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Thomas Calhoun Walker Autobiography

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.043
Scope and Contents Typed carbon copy autobiography of Lawyer Walker of Gloucester, entitled "Lawyer Walker of Gloucester (as told to two Northern friends)." There is a dedication page to Walker's wife. Carbon version used for the autobiography "The Honey-Pod Tree: The Life Story of Thomas Calhoun Walker," which was published in 1958. Includes a photograph and sheet music for "De Ole Sheep Done Know de Road." As a lawyer, he defended many African Americans in Gloucester County, Virginia, and eventually served...
Dates: undated

Thomas M. W. Green Photograph Album

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Identifier: SC 01455
Scope and Contents Photograph album created by Thomas "Tommy" Matthew William Green, Jr. who served in the United States Army during World War II.  He was a second generation African American soldier, his father, Thomas M. W. Green was a Sergeant - Cavalry Detachment in the Army and is buried at West Point Military Academy Cemetery.  Green was part of a segregated unit and his album features photos of his friends and family along with other soldiers with whom he served.  The photographs along with some of his...
Dates: 1943-1951

Thomas Wilson Letter

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 117
Identifier: SC 01716
Content Description

A three page letter written and signed by Thomas Walker, an African American emigrant teacher in Liberia.

Dates: February 28th, 1846

Timberneck Farm ledgers

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Identifier: MS 00388
Content Description

The Timberneck Farm Ledgers collection contains 11 ledgers including records of estate in relation to Timberneck Farm in Gloucester, Virginia as well as doctor's ledgers. The collection also includes school notes, essays and a Gloucester Charity School ledger.

Dates: 1832-1876

Lester E. G. Travis Letter

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Identifier: SC 00019
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one letter sent from Rikers Island, New York by a soldier, Lester Travis, writing to his sister, Ann Divine in Loch Sheldrake, New York.  Rikers Island was at that time a training camp, and Travis discusses trips into New York City itself, mutual acquaintances, and the arrival of African-American volunteers.

Dates: 1863 January 8

United Klans of America collection

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Identifier: SC 01719
Content Description Content warning: The United Klans of America (UKA) Collection contains racist, sexist and homophobic imagery, language and content. The materials have been processed and made accesible for fair use and research purposes. The collection contains pamphlets, brochures, newsletters such as the "Fiery Cross," a Klan passport, items from Klan "neighborhood packets," and other UKA propaganda materials. A majority of the content originates from Virginia chapters of the United Klans of...
Dates: 1971-1975

University Archives Oral History Collection

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Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The bulk of the University Archives Oral History Collection consists of transcripts and recordings of oral history interviews conducted as a part of various projects at the College of William and Mary with administrators, faculty, students, and alumni. The specific projects include the College's oral history program from the 1970s, an oral history program sponsored by the University Archives beginning in the 2000s, "Stony the Road We Trod," and the Stephens Project.  The...
Dates: 1959-2018 and undated

Vietnam Photograph Album

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Identifier: MS 00205
Content Description Collection of photographs from the Vietnam conflict. Most of the pictures are of African American soldiers in their encampment in Vietnam and shots of their interaction with the local Vietnamese women and children. One picture shows the back of an Army soldier with the writing, "When I die I'll go to Heaven Because I've Spent My Time in Hell. Long Binh Bien Hoa, Vietnam, 1967- 1968." Along with the wording is also an outline of North and South Vietnam. There are also photographs of a base...
Dates: 1965- 1968

Virginia Cities Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Dates: 1663-1980

Dawson Warren Account Book

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Identifier: SC 01099
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a medical account book written by Dawson Warren, M.D. (????-1850), who practiced medicine at Surry County, VA. This account book spans the period of 1844 to 1849 and contains information on patient visits (including slaves), charges for services rendered, payments made, and bonds payable to Dr. Warren.

Dates: 1844-1849

Welch Family Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad239-258
Scope and Contents Account books of several generations of the Welch family of Fauquier County, Virginia. The earliest book includes notes, 1767-1778, of Thomas Glascock. The early volumes were probably kept by or for Sylvester Welch (1764-1832), the later ones by or for Sylvester Welch (b. 1800).The latter Welch seems to have been a merchant and owner of grist mills. One book, 1852-1856, includes ledger accounts with free blacks as well as with slaves. The volume, 1878-1880, concerns a farm. There...
Dates: 1767-1880

William H. Seawell Letter

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Identifier: SC 00100
Scope and Contents Letter from William H. Seawell, Lieutenant Colonel of the 21st Virginia Militia based in Gloucester, VA at Ware Camp to Colonel Crump (Charles A.) dated November 21, 1861.  Seawell discusses the relative quiet in the area, no report of slaves escaping, and writes to ask for more instruction regarding the mustering of additionall officers and troops.  He also relates that he has instructed his men off duty to act as policemen in order to arrest run away negroes and also to force work upon...
Dates: 1861 November 26

Richard Williams Papers

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Identifier: SC 00912
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1940s, of Richard Williams, an African-American soldier stationed in Alaska during World War II. Includes a diary, in which he describes the weather, fishing and other recreational activities, and his duties. There are photographs and postcards that have been glued into the diary, which depict the local post office covered in snow, the towns of Juneau and Sitka, as well as Williams and other people that he met. There are also loose photographs, which seem to have come out of...
Dates: circa 1940-1949

Williamsburg. Office of the Registrar Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.211
Scope and Contents

3 volumes of the Voter Registrar's office of the City of Williamsburg, Virginia, consisting of a "List of White Voters, 1896, 1904-1946,"  "Colored Registered Voters, 1902, 1904-1946, 1930-1953, 1964," and "White Registered Voters, 1904-1964, 1905-1953."

Dates: 1896-1964

Williamsburg, Virginia Letters

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Identifier: SC 00397
Scope and Contents Photocopies of three letters written from Williamsburg, Virginia by W.W. Vest, J.M. Chevers and Unknown. W.W. Vest of Williamsburg, Virginia to John M. Speer (or Speed) of Lynchburg, Virginia about hiring out of negroes and financial matters. 1843. Unknown in Williamsburg, Virginia to Robert Saunders in Fauquier, Virginia about family and a scandal at "The Springs." 1844. J. M. Chevers, a student in Williamsburg, Virginia, to Rev. CW. Thomson in Richmond,...
Dates: 1843-1846

Dr. George Williamson Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00632
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a physician's daybook kept by Dr. George Williamson of New Market, Virginia, whose practice extended throughout the Shenandoah Valley. Spanning 1807-1819, the daybook records names of patients, treatments, and payments (for both Caucasians and African Americans). Treatments range from inoculations and venereal disease to all night vigils.

Dates: 1807-1819

World War II African American Soldiers photographs

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Identifier: MS 00360
Content Description

This collection contains photographs taken by an unidentified African American soldier during World War II. The collection features photographs of soldiers training in the United States and deployed overseas in France and Belgium. Photographs including women and children are also featured in the collection.

Dates: 1945-1946

Yancey Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 00601
Scope and Contents Papers of the Yancey family of Woodville, Rappahannock County, Va. and Culpeper County, Va. Includes letters, 1844-1873 and accounts, chiefly 1834-1853. Concerns John W. Yancey, William T. Yancey, James P. Yancey and the estate of Major Yancey. There is a letter, 1844, of Charles Yancey of Tennessee concerning his administration of the Craven estate. The Craven will designated the New York Colonization Society as the legatee, but the will was broken. This collection also contains material...
Dates: 1791-1873

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