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William Bolling Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00207
Scope and Contents

A letter addressed to William Bolling, Bolling Hall, and "Drling" as the salutation is written as poetry with an almost illegible answer in pencil.  The writer asks for work to be done, such as hauling wood and fixing fences.  March 10, 1832.

Dates: 1832 March 10

Bolton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B64
Scope and Contents

Business letters of J. & C. Bolton Co. of New York, N.Y., importers and exporters of food stuffs. Includes correspondence of Dr. James Bolton; John Bolton; A.M. Bolton; Edward C. Bolton; and a letter copybook (incomplete) of John Bolton.

Dates: 1825-1871

Booth-Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00474
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1858-1864, of the Booth family and Cooke family. Includes letters from Elizabeth Gardner Booth, one to her mother, Eliza Booth, and one to her brother, Andrew Booth. Also includes genealogical material on the Booth and Cooke families of Gloucester County, Va.

Dates: 1858-1864

Margaret Horn Booth Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.064
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook from Margaret Horn Booth while she was a student at the William and Mary from 1940-1941. The scrapbook contains photographs, programs, clippings, correspondence, ticket stubs, and other materials concerning Booth's freshman year at the College. Scrapbook is 9" x 12" with a cork cover.

Dates: 1940-1941

Booton-Modesitt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.570
Scope and Contents Papers of the Modesitt-Booton families of Luray, Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to Lucy Marye of Luray, Virginia who married James Modesitt in 1815. She was widowed in 1827 and remarried James Booton in 1830. Lucy was born to Peter and Eleanor Marye and was sister to William Staige Marye, who is considered one of the founders of Luray, Virginia Also included are letters by John Booton and others relating to slavery and politics, children's copy books,...
Dates: circa 1809-1880; Majority of material found in 1820-1850

Borland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B66
Scope and Contents The Borland, Green, and Godwin families are related in the following manner. George Godwin, son of Jeremiah Godwin, married Fanny Green (whose mother was Mary (Giles) Green) in 1805. Dr. Thomas Wood Borland (d. 1830 or 1831), father of Roscius Cicero Borland, married Harriott Godwin, daughter of Jeremiah Godwin and Sarah (Wilkinson) Godwin.Family correspondence, chiefly 1830-1854, of Mary (Giles) Green and George Godwin of Nansemond County, Virginia; Roscius C. Borland of...
Dates: 1771-1940

Boston and New York Coal Company Bond

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00194
Scope and Contents

A February 1837 bond for the Boston and New York Coal Company with a note on the reverse stating that the mortgages on the property were foreclosed and the company was revived under the name "New York Mining Company" with Jonathan Stinges, 125 Front Street, New York as President.  The note is dated February 21, 1849 and signed by C. Bolton.

Dates: 1849 February 21

Boswell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01141
Scope and Contents Four letters written to Mr. or Mrs. Ballard Boswell: Henry Sydnor Harrison at Charleston, West Virginia to Mrs. Anne S. Boswell, Huntington, West Virginia declining her invitation to talk at the State Federation of Women's Club. June 13, 1913. W.W. Miller at Richmond, Virginia to Ballard E. Boswell at Huntington, West Virginia acknowledging his letter about the death of his Father. October 29, 1913. H[enry] S[ydnor] Harrison at Charleston, West Virginia to...
Dates: 1890-1915

John E. Boswell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.151
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence to and from and news clippings about Professor John E. Boswell, College of William and Mary class of 1969, and faculty member at Yale University. Most of the articles and clippings contain reviews of Boswell's scholarship, including his book "Christianity, Social Intolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the 14th Century" published in 1980. The bulk of the correspondence is between Boswell...
Dates: 1980-2009

Bosworth and Fling Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00034
Scope and Contents Letters, postcards, printed material, photographs, and other related material, circa 1890-1960, of John L. Bosworth, John Woodbridge Bosworth and John (Jack) Bosworth Fling. Includes photographs of the three men, copies of printed works written by John W. Bosworth, and printed material relating to John W. Bosworth's time as a police officer and superintendent of public safety for West Virginia. The family is from Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia.  The letters encompass World War II in...
Dates: circa 1890-1960; Majority of material found in 1935-1957

Botetourt Bibliographical Society Records

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Identifier: UA 71
Scope and Contents Series 1 contains correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper notices, and programs for lectures and exhibits sponsored by the society. It also includes the copyright forms for their publications The Henley-Horrocks Inventory and Goronwy Owen's Virginia Adventure. Series 2 contains a 1979 fall program (in 1995-57-1); The Henley-Horrocks Inventory; The Story of the Royal Charter of the College of William and Mary by Frank B. Evans; Goronwy Owen's Virginia Adventure by John Gwilym...
Dates: 1966-1979; Majority of material found in 1966-1979

Jonathan Boucher papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00403
Scope and Contents The Jonathan Boucher papers contains correspondence. Principle correspondents include those to and from John James, James Maury, Charles Daubeny, Sir Frederick Morton Eden, William Knox, and William Stevens. Subjects include Virginia social customs and politics between the years 1759 and 1771, Boucher's experiences in, and views of, the American Revolution, Boucher's role in the struggle for unity in the Scottish Anglican Church, and his concern with schism and dissent in the Church of...
Dates: 1759-1803

Albert P. Bourland Letter

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Identifier: SC 00195
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sam from Albert P. Bourland, professor at Southwestern Baptist University in Jackson, Tennessee, about the University, the classes and activities offered, the classes he is teaching, his personal studies, his teaching philosophy and his hope for the future of man. Mentions rumour that he'd said negative things about Sam's friend, Annie.  January 18, 1885.

Dates: 1885 January 18

George Bouton Letter to Mollie Bouton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00617
Scope and Contents

Letter from Captain George Bouton to his seven-year-old daughter Mollie from Yorktown, Virginia during the American Civil War. He describes the condition of Yorktown as "an old and dilapidated town", General Daniel Harvey Hill as a commander, describing some of the local families in Yorktown including the Fry family, and having a "free Negro from Madison County for a servant, a very indifferent cook & indifferent servant [in] everyday."

Dates: 1861 July 21

George Bowen Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B67
Scope and Contents

Letters concerning business written to George Bowen, merchant of Newport, R. I., including letters from James Fisher, Richmond, Va.; J.S. Bailey, Charleston, S. C.; and Jonathan Bowen.

Dates: 1829-1857

Bowles Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B68
Scope and Contents

Papers (mostly correspondence) of members of the Bowles family of Goochland County, Va. Includes correspondence of Matthew W. Webber of Shelby County, Tenn. with John L. Bowles and of William B. Webber as well as Civil War letters of Jesse R. Bowles (serving with the 55th Virginia Infantry Regiment near Petersburg), James V. Bowles (Chaffin's Farm, Henrico County, Va.) and John F. Bowles.

Dates: 1827-1870

Bozarth Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.13
Scope and Contents Business and family papers of the Bozarth family. Acc. 2003.13 Scrapbook of Mary Hockaday Bozarth, Worthy Grand Matron of the Virginia Order of the Eastern Star with a list of Matrons and Patrons from 1941 to 1942 and certificates of membership for members of the Pocahontas Chapter 103 located in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1941.  Other related items in the collection is a photograph of Eastern Star women on the way to Bermuda and the Proceedings of the Grand Chapter...
Dates: 1931-1985; Majority of material found in 1931-1962

Alfred E. Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.59
Scope and Contents The collection of Alfred E. Bradley largely concerns his service, first as Military Observer and then as First Chief Surgeon, with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in England and France between 1916 and 1918. The bulk of the collection consists of papers and documents covering the period May 1916 through June 1918 and concerns Bradley's service in Europe during World War I. The collection includes correspondence and documents mainly relating to  Bradley's official capacity as Military...
Dates: 1864-1922; Majority of material found in May 1916-June 1918

Kenneth Brady Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01331
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1951-1953, written by Kenneth Brady to Mary Brady, his mother, during his service in the Korean War. He serves at Ft. Bragg, Camp Drum, Ft. Hood, Ft. Eustis, and finally Sokcho, Gangwon-do Province, South Korea, as part of the Transportation Corps of the 8th Army.

Dates: 1951-1953

Brafferton Estate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents relating to the Brafferton Estate as it impacted the College of William and Mary such as accounts, decrees, correspondence, biographical material on Robert Boyle, 20th century material on the search for information about the Brafferton Estate, and other material. The collection includes both original documents and copies of documents. There is also material related to the Brafferton Estate and the early history of the College of William and Mary...
Dates: 1691-1935

Christopher Bram Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 99 B73
Scope and Contents The Christopher Bram papers largely encompass Bram's career as a novelist and writer but also include personal papers, audiovisual material, and artifacts. The first 12 series comprise materials relating to each of the major book length works Bram has produced during his career. Series 1 contains materials relating to Bram's first novel, which remains unpublished. Subsequent series are organized chronologically by publication date. Series 13 and 14 contain Bram's shorter works, including...
Dates: 1968-2014; Majority of material found in 1975-2000

Robert R. Bramlett Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.306
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of letters from B.R. Bramlett to his wife and from his wife to B.R Bramlett, written while on active duty with the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, 1966-1967. He was stationed originally as Military Police in Phu Bai, Vietnam, then as Brig Warden in Da Nang, and finally as a Senior Instructor for the 3rd Battalion Force Logistics Command.   A majority of his correspondence occured while he was Brig Warden. Topics include everyday concerns for his...
Dates: 1966-1967

Carter Braxton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00197
Scope and Contents Receipt for land transfer from John R. Taylor to Carter Braxton, September 23, 1833.  Ledger balance receipt for a day ledger. Obituary of Carter Braxton's son, Phillip Ludwell Braxton, [1835]. Handwritten eulogy entitled "Thoughts on the death of dear Ludwell" written by either Carter Braxton or his wife. Account by Carter Braxton of the sale of Mr. Robertson's estate, Providence, in Middlesex County, Virginia, 1837. Names of purchasers includeThomas Harrow, Benjamin Temple, George D. Pace,...
Dates: 1833, 1835, 1837, 1922

Carter Braxton Letter to Allen and Montgomery

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Identifier: SC 00478
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1788 September 12, Carter Braxton, n.p., to [Timothea ?] Allen & [Alexander?] Montgomery and Gentleman Auditors, [Richmond, Va.]. Concerns his lawsuit against Robert Morris. 1 p. ; 24 1/2 cm.

Dates: 1788 September 12

Benjamin Bray Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.35
Scope and Contents

One box plus oversize diploma of Benjamin Bray, William and Mary class of 1949.  He was a Common Glory actor, poet, playwright, teacher and social worker. Papers consist mostly of his poetical writings plus one play written with his brother James.

Dates: 1950-1999; Majority of material found in 1985-1995

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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 9
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Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 8
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Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 7
Virginia Institute of Marine Science 7
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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 4
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Jones, W. Melville, 1901-1992 4
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
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Order of the White Jacket 4
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Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 4
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 4
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Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 3
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 3
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