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James Albert Doyle Scrapbook

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Identifier: UA 5.254
Scope and Contents Included in the scrapbook are photographs, newspaper clippings, class schedules, report cards, dining hall passes, letters, dance cards, ticket stubs, announcements of events on the campus and various additional ephemera related to Doyle's time on campus.Of note are the "friendship" pages, which were completed by Doyle's friends and classmates. Each individual wrote the date, their name and hometown, their nickname and/or birthdate, their ambition, and a happy thought. There is also...

James Semple's Views on Promoting the Good of the College

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Identifier: UA 6.117
Scope and Contents On July 6, 1825, William & Mary law professor, James Semple, submitted his views on how to promote the good of the College to Board of Visitors member and alumnus John Tyler. He's responding to what appears to be a call by the Board of Visitors to the faculty to offer suggestions for how to improve the state of the school and bring it back to its "former standing." His views are submitted in draft form and include strikeouts and changes he made. He suggests ending the term in early June,...

John S. Davison Progress Report

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Identifier: UA 5.282
Scope and Contents Progress report of William & Mary student John S. Davison. The report is a typeset form completed in hand by W&M faculty member Ferdinand S. Campbell.

John Floyd Jones Collection

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Identifier: UA 5.191
Scope and Contents 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...

Lucian Minor Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.085
Scope and Contents 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"...

Miles Selden Certificates

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Identifier: UA 5.136
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two certificates presented to Miles Selden while a student at William & Mary.The first certificate is dated July 4, 1842 and was presented to Selden for his success in the studies of "Belles Lettres, Logic, Ethics, History, National Law & Chemistry." It is signed by faculty members Thomas Dew, Robert Saunders, Beverley Tucker, and John Millington.The second certificate is dated July 4, 1843 and was presented to Selden for his success in...

Notice from the President and Professors Acknowledging Robert Andrews, Jr. as the College's Attorney

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Identifier: UA 261
Scope and Contents Notice from the President and faculty of William & Mary, acknowledging Robert Andrews, Jr. as the College's attorney. The notice states that he is to receive, in the name of William & Mary, dividends due as of January 1, 1804. The notice is signed by President Bishop James Madison and professors St. George Tucker (law), Robert Andrews (math), and John Bracken (Grammar School). The Temple Seal is affixed to the document.

Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Charles Marsh Records

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Identifier: UA 22.3
Scope and Contents A portion of this collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval.

This collection includes files of Charles Marsh, while serving as Dean of the Faculty, and consists of correspondence files with faculty, students, administrators, and departments at William & Mary, Curriculum Committee files, budget files, files on W&M President Alvin Duke Chandler, and a faculty statement regarding athletics and the football scandall of 1951.

Patrick Kerr Rogers Letters

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Identifier: UA 6.100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters. One letter, dated December 13, 1820, was written by Rogers to William & Mary President, John Augustine Smith. Rogers states he has no objections to Smith examining his classes in Natural Philosophy and Chemistry, but he does object to a colleague "sitting as watch or judge over me." He then provides seven reasons he deems "sufficient cause to deprecate your pretensions" and states they are some of his objections to the "alleged authority by which...

Archibald C. Peachy Letter

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Identifier: UA 6.081
Scope and Contents Letter from Archibald C. Peachy to Robert McCandlish, Rector of the Board of Visitors at William & Mary, resigning his post as Professor of Moral Philosophy.