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Benjamin Sherrod Student Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.271
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Benjamin Sherrod's student notebook, while attending William & Mary in May 1799. It includes notes taken on Rousseau's Social Contract and Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, confirming that both texts were studied at W&M.

Board of Visitors Records

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Identifier: UA 1
Scope and Contents The records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary includes meeting minutes and agendas, matriculation books, correspondence, material from Board of Visitors Rectors Oscar L. Shewmake and Roy Harvey Chappell, Jr., publications, and audio recordings of meetings from 1961-1999. An index to Board of Visitors meetings for the period 1947-1984 is available in the Special Collections Research Center. Researchers are also encouraged to consult the University Archives...

University Archives Bound Volumes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.

Office of the Bursar Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 72
Scope and Contents The records of the Office of the Bursar are some of the earliest and most comprehensive records of the College of William and Mary from the 18th century surviving to the present day.  Of particular note are various references to individuals enslaved by the College as well as to the Brafferton Indian School.  The collection includes Bursar's reports, financial statements, statements of rents due to the College, accounts with individuals, lists of tenants, receipts and expenditures, revenues...

Col. Dudley Digges Account from William & Mary

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Identifier: UA 232
Scope and Contents

Account signed by John Blair, Jr., Bursar of the Collecge of William & Mary of Col. Dudley Digges Digges was the father of W&M student Dudley Digges. The account was for his son's boarding. The account starts in 1763 and is paid in full May 10, 1765.

John Vance Weylie Letter to David Stuart

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Identifier: UA 5.247
Scope and Contents Letter written by John Vance Wyelie from Jamestown to David Stuart in Alexandria on Nov. 30, 1798. Wyelie is known to have attended William & Mary from 1797-1798. The letter starts by Wyelie's acknowledging Stuart's loss of a parent and his words of comfort and understanding. He mentions trying to learn Spanish but that he could not bring his books to Jamestown for want of space in the carriage from Hanover, though he hopes his books came come at Christmas. Weylie discusses...

Chapman Johnson Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.038
Scope and Contents The letter dated May 18, 1800, from Chapman Johnson to College of William and Mary alumnus David Watson provides a detailed account of an "unfortunate disturbance," a student revolt at the College the previous winter. Chapman reported on a student's rude treatment of the postmaster, its witnessing by Professor Bracken, the expulsion of the student, the resulting student meetings and protests, faculty-student negotiations, consultation with Bishop Madison and St. George Tucker,...

Robert Michie Letter to David Watson

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Identifier: UA 5.291
Content Description Two page letter from William & Mary student, Robert Michie, informing his cousin, David Watson, of the activities of the school, students, and faculty. Michie mentions the selling of Hornsby house in an eggnog fit and in sending Blue (Tom) and Lemon (enslaved persons) with notes to Tucker (St. George) regarding the legality of this transaction but his inability to immediately attend to the issue has caused them to travel to his residence to inquire about the issue. Michie also...

Francis Thornton Turner Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.039
Scope and Contents

A letter from an unidentified student of the College of William and Mary to Francis Thornton Turner of Fredericksburg, Virginia, dated September 1, 1783. The student's signature is illegible. The letter includes a reference to the fact that only five students remained at the College in this period after the American Revolution.

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Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 1
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Garrett, Robert M., 1807-1885 1
Griffin, James Lewis Corbin, 1814-1878 1
Hackley, William Randolph 1
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 1
Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849 1
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 1
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843 1
Koontz, Amos Ralph, 1890-1965 1
Maddox, William Arthur 1
Madison, James, 1749-1812 1
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1
Mercer, Hugh T.W. 1
Michie, Robert 1
Millington, John, 1779-1868 1
Office of the President 1
Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937 1
Preston, William 1
Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882 1
Ryland, Archie Garnett 1
Scarburgh, George Parker 1
Sherrod, Benjamin 1
Shewmake, Oscar L., 1882-1963 1
Smith, John Augustine, 1782-1865 1
Society of the Alumni 1
Student Organizations--Dramatic Club 1
Student Publications--William and Mary Literary Magazine 1
Taliaferro, Edwin, 1835-1867 1
Taliaferro, William Booth 1
Taliaferro, William R., Jr. 1
Taylor, John Herbert 1
Taylor, Waller 1
Topping, Katheryn M. 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Warren, William H. 1
Weylie, John Vance 1
William and Mary Quarterly 1
Wise, George Douglas 1
Wright, Ernest L. 1
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