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John S. Spencer Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.246
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter, dated November 24, 1857, written by Spencer to someone whose name may be "Buck." In it, Spencer states that there are 80 students at the College and expects there to be more by February 22, 1858. He mentions he is rooming with William Davis, a "very quiet and studious boy," and that Thomas Mason "sends his respects to you and we visit the colored Girls together." He also mentions an incident in which Tom was "in the garden the other night after one" [colored...

John Vance Weylie Letter to David Stuart

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Identifier: UA 5.247
Scope and Contents Letter written by John Vance Wyelie from Jamestown to David Stuart in Alexandria on Nov. 30, 1798. Wyelie is known to have attended William & Mary from 1797-1798. The letter starts by Wyelie's acknowledging Stuart's loss of a parent and his words of comfort and understanding. He mentions trying to learn Spanish but that he could not bring his books to Jamestown for want of space in the carriage from Hanover, though he hopes his books came come at Christmas. Weylie discusses his...

John W. Eppes Permission to Board Off-Campus

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Identifier: UA 5.251
Scope and Contents 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.

Helen G. Johnson Essay

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Identifier: UA 5.190
Scope and Contents Student essay written by Johnson titled "The President's House."

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...

Plummer Flippen Jones Debate

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Identifier: UA 5.192
Scope and Contents This collection contains a debate written and presented by Plummer Flippen Jones at the first open meeting of the Philomethean Literary Society for the 1895-1896 session, January 11, 1895. The topic of his debate was "Resolved: That present indications point to the downfall of our government."

Richard Henry Jones Debate

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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.

Joseph Mason Anderson Essay

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Identifier: UA 5.108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the College of William and Mary student essay titled "What Romeo and Juliet Owes to Shakespeare" which is signed "A.B. Essay June 22, 1904 by J. M. Anderson."

Charles L. Kendrick III Papers

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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,...

J. Wilfred Lambert Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.067
Scope and Contents The collection includes awards and certificates of appreciation from organizations such as the Alumni Society, Circle K, Omicron Delta Kappa; photographs of Lambert with staff and students, as well as many College events such as Commencement, Parents Day, and ROTC Summer Camp; and a copy of a Commencement program from 1927 when Lambert graduated from William and Mary with a Bachelor of Arts degree. The collection also contains a scrapbook including photographs, clippings, and other publications...

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