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Broome Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.296
Scope and Contents Papers of the Broome family of Richmond, Virginia. Includes 2 diaries of Louise B. Taliaferro from a 1924 European trip and one diary of an unknown woman from a 1924 European trip.  Includes photographs, genealogical material, legal and business papers and correspondence, including letters of Talbot Broome during voyages to South America. The connection between Louise B. Taliaferro and the Broome Family has not been established.  Louise B. Taliaferro was married to William M....

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B8555
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia:  Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888),  J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).

Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01090
Scope and Contents

Contemporary copy of deed selling 25 shares of stock in the Female College in Buckingham County, Va.

James P. Bull Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01279
Scope and Contents

Indenture, 4 April 1827, made between James P. Bull, Towanda, Pennsylvania and Gould Seymour, Pike, Bradford County, Pennsylvania for 101 acres of land in Bradford County.

Carrington Surveys

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C23
Scope and Contents Includes survey with plat, 1785, of 65 acres on Willis Creek in Cumberland Co., Va. conveyed by Joseph Carrington to Mayo Carrington; bond, 1812, of John Adams, Richard Adams and Samuel Adams (guardians of the children of Mayo Carrington) with Benjamin Carrington to make title good on land belonging to estate of Mayo Carrington purchased by Benjamin Carrington; release, 1812, by Ann Carrington of dower right in land of Mayo Carrington; release (draft), [1812], of Eliza G. Carrington to claim...

Robert Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C24
Scope and Contents

Deed, 1755, for 400 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. from Robert Carter, Sr. to Robert Carter, Jr. and Thomas Carter; and mortgage, 1762, of 313 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. by Robert Carter, Sr. to John Pleasants, Sr. and John Pleasants, Jr.

Cole-Lane Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00059
Scope and Contents Collection includes materials related to the Lane and Cole families of Williamsburg, Virginia including wills, voting ballots, property reciepts, deeds, photographs, contracts, estate documents, invitations, diaries, and correspondence. The materials detail the political, economic and social issues in Williamsburg during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Specific Virginia properties are named, i.e. "Lilliput" and "Lightview." The emancipation of named enslaved...

Colonial Hotel Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2006.68 and 2007.76
Scope and Contents This collection contains reservation and information requests and carbon copy or rough draft replies about accommodations and meals at the Colonial Hotel in Williamsburg, Virginia. It also includes business and financial correspondence concerning the Colonial Hotel. Most replies unsigned, but Mrs. Mary A. Johnston was the manager during 1929 and 1930.  There are miscellaneous cards, envelopes, brochures and notepaper.  It includes a brochure from the New York Hippodrome for the...

Confederate Currency, Receipts, and Plat

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00060
Scope and Contents

Five Confederate Bills, ranging from $5.00 to $100.00 in currency.  All bills are issued 1864.  Also two notes from the city of Richmond for $.50 and $.75 dated April 14, 1862.  Various receipts for dry goods, clothing, and debts.  Also included among these receipts is a promissory note for the sum of $180.00 for the hire of two negro slaves, January 5, 1844.  Land deed plot is for Reuben Jordan's estate dated February 20, 1835. Exact plat location is unknown in Virginia.

Claude Pierre Pecaudy de Contrecoeur Land Transfer

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00488
Scope and Contents

Land transfer from Claude-Pierre Pecaudy de Contrecoeur, with mention of St. Michael and St. Martin provence, probably in Canada.  August 18, 1730.

Deed between H. D. and Carrie Cole to Lucy R. Brooks

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Identifier: SC 00611
Scope and Contents

Deed from H.D. and Carrie D. Cole, his wife, to Lucy R. Brooks for property on the southeast corner of Scotland and Henry Streets, Williamsburg, Virginia.  Lot is portion of what is known as the Armistead Homestead.  March 10, 1913.

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Deed between John and Rachel Catlett of Manassas Gap and John Catlett of North River

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Identifier: SC 00219
Scope and Contents

Fragment of a deed from John Catlett of Manassas Gap and Rachel his wife to John Catlett of North River for estate of inheritance, Court of Frederick County, Virginia.  November 30, 1812.

Financial Records of William & Mary

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Identifier: UA 114
Scope and Contents

Acc. 1999.039: This accession contains Peninsula Bank and Trust Co. passbooks reflecting endowment fund deposits. The books include information on the Junior and Senior Class Funds (1926), the Landscape Fund, the Dormitory Fund, the William and Mary Guarantee Fund, the William and Mary General Endowment, the Science Hall Fund, and the Phi Beta Kappa Fund.

Acc. 1999.053: This accession contains contracts, deeds, and insurance policies from the 1920s-1940s.

Galt Papers (IV)

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G13 (IV)
Scope and Contents

Letters and accounts of James Galt of Columbia, Virginia (Fluvanna County).  Many letters and accounts concern his guardianship of his nieces and nephews.  Legal documents concern William Galt's estate (1851-1854), deed as executor for John Allen's estate (1839) and an opinion of Hawkins vs. Miles (1819).

Geddy-Harris Archive Records

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2013.112
Scope and Contents

This collection contains deeds, abstracts of title, wills, and other legal documents from the law firm of Geddy, Harris, Franck & Hickman in Williamsburg, Virginia. The bulk of the material consists of abstracts of title to real property located in Williamsburg, Virginia, and nearby counties, including the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg, from the 1920s to the 1950s, as well as deeds to properties in Williamsburg and nearby counties from the 1880s to the 1950s.

Goodbar Deed

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.314
Scope and Contents

Deed between Elsie and J. Parish Goodbar, late of Westerville, State of Ohio and Mrs. Flora E. Rogers for property on Prince George Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, April 4, 1907.

Channing Moore Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.66, 2005.16
Scope and Contents

Professional and personal papers of Channing Moore Hall (1890-1953) attorney and mayor of Williamsburg. A box and folder list for accession 1992.66 of the collection is available in the Special Collections Research Center. A description of accession 2005.16 is available below in the finding aid/inventory.

Silas Hathaway to Joseph White Deed

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Identifier: SC 01287
Scope and Contents

Deed, 31 January 1831, from Silas Hathaway of St. Albans, Vermont  to Joseph White, New York, New York conveying land in Wythe County, Virginia.  Fragile.

Ivy House Restaurant Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.51
Scope and Contents

The records of the Ivy House Restaurant in Williamsburg, Virginia include business records, guest registers, customer and business correspondence, legal documents, and a variety of ephemera from the local business including menus. This mid-20th century collection documents the history of this restaurant during a time when Williamsburg was going through changes and growth in the tourism industry.

Philip Johnson Legal Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00688
Scope and Contents Legal documents concerning the estate of Philip Johnson of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. Investiture of Bruton Parish, James City County land to Philip Johnson to eventually become part of the City of Williamsburg at the Court of St. James, dated November 1763. Chancery lawsuit, 1791, written to the Honorable George Wythe Judge of the High Court of Chancery, concerning a trust agreement made in 1769 with Peyton Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Robert Carter Nicholson, and Philip...

Jones Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 J71
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1916, of the Jones family of "Land's End," Gloucester County, Virginia, and related families of Curtis, Taliaferro, Page and Harrison. Includes correspondence, genealogical notes, obituaries, legal files, real estate material, notes concerning Land's End, Petsworth Parish (Gloucester County), Yorktown, and the homes of the Cringan family and the Mackenzie family, ; and Bible records of the Jones and Fauntleroy families. The first two accessions, which compose the...

Land Indenture between Rev. John Dixon and Charles Mortimer

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Identifier: SC 01462
Scope and Contents

Contemporary copy of a land indenture between Rev. John Dixon, "Professor of Divinity at William & Mary College" and Charles Mortimer for Dixon's Mill in King George County, Virginia.

Nancy H. Marshall A Visit From St. Nicholas (The Night Before Christmas) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.56
Scope and Contents Series 1-3: Files of Nancy Marshall related to her collection of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" items and books (2005.33) , two documents relating to the Moore Family (2002.56) and a photograph of Nancy Marshall and two news items concerning Night Before Christmas (2006.75-77). Series 4: Artifacts received between 2005 and 2013 as part of the A Visit from St. Nicholas Collection, including figurines, records, puzzles, and other...

J.T. McAllister's Notebooks on the Revolutionary War and Virginia Counties

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1930.108
Scope and Contents Notebooks of typescript or handwritten abstracts of land documents and Revolutionary War records kept by J[oseph] T . McAllister, a lawyer from Warm Springs, Virginia.  Most of the land abstracts are from Bath County, Virginia from the late 1700's to mid 1800's, though some records are from the 1910/11 era for Bath County and 1904 era for Highland County.  The Revolutionary transcripts include many  war service declarations from many Virginia Counties.He was author of several...

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Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute 1
Carrington family 1
Carrington, Ann 1
Carrington, Benjamin, 1768-1838 1
Carrington, Eliza 1
Carrington, Joseph, 1741-1802 1
Carrington, Mayo 1
Catlett family 1
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Coalter family 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
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College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 1
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Cringan family 1
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Dixon, John, d. 1777 1
Dornin family 1
Dovell, Grover Ashton, 1885-1949 1
Fauntleroy family 1
Foster, Adam 1
Galt family 1
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 1
Geddy, Vernon M., Jr 1
Harrison family 1
Hicks family 1
Ivy House Restaurant (Williamsburg, VA) 1
Jennings, William, d. 1798 1
Johnson, Philip 1
Johnston, Mary A. 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Mary Fauntleroy 1
Jones, Mary Throckmorton 1
Jones, Richard P. 1
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 1
Lane, Levin Winder, Sr. 1
Langborn, William 1
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 1
Mackenzie family 1
McAllister, J. T. ( Joseph Thompson), 1866-1927 1
Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863 1
Mortimer, Charles 1
Nelson, William E., 1880 - 1
Page family 1
Rutledge, David 1
Rutledge, Emily 1
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