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Art Song of Williamsburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.58
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records and paperwork related to Art Song of Williamsburg.  This organization existed from 2000 through 2007 and was responsible for an average of three concerts a year.  Their records include papers relating to their creation and termination, financial and tax records, biographies and contracts for the artists they featured, as well as inter-organizational correspondence between board members.  Genevieve McGiffert was the founder and features prominently in the...

Austin-Twyman Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 69 Au7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Virginia.The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances...

James Barron Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B27
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Commodore James Barron relating to his career in the United States Navy, and especially relating to The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair in 1807 and to his duel with Stephen Decatur. Collection includes photocopies of patents issued to Barron for his inventions and a typescript of William Oliver Stevens' An Affair of Honor, a biography of Barron. Correspondents include John Adams, Jesse Duncan Elliott, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Duff Green and Abel...

Henry Ward Beecher Manuscript

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Identifier: SC 01263
Scope and Contents

Manuscript draft, dated October 30, 1864, written by Henry Ward Beecher comparing Abraham Lincoln to Wendell Phillips, being particularly praiseworthy of Phillips. Typescript included.

Henry Eastman Bennett Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of speeches and papers written by William and Mary faculty member Henry Eastman Bennett; royalty statements and contracts for books written by Bennett; correspondence; designs for chairs and desks and plans for starting a desk-making company.

James A. Bill Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.66
Scope and Contents Series 1 contains research information for the Eagle and the Lion, Series 2 contains Book and Article Reviews for works by James Bill (other than Eagle and the Lion), Series 3 contains information on the Iran Contra Affair, Series 4 contains the Collection of Interview Transcripts and Notes, letters and miscellaneous materials (concerning George Ball and Henry Kissinger), Series 5 contains mostly journals, newsletters and brochures concerning Iran and the Middle East, written by James Bill,...

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...

Alexander Brown Papers (II)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B86
Scope and Contents Papers of Alexander Brown relating to the writings of his books, including notes, transcripts, drafts and correspondence with publisher Houghton, Mifflin & Co. and with members of his family requesting genealogical information. Collection includes letters of Benson J. Lossing concerning his "Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution" and "Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812" and part of an agreement between the Mexican government and American capitalists...

Burwell-Catlett Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 69 B95
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1794-1887, of the Burwell family of Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi. Includes letters of Mary Cole Turnbull Burwell and her children including Armistead Burwell, Benjamin Powell Burwell, Frances King Burwell Catlett, Robert Burwell, William T. Burwell (at the United States Military Academy), Charles Blair Burwell, and concerning these children and her other children Elizabeth Margaret Burwell Putnam and Anne Burwell Garland.Subjects include...

Charles Campbell Papers

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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...

James H. Critchfield Papers

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Identifier: MS 00209
Scope and Contents Primary source documents, research materials and drafts for James Critchfield's book, "Partners at the Creation the Men behind Postwar Germany's Defense and Intelligence Establishments." Includes information on Germans imprisoned by the Allies, and on De-Nazification, for which Critchfield conducted interviews; also included are two copies of a booklet about a camps for detainees (“Camp 71”). The illustrated booklet is written in German and one English translation insert is provided. Further...

Dismal Swamp Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D63
Scope and Contents Transcripts collected circa 1922 by Earl Gregg Swem in connection with his editing of William Byrd's Description of the Dismal Swamp and a Proposal to Drain the Swamp. Includes land entries made in the Dismal Swamp; petitions, 1763-1785, to the Governor and Council; and papers, 1764-1785, of George Washington concerning the proposed canal in the Dismal Swamp.The collection contains the following material: Item 1: Byrd (William), 1922 Rare Book in the SCRC stacks, Call...

Carl R. Dolmetsch Papers

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Identifier: 00/06/UA 6.111
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, publications, and other material kept by Carl R. Dolmetsch, a professor in the Department of English at the College of William and Mary. Included in the collection are publications, a drawing, and a poster related to author H.L. Mencken; correspondence concerning potential visiting lecturers to events in the Department of Engllish; and letters written to Carl R. Dolmetsch by persons who had contributed material to Smart...

Scott Donaldson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 D71
Scope and Contents Notes, drafts, interviews, letters and setting copy for publications by Scott Donaldson, professor emeritus of English at the College of William and Mary. The publications include: By Force of Will: The Life and Art of Ernest Hemingway, Fool for Love: F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Cheever: A Biography, Hemingway vs. Fitzgerald and Edwin Arlington Robinson:  A Poet's Life, and Death of a Rebel: The Charlie Fenton Story Inventories for most of the colleciton are available in the finding...

Earl Gregg Swem Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 79 Sw4
Scope and Contents Papers, 1927-1965, of Earl Gregg Swem, librarian and historian. Includes correspondence, reports, poems, and newspaper clippings. Subjects covered by the collection include Virginia history, bibliography, American Library Association, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Williamsburg, College of William and Mary, Phi Beta Kappa, Virginia Colonial Records Project, Virginia Historical Society, Jamestown Festival, Hampton Celebration, and the Virginia Historical...

Mary Thedieck Ewald Papers, circa 1934-1990

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.145
Scope and Contents

Contains notebooks, sheet music, correspondence, manuscripts and other material pertaining to Mary Thedieck Ewald, class of 1942 at the College of William and Mary. The bulk of the papers relates to Ewald's writing career, mainly poetry. The collection also contains notebooks from her undergraduate days at William & Mary as well as graduate notebooks from Harvard University.

Galen W. Ewing Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes sixteen prints collected by Galen W. Ewing to serve as accompanying illustrations to his article "Early Teaching of Science at the College of William and Mary in Virginia," Journal of Chemical Education, 15, No. 1 (Jan 1938);  three notebooks filled with extensive manuscript notes and correspondence; thirteen engraving plates of various sizes used in printing the article. Inventory available in the Special Collections Research Center.

Galt Papers (III)

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G73
Scope and Contents The collection covers the dates 1750-1982 and consists chiefly of the personal and business correspondence, financial and legal documents, literary documents, and family history and genealogy notes of the Galt family. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and personal mementos such as artifacts. Negatives have been added to Galt III, Group XI, Box IV, folder 44. Some material pertaining to William R. Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III,...

Judith Garnett Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G185
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1902, received by Judith L. C. Garnett. Many concern her writing. Includes printed advertisements, newspaper clippings, and a poetry manuscript. Some concern patent medicines, astrology and there is a book with instructions for palmistry.

Susan H. Godson Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.015
Scope and Contents Contains Susan H. Godson's notes from her contributions to The College of William & Mary: A History (1993).  Most of the notes are handwritten on yellow legal or letter-sized paper and relate to the college's history beginning around 1888 and continuing throughout the twentieth century.  The papers include research-related correspondence, including several letters from the late College President Paschall.  The papers also include reproductions of numerous archival documents and news...

Virginia G. Gray Cookery Collection

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Identifier: MS 00131
Scope and Contents Manuscript recipes, mainly nineteenth century, and a recipe manuscript volume, 1830-1845, including recipes for relishes, jellies, puddings, and cakes. Also includes recipes for soap and home remedies. Additions to the collection (1999.32) include correspondence of Sally Gray (daughter of Virginia G. Gray), article, "Holiday Hints,"edited by Virginia G. Gray, handout on "Colonial Cookery," by Virginia G. Gray and her manuscript, "An American Colonial Cookery, 1607-1800," as well as...

Hall Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland)...

John Lesslie Hall, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 78 H14
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1973, of Admiral John Lesslie Hall, Jr. of Williamsburg and Alexandria, Va. and while stationed at Pearl Harbor, San Francisco and Norfolk, Va. The papers are both personal and professional. The collection contains material concerning World War II Operations TORCH (North Africa), BIGOT-HUSKY, AVALANCHE (Salerno), NEPTUNE-OVERLORD, and as well as the Army-Navy joint agreement on Normandy. Also includes material pertaining to his work with the USO, the Naval War College, Army War...

Francis Burton Harrison Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 H26
Scope and Contents Papers, 1786-1932, collected by Francis Burton Harrison. Chiefly typescripts of letters, 1786-1840, of members of the Harrison family, includes notes for The Harrisons of Skimino. This group of typescripts, letters, and notes was collected by Francis Burton Harrison for the publication of The Harrisons of Skimino edited by his brother Fairfax Harrison. Box 1 contains typescripts of Harrison family letters and a few...

Helen Jones Campbell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 91 C15
Scope and Contents Papers; 1936-1973; of author and Yorktown, Va. resident Helen J. Campbell (1894-1979). Includes photographs, notes, correspondence, clippings, photostats, and manuscript versions of short stories, essays, articles, and books. Her papers concern Yorktown and York County, Va., such as Yorktown National Park, Coleman Bridge, Bruton Parish, the Syms & Eaton School, and other local interest topics. Material also relates to Abraham Lincoln's assassination surrounding Mary E. J. Surratt, John...

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Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
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Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 3
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Cheever, John 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 2
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 2
Godson, Susan H. (Godson, Susan Hall), d. 2013 2
Hall, John Lesslie, Jr., 1891-1978 2
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 2
Tyler family 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Tyler, Sue Ruffin 2
Virginia Historical Society 2
Virginia House of Delegates 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
American Historical Association 1
American Library Association 1
Anderson Seminary 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Art Song of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
Barron, James, 1769-1851 1
Beeckman, Margaret Gardiner, d. 1857 1
Bennett, Henry Eastman 1
Bennett, Henry Eastman, 1873-1941 1
Bishop James Madison Society 1
Blair, James, 1656-1743 1
Booth family 1
Bram, Christopher, 1952- 1
Brooks, Phillip, 1835-1983 1
Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906 1
Bucknell University. English Dept 1
Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996 1
Burnham, James C. 1
Burwell family 1
Burwell, Charles Blair 1
Burwell, John, d. 1887 1
Byrd, William, 1674-1744. 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876 1
Carter, Mary B. 1
Catlett family 1
Catron, Louis E. 1
Chandler, Alvin Duke 1
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 1
Choir and Chorus 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Sociology 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. School of Business Administration 1
Copland, Charles 1
Cryer, William 1
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857 1
Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dept. of Sociology 1
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Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Dolmetsch, Carl (Carl Richard), 1924- 1
Education--North Carolina 1
Edwards family 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845 1
Elliott, Jesse Duncan, 1782-1845 1
Equal Suffrage League of Virginia 1
Ewald, Mary Thedieck 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 1
Ewing, Galen W. 1
Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909- 1
Farmer's Register 1
Fields, Joseph E. (Dr.) 1
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 1
Francisco, Peter, d. 1831 1
Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) 1
Galt family 1
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 1
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 1
Galt, James, 1741-1800 1
Galt, John Minson, 1744-1808 1
Galt, John Minson, 1819-1862 1
Galt, Mary Meares, 1885-1978 1
Galt, Sallie, 1822-1880 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Gardiner Family 1
Gardiner, Alexander, d. 1850 1
Gardiner, David Lyon 1
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