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Robert Anderson Letter to U.S. Customs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00979
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. of Robert Anderson, Williamsburg, Virginia, to Collector of U.S. Customs, Savannah, Georgia, concerning the brig "Helen" formerly owned by Alexander Macaulay of Yorktown in 1798. Dated 20 December 1825. 2 pp.

Dates: 1825 December 20

Robert Andrews Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.002
Scope and Contents

Acc. 1980.119: This accession includes biographical material, silhouette, correspondence, deed of sale for one slave, and copies of the Virginia Almanac, edited by Andrews (1781-1796).

Acc. 1985.014: This accession contains photocopies (no originals) of genealogical material about Robert Andrews, his ancestors, and his descendants.

Dates: 1779-1796; Majority of material found in 1781-1796

Department of Anthropology Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 201
Scope and Contents Acc. 2008.088 contains correspondence, subject files, committee meeting reports, and annual reports from the Department of Anthropology from 1975-2007.  Some of the topics include colloquiums put on by the department; various projects conducted by the department, including Fort Christiana and Kingsmill; and correspondence with professional organizations such as the Virginia Anthropology Consortium, American Anthropological Association, and Society for Cultural Anthropology. This...
Dates: 1967-2007; Majority of material found in 1980-1995

Armistead-Cocke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Ar6
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1756-1764, of Maria Carter Armistead (including letters written by Mrs. Thomas Feilde); business papers, 1782-1828, of William Cocke of "Bremo," Henrico County, Virginia and of "Oakland," Cumberland County, Virginia; and letters, 1861-1863, of William Fauntleroy Cocke, Thomas Lewis Preston Cocke and Edmund Randolph Cocke concerning their service in the Confederate States Army (including the Battle of First Bull Run).Also included are five volumes of farm and...
Dates: 1680-1917

Dora and Cara Armistead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.24, 2006.54
Scope and Contents Papers from the household of Dora Travis Armistead (1890-1979) and Rowland Cara Armistead, sisters of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes letters, personal, financial and business papers of Cary Peyton Armistead (1856-1901), father of Dora and Cara, Steward of Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), and prominent local Episcopal Church and school leader; Eudora Ester Armistead (d. 1940), mother; Cary Champion Armistead (d. 1944), brother, and lawyer for a time in Detroit, Michigan;...
Dates: 1880-1950

Armistead Shelton letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01785
Content Description Letter from Armistead Shelton to Virginia plantation owner Alan Womack concerning a dispute between a Shadrack, a man enslaved by Womack, and George, a man enslaved by Shelton. Part of the letter reads, "Shadrack and my George fout last Wednesday Morning, for which I think they both ought to be corrected as we cannot tell where it may end. I wish therefore your opinion in the case, you will please send me a line by... your opinion and what to do. I do not wish to part a Man and...
Dates: May 29, 1819

Edward Ashby Armstrong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.001
Scope and Contents

Papers of William and Mary student Edward Ashby Armstrong, including poems, essays and homilies; certificates of distinction; letters of recommendation from Thomas Jefferson Stubbs and Lyon Gardiner Tyler; and grade reports.

Dates: 1895

Armstrong Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ar7
Scope and Contents

Papers composed mostly of accounts, but also including some correspondence of William H. Armstrong, Richard P. Armstrong and other members of the Armstrong family of Middlesex County, Virginia. Includes two letters, 1869 and 1885, written by Alex Armstrong of Demopolis, Alabama. reflecting economic and agricultural conditions there.

Dates: 1853-1903

James Armstrong Letter to John Crowninshield

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00966
Scope and Contents

Letter, February 26, 1937, of James Armstrong to John Crowninshield written from Norfolk, Virginia. The letter mentions a ship, Macedonean, and the Navy Yard. It also refers to U.S. President Andrew Jackson's term in office imminent end and that Martin Van Buren enters office under auspicious circumstances.

Dates: 1837 February 26

Art Song of Williamsburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.58
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records and paperwork related to Art Song of Williamsburg.  This organization existed from 2000 through 2007 and was responsible for an average of three concerts a year.  Their records include papers relating to their creation and termination, financial and tax records, biographies and contracts for the artists they featured, as well as inter-organizational correspondence between board members.  Genevieve McGiffert was the founder and features prominently in the...
Dates: 2000-2007

Joseph Arthur Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00693
Scope and Contents Letters mostly to Joseph Arthur, owner of an iron forge in Shenandoah County, Virginia, about his business and family life, from 1801-1814. Includes letters written by John Arthur, his brother. In 1820, there were 5 furnaces in operation in Shenandoah County, being Isabella Furnace, owned by Benjamin Blackford, Speedwell Forge, owned by James Sterret, Union Forge, owned by Joseph Arthur, Columbia Furnace, owned by John Arthur, and Pine Forge, owned by Benjamin Pennybacker. William Leeper, an...
Dates: 1801-1814

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs records

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Identifier: UA 187
Scope and Contents Acc. 1991.086 contains office files from the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs. Acc. 1994.044 contains office files from the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, mostly from the 1980s. Acc. 1994.046 contains confidential files removed from Acc. 1994.044, including search materials, evaluations, salary information, and adjunct faculty vitas. Acc. 1996.019 contains the records of the Office of the Associate Provost, including evaluations, search...
Dates: 1980-2001

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Capitol Branch Records

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Identifier: Mss. 82 A7
Scope and Contents Records of the Colonial Capitol Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities(APVA), Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence, financial and legal documents, minutes and photographs. The long run of minutes, 1900-1976, document the development and work of this preservation group which took an interest in the historical sites of Jamestown and Williamsburg, Va. There is material relating to the Branch's work to preserve and restore the Capitol grounds, the...
Dates: 1896-1989

John Jacob Astor Telegram to Pelatiah Perit

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Identifier: SC 00463
Scope and Contents

Telegram, 1862 May 4, J. J. Astor, Yorktown, Va. to Pelatiah Perit, [New York, N. Y.]. 3 p. on 2 leaves ; 22 cm. Astor is writing to Perit who is president of New York City Chamber of Commerce to tell him about the evacuation of Confederate forces from Yorktown, Va. and tells him to use the information as he sees fit.

Dates: 1862 May 4

Lady Nancy Astor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00631
Scope and Contents

18 Letters and notes, 1927-1956, from Nancy Astor, London, Taplow, and Plymouth, England, to Lilly Harrison Hill Smith Bradbury in Upperville, Virginia. Collection includes two photos of Nancy Astor, not originating with the correspondence. Lilly Harrison Hill Smith Bradbury and Nancy Astor were childhood friends.

Dates: 1927-1956

Daniel Philippe Aunspaugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Au5
Scope and Contents

An extensive collection of business correspondence, financial papers, daybooks, legal papers, and account books, chiefly 1800-1850, of Col. Daniel Philippe Aunspaugh, documenting his work as tanner and justice of the peace at Bedford County, Va. The collection also includes accounts, 1832-1857, of James Oney.

Dates: 1800-1881

Austin-Twyman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 Au7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Virginia.The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances...
Dates: 1765-1939

Author in Residence Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 185
Scope and Contents

This collection contains fliers from the Author in Residence Program at the College of William and Mary.  The English Department offers the program to help fill its course offerings each year by inviting a known fiction author.

Dates: 1975

Autographs of Virginians

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Sm Coll Add.9
Scope and Contents

Autographs of four Virginians in letters:

John Strode Barbour  (1846 letter);

Thomas Henry Bayly (undated);

John Warwick Daniel (1908) and

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (1897).

Dates: 1846-1908

Daniel Auty Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00464
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1891 March 24, Daniel Auty to "Silas." 1 p. ; 27 cm. Auty who served in the 11th Massachusetts infantry regiment mentions a [document ?] he picked up while stationed in Williamsburg after the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862. He also mentions the use of the College of William and Mary as a Confederate Hospital.

Dates: 1891 March 24

Myrta Locket Avary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Av1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and typescripts of articles concerning Reconstruction. Includes reminiscences of her father Harrison Alexander Lockett concerning southside Virginia and photographs.

Dates: 1901-1941

Ayres Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ay7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1833-1855, of members of the Ayres family including John W. Ayres at Chillicothe and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Fort Madison and Agency City, Iowa (with his father John B. Ayres at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va.), Robert H. Ayres, Hillsboro, Ohio and Jackson, Tenn. (with John B. Ayres, Matthias L. Ayres and Suckie Ayres) and Nathan W. Ayres (with Matthias L. Ayres and William Ford & Co., Richmond, Va. Letters concern the Methodist Church, abolitionists, politics,...
Dates: 1833-1855

George M. Bain Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00177
Scope and Contents

Letter from George M. Bain, Portsmouth, Virginia, asking "Doctor" to send him a receipt for the "two dollars enclosed."  1849 March 30.

Dates: 1849 March 30

Baird Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B16
Scope and Contents Collection includes papers, 1656-1848, concerning Essex County, Va. including land records and wills, many of which relate to the Rowzee family. Many of the records date from the seventeenth century. The collection also includes correspondence, 1830-1920, of members of the Baird family including letters, 1859-1911, of Edward R. Baird while attending the University of Virginia, serving in Pickett's Division and as superintendent of schools in Essex County. There are...
Dates: 1656-1922; Majority of material found in 1656-1848

Barney Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00353
Content Description The Barney Baker collection consists primarily of Barney Baker's correspondence from his military postings to his wife, Blanche Baker, in New York City. There are 222 letters in the collection, 32 sent from Camp Upton, 13 from Fort Niagara, and 177 from Panama, all addressed to his wife Blanche. Baker's letters are primarily concerned with news of his wife and child, their family and friends, and express love and longing. The correspondence also contains information regarding Baker's...
Dates: 1944-1945

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College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 18
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 17
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Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 14
University of Virginia 13
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 12
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Virginia House of Delegates 12
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 11
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Madison, James, 1749-1812 11
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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 10
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Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 9
College of William and Mary. School of Education 9
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 9
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 9
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 8
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 8
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 8
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 8
United States Congress 8
Virginia State Senate 8
College of William and Mary. College of Arts and Sciences 7
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 7
Democratic Party (U.S.) 7
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 7
Galt family 7
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 7
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 7
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 7
Virginia Institute of Marine Science 7
Washington, George, 1732-1799 7
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 6
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Sociology 6
College of William and Mary. School of Business Administration 6
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 6
Development Office--Endowment Association 6
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 6
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 6
Whig Party (U.S.) 6
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 5
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 5
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Wythe, George, 1726-1806 5
American Red Cross 4
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Braxton family 4
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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 4
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 4
Chandler, Alvin Duke, 1902-1987 4
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 4
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Anthropology 4
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College of William and Mary. Project Plus 4
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Gary Alonzo Barranger 4
Graves, Thomas Ashley, Jr 4
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Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 4
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 4
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 4
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 4
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 4
Jones, W. Melville, 1901-1992 4
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
Madison, James, 1751-1836 4
Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 4
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 4
Order of the White Jacket 4
Robinson Family 4
Self Study 4
Short, William (1759-1849) 4
Smith family 4
Student Life--1990's 4
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 4
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 4
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 3
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 3
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 3
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