Box UA Small Collections Box 7
Contains 31 Results:
This collection includes a scrapbook created by Baker while a student at William & Mary. It is largely clippings combined with handwritten notes. The paper is very fragile. A copy has been made for patron use. Also included are two letters written to her by her son, Tom Hunter, while he was a student at William & Mary in 1967.
This item was written by Edmund Wilkins, guardian of William & Mary student Peter Eppes, to the faculty of the university, giving his permission for Eppes to board off-campus.
This note was written by John C. Page of Cumberland to William & Mary President Adam Empie, stating that Mrs. Eppes gives her permission for her son, John W. Eppes, to board off-campus.
Note written by Julia E. White of Smithfield to William & Mary President Adam Empie, giving her son Charles B. Hayden permission to board off-campus.
Account signed by John Blair, Jr., Bursar of the Collecge of William & Mary of Col. Dudley Digges Digges was the father of W&M student Dudley Digges. The account was for his son's boarding. The account starts in 1763 and is paid in full May 10, 1765.
The collection consists of two items. The first is Daniel's thesis, written in 1831. The front page says "Eulogy on Washington, Intended & Ppresented as the Thesis of Tho. H. Daniel, when an applicant for graudation at Wm & Mary College in 1831." The other is an oration dlivered at the Prince George County Courthouse on July 4, 1834 on the 58th anniversary of American Independence.
Printed "Freshman English Manual of Instructions and Exercises for 1924-1925," owned by William & Mary student Walter S. Eanes. The manual is an example of what was being used for Freshman English classes and the curriculum at William & Mary and includes notes and exercises written by Eanes.
Report of Benjamin Henry Bascom Hubbard's scholarship and conduct while a student at William & Mary for the period ending in December 1860. There are remarks and signatures from Edward S. Joynes regarding Greek, Robert J. Morrison regarding Moral Philosophy and Political Economy, and Charles Morris regarding Constitutional Law. The form is also signed by Thomas McCandlish, Secretary of the Faculty.
Letter dated June 11, 1840 and written by William & Mary student, B. T. Owen, to Sally Atkinson of Parham's Store, Virginia. It is essentially a love letter to Sally, assuring her he will address her as soon as he leave Williamsburg at end of term.
This collection consists of Benjamin Sherrod's student notebook, while attending William & Mary in May 1799. It includes notes taken on Rousseau's Social Contract and Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, confirming that both texts were studied at W&M.
Two letters sent to William James Young in September 1911 concerning employment at William & Mary. The first letter is from Registrar, H. L. Bridges, and dated September 5, 1911. It acknowledges receiving Young's acceptance of his position of Physical Director, Physician, and Coach. The second letter is from President Lyon G. Tyler and dated September 7, 1911. It discusses the condition of employment and includes Young's salary.
The collection includes three letters written to Robert Wash by Susan Bowdoin, who refers to herself as both his sister and friend and one letter written by Elvia Pollard. The letters discuss letter writing, other individuals, including Beverley Tucker, and mentions of Williamsburg and Virginia.