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Box UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Petition, 1787

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A petition from the president and professors of the College of William & Mary to Virginia Chief Justice Paul Carrington and other judges requesting that the case between John Bracken and the College be speedily determined. There is also a note from Bracken consenting to having a verdict decided by the October 1787 court term. The petition is signed by College president Bishop James Madison and John Brakcen and includes the Greek temple form of the Collegte seal.

Appointment, 1729 April 2

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Appointment of Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London, as Chancellor of the College of William & Mary, dated April 2, 1729. Written in Latin on parchment, it is signed by James Blair, who was both President of William & Mary and Rector of the Board of Visitors in 1729. The appointment also features the original college seal.

Prints, circa 1973

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 10 pencil prints of campus buildings or areas, done by 9 different artists. Each print is the 50th print out of 100 and signed by the artist.

Subjects include the Brafferton, the Wren, streaking across the Sunken Gardens, the Alumni House, Barrett Hall, and the Crim Dell.

Resolution, 2004 Feb. 13

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: House Joint Resolution No. 377 recognizing the hospitality of both William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Student Report, 1832 May 6

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: "Two-monthly Report" on W&M student, William Smith. The documented is pre-printed with the title as quoted above and "William & Mary College." There is also a pre-printed statement, explaining the purpose of the form is to keep parents and guardians notified of a student's progress. It is signed by William Barton Rogers and addressed to Michael F. Keyser of Baltimore, Maryland, likely Smith's guardian. Rogers includes a handwritten note dated May 11, 1832. He acknowledges receiving the...

Remarks, 2018 February 7

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: William & Mary alumna, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy '00 of Florida, made remarks on the official Congressional Record (115th Congress, First Session), recognizing W&M's 325th Birthday. The date is mistaken listed as February 7, 2017, when it was in 2018. The document is the excerpt from the record of her remarks.

Oversize Folder: Broadside, 1854 May

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes a letter written by Minor to an unknown person on August 2, 1857. In addition to personal news, he disucsses an abolitionist paper, "The Kentucky News." He further describes living in Williamsburg since 1855 to chair the law department. He states that it is a "pleasant place to live in: abounding in people both polite and kind." The collection also includes a copy of Minor's "Reasons for Abolishing the Liquor Traffic Addressed to the People of Virginia"...

Cartoon, 1941

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Oversize Box 1, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A pen and ink cartoon drawing (9 1/2" x 14") depicting G. Gregg's impressions of a visit to the College in 1941. Also includes two black and white glossy reproductions of the cartoon ( 4 1/2" x 7" and 2 3/4" x 3 3/4").