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Baker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B17
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, bonds, and accounts of Jacob Baker of Monongalia County, West Virginia and Nelson Baker and Jonathan W. Baker of Alleghany County, Maryland. Includes letters written from Washington, Iowa, Piedmont, West Virginia, and from Missouri as well as letters written by a student at St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland.

Dates: 1805-1911

Frank D. Baldwin Letter and Biography

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00022
Scope and Contents This collections consists of a letter and biography of Colonel Frank D. Baldwin, one of only 19 servicemen to receive the Medal of Honor twice. The letter describes his role in the recent Battle of Bayan, wherein he led American troops against rebellious Moro forces in the Philippines. With the original letter are copies of official cables following the battle, including one from President Theodore Roosevelt. Extensive background material on the battle, biographical information on Baldwin, a...
Dates: 1902, 2011

Harlan H. Ballard, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.091
Scope and Contents Set of 5 journals and a few single letters, poems, postcards and photographs. The journals document vacations and visits to Harlan H. Ballard, Jr.'s  cabin, referred to in one of the journals as 'Arbutus Lodge.' Arbutus Lodge was located in Nichewaug, near Barr, both Worcester County, Massachusetts. The entries were written both by the host and guests and detail their visits and activities. Several of the volumes contain photographs. Some of the names mentioned are: ...
Dates: 1921-1946; Majority of material found in 1921-1946

Baltimore Woman's Committee for Cuban Freedom

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.121
Scope and Contents

Includes newspaper clippings, photographs of and correspondence with committee members and politicians, and a scrapbook, all concerning the activities of the Baltimore Woman's Committee in Maryland, also referred to as the Baltimore Women's Committee for Cuban Freedom.

Dates: 1961-1965

John Strode Barbour Letter to Editor of the National Intelligencer, 1829 February 10

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00465
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1829 February 10, John Strode Barbour, House of Representatives, Washington, D. C., to Editor of National Intelligencer. 1 p. ; 25 cm. Letter concerns a dispute with Congressman Elisha Whittlesey.

Dates: 1829 February 10

Philip L. Barbour Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 Bar 23
Scope and Contents Papers, 1935-1980, of historian and scholar Philip Lemont Barbour (1898-1980), including research notes for his historical writings on the settlement of North America. Most articles, clippings and notes concern those people associated with Captain John Smith, a leader of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. Notes were also used in the audio production, "The Jamestown Saga; the Founding of the American Colony in the Words of the Colonists," written by Philip L. Barbour and Nigel...
Dates: 1935-1980

S. B. Barham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00467
Scope and Contents

Bills and accounts, 1904-1910, of Dr. S. B. Barham, Runnymede, Surry Co., Va. Includes a letter, 26 January 1907, to Barham concerning the rebuilding of the Surry County Courthouse.

Dates: 1904-1910

Barker-Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B24
Scope and Contents

Letters and business papers, chiefly 1848-1866, of James E. Cooke of Powhatan, Virginia and the Barker family of Fluvanna County, Virginia. Includes letters relating to the hiring out of slaves, plantation operations and the Civil War. Civil War letters are between John H. Barker and Henry J. Dobbs of the 18th Virginia Regiment of the Confederate army concerning the Battle of First Bull Run/Manassas.

Dates: 1809-1889; Majority of material found in 1848-1866

Barksdale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B25
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1888-1897, of G.A. Barksdale and E.C. Barksdale of Richmond, Va. concerning the renting out of rooms and concerning the cancellation of a river excursion from Richmond to Norfolk, Va.

Dates: 1888-1897

Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.29
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1909-1966, relating to institutions in Williamsburg, Virginia including William and Mary, Matthew Whaley School and Bruton Parish Church collected by Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough.

Dates: 1909-1966

C.M. Barnes Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00861
Scope and Contents

A collection of eleven letters dating from 1926 to 1928 addressed to Olive Barnes from her mother, C.M. Barnes. One of these includes a letter addressed to C.M. Barnes from Mildred and Verne Barnes. Mother writes from Opportunity and Dishman, to Olive in Kewa, Newport, Pullman, and Washtuca, Washington state.

Letters include discussion of the act of writing letters, local news and acquaintances, listening to the radio, visits, and advice on Olive’s teaching career.

Dates: 1926-1928

Baron de Watergeul Boom Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00666
Scope and Contents

Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.

Dates: 1781 December 4

Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...
Dates: 1799-1904; Majority of material found in 1810-1860

Barron Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B29
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence of three generations of Samuel Barrons, all of whom were involved in naval affairs. Papers, 1793-1809, of Samuel Barron (1765-1810), commander of one of the Mediterranean squadrons sent to defeat Tripoli. Papers concern naval business and the War with Tripoli. Includes correspondence with his brother James Barron, Stephen Decatur, William Eaton (concerning his controversy with Tobias Lear over the Tripolitan peace settlement), Tobias Lear, Edward Preble, John...
Dates: 1793-1942

James Barron Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B27
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Commodore James Barron relating to his career in the United States Navy, and especially relating to The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair in 1807 and to his duel with Stephen Decatur. Collection includes photocopies of patents issued to Barron for his inventions and a typescript of William Oliver Stevens' An Affair of Honor, a biography of Barron. Correspondents include John Adams, Jesse Duncan Elliott, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Duff Green and Abel...
Dates: 1766-1899

Herbert H. Bateman State Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 83 B31
Scope and Contents Office files, 1968-1982, of Herbert H. Bateman, Virginia Republican State Senator from Newport News. Includes correspondence with constituents and state officials; bills and legislative materials; memorandum; reports; pamphlets; and publications arranged according to subject. The collection contains background information and committee working papers showing Virginia's responses to the energy crisis of the late 1970's and to Ronald Reagan's "New Federalism" programs as well as the...
Dates: 1968-1982

Annie R. Battle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00186
Scope and Contents

November 22, 1878 letter from Annie R. Battle, Whitakers, Washington County, North Carolina, to Mr. Donnan requesting he send her what money he can spare and is sorry he received nothing on the Smith debt.

Dates: 1878 November 22

Baytop Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00470
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1838 August - September 6, of Lucy T. Baytop and her son Thomas C. Baytop to James Baytop, Gloucester Court House, Va. and including a letter, 1838, of Thomas C. Baytop to Jefferson W. Stubbs. The letters are written from Richmond, Va., Staunton, Va. and Lewisburg, Va. [now W. Va.] and concern a trip to Lewisburg.

Dates: 1838

Joseph Beale Letter to his Wife

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01173
Scope and Contents

Letter written April 27, 1854 from Joseph Beale, U.S. Germantown, Montevideo, South America, to his wife, in care of Col. Blow, Norfolk, concerning his fondness for his wife and child and his wish to leave the Navy as a doctor and enter into private practice. ALS

Dates: 1854 April 27

Samuel Beale Letter to Nicholas Law

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00715
Scope and Contents

Letter, 6 August 1785, written by Samuel Beale of Williamsburg, Virginia. In the letter, Beale asks Nicholas Low, a merchant from New York City, New York, for assistance in releasing Neil Jameison from military duty.

Dates: 1785 August 6

Beard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B38
Scope and Contents

Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Virginia. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Virginiaa. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.

Dates: 1834-1906

Henry Ward Beecher Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01263
Scope and Contents

Manuscript draft, dated October 30, 1864, written by Henry Ward Beecher comparing Abraham Lincoln to Wendell Phillips, being particularly praiseworthy of Phillips. Typescript included.

Dates: 1864 October 30

Charles H. Bell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B41
Scope and Contents The collection includes the correspondence, certificates, photographs, accounts, and journals of Rear Admiral Charles H. Bell. Naval journals cover Bell's service in the Mediterranean Sea from 1855-1858. The photographs are a mix of personal and souvenirs, which largely depict men and women from Peru. There is also material related to his role as executor for the estate of Samuel Swartwout. The collection also includes papers related to the Smith family, particularly Bell's executor and...
Dates: 1772-1929; Majority of material found in 1852-1875

Edward Belvin Collection of Williamsburg and James City County materials

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01197
Scope and Contents

Edward Belvin's Collection of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia material. Includes copies of wills and death certificates, correspondence and certificates.

Dates: 1908-1987

Benjamin F. Bray Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.071
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook, from 1944 to 1945, kept by Benjamin F. Bray while a freshman at the College of William & Mary. This single brown volume contains programs, clippings, pictures (not photographs), and letters.

Dates: 1944-1945

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Women--History--Virginia 14
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 13
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Transcripts 13
United States--Economic history 13
Video recordings 13
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Booklets 12
Deeds 12
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 12
Practice of law--Virginia--History 12
United States--Slavery 12
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 69
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 37
College of William and Mary. 27
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 21
Office of the President 19
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Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 19
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 18
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 17
College of William and Mary 15
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 15
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 14
University of Virginia 13
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 12
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 12
Virginia House of Delegates 12
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 11
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 11
Madison, James, 1749-1812 11
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 10
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 10
Tyler Family 10
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
Democratic Party (Va.) 5
Landrum, Grace Warren, 1876-1951 5
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 5
Republican Party (U.S.) 5
Tucker 5
Tyler family 5
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 5
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 5
United States. Army. 5
Verkuil, Paul R 5
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 5
American Red Cross 4
Associated and Branch Campuses--Virginia Associated Research Campus 4
Braxton family 4
Brown family 4
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
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 4
College of William and Mary. Project Plus 4
Daingerfield family 4
Dept. of History 4
Gary Alonzo Barranger 4
Graves, Thomas Ashley, Jr 4
Greenia, George D. 4
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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