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Mr. and Mrs. Stanley King letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00404
Dates: 1961-1968

Mrs. William S. Matthews letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01899
Content Description

The collection consists of letters to Mr. Trevvett Matthews in Paris, France, from his mother, Mrs. William S. Matthews in Glenn Allen, VA, discussing her day and how she enjoys the letters she receives from him.

Dates: 1950 September 12-1951 June 1

Barton Myers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2010.306
Scope and Contents

Papers of and relating to Barton Myers (1853-1927) and the Myers house in Norfolk, Virginia. Included are photographs, letters, sketches of  the house and floor plans, biographical and genealogical notes, magazines and printed ephemera and a limited edition of the 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition book.

Dates: 1878-1925 and undated

Murray Nadel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00794
Scope and Contents Papers of Murray Nadel (1918-1997) of New York City. Nadel served with the 8th Air Force, 379th Bomb Group, 527th Bomb Squadron in WW II and his plane was shot down and captured. He was interred in a German Prison camp from January 1944 to May 1945. Included are military records detailing the shooting down of Nadel's plane and the fate of his fellow crew members. Also included, among other items, are forms and correspondence from the Veterans Administration, his honorable discharge and...
Dates: 1943-1981; Majority of material found in 1943-1950

Harry Newman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00925
Scope and Contents Papers of Harry Newman containing the diary of his voyage as a cadet on the MS Crown City/South African Dispatch Line from San Francisco on route to Africa in 1930, letters to and from family members mostly relating to Harry's travels, a letter from the president of the dispatch line, V. H. Pinckney, with an update on the ship's progress, as well as several black and white photographs, some of which also relate to the MS Crown City trip. There is also one letter from Jeypore, India, written...
Dates: 1930-1932

August R. Offer, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SC 01258
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1945-1946 of Sergeant August R. Offer Jr., consisting of letters, photographs, Chinese currency, Chinese stamps and a military pass for the City for Shanghai. Letters are addressed to Offer while stationed in Shanghai after the end of the WW II and also to the U.S after his return in December 1945. folder link on the right.

Dates: 1945-1946

Oliver Lodge Letter to John Melville Jennings regarding Sir Christopher Wren Designing the Wren Building

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Identifier: SC 00883
Scope and Contents

Letter from Oliver Lodge to John Melville Jennings about veracity of buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren.  Mention of Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Dates: 1946 July 3

Olney Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00166
Scope and Contents Papers, 1879-1915, of the Olney family of Newaygo County, Michigan. Includes letters to Bert Olney at various addresses in Indiana and Michgan, which relate school incidents and discuss political matters, such as James Garfield's presidency. There are also letters between Bert and Alice Olney and their sons, Albert J. Olney and Clinton Olney. Albert J. and Clinton Olney were both studying agriculture at (what is now) Michigan State University. The letters from their parents discuss family...
Dates: 1879-1915

Lynne O'Neill Papers

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Identifier: MS 00186
Content Description Papers, 1955-1975, of Lynne O'Neill, a striptease artist and burlesque dancer. Includes correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings and printed material. There is also a diary containing what seems to be the first seven pages of a draft of a book that O'Neill was writing; it includes her opinion on salaries and the death of a performer named Eve Addams. The notes include a list of incidents, including an attempted sexual assault against her, and a list of questions that she may have wanted to...
Dates: 1955-1975

John Ott Scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc17
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1872-1877, of newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence addressed to John Ott of the Southern Fertilizer Company, Richmond, Virginia. The volume includes a letter in German from Dr. Ernst Engel.

Dates: 1872-1877

Robert Ould Letters to Nathaniel Beverley Tucker

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Identifier: SC 00677
Scope and Contents

Two letters from Robert Ould to Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.

The 1868 letter, written from Richmond, Virginia, is four pages and refers to the punishment being meted out to Southern rebels, especially Jefferson Davis. (Ould was the Confederate chief of the Bureau of the Exchange of Prisoners.)

The 1877 letter is two pages and concerns Ould's son who was on trial for a shooting.  Ould attended the proceedings.

Dates: 1868, 1877

Gregory Page Letter to "Mama"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00559
Scope and Contents

Gregory Page to "Mama."  Discusses his health, school routine, fear of smallpox in Richmond, Va., and mentions Judge [St. George] Tucker.

Dates: undated

Payne Family WWII Scrapbook, 1941-1945

 Collection — Box: 1, Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.100
Scope and Contents

World War II Scrapbook, 1941-1945, most likely compiled by Mrs. R. H. Payne of Remington, Virginia. Included are news clippings relating to the war, as well as a telegram, postcards and letters sent to her by her son Barksdale McClanahan Payne (1907-1985) from his military service in Europe, Barksdale Payne's military insignia and foreign paper money.

Dates: Other: 1941-1945

Peacock Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.116
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, research notes, and other material related to the attempt to classify the Peacock Hill neighborhood of Williamsburg, Virginia a historic landmark. Also included are maps of the neighborhood as well as a copy of the signed petition for Colonial Williamsburg to build townhomes that compliment, not replace, the homes in the Peacock Hill neighborhood. Most of the material is from 1982.

Dates: 1976-1982

Charles and William Person Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.207
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, photographs, scrapbooks and other material related to the Person, Hickman, and Walton families. The bulk of the collection contains material related to Charles and William Person. Included are photographs of family members and the trips they took including to the York River, scrapbooks of the Person-Walton family and scenes from the Newport News Naval Yards, and an oral history conducted with William Person describing Williamsburg, Virginia in the first half...
Dates: circa 1900-2011; Majority of material found in 1920-1950

Post Civil War letter written by "Louise"

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Identifier: SC 01794
Scope and Contents

Written immediately after the Civil War (1861-1865) on November 9, 1865, the letter describes the life and community of its author, Louise. The letter outlines the birth of Louise's child, local events in a town identified as Riverside, an incident involving stolen cattle and the shooting of a young man. Written by "Louise" in 1865, the letter describes the life and events of "Riverside" in late 1865.

Dates: November 9, 1865

President John Tyler Letter and Engraving

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Identifier: SC 01695
Content Description

A two page handwritten letter signed by President John Tyler on a folded sheet of paper. Letter is addressed to Eli, likely Elisha R. Potter. One engraving featuring President John Tyler.

Dates: 1842 October 28

Office of the President. Thomas Roderick Dew Records

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Identifier: UA 2.05
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Dew as well as an account book.Note, dated October 16, 1837, written by Dew to Judge Abel P. Upshur, concerning the granting of credit to students by merchants. The note is handwritten on a printed Resolution by the Board of Visitors, adopted July, 1836.Letter, dated October 18, 1837, written by Dew to William H. Harrison, principal of the Academy at the Wigwam in Amelia, Virginia, and defends the institution of slavery in...
Dates: 1833-1852

Pulaski Citizens Club. Young Men's Division Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00740
Scope and Contents

Minute book for the Young Men's Division of the Pulaski Citizens Club (location unknown), an organization for Polish Americans. The club organized social events like dances and bingo and there is mentioning the intention to set up athletic and educational events as well.

Also included are a letter, two photographs and a greeting card.

For a more detailed description and excerpts, provided by the seller, see folder link below.

Dates: 1936-1939

Howard Ramey Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00675
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1944-1945, of Howard Ramey, a member of the United States Naval Construction Battalion, also known as the Seabees, and stationed upon the USS New Jersey during World War II. The letters are primarily written to his grandparents, whose names are unknown. Letters primarily concern Ramey's inquiries about life in the United States as well as his feelings about his service in the Navy. In one letter, Ramey mentions that there is much about which he is not allowed to write.

Dates: 1944-1945

Thomas Mann Randolph Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2001.32 and Acc. 2004.19
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter, 1809 September 15, from Thomas Mann Randolph to Thomas Jefferson as well as a ledger recording business transactions of "Tuckahoe" plantation, including records of Tuckahoe Coal Mining Company. The letter is autographed and signed by Randolph with an endorsement by Jefferson.

Dates: 1792-1809

Rathbun Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00020
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...
Dates: 1916-1942

Rembert Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 1,400 total items including approximately 550 letters from 1944 to 1955 between John Patrick Rembert and his wife Sarafan, as well as other correspondence regarding homelife and the military and World War II. Also included in this collection are photo albums and loose photographs, including many portraits of John Patrick Rembert and Sarafan Rembert, relatives of the Remberts, friends and family and the Rembert's travels. There are several 8x10...
Dates: circa 1885-1965; Majority of material found in 1910-1955

Reveille Records

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Identifier: UA 7.068
Scope and Contents The collection contains fliers, correspondence, membership information, and other material related to the all-female a capella group, Reveille, at William & Mary. The collection also includes list of the group's repertoire, information on recording their albums, and planning material related to tours around the state and country. Also included are five music CDs of recordings of the group and a USB drive and zip disks with group files. CDs and digital files require at least 72 hours...
Dates: 1994-2013; Majority of material found within 1995-2005

Rice Family Papers, 1905-1966

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.077
Scope and Contents

Contains letters, publications, and photo negatives collected by the Rice family of Staunton, Virginia, from 1905-1966. Betsy Rice was involved with the local American Youth Hostels, and many of the booklets relate to hostels in the 1940s. A more detailed description is provided at the series level..

Dates: 1905-1966

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World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area 7
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
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United States. Army. 4
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
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
Barnes, C.M. 1
Battaile family 1
Belt, John Benjamin 1
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
Cheesebrew, Fern 1
Christopher Wren Singers 1
Clark, Barbara 1
Clark, Jefferson H., b. 1890 1
Clayton, James P. 1
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 1
Close, Glenn, 1947- 1
Cocchia, Rocco, 1830-1901 1
Cole, Stanley 1
College of William and Mary Endowment Association 1
College of William and Mary. Campus Police Department 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 1
College of William and Mary. Franklinian Society 1
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College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 1
Collins, Benjamin D. 1
Collins, Gertha Sykes 1
Collins, Grace Shipley 1
Collins, William 1
Columbus, Christopher. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteer Regiment, 32nd 1
Cooke, John R. 1
Coupland, Jonathan R 1
Craig Family 1
Craig, Albert Clifton, 1842-1862 1
Cunningham, George A., 1835-1904 1
Cunningham, H.R. 1
Curtin, Robert L. 1
Daingerfield family 1
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 1
Dansby, James 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Davis family 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Dawson, Agnes Balloch Bready 1
Dawson, William, Jr., 1885-1972 1
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Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 1
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