine on May 16, 1892 in response to an article published in December 1891 as to "Why the South was defeated in the Civil War."  Bowden requests the opportunity to submit a written response to the article and includes his thoughts regarding the South and specifically Virginia as well as his longstanding familial ties to both the state, Williamsburg, and the College of William and Mary.

Book Dedication, undated

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305009
Scope and Contents From the Collection: An inscription dedicating a book to the library of the College of William and Mary, believed to be in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson. The signature in the inscription has been cut out. Also included in the collection is another manuscript describing the provenance of the book dedication by someone with the initials "J.B." The inscription was supposedly from a copy of Tracy's Treatise on Political Economy, which was revised and corrected by...

Letter , 1919 March 11

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305011
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Consists of one letter to College of William and Mary student Evelyn V. Palmer from her mother, who indicates she will travel to Williamsburg to sell goods in an effort to raise the funds her daughter requested. Mrs. Palmer also shares an update of events at the Palmer home in Suffolk, Virginia.