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William Henry Gwathney Letters

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Identifier: UA 5.208
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters written by Gwathney while he was a student at William and Mary.  Both letters were written to his cousin, Benjamin T. Taylor of Petersburg, Virginia. In the letter dated Oct. 21, 1838.  Gwathney mentions improvements to the College [Wren] building, including an improved Natural Philosophy lecture room and a comfortable chemical laboratory.  He further mentions 100 students matriculated with others "coming in almost daily."  In the letter dated April 4,...

Hall Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland) Hall,...

John Lesslie Hall Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.021
Scope and Contents Collection of John Lesslie Hall, a William and Mary faculty member from 1888-1928. The collection includes biographical material; notebooks; publications; pictures; speeches and addresses; Notes on Bruton Parish Church; correspondence; and tax levies.

George Fisher Harrison Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.080
Scope and Contents The papers of George Fisher Harrison contain three of his essays or orations presented while a student at the College of William and Mary between 1840-1843.  One oration on ancient history was delivered on July 4, 1841, an essay on "Woman" was read before the Franklinian Society on December 11, 1841, and a Valedictory to the Tau Chi Society was read on July 4, 1843.

Henry Augustine Washington to Lawrence Washington Letter

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Identifier: SC 00508
Content Description Four page letter from Williamsburg, Virginia in which Henry writes about financial matters with his father, Lawrence, and describes his responsibilities at the college in his new position. He also writes to his father regarding the low price Lawrence was able to get on his corn crop. Henry seems hopeful though that the future crop Lawrence has will be plentiful and will fetch a better price. Additionally, Henry laments that he cannot travel home to see Mother and other family in Westmoreland...

George Frederick Holmes Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 H73
Scope and Contents The papers of the Holmes family. Chiefly letters, 1842-1887, received by George Frederick Holmes, educator, concerning the College of William and Mary, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Virginia. Correspondents include William Campbell Preston, Andrew Steele Fulton, Robert Saunders and Charles Minnigerode. The collection also includes papers of the Floyd and Preston families; an album kept by Eliza Lavalette Floyd Holmes consisting of plant leaves, newspapers and memorials to...

Floyd Hughes Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.147
Scope and Contents The collections contains the following: Correspondence, 1877, 1881 (Letter written by Floyd Hughes to his father discussing his examinations and the snow in town, 1877 Mar. 2; Letter written by Benjamin Ewell to Robert W. Hughes [Floyd's father?] regarding Floyd leaving the College, 1877 Apr. 21; Letter written by Benjamin Ewell to Robert W. Hughes regarding his Doctor of Laws degree, 1881 May 9; Letter written by Benjamin Ewell to Robert W. Hughes regarding a tribute from the faculty), 1881...

James McDowell Letters

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Identifier: UA 367
Scope and Contents This collection contains of letters written to James McDowell (Governor of Virginia from 1843-1846, Member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1846-1851) by students at the College of William and Mary.

James Pleasants, Jr. Letter to his Cousin

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Identifier: UA 5.245
Scope and Contents Pleasants' letter states that he left two volumes of Blair's lectures with his Cousin Mary when he was last in Richmond, having been informed by his son Hampden that he would not need them during the present session at William & Mary. However, Hampden informed Pleasants that he was attending lectures on Belles Letters and that the book would be necessary but he is using a copy belonging to Joshua Storrs. Pleasants asks his cousin to send the books along to Williamsburg should anyone be...

James Semple's Views on Promoting the Good of the College

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Identifier: UA 6.117
Scope and Contents On July 6, 1825, William & Mary law professor, James Semple, submitted his views on how to promote the good of the College to Board of Visitors member and alumnus John Tyler. He's responding to what appears to be a call by the Board of Visitors to the faculty to offer suggestions for how to improve the state of the school and bring it back to its "former standing." His views are submitted in draft form and include strikeouts and changes he made. He suggests ending the term in early June,...

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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 7
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Tyler, John, 1790-1862 5
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 4
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
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 3
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
College of William and Mary. Library 2
College of William and Mary. Office of the Bursar. 2
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
Tucker family 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Washington, Lawrence, 1791-1875 2
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 2
Alfriend, Frank Heath 1
Alumni Band Organization. 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Armistead Family 1
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
Blow family 1
Bolling, Maurice Landon 1
Booth family 1
Borland, Roscius Cicero, d. 1847 1
Borland, Thomas Roscius, 1844-1900 1
Bracken, John 1
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
Cocke, William, fl. 1798-1855 1
Cole Family 1
Cole, Henry Denison, 1856-1938 1
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Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
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