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Benjamin Crowninshield Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.099
Scope and Contents The collection includes one letter written by Crowninshield and four letters received by him while a student at the College of William & Mary in May and June of 1804.In his May 30, 1804 letter, he writes, “The pleasing manners of this place would be enough to keep one here, but the advantages of the college, I should think, would keep me here forever.” He also discusses the theories of Sir Isaac Newton and mentions walking with the president of William & Mary, Bishop James...

Daguerreotype of the Wren Building

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Identifier: UA 8.003
Scope and Contents Daguerreotype of the Wren Building front, circa 1856. The image is contained within a pressboard frame, but the front cover has separated from the bottom. Please note that this image is reversed.

Daniel Hatcher Student Paper

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Identifier: UA 5.229
Scope and Contents Student paper titled "The Study of Political Science." Notations in pencil are on several pages, made by an unknown hand.

Dew Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 D51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1794-1895, of the Dew family. Mostly correspondence of Thomas Roderick Dew, faculty member and president of the College of William and Mary and his brother Benjamin Franklin Dew, a lawyer of Newtown, King and Queen County, Va. Correspondents include William Boulware, Edward Everett, and Andrew Stevenson. Includes documents, 1838-1858, relating to Thomas Roderick Dew's estate such as his will, inventories of personal property, court degrees, and accounts....

E. G. G. Letter to Lucy Burwell Page

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Identifier: SC 00505
Scope and Contents Letter from E.G.G. to Lucy Burwell Page, [Williamsburg] giving news of the College of William and Mary and Williamsburg, Virginia.  January 16, 1827, January 27, 1827.  The President introduced new William and Mary students to the town people.

Edmund Christian Letter to Robert McCandlish

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Identifier: UA 6.098
Scope and Contents Letter written by William & Mary Bursar Edmund Christian to Robert McCandlish, Rector of the Board of Visitors, Sept. 2, 1848 asking that he confirm the salary owed to professor George Frederick Holmes, who requested that $100 be deposited into an account to cover his salary.

Edward Southey Joynes Letters and Drawing

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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...

Edwin Taliaferro Collection

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Identifier: UA 6.116
Scope and Contents The collection includes two manuscript volumes two and three of "A Rational Grammar of the French Language," written by Taliaferro, circa 1860 (the whereabouts of volume one are unknown), letters, Taliaferro's obituary, and photocopies of manuscripts written by Taliaferro but in private ownership.The first letter is written by Edwin in Williamsburg to his brother, William Booth in Gloucester, and dated January 14, 1866. Edwin is disappointed he wasn't able to visit at Christmas but...

Adam Empie Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Em7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1821-1979, of and concerning Adam Empie, the president of the College of William and Mary and his family. Includes account book, 1829-1831, of Adam Empie and copy of his will as well as four letters, undated, from Sarah Moore Grimke to Anna Eliza (Wright) Empie as well as a commonplace book, undated; poems; engravings; flower illustrations, sketches and silhouettes; and prayers.The addition, Mss. 1979.13, includes papers of the Rev. Dr. Adam Empie’s descendants, most...

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Ew3
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dated 1784-1934. It includes correspondence, legal papers, and accounts, chiefly 1830-1892, of Benjamin S. Ewell, professor at the U.S. Military Academy, Hampden-Sydney College, Washington and Lee College, and the College of William and Mary (which he served as acting president, 1848-1849, and president, 1854-1888). Letters from Ewell during the Civil War when he was assistant adjutant-general to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston are included as well. Among the...

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Tyler, John, 1790-1862 5
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Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 4
Empie, Adam, 1785-1860 4
Saunders, Robert, 1805-1868 4
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 4
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Mathematics 3
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Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 3
McCandlish, Robert 3
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 3
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 2
Coleman, Charles Washington, 1862-1932 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
College of William and Mary. Franklinian Society 2
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Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Johns, John (1796-1876) 2
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Lindsay, George W. 2
Millington, John, 1779-1868 2
Millington, Thomas Charles, fl. 1836-1850 2
Minnigerode, Charles, 1814-1894 2
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 2
Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882 2
Smith, John Augustine, 1782-1865 2
Society of the Alumni 2
Taliaferro, Edwin, 1835-1867 2
Taliaferro, William Booth 2
Taylor, Tazewell, 1810-1875 2
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Washington, Lawrence, 1791-1875 2
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Alumni Band Organization. 1
American Chemical Society 1
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Armistead, John R. 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities--History. 1
Badgley, John 1
Bagby, George William, 1828-1883 1
Baker family 1
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 1
Barber, Levi 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Belk, George Washington, III 1
Bernard Family 1
Blankenship family 1
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Bolling, Maurice Landon 1
Booth family 1
Borland, Roscius Cicero, d. 1847 1
Borland, Thomas Roscius, 1844-1900 1
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Braikenridge, George, 1737-1827 1
Browne, Dabney 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840 1
Carrington family 1
Catron, Louis E. 1
Chaffee, Sarah Lamb 1
Chandler, Alvin Duke 1
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 1
Chappell, R. Harvey (Robert Harvey), 1926- 1
Childress, Cecil Marcia 1
Christian, Edmund 1
Claiborne, Herbert A., Jr. 1
Cocke Family 1
Cocke, Edmund Randolph, 1841-1922 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Cocke, Thomas Lewis Preston, 1838-1895 1
Cocke, William Fauntleroy, 1826-1863 1
Cocke, William Fauntleroy, 1836-1863 1
Cocke, William, 1798-1855 1
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Cole Family 1
Cole, Henry Denison, 1856-1938 1
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