Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:
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Scope and Contents Original certificate appointing William [also referred to as Edward Gibson], Archbishop of Canterbury, Chancellor of the College of William and Mary. Signed by James Blair, rector, 1729. Bears impression of original College seal. [In Faculty/Alumni file under Gibson, Edward.] photocopy of original lease given by the College of William and Mary to Augustine Claiborne, covering a tract of land in Sussex County, 1 January 1762. Bears original seal of the College. An impression of the College seal...
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Scope and Contents Description of the College mace by E. G. Swem, librarian, 1926. Publication; 4 pages, two copies. 23 1/2 cm high [one copy in oversize folder]. Presentation of the mace to the College, 1923 February 8. Publication; 7 pages, 23 cm high. In William and Mary Quarterly (1923 April), 122-128. Blue print showing the order of assemblage and line of march. Mace presentation ceremonies,19238 February 8 . List of contributors to the mace fund. 86 pages, 1922. (see also lists of contributors in The Flat...
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Scope and Contents A typed memorandum describing four manuscripts in the Public Record Office, London, showing the College charter in four stages of its production. Copy of the warrant from the King to the Attorney General, authorizing him to draw up the charter of the College of William and Mary. 25 January 1692/93. In English. 17" x 13 1/2", 21 numbered pages. Copy made in 1828, from the original at the Rolls Chapel, London, at the request of the Hon. J. Barbour. [oversize ?] phohtocopy of the first and last...
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Scope and Contents A typed copy of The Charter and Statutes of the College of William and Mary in Virginia. In Latin and English. (Williamsburg: Printed by William Parks, 1736). Acquired by Dr. Lyon Tyler from the Library of Congress. 121 pages.
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Scope and Contents Charter, transfer and statutes, of the College of William and Mary. In Latin and English. (Williamsburg: Printed by William Hunter, 1758.) In Library of Congress and College Library (195(4). [archives office] Statutes of the University of the William and Mary. (Richmond: Printed by Augustine Davis, 179(2). Enlarged positive prints made from a copy in the Virginia State Library. 16 pages. Typed extracts from the statutes of the College of William and Mary and of the Laws and Regulations of the...