Box UA Small Collections Box 6
Contains 33 Results:
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.
This collection contains a script copy, photograph, and event program for the William & Mary's Backdrop Club 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 Willim & Mary students Eugene Buffington, Roger Child, Bill Greene, and Nick Woodbridge in 1939.
This collection contains two items: Ruth Paul's Certificate of Membership for the United Service Organizations, naming her a junior hostess of the York County, Virginia U. S. O. Committee as part of the YWCA and her William & Mary G. S. O. (Girls Service Organization) Unit Application.
This collection contains a debate written and presented by Plummer Flippen Jones at the first open meeting of the Philomethean Literary Society for the 1895-1896 session, January 11, 1895. The topic of his debate was "Resolved: That present indications point to the downfall of our government."
One letter from Dabney Browne, a professor at the College of William and Mary, to G. Southall concerning the room and board for members of the Jones family. He states the Jones' would have to sleep in a room without a fireplace and sit in the family sitting room. The charge for board would be 120 dollars each, with a tuition fee of 20 dollars.
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).
The Phi Beta Kappa membership certificate given to Frances Marguerite Duryea on April 30, 1940.