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William Byrd Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00479
Scope and Contents

Letter concerns having eaten wild fowl sent by the recipient and the use of buckles to bring his feet into "humane [sic] shape, which are as long as any munkys [monkey's ?]." The letter is dated "February 17 1741/2," noting the different calendar used by the English during this time, in which the new year didn't begin until Lady Day (March 25).

Dates: 1742 February 17

Cabaniss Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C11
Scope and Contents Correspondence and financial papers of George Cabaniss, Dr. John Cabaniss, and James Cabaniss. They were the children of George and Sarah Jennings Cabaniss of Amelia County, Virginia. James Cabaniss lived in Williamsburg, Virginia and was the Clerk of Court for James City County, Virginia in 1831. He also was a merchant in Richmond until 1831. Dr. John Cabaniss was a medical doctor who practiced in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. George Cabaniss lived in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Many...
Dates: 1800-1837

John C. Cabaniss Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00620
Scope and Contents This collection contains twelve letters written by John C. Cabaniss, a proprietor of the Folsom Street coal yards in San Francisco, California to his mother, Mrs. Nancy Hill [Nancy Sink Cabaniss Hill] in Franklin County, Virginia.  Cabaniss moved to San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Most of his letters mention that he is coming home soon, is in good health and the business is doing well.  For a time, a friend from home, Moses G. Noble, lives with him.  The letters also mention...
Dates: 1851-1855

Cabell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C12
Scope and Contents Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the Cabell family of Albemarle and Amherst counties, Virginia.Includes accounts and land transactions, 1733-1754, of Dr. William Cabell (1699-1774) as well as letters written to him concerning medical treatment.Also includes accounts, surveys of Amherst County and correspondence with commission merchants of William Cabell (1730-1798); and surveyor's license and surveys of William Cabell (b....
Dates: 1693-1913; Majority of material found in 1743-1823

James Branch Cabell Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 C10
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1919-1939, of or concerning James Branch Cabell. Includes letters, 1919-1927, from Cabell to Willard S. Morse concerning the autographing of Cabell's books; letters, 1931, of Frank C. Pape and Cabell to John D. Weaver [College of William and Mary]; and newspaper clippings concerning Cabell and Frances Newman.

Dates: 1919-1939

James Branch Cabell Papers (III)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01077
Scope and Contents Letters, 1925-1934, to and from James Branch Cabell of "Dumbarton Grange," Dumbarton, Va. and Richmond, Va. and while at "Cayford Cottage," Mountain Lake, Va. Correspondents include Sydney S. Alberts (concerning Beyond Life and The White Robe), R. H. Barlow (concerning Special Delivery, Smirt, and the gift of two pewter animals), [?] Hills (concerning the negative effect of newspaper experience on writing), Allen Lucy (concerning the production by the Palo Alto Community Players of The Jewel...
Dates: 1925-1934

James Lawrence Cabell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C13
Scope and Contents

Letters to James Lawrence Cabell, professor of anatomy and surgery at the University of Virginia from John A. Cabell and Joseph C. Cabell; and Russell Murdock (discussing the optic nerve.)

Dates: 1841-1884

Joseph Carrington Cabell Papers relating to the College of William & Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.024
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical items, correspondence (1798-1831), and Cabell's "Speech on the Anti-Tariff Resolutions," 1831. Correspondence is photocopied from the Cabell Collection at Alderman Library at the University of Virginia, and includes letters relating to William and Mary and the University of Virginia.

Dates: 1798-1831

N. Cairns Letter to Hugh McCalmont

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00024
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter written from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by N. Cairns to Hugh McCalmont of Belfast, Ireland concerning business conditions in Brazil, the effects of the suppression of slavery and the slave trade had in Brazil, and its effects on commerce.

Dates: 1831 February

Caley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.192
Scope and Contents The collection is mostly personal correspondence and diaries, chiefly 1895-1968, collected and written by Mary Davidson Caley, her two daughters, Maybelle Caley Barker and Hilda Caley Noble, and Hilda’s daughter, Nadine Noble Sondergard. The Caley’s were white middle class women who lived in Sierra Madre, California for the majority of their lives.  The personal letters and diaries of three generations of women contain topics related to the household operations, Spanish Flu 1918, farm...
Dates: circa 1895-1968

Calfee Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C15
Scope and Contents

Papers, chiefly 1858-1889, of the Calfee family of southwest Virginia. Includes letters written from Texas by Calvin J. Calfee and letters written by Confederate soldiers David H. Calfee, James Calfee, L. S. Calfee and William B. Calfee as well as deeds for land in Pulaski and Wythe counties, Virginia. 431 items.

Dates: 1812-1919; Majority of material found in 1859-1889

Camp Upton, Virginia letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01781
Content Description

A letter sent by a man named Andy, a solider during the Civil War, to his cousin. Andy writes that his unit recently moved into enemy country, and that their scouts captured a man from South Carolina. He goes on to say that he is paid "well" and details how others in his group are paid, as well as how much he plans to send home.

Dates: June 29, 1861

Campaign for the College Records

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Identifier: UA 17
Scope and Contents

Collection includes calendars, correspondence, minutes, and committee records during the Campaign for the College from 1975-1978.

Dates: 1975-1978; Majority of material found in 1975-1976

Alexander Campbell to Hannah Acheson Typescript Letter

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Identifier: SC 00215
Scope and Contents

Carbon of a typed transcript of a declaration of love and marriage proposal letter from Alexander Campbell, one of the founders of the "Restoration Movement" and Hannah Acheson, December, 1809. Transcribed by Earl Gregg Swem.  Location of original is unknown.

Dates: undated

Charles Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C17
Scope and Contents The Charles Campbell papers consist of papers received or collected by Charles Campbell (1807-1876), Virginia historian. The papers fall into four general headings: historical papers collected by Charles Campbell, correspondence, manuscript volumes, and miscellaneous. These include personal and professional correspondence as well as eighteenth century documents collected by Charles Campbell, newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks, covering then period 1743-1896. The papers...
Dates: 1743-1896

Campbell Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C16
Scope and Contents Papers of four generations of the Campbell family of Orange Co., Va. including correspondence of William Campbell (1755-1823). His papers pertain to Revolutionary pensions, bounty land claims, the War of 1812, his superintendency of the Virginia State Penitentary, and his estate and includes a diary of a trip to Kentucky in 1798. There are also papers (correspondence and accounts) of his wife, Mrs. Susan Campbell and their children. The collection includes papers of the Graves family and...
Dates: 1726-1920

Campbell Family Papers II

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.41
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Papers is a collection of business records, personal documents and photographs belonging to the Campbell and Sampson families of Albemarle County, Virginia dating from 1795 to 1945. The great majority of the documents are the business records of Joseph Watson Campbell (1795-1875). These include tax bills and receipts, accounts between Campbell and various merchants, receipts for goods and services received and rendered, promissory notes and papers relating to other family...
Dates: 1795-1945

Robert S. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C18
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, personal accounts, 7 ledgers, and legal papers, 1869-1912, of Robert S. Campbell, sheriff of Fluvanna County, Va. Includes materials on raising cattle, travel, the duties of a sheriff, and material relative to Fluvanna County. One of the ledgers is 502 pages in length and contains numerous correspondence loosely tucked inside the volume.

Dates: 1869-1912

Capers Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C19
Scope and Contents

Letters written to Elizabeth Randolph Braxton of Hanover County, Virginia from John S. Capers of the 7th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry, 1863-1865; and after his death from Mary W. (Capers) Thomason of Camden, South Carolina.

Dates: 1863-1874

Capital Outlay Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00/02/02/UA 343
Scope and Contents Acc. 1984.064 contains capital outlay requests from 1954 to 1978 prepared for the state government; they include the justification for each project, the amount of money needed, the amount available for other funds, and the amount being requested from the state. Acc. 1991.038 contains correspondence, progress reports, and other information relating to capital outlay projects at William and Mary and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science from 1980 to 1988. Acc....
Dates: 1954-1991

Carl Holmberg Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01113
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a single letter, written immediately after the announcement of the surrender of Germany by a mother in Connecticut to her son, Private First Class Carl Holmberg, who had been wounded. The letter discusses the arrival of V-E Day, the continuing fighting in the Pacific, and advice to not continue serving.

Dates: 1945 May 7

Robert Paul Carlson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.106
Scope and Contents This collection contains news clippings, correspondence, and photographs about Robert Paul Carlson from 1953-2007. Carlson was a member of the William and Mary class of 1966. The bulk of the material is made up of news clippings about Carlson's involvement with preserving the history of Maine Township in Park Ridge, Illinois, where he taught Social Studies for 50 years. Also included in the papers are two DVDs, including one from a 2007 message by New York Senator Hillary Clinton about...
Dates: 1953-2007; Majority of material found in 1960-1990

Mary Holt Carlton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00133
Scope and Contents Papers of Mary Holt Carlton. Includes correspondence, speeches, by-laws, membership lists, and newspaper clippings and feminist-related items of Mary Holt Carlton, a Richmond, Va. activist and member of the Richmond chapter of the National Organization for Women. Includes papers relating to the founding of the Richmond chapter of NOW in 1970, as well as the Equal Rights Amendment and the abortion issue. Also contains letters from Zelda Nordlinger, state coordinator of the Richmond chapter of...
Dates: 1970-2000; Majority of material found in 1971-1979

Carpenter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C22
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1765-1922, of the Carpenter family of Rockingham County, Virginia. Includes papers of John Carpenter, William Carpenter and Thomas W. Carpenter. Includes letters, 1837, from Tennessee; and letters, 1851-1853, from Missouri; Confederate currency; accounts, 1810-1817, of C. T. Jones with Doctor John B. Botts; the will of Godfrey Hoge of Philadelphia; and a manuscript recipe booklet, ca. 1800.

Dates: 1765-1922

Carrington Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C22
Scope and Contents

Includes letter, 1816, from John Preston to Daniel Putnam concerning estate of Edward Carrington; release (draft), 1817, of Elizabeth Ann Carrington Preston's interest in land; survey, 1785, of 1,000 acres on Cumberland River surveyed for Mayo Carrington as part of military warrant; letters, 1828-1833, of Cadwallader Wallace to Richard A. Carrington; deed, 1830, from John Coulter to Richard A. Carrington; and power of attorney from Richard A. Carrington to Cadwallader Wallace.

Dates: 1785-1830

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Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 14
University of Virginia 13
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Virginia House of Delegates 12
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Madison, James, 1749-1812 11
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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
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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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Landrum, Grace Warren, 1876-1951 5
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Braxton family 4
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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 4
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Chandler, Alvin Duke, 1902-1987 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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