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Thomas L. Alfriend Papers

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Identifier: MS 00269
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1861-1865, from Thomas L. Alfriend (1843-1901) Sergeant, of Company B, 15th Virginia Infantry and Parken's Battery, Alexander's Battalion, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from camps in Virginia and Tennessee to family members in Richmond, Virginia. Includes letter dated May 26, 1861 from Alfriend while stationed in Williamsburg, Virginia.The addition contains 25 typewritten pages of transcripts of letters by Jefferson Davis, James Seddon and others...

Mary Randolph Blain Letters

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Identifier: SC 00032
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters written by Mary Randolph Blain during the Civil War. In the first letter, circa 1862 December, Blain wrote about  Union troops patrolling Williamsburg, the College being set on fire, as well as news about local residents such as Mrs. Tucker, Mary Southall, and Thomas Ambler, rector of Bruton Parish Church. The second letter, dated 1863 March 31, described the fire at the Wren Building, news about family, and Union troops stealing goods from Williamsburg...

Cassimere Churchill Papers

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Identifier: SC 00406
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from Cassimere Churchill, a member of Company E, 9th Cavalry Regiment, New York, to his family while stationed in New York, Washington, D.C. and Virginia during the Civil War. He participated in the battles of Yorktown, Virginia, and Williamsburg, Virginia as an artillery guard. He includes descriptions of Yorktown, Va., Manassas, Va. and Washington, D.C. He write about camp life and the surrounding area, as well as his opinions of the war and the Union's...

Eastern State Hospital Records

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Identifier: SC 01415
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of material, chiefly 1862-1868, relating to Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence, a list of female patients and "coloured" female patients, patient reports, and requisition orders of Dr. Peter Wager, director of the hospital during the Union occupation of Williamsburg. There are also replies, 1956-1957, to inquiries for information about Dr. John de Sequeyera [or Sequeyra], a physician at the hospital from...

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Ew3
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dated 1784-1934. It includes correspondence, legal papers, and accounts, chiefly 1830-1892, of Benjamin S. Ewell, professor at the U.S. Military Academy, Hampden-Sydney College, Washington and Lee College, and the College of William and Mary (which he served as acting president, 1848-1849, and president, 1854-1888). Letters from Ewell during the Civil War when he was assistant adjutant-general to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston are included as well. Among the...

Galt Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G13
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers; 1745-1892; of the Galt family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Papers primarily concern the Galt family's work at the Eastern State Hospital, including apothecary shop daybooks, account books, medical daybooks, clinical notebooks, weather diaries, commonplace books, reports, medical notes, lecture notes, correspondence, and other. The personal papers consist of diaries, letters, scrapbooks, school notes, financial papers, memoirs, and other material....

Garrett Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 69 G19
Scope and Contents Correspondence of the Garrett family of Williamsburg, Va., concerning family and social news, politics, and the Civil War. Earlier letters deal mainly with business and political news, as several Garrett family members, including Richard R. Garrett, Alexander C. Garrett, and Dr. Robert M. Garrett, were involved in the politics of 19th century Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Robert M. Garrett and his brothers Alexander C. Garrett and B. F. Garrett concerning the sale of "Yardley," Northampton...

Leonard Henley, Jr. Account Book

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Identifier: SC 00935
Scope and Contents 2002.59 This collection is composed of an account book, 1872-1873, kept by Leonard Henley, Jr. a druggist in Williamsburg, Virginia. The account book includes names of residents who had accounts. Henley's store sold other merchandise as well as medicine. 160 p. ; 35 cm. x 21 cm. 2005.19 Leonard Henley artifacts. Civil War artifacts of Dr. Leonard Henley, of Williamsburg, including candle, shoulder strap, $5 Confederate bill, minie ball, Tredegar Iron Works...

Henry C. Hoar Memorial Collection

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Identifier: SC 01283
Scope and Contents Manuscripts purchased in memory of Henry C. Hoar, a volunteer in the Manuscripts Department of Swem Library, College of William and Mary from 1966 to 1976. Includes letters, 1861, written to Jane Margaret (Winfree) Brown by Catherine Virginia Winfree concerning the coming of the Civil War and by Virginia A. Brown Winfree concerning the evacuation of Hampton which bears letter of C. V. Winfree concerning the vulnerability of the Peninsula; letters, 1861-1863, from Civil War soldiers such as...

Lee Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01 and Mss. Acc. 1995.27
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01, Series 1 - 4: Papers and photographs of the Edward Myers Lee Family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Lee graduated from the College of William and Mary, as did many of his children.  An album has photos of a May Pole in front of the Williamsburg Court House on Duke of Gloucester St. The papers include material for some of his children, particulary Elizabeth Mallory Lee (Mrs. John Walston Henderson), Peticolas Lee (Mrs. Robert Edward Lee), Mary King Lee, and Edward M. Lee. ...

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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
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Diplomas 2
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Legal documents 2
Mental illness--Treatment--History 2
Mental illness--Treatment--United States 2
Mental illness--United States 2
Mentally ill--Care 2
Minutes 2
Notebooks 2
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 2
Poems 2
Receipts (financial records) 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--Colonial Period--History 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 2
Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 2
African American physicians 1
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
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Alexandria (Va.)--History 1
Big Bethel, Battle of, 1861 1
Blue Ridge Springs (Va.) 1
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Catalogs 1
Charlottesville (Va.)--History 1
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
College of William and Mary--Students 1
College theater--United States 1
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Confederate States of America. Army Virginia Infantry Regiment, 15th. Company B 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Longstreets I Corps Alexander's Battalion. Parker's Battery 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Artillery. Richmond Howitzers--History 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 3rd--History 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 4th--History 1
Danville (Va.)--History 1
Daybooks 1
Drawings and graphics 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century 1
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Genealogy 1
Hampden-Sydney College 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Horticultural literature 1
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
James City County (Va.)--Tercentenary 1
Jamestown (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Jamestown Exposition (1907) 1
Jamestown Festival (1957) 1
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907) 1
Laboratory notebooks 1
Letter books 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Lexington (Va.)--History 1
Lynchburg (Va.)--History 1
Newspapers 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Pen drawing--19th century. 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History 1
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Pharmacy--Virginia--History 1
Physicians--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Presbyterian Church--Virginia 1
Providence Forge (Va.)--History 1
Slavery--Virginia--History 1
Slavery--Virginia--Williamsburg--History--19th century. 1
Speeches 1
Strasburg (Va.)--History 1
Surveys (documents) 1
Typescripts 1
United States Military Academy 1
United States-- History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage 1
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United States--Politics and Government 1
United States--Religious History--Christianity 1
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 3
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 2
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Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 1
Alfriend, Frank Heath 1
Blain, Mary Randolph, 1840-1939 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861 1
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
Coleman family 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
Crump family 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Dunlop family 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 1
Ewell family 1
Ewell, Elizabeth S., 1814- 1
Galt family 1
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 1
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 1
Galt, John Minson, 1744-1808 1
Galt, John Minson, 1819-1862 1
Galt, Rogers Harrison 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garrett, Robert M., 1807-1885 1
Grace Street Gardens (Richmond, Va.) 1
Hoar, Henry C., 1899-1977 1
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Lee Family 1
Lee family 1
Lee, Edward Myers 1
Lee, Elizabeth Mallory, 1902- 1
Lee, Peticolas, 1904- 1
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon 1
Northwestern Literary and Historical Society 1
Office of the President 1
Powell, William Devens 1
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 1
Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.) 1
Rogers, Powell Burwell, 1909-1976 1
Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880 1
Sequeyra, John de, 1712-1795 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tucker family 1
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Tucker-Coleman Family 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Williamsburg (Va.) Chapter 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Williamsburg Chapter 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Area Historical Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 1
Williamsburg Female Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg Male Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg Military School (Williamsburg, Va) 1
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