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Lucian Minor Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.085
Scope and Contents The collection includes a letter written by Minor to an unknown person on August 2, 1857. In addition to personal news, he disucsses an abolitionist paper, "The Kentucky News." He further describes living in Williamsburg since 1855 to chair the law department. He states that it is a "pleasant place to live in: abounding in people both polite and kind." The collection also includes a copy of Minor's "Reasons for Abolishing the Liquor Traffic Addressed to the People of Virginia"...

Notice from the President and Professors Acknowledging Robert Andrews, Jr. as the College's Attorney

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Identifier: UA 261
Scope and Contents Notice from the President and faculty of William & Mary, acknowledging Robert Andrews, Jr. as the College's attorney. The notice states that he is to receive, in the name of William & Mary, dividends due as of January 1, 1804. The notice is signed by President Bishop James Madison and professors St. George Tucker (law), Robert Andrews (math), and John Bracken (Grammar School). The Temple Seal is affixed to the document.

Patrick Kerr Rogers Letters

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Identifier: UA 6.100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters. One letter, dated December 13, 1820, was written by Rogers to William & Mary President, John Augustine Smith. Rogers states he has no objections to Smith examining his classes in Natural Philosophy and Chemistry, but he does object to a colleague "sitting as watch or judge over me." He then provides seven reasons he deems "sufficient cause to deprecate your pretensions" and states they are some of his objections to the "alleged authority by which...

Archibald C. Peachy Letter

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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.

Richard Randolph Letter to William B. Randolph

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Identifier: UA 345
Scope and Contents Letter written by Richard Randolph to William B. Randolph of Chatsworth (near Richmond, Va.), dated May 21, 1855. Richard Randolph introduces himself as being selected by William & Mary faculty as their agent to solicit financial aid for the College, "an unpleasant task, which I could not decline." He appeals to William Randolph by comparing Plymouth and Bunker Hill, Massachusetts to Jamestown and Yorktown, Virginia ("the provident Yankee and the 'chivalrous Virginian'"), mentions that...

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...

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 wrongdoing.

University Archives Photograph Collection

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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,...

Lyman Brown Wharton Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.138
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, a poem, and a portrait.  The first letter is dated June 2, 1882 and was written by Wharton to James Lyons of the Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary, pleading with him and the Board to not move the College out of Williamsburg.  The second letter is dated August 21, 1888 and was written by Wharton to the Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary, accepting his appointment as Professor of Languages.  The third letter is January...

Woodson C. Moody Certificates

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Identifier: UA 5.278
Scope and Contents Collection includes three certificates issued to Woodson C. Moody, while a student at William & Mary. He attended 1836-1838, 1846-1847.The earliest certificate is dated July 4, 1837 and acknowledges Moody's success "to the studies of Belles Lettres, Logic and Moral Philosophy." It is signed by faculty members Thomas Dew, Dabney Browne, Robert Saunders, Beverley Tucker, and John Millington. It features the Temple seal.The second certificate is dated July 4, 1838 and...

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