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Harrison Holt Riddleberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 R44 and Mss. Acc. 2003.60
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and other papers, 1872-1902, of H. H. Riddleberger (1844-1890) of Woodstock, Virginia who retained the titles of member of the House of Delegates, 1871-1875; State Senator, 1879- 1882; and U.S. Senator, 1883-l889. Among the correspondents are: William Mahone, William E. Cameron, Winfield S. Hancock, Roscoe Conkling, Robert Toombs, Fitz-John Porter, John W. Daniel, and John Goode. There are letters from Riddleberger to his wife Emma Belew Riddleberger and to...
Dates: 1872-1902

Ritchie-Harrison Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1807-1938, but mainly 1830-1870, of the Ritchie and Harrison families. Includes letters, documents and a diary of members of the family of Thomas Ritchie, his wife Isabella (Foushee) Ritchie and ten of their twelve children of Richmond, Va., "Brandon," Prince George County, Va. and Washington, D.C. There are letters, 1847-1848, of Dr. Robert Ruffin Ritchie in Mexico and letters, 1849-1860, of George Ritchie while serving in the United States Navy. Many prominent...
Dates: 1807-1938; Majority of material found in 1830-1870

Robb-Bernard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R54
Scope and Contents Papers, 1800-1901, of and relating to John Hipkins and John Hipkins Bernard (mostly accounts); of and relating to members of the Hipkins, Bernard and Robb families; and relating to the Hipkins-Bernard-Robb home "Rose Hill," Caroline County, Va. (later renamed "Gay Mont") and to Bernard's lands in Alabama, Texas and Arkansas. Includes diaries, correspondence, poems, accounts and account books of women (Elizabeth Hipkins, Jane Gay Robertson Bernard, and Helen Struan Bernard Robb); and legal...
Dates: 1665-2001; Majority of material found in 1850-1950

Myron Schmall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00571
Scope and Contents

Original letters and documents pertaining to the history of early Virginia, particularly Williamsburg, and negative prints of pages containing accounts of Williamsburg found in 18th century gazeteers.

Dates: 1711-1815

Winfield Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01317
Scope and Contents

Appointment, 10 May 1836, of Winfield Scott to the rank of lieutenant-general (signed by Andrew Jackson and Lewis Cass) and letter, 26 May 1865, of Winfield Scott to Quartermaster Capt. [?] Morgan concerning fuel and quarters and his departure for West Point.

2 items.

Dates: 1836, 1865

Frank Shatz Papers

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Identifier: MS 00361
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Frank Shatz of Lake Placid, New York and Williamsburg, Virginia, 1965-2009. Subject matter of the collection is foreign policy, the Lake Placid Council on Foreign Policy, public funding for libraries and public television and radio, the endowment of the Reves Center for International Studies at the College of William and Mary and more. Includes Frank Shatz's World Focus columns from the Virginia Gazette.Cassette tapes in all the accessions have been...
Dates: 1965-2014

Glenna G. Shiflett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00695
Scope and Contents

Glenna Shiflett's papers concerning the Twentieth-Century Gallery (This Century Gallery) of Williamsburg, her teaching career in public schools and tax and other documents for property on Richmond Road in Williamsburg, Virginia owned by her and her husband, Thomas Shiflett.

Dates: 1961-1993

Short Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Psts
Scope and Contents

Collection of photocopied correspondence and documents relating to William Short (1759-1849).

Dates: 1675-1789

Shelton H. Short III Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 91 Sh9
Scope and Contents Dates, 1970-1990, professional and research papers of Shelton H. Short III, a William Osborne Good Scholar-in-residence at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law, 1987-88. Professional papers consist of correspondence, articles, and other papers that concern the Marshall-Wythe School of Law and the Institute of Early American History & Culture. Bulk of the collection consists of Short's research papers on his ancestor William Osborne Goode (1798-1859), a prominent 19th century Virginia...
Dates: 1970-1990

William Short Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sh9 and 1995.33
Scope and Contents Letters, [1772], 1789, 1839, and 1846-1847, of William Short, while a diplomat in France, and later while living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the later letters discussing the settlement of his estate with his nephew, Charles W. Short (1794-1863), of Louisville, Kentucky. Also includes copies of Short's appointment to various diplomatic posts, 1790-1794; a copy of George Washington's letter to the King of Spain explaining Short's departure from Spain, 1796; his will; a genealogical...
Dates: 1772-1931; 1772, 1789-1847, 1931

George Smith Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1972.46
Scope and Contents

This collection details the personal and professional papers of George Smith and William E. Nelson.  Legal documents consist of deeds, forms, and official papers.  Business materials include account books, checks, and promissory notes. The collection also covers various publications and a few personal correspondences.

Dates: 1862-1954

Southall Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 So8
Scope and Contents Papers of the Southall family of Williamsburg, Va. including correspondence, 1828-1830, of Peyton Alexander Southall but mostly comprised of the legal correspondence, 1831-1851, of George Washington Southall and documents concerning lawsuits and civil proceedings in many Virginia counties and including account books, 1832-1846, of George Washington Southall. Prominent correspondents include Lemuel Jackson Bowden, Richard Coke, John Augustine Deneufville, Thomas Roderick Dew, George Frederick...
Dates: 1807-1904

William Sterrett Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.41
Scope and Contents Business papers of Sterrett who was a lawyer, real estate agent and county clerk of Mason County, Virginia (now West Virginia) includes letters, accounts, deeds, promissory notes, legal records, wills and other business records. Most of the letters are from Colin Auld of Alexandria, Va. Note: Correspondents include James Hall of Harrisonburg Va., John A. Marmaduke of Hillsborough and Shepherdstown, West Virginia, George W. Peter, John P. C. Peter, Thomas Peter of Georgetown, D. C., John...
Dates: 1799-1868

Daniel Stickley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St5
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1829-1912, including documents concerning the estates of David Stickley, John Cooley, Jacob Sonner, J. Funk, Henry R. Browning and William McCord which were handled by Col. Daniel Stickley.

Dates: 1829-1912

William B. Stone Papers

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Identifier: SC 01176
Scope and Contents

Financial and legal papers of Major William B. Stone, a lawyer in Port Tobacco, Maryland. Includes a letter, dated 11 May 1848, by T. S. Stone to "Tom" at Princeton University urging the improvement of his penmanship and the abandonment of the use of tobacco, and extolling the virtues of physical education. One document mentions Peter Vivian Daniel and another concerns Stone's candidacy for a circuit judgeship.

Dates: 1800-1868

John P. Taliaferro Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 82 T14
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1846-1849, written to John P. Taliaferro, while a student at the College of William and Mary from his guardian, George B. Taliaferro of Baltimore, Md. and from William Lawson Fauntleroy and other friends and relatives. The letters are primarily concerned with John's future plans, the cost of his education, the activities of his friends, and the affairs of his relatives in Gloucester county, Va. Also included are three 1834 orders of the York County, Va. court.

Dates: 1846-1849

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family.There are papers of other people who are not...
Dates: 1811-1954

Evans Tanner Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T16
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1830-1880, of Evans Tanner of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, Va., many concerning the tobacco trade. Includes letters, 1843-1855 and accounts, 1849-1880, of Evans Tanner; accounts, 1844-1848, of King, Walker & Co., Mecklenburg County, Va.; and accounts, 1852-1854, of Walker & Tanner, Mecklenburg County, Va.

Dates: 1830-1880

John Taylor Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T21
Scope and Contents

Letter, 30 December 1820, of John Taylor of Caroline to an unidentified recipient, opposing the formation of a geographical party because of the possibility of the dissolution of the Union; and discussing a just system of weights and measures as one step towards the cementing of the Union. Also, assignment, 4 September 1786, of the right to a bond of George Mitchell, by Nicolas Brumm to Sarah Huston, witnessed by John Reynolds and John Taylor.

Dates: 1786, 1820

Minor Wine Thomas, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01011
Scope and Contents Papers of Minor Wine Thomas, Sr. Includes letters, 1952, concerning land that had belonged to Lorenzo F. Nesselrodt and Josephine Nesselrodt, rental agreement with R.B. Gilliam and sale of York County, Virginia farm to Ware Loves. 1920 agreement between Richard Houge of James City County, Virginia and L.F. Nesselrodt of Shenandoah County, Virginia for a 5,970 pound shoatee. 1926 Deed of Release between the Federal Land Bank of Baltimore and Lorenzo F. and...
Dates: 1920-1952

Thomas Staples Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 98 M36
Scope and Contents

Letters, receipts and legal papers of U. S. Senator Thomas S. Martin relating chiefly to his law practice in Charlottesville and Scottsville, Va.

Dates: 1855-1902; Majority of material found within 1870-1889

Thomas W. Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 T36
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1834-1863, of Thomas W. Thomas, soldier, lawyer, and judge of Elberton, GA concerning his law practice and  his friendship with US Senator Robert Toombs. His papers primarily concern his various legal cases, but also discuss politics, the Civil War, and other topics sporadically. Included in the collection are papers, 1834-1864, of Drury B. Cade who operated a canal boat on the Savannah River. Items of special interest include letter, 3 April 1842, from John Reeves Jones...
Dates: 1809-1915; Majority of material found in 1834-1863

Trice Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.409
Scope and Contents

Papers include correspondence, receipts, customer accounts and printed materials of general store owner Richard Trice and legal documents and county complaints for Justice of Peace, and son of Richard Trice, James M. Trice, both of Goochland County, Virginia.

Dates: 1830-1920

William Munford Tuck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 68 T79
Scope and Contents This collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval. Papers, 1918-1968, of William Munford Tuck, Democrat, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, Virginia State Senate, lieutenant-governor, governor, and congressman. Tuck's law practice files and his correspondence, 1950-1953, are arranged alphabetically. His congressional file is arranged alphabetically and the legislation files are arranged by session...
Dates: 1918-1968

Tucker-Coleman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 40 T79
Scope and Contents Papers, primarily 1770-1907, of the Tucker and Coleman families of Williamsburg, Winchester, Lexington, Staunton and Richmond, including papers of: St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1784-1851), Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Ann Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter (1779-1813), John Coalter (1769-1838), and John Randolph of Roanoke (commonplace book is in box 64B), as well as other family members. Members of the family were involved in law, politics,...
Dates: 1664-1945; Majority of material found in 1770-1907

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Dutch; Flemish 1
German 1
Latin 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 15
Virginia House of Delegates 6
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 5
Virginia State Senate 5
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
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Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
Democratic Party (U.S.) 4
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 4
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 4
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 4
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
United States Congress 4
University of Virginia 4
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 4
Brown family 3
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 3
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 3
Democratic Party (Va.) 3
Galt family 3
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 3
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 3
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 3
Republican Party (U.S.) 3
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
United States Senate 3
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 2
Blair, James, 1656-1743 2
Bland family 2
Braxton family 2
Bright, Robert Anderson, 1839-1904 2
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Cameron, William Evelyn, 1842-1927 2
Coalter family 2
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 2
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 2
French, Samuel Bassett, 1820-1898 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Harrison family 2
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 2
Hicks family 2
Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Page family 2
Perrin family 2
Richmond Whig (Va.) 2
Saunders family 2
Short family 2
Short, William (1759-1849) 2
Southall family 2
Taliaferro family 2
Taliaferro family. 2
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 2
Tucker 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 2
Tyler Family 2
Tyler family 2
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Virginia. High Court of Chancery 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Adams family 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Adams, Richard 1
Adams, Richard, 1760-1817 1
Adams, Richard, d. 1800 1
Allison White and Company 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Anthelia Holt 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Armistead, John 1
Armistead, William 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Colonial Capitol Branch 1
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
Baird family 1
Bank of the Valley in Virginia 1
Barron family 1
Bassett, Burwell, 1764-1841 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Beale family 1
Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff 1
Bell, Charles Heyer, 1798-1875 1
Bernard Family 1
Billups, Richard 1
Blair family 1
Blair, James, 1741-1772 1
Blair, John, 1687-1771 1
Blair, John, 1732-1800 1
Bland, Ethel Heckman, 1902-1978 1
Bland, Richard, 1710-1776 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Booth family 1
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