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Book Dedication by Thomas Jefferson to the Library of the College of William and Mary

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Identifier: UA 365
Scope and Contents An inscription dedicating a book to the library of the College of William and Mary, believed to be in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson. The signature in the inscription has been cut out. Also included in the collection is another manuscript describing the provenance of the book dedication by someone with the initials "J.B." The inscription was supposedly from a copy of Tracy's Treatise on Political Economy, which was revised and corrected by...

Color Print Sketch of the Old Library

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Identifier: UA 378
Scope and Contents Color print sketch of the old Library building (now Tucker Hall). It measures approximately 15" x 11 1/2" and is in fair condition.

Edward Southey Joynes Letters and Drawing

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.092
Scope and Contents The collection includes three letters and a pastel drawing.The first letter, dated May 29, 1860, was written to former U. S. President and William & Mary alumnus John Tyler, who was serving as Chancellor in 1860, about the views of the faculty and the organization of the curriculum. The second letter, dated November 5, 1863, was written by Joynes to R. G. H. Kean, about Mary Southall of Williamsburg. He states she is a refugee and provides a recommendation for her employment in...

Thomas McCandlish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.091
Scope and Contents The collection includes l letter written to T. Taylor, dated March 22, 1871 and written on William & Mary letterhead, an August 26, 1871 letter written to Archie Taylor thanking him for donating a volume to the library, his Oct. 1, 1871 letter of resignation as Chair of Latin and French due to health issues, and a printed announcement of the reopening of the College (October 1, 1871),.