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Caspar M. McElfresh correspondence

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Identifier: SC 01818
Content Description

The collection contains one letter from Caspar M. McElfresh's located in Williamsburg, Virginia at William & Mary, to his sister, Ariana McElfresh in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The letter contains McElfresh’s opinions and experiences during his first year at William & Mary. He likes his fellow students, his professors and how they teach their classes. He also discusses his hopes to have his two rifles at a later date.

Dates: 1850 October 15

Elizabeth McKoy Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00181
Scope and Contents Diaries, circa 1900-1908, of Elizabeth F. McKoy (1887-1984) of Wilmington, North Carolina. Includes entries from her time in high school as well as her time at Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Includes information about her meetings with friends, classes she is taking at Converse College, school events, her life as a teacher after college, and other activities.  Elizabeth McKoy became a tutor and author and remained unmarried.  Her diary suggests relationships with other...
Dates: circa 1900-1908

Joseph McMullen Record Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV S1
Scope and Contents

Records, 1869, for students at Mountain Valley School House [Rockingham County, Va.]; records, 1870, of Howver's School, Rockingham County, Va.; and records, n.d., of Singer's Glen [School, Rockingham County, Va.] The volume includes accounts, formulae, and memoranda of Joseph McMullen [Rockingham County, Va. ?]

Dates: 1868-1884

Sarah M. Mead Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00835
Scope and Contents Sarah M. Mead’s journal is a small, leather bound book, approximately 4" X 6.5" (10 cm X 16 cm) in size. It consists of 138 unnumbered pages. According to the first page, she began it on July 15, 1850, when she was “Age - 12 years,” living in Penn Yan, New York.1 She notes very early her attendance at “Mrs. N. M. Hubbell’s school.” Later, she says she is going to “Miss Mary Drakes [sic] school.” Like many journals or diaries, there are gaps between her entries. It appears she...
Dates: 1850

Robert Morris Diary

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Identifier: SC 01210
Scope and Contents

Diary of a schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Virginia as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Virginia. He rented the President's House at the College of William and Mary. Includes comments on church meetings, schools, local people and weather. Also includes lists of students attending his schools in Williamsburg and Warwick County.

Dates: 1845-1848

Stella Neiman Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.54, 2000.004, 2008.70
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains papers related to Stella Neiman while on the Williamsburg City Council. These include reports, minutes, agendas, clippings, and a report on the desegregation of the public schools. The collection also contain Professor Fraser Neiman's Harvard dissertation on English literature. Stella Neiman was a member of the Williamsburg City Council from 1966-1970, the Williamsburg-James City County School Board from 1981-1987 and the Williamsburg Planning...
Dates: 1938-1998

Nelson and Daniel Gordon Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00147
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1890-1899, of Nelson and Daniel Gordon, brothers from Thorndike, Maine. Nelson Gordon was the town clerk of Thorndike, Maine, and Daniel Gordon was a school teacher who also made caskets. Nelson's diary, 1890, talks about his wife, Emma, his daily activities, his interaction with his local community, his job, among others. Daniel Gordon's diaries, 1894 and 1899, include his views on teaching school, his students, inventions that he makes, and his work making caskets...
Dates: 1890-1899

Olive Nelson Commonplace Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Co4
Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, ca. 1901, of Olive Nelson (Mrs. James Poyntz Nelson), probably kept in Virginia.

Dates: 1901

New Market Polytechnic Institute, New Market, Va. Alumni Association Minute Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad126
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1877-1892, kept by Ambrose L. Henkel while serving as secretary of the Alumni Association of the New Market Polytechnic Institute, New Market, Va. The volume has circulars tipped in that were printed by Henkel & Co., New Market, Va.

Dates: 1877-1892

Nicholson High School Commencement Program

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Identifier: SC 01153
Scope and Contents

Commencement program of Nicholson High School in Williamsburg, 18 May 1911.

Dates: 1911

Nicholson School (Williamsburg, Va.) Christmas Souvenir

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Identifier: SC 00970
Scope and Contents

Christmas souvenir from the class of Virginia W. Jones of the Nicholson School, Williamsburg, Va.  The souvenir is a printed card tied with a red ribbon and a border of holly.  Includes names of Board, H.D. Cole, A. Brooks, R.L. Spencer; H.N. Phillips, Superintendant. Inside the card are the printed names of the pupils in the sixth and seventh grades.

Dates: 1903

Norfolk Division Records

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Identifier: 00/01/UA 86
Scope and Contents Acc. 1984.070: This accession includes the 1958-1960 budget, capital outlay requests from 1959, and annual financial reports for 1953, 1954, 1958, and 1960. Acc. 1984.078: This accession includes reports by the Commonwealth Auditor of Public Accounts to determine the extent to which the Commonwealth of Virginia was subsidizing education at William and Mary and its branch campuses in Richmond and Norfolk for the period 1942-1950. The collection also includes material...
Dates: 1942-1966; Majority of material found in 1953-1960

Elizabeth Nunn Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1991.51 and 2000.33
Scope and Contents

Papers of Elizabeth Nunn, an elementary school teacher in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1931-1975

Office of Academic Advising records

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Identifier: UA 193
Scope and Contents

This collection includes printed materials including course selction guidebooks at William & Mary.

Dates: 1989-2002

Olive Baldwin Diary

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Identifier: SC 00754
Scope and Contents

Diary, circa 1890-1910, of Olive Baldwin of Honolulu, Hawaii. Baldwin was the wife of Charles Baldwin, principal of Kaahumanu School. She describes her social life and life at the school.

Dates: circa 1890-1910

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

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at William & Mary

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Identifier: UA 407
Content Description

This collection consists of two course catalogs from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at William & Mary dated Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers learning opportunities to those primarily above the age of 50. The offerings for the Institute include courses, one-time lectures, and activities. The Institute was founded in 1991 as the Christopher Wren Association and was renamed the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in 2018.

Dates: 2019-2020

Overton Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Ov2
Scope and Contents Papers, 1727-1918, chiefly 1781-1875, of members of the related Overton, Ragland, Claybrooke and Hart families of Louisa County, Va. and Haywood Co., Tenn. The early papers are primarily legal documents, accounts and account books of John Ragland and Samuel Ragland and correspondence of the children of Samuel Ragland. After 1797, the collection concerns the legal and business papers of Samuel Overton, Thomas Overton, Waller Overton and Sally Overton Claybrooke. After 1810, the collection...
Dates: 1727-1961; Majority of material found in 1781-1875

Julia W. Oxrieder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1990.46
Scope and Contents

The personal papers of Julia W. Oxrieder include materials related to Williamsburg, Virginia, documents of interest she collected related to her many interests, and personal material about her life and work in Williamsburg. Many items are copies of biographies, newspaper articles, and ephemera documenting local history including folklore, education, Williamsburg people and organizations, African Americans, and other topics.

Dates: 1877-1998

Parker Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.20
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the Parker family, notably Lena Parker and Bessie Parker of Cumberland County, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are from Harry Leach and Edward Embly, both living in Washington, D.C., which contain descriptions of everyday life. Other letters are from friends, family, the State Teachers College, schools where Lena Parker taught, and from children she had taught. The collection also includes photographs, greeting cards, and genealogical material....
Dates: 1923-1939

Laura Parrish Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.036
Scope and Contents

This collection contains completed questionnaires sent to women who attended William and Mary between 1918 and 1945, keypunch cards recording the data, computer printouts, and a code book. This data was gathered by Laura Parrish for her thesis "When Mary Entered with her Brother William: Women Students at the College of William and Mary, 1918-1945" (M. A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1988).

Dates: 1982

Davis Young Paschall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 2.14
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of material collected by and about College of William and Mary President Davis Y. Paschall including articles and speeches, biographical material, material related to his inauguration as College President, news clippings, and subject files. The collection documents Paschall's life from his days as a student at the College of William and Mary, his tenure as Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Commonwealth of Virginia (1957-1960) and President of the...
Dates: 1931-2001; Majority of material found in 1931-2001

Pease Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.55
Scope and Contents This collection comprises letters sent primarily to and from Annie and Nellie Pease. They are from local friends and schoolmates as well as members of the Pease family who are situated for the most part in Bangor and Cornish, Maine. The letters deal with the personal lives of a close social network of young girls and their families who stay in touch after their graduation from school. The subjects of the letters range from classes, teachers and vacation plans to what is going on in the local...
Dates: 1869-1888; Majority of material found in 1869-1888

Office of the President. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Records

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Identifier: UA 2.07
Scope and Contents Series 1 (Acc. 1980.123): One box containing biographical material; engravings; lectures; addresses; publications; an article about the Gardiner Manor in New York; Tyler's application for the William and Mary presidency; testimonials; a calling card; correspondence, including a letter to Mrs. Alex S. Porter (circa 1917), possibly referring to Bound Volume no. 13.Series 2 (Acc. 1984.019): For preservation reasons, researchers will have to access all materials in this series on...
Dates: 1888-1935

Prudence Saunders Notebook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Nfr2
Scope and Contents

Notebook, 1863-1864, of "Prudie" (Prudence)] Saunders of "Rocky Hill," near Courtland, Alabama, a student at Tuskaloosa [sic] Female College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The book which contains French exercises, also includes a diary, April 1-23, 1864, verses, and a list, May 1, 1864, of students at the college.

Dates: 1863-1864

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American Orthopsychiatric Association 1
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