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John W. Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01196
Scope and Contents This information was provided by the seller and has not been verified: "Letters, 1906-1908, addressed to John W. Moore who at the time the letters were written had just moved to Adna Washington from Philadelphia. I believe he also had family in Woodstock Virginia as some of the letters are from there, including his mother’s letters. Many of the letters are written by friends and family back home in Woodstock and some are from Pennsylvania. Some are two pages in length...
Dates: 1906-1908

Johnson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.352
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence from Robert Bruce Johnson to his parents and his aunt during the period of his service in the U.S. Army Air Force from his enlistment in September 1942 to his discharge in September 1945 after the conclusion of World War II. Johnson began his service as a private with the 19th Anti-Submarine Squadron, where he served until the fall of 1943, when he was promoted to corporal in the 812th Bomb Squad. The letters include descriptions of his movements...
Dates: 1942-1945

Johnson-Nance Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.397
Scope and Contents Collection is primarily correspondence between Robert Garrett Johnson (1895-1987) and Lilian Hancock Nance (1898-1990), both of Moneta, Virginia. Also included are letters from family members and friends which include Lilian’s sister Julia Nance. Nicknames that are used periodically or throughout the letters include “Rob,” “Robbie,” “Johnnie,” and “Jonney” in reference to Robert Johnson; “Lindy” in reference to Lilian Nance; and “Ju” in reference to Julia Nance. Robert Garrett...
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found in 1923, 1946

James Alfred Jones Letter to Colonel Cunningham

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Identifier: SC 00244
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Alfred Jones, Richmond, Virginia to Colonel Cunningham asking him to give an answer about the court proceedings on the recording of the will.  Janaury 14, 1889.

Dates: 1889 January 14

W. Melville Jones Photographs of Williamsburg (Va.)

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Identifier: SC 01188
Scope and Contents Three photographs of two homes in Williamsburg, Virginia where W. Melville Jones lived during 1934 and 1936.  The two houses were rented to The College of William and Mary faculty. One house is a two story building which was beside the Theta House, but is now a vacant lot and the second house was near the  intersection of North Boundary and Richmond Road and is now a park/garden.  One photograph of a car at an auto repair shop which is where the Blue Talon is in...
Dates: 1934-1936

Richard G. Joynt Collection of British Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00032
Scope and Contents

Richard G. Joynt's collection of British manuscripts, from the 15th to the 20th century, of 88 letters and documents, 41 cut signatures, and many book engravings.  The authors and signatures include kings, queens, prime ministers, nobles, military officers, authors, and other dignitaries. Personal matters, military orders and letters, religion, treaties, politics, intrique, and much more are covered in these letters, often interwoven with current events.

Dates: 1593-2015 and undated

June Maberry Letters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.657
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1940-1946, received by June Maberry of Aquasco, Maryland. Includes letters from friends, a cadet at Augusta Military Academy in Fort Defiance, Virginia, and a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy. The topics discussed in the letters pertain to the authors' personal lives.

Dates: 1940-1946 and undated; Majority of material found in 1942-1946

Vinda Elizabeth Kibler letters

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Identifier: MS 00402
Scope and Contents Letters written to Vinda Elizabeth Kibler, also called Kitty or Elizabeth, between 1917-1924, while she was at Bridgewater College in Rockingham County (1917-1922), the State Teacher's College in Harrisonburg (1923), and at her teaching post in Front Royal, Virginia (1923-1924). Most letters are from her mother and father on their small farm in Woodville, Rappahannock County, Virginia. Also included are a number of letters from other relatives, businesses, and a pen pal in France....
Dates: 1917-1924; Majority of material found within 1920-1924

Richard Kidd papers

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Identifier: MS 00357
Content Description Personal correspondence including a letter from Richard Kidd to "Bonnie and kids" and a citation from the United States Army signed by Lt. Col., AGD, Adjutant General, Mark Amen. Photographs contained in the collection include those that depict soldiers and life during World War II. Postcards of Germany and photographs of the Statue of Liberty circa 1945 are also included. There is an accompanying essay written 2022 April 28 by Sydney Kidd Finneran titled "Propagation for...
Dates: Circa 1945

L. Q. C. Lamar Letter to Beverly Tucker

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Identifier: SC 01221
Scope and Contents

[1883?] ALS

Mississippi Senator Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-1893) to Nathaniel Beverly Tucker (1820-1890) sending regrets that he will be unable to attend Tucker's birthday celebration.

Dates: circa 1883

Marquis de Lafayette Letter to General Nathanael Greene

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Identifier: SC 01342
Scope and Contents

Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corps of militia and General Steuben and Muhlenberg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.

Dates: 1781 May 3

Thomas Landers Letter

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Identifier: SC 00025
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Thomas Landers, a private in the 16th Massachusetts Volunteers during the American Civil War, to his parents. In the letter, Landers comments on camp life during the war and the rescuing of escaped slaves in Virginia near Fortress Monroe. The partial transcription of the letter can be found in the finding aid/box list section below.

Dates: 1862 February 20

Landon Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.190
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and papers of Thompson Hoadley Landon (1830-1917) and his son Thomas Durland Landon (1865-1934). Several of the papers and correspondence relate to the Bordentown Military Institute of Bordentown, New Jersey of which both Thompson and Thomas were part of the senior administration for several years. Series 1 of the collection contains the correspondence of Thompson H. Landon including correspondence with his father Seymour Landon (folder 1), a fellow...
Dates: 1877-1926

Carl Laskey Letters

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Identifier: SC 00014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters written by Carl Laskey of the U.S. Navy while aboard the USS Pickaway in the Pacific during the Korean War. Two of the letters are addressed to the Harner family in Lancaster, Ohio. The other is addressed to his wife, Anne, in San Diego, California. Laskey wrote about life at sea, as the Pickaway traveled past Japan to bring troops to Korea. The letters are handwritten and are included with their original envelopes. An addition to the collection is...
Dates: 1951

Norman E. Lau Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.076
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters to and from Norman E. Lau, who served as an aviation metalsmith for the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his family. The correspondence was written before and after the war, and concern Lau's search for a job in Chicago during the Depression, his training, his time spent overseas during the war stationed in the Philippines, and his life after the war in California. Many of the letters were written to or by his wife, "Kitty." Correspondence...
Dates: 1929-1950

Clara L. Lawrence Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.299
Scope and Contents This collection primarily concerns Clara Louise Walde Lawrence's career as a nurse in the period before, during, and after World War I.  Materials in the collection include correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs and negatives, pamphlets, medical supplies, and other publications.  Most of the correspondence, photographs, and publications relate to either WWI or nursing.  Notable correspondents include a letter from Julia Cherney (Bateman) to Clara Walde while serving as a missionary...
Dates: 1763, 1883-1888, 1909-1939

Ann Little Papers

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Identifier: SC 00665
Scope and Contents

Letter, April 28,1967, from Ethel Rowell to Ann Little. Letter, October 1947, written in Shanghai China from Ellen Douglas Oliver to Courtney [Ward] and Archie; child's school project "Explorers in the New World"; and list of feature articles by Courtney S. Ward.

Dates: 1947-1967

Stephen and Mary Ann Livermore Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.49
Scope and Contents The papers are a collection of letters written to Mary Ann Brigham Livermore and Stephen G. Livermore from friends and family members throughout the New England region. Stephen Livermore originated out of Marlboro, Mass.  Some of the papers are letters from him to Mary Ann before their marriage.  Many of the letters are from family that live in Massachusetts towns such as Worcester, Boston, Millbury, Marlboro, Harvard, and Holden.  Other locations include Dover, N.H., Wells River, Vt., and...
Dates: 1842-1859; Majority of material found in 1842-1859

Lloyd Carter Papers

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Identifier: MS 00137
Scope and Contents

Letters and legal documents, circa 1920s, of Lloyd Carter of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters primarily concern various relationships between Carter and a number of women. There is also a letter written to Carter asking for repayment on money lent to him. Legal documents are primarily insurance policies and other related material.

Dates: circa 1920s

Thomas Lowndes Letter

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Identifier: SC 00544
Scope and Contents

Thomas Lowndes to an unknown person in whcih he Informs the recipient of the arrival of Doctor Geddings who has been appointed to a professorship at the recipient's college and stating that Geddings will set sail soon and hopefully, will be greeted with respect. October 22, 1831.

Includes transcript.

Dates: 1831 October 22

Lyon G. Tyler letter

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Identifier: UA 413
Content Description

One letter from the President of William & Mary, Lyon G. Tyler to his half sister, Leticia Tyler Semple. In the letter, Tyler informs Semple that the college board passed a resolution allowing her to erect a monument on the old palace grounds. The monument in question was likely the gravesite of James Semple, a former student at the college and Letitia's husband.

Dates: August 12th, 1901

Margaret L. Templeton letters

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Identifier: SC 01838
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 26 letters and one pamphlet received by Margaret L. Templeton in 1931. The letters range from business correspondence to personal correspondence and the pamphlet documents updates to the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs of which Templeton was a member.

Dates: 1931

Margot Backas letters

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Identifier: SC 01867
Content Description

The Margot Backas letters contains correspondence to and from Professor Jack E. Morpurgo, Margot Backus and others. The letters span from 1958-1993.

Dates: 1958-2000

Maria to Elizabeth Ewell Letter

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Identifier: SC 01106
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1859 October 30, from someone named Maria to Elizabeth S. Ewell, daughter of College of William and Mary president Benjamin S. Ewell. In the letter, the author writes about life in Williamsburg, Virginia, the engagements of local men including professor Edwin Taliaferro to Bland Tucker, the Williamsburg Female Academy, and the loss of George T. Wilmer as rector of Bruton Parish Church.

Dates: 1859 October 30

George Mason Correspondence

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Identifier: SC 01808
Content Description

Two undated early nineteenth-century letters from a man named George Mason to John Augustine Washington of Mt. Vernon, Virginia

Dates: Undated

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Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 3
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
College of William and Mary 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
Darling, Flora Adams, 1840-1910 2
Hickman family 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
National Society, United States Daughters of 1812 2
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Woman's National Christian Temperance Union 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adams, Laura 1
Archer family 1
Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Baldwin, Frank Dwight, 1842-1923 1
Barksdale, Claiborne G 1
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Blain, Mary Randolph, 1840-1939 1
Bond, Herbert George, 1846-1928 1
Booton, Lucy Mary Modesitt 1
Boswell, John E. (1947-1994) 1
Bosworth, John Woodbridge 1
Bouton, George 1
Bramlett, B. R. 1
Bramlett, Kay 1
Branch, Emma R. 1
Bray, Benjamin F., b. circa 1926 and d. 2002 1
Bristow, Elizabeth Jean Acker 1
Bristow, Joseph Christian, Jr., 1945-2005 1
Brown, John, 1757-1837 1
Browne, Dabney 1
Bunker, Carl M. 1
Burger, Warren Earl, 1907-1995 1
Burnham, James C. 1
Buxton, Maud Miller, 1881-1985 1
Buzek, Cyril, Sr., 1922-1958 1
Cabaniss, John C., 1805-1858 1
Cairns, N. 1
Caley family 1
Camp Peary (Va.) 1
Carrington family 1
Carter, Charles (of Ludlow), 1733-1796 1
Carter, Lloyd 1
Carter, Robert, 1663-1732. 1
Catlett family 1
Champion, Jean 1
Chaney, E.B. 1
Chaney, John C. 1
Chapman, Thomas Putnam, Jr. 1
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Christopher Wren Singers 1
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Cole, Stanley 1
College of William and Mary Endowment Association 1
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Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteer Regiment, 32nd 1
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