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Box UA Small Collections Box 6

 Container

Contains 33 Collections and/or Records:

Papers, 1901-1944

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id310271
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of "Memories of Williamsburg and Stories of My Father," (1941), printed copy of same title inscribed by author (1941), an address by Bright delivered at Independence Hall in Philadelphia (1910 July 4), an address on Pocahontas delivered in New York (1906), an address by Bright about the Nathaniel Bacon Memorial Window in Williamsburg, inscribed by Bright (1901), and a memorial booklet about Bright (1944).

John Brown Letter to James Brown, 1792 March 29

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id279940
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One letter from John Brown of Philadelphia to his brother, James Brown. The letter concerns life in the military. Brown describes the conduct of Benjamin Logan, Colonel of the Kentucky County, Virginia militia, the sale of Brown's property on Potts Creek in Virginia, and the possible resignation of General Arthur St. Clair from the army.

Papers, 1939

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id279935
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains a script copy, original photograph, and event program for the Backdrop Club's production of "Set to Munich," a musical satire about the Munich Four Power Agreement, which refers to Nazi Germany's expansion in Europe.  The play was co-written by Buffington, Roger Child, Bill Greene, and Nick Woodbridge in 1939.

Papers, 1842

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305105
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collections contains three items. The first is handwritten copy of a resolution adopted at a meeting of the faculty dated June 17, 1842. It acknowledges Jones' role in a duel, for which he was disciplined.  The second item is a letter dated December 14, 1842 written by Secretary of the Faculty, Charles Minnigerode, to Jones' mother, Catherine, wherein he informs her of her son's dismissal from William and Mary.  The letter includes an exerpt from the official faculty minutes which states...

Essay, circa 1922

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305103
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Student essay written by Johnson titled "The President's House."

Sworn Statement, 1903 August 11

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305109
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Sworn statement of J. M. Hooker, Commonwealth Attorney for Patrick County, Virginia, stating that he was a student at the College of William and Mary for two years with Herbert S. Larrick of Frederick County, Virginia and that during the 1892-1893 session, Larrick served as janitor to one of the literary societies. The statement was taken and signed by R. E. Woolwine, deputy clerk for Patrick County. The statement is also signed by Hooker.

Essay, 1905 June 2

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305111
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Senior essay written by Thomas W. Lawrence titled, "Modern Education."

Letter, 1858 November 1

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305113
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter dated November 1, 1858 and written by Tayloe to a woman named Lizzie. He describes his boarding situation (he was a student at the College of William and Mary at the time) and mentions the names of other students boarding with him, listing them by their surnames only (including Page, Harrison, and Robinson). He mentions one student who boarded with a Miss Galt but got homesick. Tayloe further notes that there "ought to be a large number of students, the faculty is an able one, the new...

Papers, 1850

 Collection — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes two items. The first is a document written by Tyler to the faculty at the College of William and Mary, acknowledging his violation of the institutional rule of leaving Williamsburg without the permission of the faculty and the promise that he will not repeat the same mistake. The second document is the faculty's resolution to "overlook this violation of the College Laws" given Tyler's "general good conduct" and his "frank and candid acknowledgement" of his wrongdoing.

Letter, 1844 June 26

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305117
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This letter, dated June 26, 1844 was written by Francis C. Riddick to Wilson W. Jones. Riddick is answering a prior letter received from Jones. Riddick refers to individuals named Ruffin and Douglas and their roles regarding an undisclosed matter related to Jones. He also refers to petition written by students on Jones' behalf. He states, "I have seen several of the fellows who know anything of the affair and all of them are willing to testify that you acted bravely, honourably and through the...