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Richard Henry Jones Debate

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.211
Scope and Contents

Debate, written and presented by Richard Henry Jones while a student at William & Mary, arguing that marriage is better than bachelorhood.

Dates: circa 1858-1861

William Lamb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L16
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1855, 1859-1861, 1864-1909, (52 volumes) of Col. William Lamb (1835-1909), written while a student at the College of William and Mary, newspaper editor, Civil War commander of Fort Fisher, N.C. (1862-1865), coal merchant, Norfolk businessman and mayor (1880-1886), and member of the Board of Visitors and Rector of William and Mary. Collection also includes diary, 1861, and some letters of his wife Sarah Annie Chaffee Lamb as well as page proofs and other material relating...
Dates: 1835-1909

Robert Hunt Land Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.012
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials relating to Robert Hunt Land's work on the history of the College of William and Mary. It includes a published description of Land's proposed history of the college, notes and correspondence about the proposed history, and biographical information about alumni (1814-1881). It also contains correspondence between Herbert Ganter, Earl Gregg Swem, and Robert Hunt Land about Ganter's research on William and Mary at the Library of Congress.

Dates: 1938-1942

Muscoe Garnett Hunter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.239
Scope and Contents The collection includes two receipts signed by Mary M. Peachy, one of which was for boarding Hunter, and two additional receipts. There is an essay or oration written by Hunter about "figures of speech," which includes a note from his instructor (whose initials might be LAS or TAS) stating "The entire absence of corrections shows how well Mr. Hunter has performed his task." There is an additional essay or oration, which appears to be incomplete, about Marshal Ney. The same instructor...
Dates: 1817

John Page Letters

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Identifier: UA 5.219
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters. The first letter is dated October 13th. Though no year is listed, it was likely written by Page in 1831. The letter is addressed to Burwell Bassett, who served on the Board of Visitors at William & Mary with Page. The letter focuses on the recently vacated mathematics professorship and Page's feelings regarding it. The second letter is dated November 30, 1836 and is addressed to Col. Charles S. Morgan of Richmond. In it, Page mentions the...
Dates: circa 1831, 1836

Page-Saunders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P15
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of members of the Page and Saunders families. Includes correspondence of Margaret Lowther Page of "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. with her daughter Lucy Burwell Page Saunders and her son-in-law Robert Saunders. The collection includes a diary, 1826, of Robert Saunders while on a trip from New York to Le Havre; published stories of Lucy Burwell Page Saunders; manuscript stories by Roberta Saunders; and correspondence of Robert Page Saunders....
Dates: 1790-1932

Archibald C. Peachy Letter

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1848 September 20

Peter Eppes Permission to Board Off-Campus

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Identifier: UA 5.250
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1832 October 28

Powhatan Robertson Journal

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Identifier: UA 5.236
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a journal kept by Robertson while a student at William & Mary in 1816. He mentions engaging in social activities within town, places within town such as the "Old Capitol," and sometimes refers to lectures. He frequently writes about women.

A typed transcription is included.

Dates: 1816

Office of the President. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Records

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Identifier: UA 2.07
Scope and Contents Series 1 (Acc. 1980.123): One box containing biographical material; engravings; lectures; addresses; publications; an article about the Gardiner Manor in New York; Tyler's application for the William and Mary presidency; testimonials; a calling card; correspondence, including a letter to Mrs. Alex S. Porter (circa 1917), possibly referring to Bound Volume no. 13.Series 2 (Acc. 1984.019): For preservation reasons, researchers will have to access all materials in this series on...
Dates: 1888-1935

Francis C. Riddick Letter to Wilson W. Jones

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.197
Scope and Contents This letter, dated June 26, 1844 was written by Francis C. Riddick to Wilson W. Jones. Riddick is answering a prior letter received from Jones. Riddick refers to individuals named Ruffin and Douglas and their roles regarding an undisclosed matter related to Jones. He also refers to petition written by students on Jones' behalf. He states, "I have seen several of the fellows who know anything of the affair and all of them are willing to testify that you acted bravely, honourably and through...
Dates: 1844 June 26

Robert Strachen Jones Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.243
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Jones' 1872 William & Mary diploma and a letter he wrote to his brother on June 8, 1871. In the letter, he inquires as to the whereabouts of the suit he requested, speaks of impending examinations, and asks for money to pay his debts and last him up to July 4th.

Dates: 1871-1872

William Winston Snead Papers, 1898-1899

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Identifier: UA 5.188
Scope and Contents The collection includes six Certificates of Distinction awarded to Snead.  There is one dated June 23, 1898 and presented to Snead for passing his examination in the Department of Pedagogy.  It is signed by Hugh S. Bird (Professor of Pedagogy) and Lyman Brown Wharton (Secretary of the Faculty).  The Wren Building is engraved on this certificate.  The other five certificates are dated June 22, 1899 and feature engravings of King William III and Queen Mary II.  Snead was awarded these...
Dates: 1898-1899

James N. Stubbs Papers, 1859, 1866

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Identifier: UA 5.200
Scope and Contents This collection contains three certificates of achievement presented to Stubbs while a student at William & Mary. Dated July 4, 1859, they were received for achievement in French and Latin (both signed by Edwin Taliaferro, Professor of Latin and Romance Languages) and Rhetoric and Moral Philosophy (signed by Silas Totten, Professor of Moral Philosophy). In addition, there are four copies of a program from the University of Virginia's Washington Literary Society's "Final Celebration,"...
Dates: 1859, 1866

Thomas Jefferson Stubbs Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 St9
Scope and Contents Collection includes a lot of genealogical notes and copies of wills compiled by Thomas Jefferson Stubbs but also report cards, class notes, and letters of different Stubbs family members. An oration delivered by Thomas Jefferson Stubbs, Sr. before the Phoenix Literary Society is also included as well as his application for the professorship at William & Mary. There are letters written William Carter Stubbs while a student at William & Mary,letters of John Catlett Stubbs while...
Dates: 1789-1933

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family.There are papers of other people who are not...
Dates: 1811-1954

William Tayloe Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.195
Scope and Contents Letter dated November 1, 1858 and written by Tayloe to a woman named Lizzie. He describes his boarding situation (he was a student at the College of William and Mary at the time) and mentions the names of other students boarding with him, listing them by their surnames only (including Page, Harrison, and Robinson). He mentions one student who boarded with a Miss Galt but got homesick. Tayloe further notes that there "ought to be a large number of students, the faculty is an able one, the new...
Dates: 1858 November 1

Thomas G. Peachy, Jr. Chemistry Notes

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.256
Scope and Contents

One page of chemistry notes taken by Thomas G. Peachy, Jr., likely during the 1842/1843 session.

Dates: circa 1842-1843

Thomas H. Daniel Thesis and Oration

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.283
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1831, 1834 July 4

Tazewell Tyler Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.196
Scope and Contents This collection includes two items. The first is a document written by Tyler to the faculty at the College of William and Mary, acknowledging his violation of the institutional rule of leaving Williamsburg without the permission of the faculty and the promise that he will not repeat the same mistake. The second document is the faculty's resolution to "overlook this violation of the College Laws" given Tyler's "general good conduct" and his "frank and candid acknowledgement" of his...
Dates: 1850

University Archives Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 8
Scope and Contents The collection includes print and some digital photographs of campus buildings, events, activities, subjects, and individuals, including alumni, faculty and staff, administrators, and visitors to campus. It is important to note that if looking for a specific person, such as Margaret Thatcher, to look not only for that person's name but to also look at photographs from events that person likely attended, such as Charter Day and Commencement. The same should be said for subjects,...
Dates: 1856-2015

Warner Throckmorton Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.244
Scope and Contents This collection contains two items. The first is an invitation to the "Birthnight Ball," which celebrated the birth of George Washington by a ball given the Hall of Apollo by the students of William & Mary. It is dated January 22, 1839 and includes the names of the managers. It is addressed to a Miss McDonnell (or McDornell) of Abingdon, Virginia. The second item is also an invitation to the "Birthnight Ball," for January 22, 1840. It also includes the names of...
Dates: 1839-1840

Thomas D. Warren Permission Slip

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.180
Scope and Contents

Permission slip written by M. L. Warren, father of William & Mary student Thomas D. Warren, giving his permission for Thomas to board out of the College if he so desires and to make his own selection of classes.

Dates: 1834 November 15

Walter Duval Webb Certificates

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.132
Scope and Contents

The collection contains three certificates: a Certificate of Distinction at the College of William and Mary for Physics, July 4, 1891; a Certificate of Distinction at the College of William and Mary for Chemistry, July 4, 1891; and a certificate from the University of Virginia for intermediate examination in general chemistry for the session 1891-1892, June 29, 1892.

Dates: 1891-1892

William Smith Student Report

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Identifier: UA 5.146
Scope and Contents "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...
Dates: 1832 May 6

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Hayden, Charles B. 1
Hepburn, Charles Levine 1
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 1
Hughes, Floyd 1
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Hunter, Muscoe Garnett 1
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Jones, Robert Strachen 1
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Longwood University 1
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McAlpine, Charles R. 1
Mettauer, Francis Joseph 1
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Order of the White Jacket 1
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Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 1
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Powell, Charles Leven (1804-1896) 1
Riddick, Francis Cunningham 1
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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
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White, Julia E. 1
Whittle (Bishop) 1
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