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Elizabeth Edwards Wingate Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.288
Scope and Contents Photograph album of Elizabeth Edwards Wingate of her years as a student at William & Mary from 1983-1987. The end of the album continues after Wingate graduated. Subjects include immediate family, loft construction, freshman move-in day, dormitory life, social life, campus buildings and locations, the senior art show, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and graduation. Post-graduation subjects are specific to family, including Wingate's sibling, James Edwards (Class of 1989) and her daughter...

John and Marilyn Entwisle Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.072
Scope and Contents Unbound scrapbooks of Marilyn Miller Entwisle and John Entwisle documenting life at William & Mary between 1940-1944.  The primary focus of the scrapbooks is on sorority and fraternity activities. Included are playbills, dance cards, pins from William & Mary and VMI, personal photographs of spring break trips, and an essay about life in Barrett Hall dorm.

George W. Lindsay Promise with Samuel W. Murphy

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Identifier: UA 5.272
Scope and Contents A promise signed and dated between William & Mary students, George W. Lindsay and Samuel W. Murphy on Nov. 25, 1857. The promise reads as follows: "We, the undersigned, do solemly promise never to marry without the others consent. Nothing but death shall dissolve this promise."

J. Reid Williamson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.289
Scope and Contents Theatrical poster for "Stop 13: The College of William and Mary," produced circa 1968-1969

Handmade victory banner (W&M #1 in the East), as featured in the 1967 Dec. issue of the Alumni Gazette. There is a print of the same photograph in the UA Photograph Collection [football].

DVD of Williamson's appearance on Jeopardy! in 1972. Williamson was a contestant over 5 days, and the video is approximately two hours.

James Albert Doyle Scrapbook

 Collection
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...

Powhatan Robertson Journal

 Collection
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.

Warner Throckmorton Jones Papers

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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 the managers, one of whom...

Gustavus W. T. Wright Letter

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.185
Scope and Contents February 22, 1904 letter written by Wright to Henry Dearborn "Student at Law" in Washington. He describes not taking the time to write his parents as he's been engaged in amusements such as dancing parties. He describes the local girls as "very free, easy and interesting in their manners but few of them are even tolerably handsome."  Wright names several local women, including Jane Russell, Sally Carter, and a Miss Cary.  He states he is boarding with a Mrs. Maupin and that...

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