Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 26 - 50 of 50

Charles L. Kendrick III Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.125
Scope and Contents This collection contains class notes, syllabi, exams, and other material pertaining to Charles L. Kendrick while attending the College of William and Mary for his undergraduate and graduate degrees. Most of the material is from Kendrick's undergraduate courses, but there is also material related to his graduate work in the School of Education. The collection also includes a packet containing information about water safety and lifeguard training, the history of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity,...

Anna Koch to Erich Koch Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01324
Scope and Contents

Letter, 3 December 1946, from Anna Koch, Frankfurt a.M., Germany, to her son Erich Koch,  a prisoner of war (ISN31G, 130194 MI). Anna believed Erich to be kept in Camp Patrick Henry in Newport News. At the time of the letter she had not heard from her son since August 1944.

She mentions that Erich was promoted to train inspector during his absence, is relieved that he was never a member of a political party and gives him news on relatives.

Memorial Cards (Germany)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01130
Scope and Contents

Included are 10 memorial or death cards for fallen soldiers of Nazi Germany's troops. The cards differ slightly in layout, but all contain a portrait style image of the soldier, his military rank, birth and death date, and where and how the death occured. Some give more detail than others. On the verso are either prayers or religious images.

Milowan Sekulick Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01126
Scope and Contents Notebook, 1916, kept by Milwan Sekulick, who was most likely a soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I. The volume is titled "Weihnachten im Felde" and was issued by the K.u.K. Kriegsministerium, Kriegsfuersorgeamt, Wien, 1916. The notebook includes diary style entries in both German and a second language that according to the seller is Hungarian, Also contains notes relating to military tasks, for example, a table titled: Schusselemente fuer das III. Geschuetz....

E. Strother Murray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.049
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a student ID card, a button from Family Weekend, as well as E. Strother Murray's personal papers. The papers include notebooks from courses in History, English, Anthropology, and German. The collection also contains orientation materials and a program from "EC 1992 and Beyond," a Public Policy conference at William and Mary in September of 1992. T-shirts that belonged to Murray are part of the University Archives Artifact Collection.

Early Orndorff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00140
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1868-1942, of the King and Orndorff families of Van Buren Furnace, Shenandoah County, Va. The collection includes papers, 1891-1942, of Early Orndorff, documents in German of a maternal ancestor, Emily Wilde, who came to America in 1877 and letters, 1882-1890, written to Frank King and his wife from G. H. Rochling and Ferd Lipfert, Annaberg, Germany.

John Ott Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc17
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1872-1877, of newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence addressed to John Ott of the Southern Fertilizer Company, Richmond, Virginia. The volume includes a letter in German from Dr. Ernst Engel.

Jean Prendergast Pug Dog Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 P73
Scope and Contents

All material in the Jean Prendergast collection relates to the pug dog breed. Items include figurines, soft sculptures, chocolate molds, and a Meerschaum cigarette holder. Images of some of the artifacts are available via flickr.

Print Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00016
Scope and Contents

Prints and engravings removed from 18th century but mostly 19th century books or periodicals.  Most prints cannot be matched with the book from which it came or the date.  The location of the subject matter of each print or engraving is the primary criterion used in the organization of the collection.

Racial and Ethnic Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1.05
Scope and Contents The racial and ethnic ephemera collection contains various materials regarding race, ethnicity, and racism in the United States. The collection includes papers and items that promote racial prejudice and propaganda. The collection also contains items and papers that exemplify the fight for civil and equal rights. African Americans are the most broadly represented group in the collection. Other ethnic groups include Native Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, Muslim Americans, and...

Real Estate Contract for Land in Virginia, Kentucky, and Massachusetts

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00583
Scope and Contents

Real estate partner agreement between a German entity and several other people including James Swan of Boston, Massachusetts.  Heading on document, "Gesellschafts Vertrag" which translates to "Social Contract," a partnership agreement.  Relates to the sale or purchase of nearly 2 million acres of land in Virginia and Kentucky, as well as additional land near Boston, Massachusetts.  Includes 4 wax seals.  Written in German.  7 pages.

Adam Rinica and George Rinica Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap30
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1822-1848, of Adam Rinica and George Rinica, Marksville, Page County, Va.

Johann C. Roehlke Farm Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co5
Scope and Contents

Journal, 122 pages, of Johann C. Roehlcke, a farmer, containing a variety of information, such as how to plant and care for trees, recipes, dates of birth of his children, etc.  Written in German script.

Rowena Goddard Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01211
Scope and Contents Contains the diary of Rowena Goddard of Portland, Maine kept while traveling in Germany with her mother in the spring and summer of 1889. Goddard spends most of her trip in Dresden taking drawing lessons from a Herr Schinker. Some some other sites she visited while in Germany include Berlin, Bohemia, Karlstad and Bayreuth. In her diary, Goddard wrote of taking German lessons and socializing with other students and friends, wandering and observing the city she is in, her extensive travels by...

Matilda Sapieha-Kodenski Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01193
Scope and Contents Acc. 2007.77 consist of thirteen letters, 1942-1944, written by Polish-Lithuanian Princess Matilda Bornemisza de Kaszon Sapieha-Kodenski (b. 1894) while residing in the United States during the World War II period. Her outgoing correspondence written from Pennsylvania and Florida document the perspective of a Polish American during the wartime period. Her letters express explicit anti-Semitic views, distaste for Bolshevism, Nazism, the fate of Poland, the lack of Allied help given to Poland,...

Karl Stiehl Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00056
Scope and Contents Letter, 1945 June 22, from Lt. Karl Stiehl, stationed at an unspecified location in Russia, to his wife, Irmtraud Stiehl, in Eutin, Germany. Stiehl thanks his wife for her letters and the newpapers she sent, and mentions that all he has been able to do since arriving at his post is "shooting and sleeping" though he also mentions that his troop finally managed to finish building a bunker. Says that they worked by night since that was the only time they could safely move around in an upright...

Tom Sunkiskis World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00109
Scope and Contents This artificial collection of World War II era correspondence spans 1935 and 1939-1945. The letters are primarily from soldiers serving in the US Armed Forces, but also a few letters written by American civilians living in the USA during this period. One folder contains 33 letters from various German soldiers, written to Marie Luise Matsko of Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany (written in German). C collected by Tom Sunkiskis, this two-box collection contains correspondence from a variety of authors...

Tailors' Guild Edict (Hochenfels, Germany)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00692
Scope and Contents

Taylors' Guild Edict, 1707, from Hochenfels, Germany (near Amberg, Oberpfalz). Full heading in German reads:  "Signatur : An das ehrsame Handwerk der Schneider zu Hochenfels" and it is signed "Oberpfälzi[sches] Pflegamt Hochenfels."The document lays out specific rules and regulations concerning the guild.

Also included is an incomplete transcript, provided by the seller, that has not been checked for accuracy.

The Pauline Home for the Aged (Columbus, Ohio) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.596
Scope and Contents Contains account books, meeting minutes, reports, and other material from The Pauline Home for the Aged in Columbus, Ohio. The home provided housing for elderly women in the community. It was originally founded in 1887 as The Deutsche Protestantische Wittwen Heimath, changed its name again in 1905 to Der Deutsche Altenheim Verein von Columbus, Ohio, and then was re-established in 1918 as The Pauline Home for the Aged. The records consist of four bound volumes with loose treasurer's reports...

Travel Diaries (Europe)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.023
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1977, 1980-1983, 1985, 1987, 1989 and undated of unidentified female traveler orginially from Ohio and later Florida. Among the countries visited are Austria, Germany, France, The Netherlands and Italy. Descriptions cover food, observations of people and sites visited including describing traveling through the checkpoints between West and East Germany. Also included are ephemera, like wine labels, brochures, receipts, etc. Some of the later trips were taken together with...

Heinrich Uebernasser Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nr4
Scope and Contents

Notes, 1846-1847, made by Heinrich Uebernasser of Laer and Osnabruck, [Germany] concerning religion.

Warner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.251
Scope and Contents Diaries, accounts and address book of Anna P. (Anne) Warner (b. 1876) of Washington D.C.  and Rebecca P. (Bess) Warner, sisters of Washington, D.C.  The sisters came from a well-off family and traveled extensively in Europe. They remained single and shared an apartment.  It has not been determined if one of the two 1899 diaries and the address book were kept by one of the sisters or by another family member. Most of the diaries contain detailed entries on their travels abroad,...

Wilkin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W64
Scope and Contents More than 600 items from the period 1757 to 1922, with the bulk falling between 1780 and 1870.  Most items reference members of the Wilkin/Wilkins family of Shenandoah County, Virginia, particularly Godfrey, John, Philip, Benomi, and Benjamin Wilkin.  Other surnames include Gochenauer, Layman, Funkhauser, Koock, and Miller.  Most documents are financial or legal, such as receipts, promissory notes, account statements, and probate records.  There is some correspondence, as well as a few...

Wissler-Mayer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.223
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1830s-1950s, of the Wissler, Mayer, and Erb families of Grottoes and Columbia Furnace, Virginia, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Included are photographs, an autograph album, a manuscript cookbook, receipts, two ledgers, a Bible and hymn book, a Wissler family record for the descendants of William Franklin Wissler and Elizabeth Mayer (m. 1890), and correspondence.

For a more detailed description see finding aid link below.

Xpucma Kyzuk Diary, Denmark

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00057
Scope and Contents

Diary from World War II written by Xpucma Kyzuk, a German living in occupied Denmark.  The diary begins in 1944 and ends 1956.  Some passages are in English but most are written in German, French, English, and possibly Finnish.

Filtered By

  • Language: German X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Correspondence 9
Photographs 8
World War, 1939-1945 7
Letters (correspondence) 6
Diaries 5
∨ more
Notebooks 5
Account books 3
Class materials 3
Ledgers (Accounting) 3
Publications 3
Receipts (financial records) 3
Reports 3
Sheet music 3
Women--Diaries 3
World War, 1939-1945--Germany 3
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners of War 3
Antisemitism 2
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 2
Concentration camp inmates 2
Dachau (Concentration camp) 2
Engravings (Prints) 2
Financial records 2
German Americans--History--19th century--Sources 2
German Americans--Virginia 2
Germany--Description and travel--19th century 2
Germany--History--18th century 2
Germany--History--19th century 2
Germany--Social conditions 2
Gusen (Concentration camp) 2
Manuscripts (document genre) 2
Pamphlets 2
Postcards 2
Propaganda, German--History--20th century 2
Scrapbooks 2
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History 2
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music 2
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Women travelers--Diaries 2
Women--Travel 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities 2
World War, 1939-1945--European Front 2
Address books 1
Advertising cards 1
African Americans 1
African Americans in popular culture 1
African Americans in the performing arts 1
African Americans--Biography 1
African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons 1
African Americans--Education--Virginia 1
African Americans--History 1
African Americans--Suffrage 1
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Agendas (administrative records) 1
Agreements 1
Aircraft accidents 1
Ambassadors--United States--20th century 1
American Red Cross--History--World War II period 1
Americans, abroad 1
Americans--Italy 1
Autograph albums 1
Berlin (Germany)--Description and travel--19th century 1
Berlin (Germany)--Pictorial works 1
Bible records 1
Biology--Study and teaching 1
Birthday cards 1
Blaxploitation films -- United States 1
Board games (activities) 1
Board games (game sets) 1
Bohemia (Czech Republic)--Description and travel 1
Books 1
Bottle tickets 1
Brazil--Description and travel 1
Brazil--History--1930-1954 1
Brazil--Politics and government--1930-1954 1
Bulletins 1
Buttons (information artifacts) 1
Bylaws 1
Calendars 1
Camp Patrick Henry (Va.) 1
Card games (game sets) 1
Carvings (visual works) 1
Certificates 1
Charitable organizations--Ohio 1
Chemistry--Study and teaching 1
Chinese Americans--Caricatures and cartoons 1
Chinese Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--History 1
Christmas cards 1
Church records 1
Cigarette holders (personal equipment) 1
Civil rights--United States--History--20th century 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Collecting cards 1
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
College of William and Mary--Students 1
Comic strips 1
Communism--United States 1
Contracts 1
∧ less
 
Language
English 30
French 8
Spanish; Castilian 3
Duala 1
Finnish 1
∨ more  
Names
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 3
Bund Deutscher Mädel 2
College of William and Mary. School of Education 2
Adelman, Ilse 1
American Austrian Foundation 1
∨ more
Atlantic Institute of Foreign Affairs 1
Braun, Fritz 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Carpenter, Gary P. 1
Christian Vinyard Collection of Private Press and Artists' Books. William & Mary Libraries 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Anthropology 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Modern Languages 1
Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cox, Theodore Sullivan, 1894-1947 1
Dawicki, Heinrich 1
Dobrynski, Thaddaus 1
Driver, James G. (James Glen) 1
Elber, Frauke 1
Erb family 1
Feldhusen, Elizabeth 1
Fisher, John Roberts 1
Freie Reformierte Emmanuels Gemeinde zu West Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Funkhauser family 1
Galfo, Armand J., 1926- 1
Galfo, Mary 1
Goddard, Rowena, 1869-1951 1
Goralski, Josef 1
Gredka, Stanislaus 1
Hall, Channing Moore, III 1
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 1
Hall, John Lesslie, Jr., 1891-1978 1
Hartmann, Ingeborg 1
Jean Monnet Foundation 1
Koch, Anna 1
Kuezara, Wiktonja 1
Kyzuk, Xpucma 1
Lipfert, Ferd. 1
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1
Mayer family 1
Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC 1
Monnet, Jean, 1888-1979 1
Murray, E. Strother 1
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei 1
North Atlantic Treaty Organization 1
Orlik, Johann 1
Prendergast, Jean 1
Rochling, G. H. 1
Roehlcke, Johann C. (Johann Conrad) 1
Salzburg Seminar 1
Sapieha-Kodenski, Matilda Bornemisza de Kaszon, Baroness, b. 1895 1
School of Education 1
Sekulick, Milowan 1
Spriestersbach, Hedwig 1
Stiehl, Karl 1
Swan, James 1
Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute 1
Tuthill, John W., d. 1996 1
United States Air Force 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army. 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 93rd 1
United States. Department of State. 1
Vinyard, Christian 1
Wilkin, Godfrey, fl. 1788-1815 1
Wilkin, John 1
Wilkin, Rachel 1
Wissler family 1
Zapf, Hermann 1
∧ less