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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...

Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 98 B85
Scope and Contents Chiefly business correspondence and receipts, 1890-1920, of members of the Bucktrout and Braithwaite families of Williamsburg, Va. Among the correspondents are Hypolite Repiton, R. W. Bucktrout, D. Braithwaite, Richard M. Bucktrout and James Braithwaite. Descriptions of selected accessions: Acc. 1995.25: Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers including copy of "Family Sites and the Restoration of Williamsburg" and an account of Christmas wedding of Delia Bucktrout to William...

Maud Miller Buxton Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.187
Scope and Contents Letters, legal and business documents, photographs and news clippings of Maud Miller Buxton and associated families of Miller, Buxton and Ditterick. Maud Miller was born in North Dakota and eventually moved to McMinnville, Oregon via Minnesota. Correspondence spans her early childhood through her marriage to Henry Thurston Buxton and Frank Ditterick. Most letters concern family news. Includes commencement invitations, marriage invitations and clippings of marriage announcements and...

Campbell Family Papers II

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.41
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Papers is a collection of business records, personal documents and photographs belonging to the Campbell and Sampson families of Albemarle County, Virginia dating from 1795 to 1945. The great majority of the documents are the business records of Joseph Watson Campbell (1795-1875). These include tax bills and receipts, accounts between Campbell and various merchants, receipts for goods and services received and rendered, promissory notes and papers relating to other family...

Diggs Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.44
Scope and Contents

Business and family papers of the Charles R. and Charles E. Diggs family of Mathews, Virginia and Susan, Virginia.  The Diggs Family owed an automobile engine business.  In 1921, it was named "Overland and Willys Knight Automobiles Mianus Engines, " but had other names through the years.  The family also sold seafood products. Charles Robert Diggs worked in various automotive and machine shops in the area after 1920's.

Earl Gregg Swem Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 Sw4
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1871-1984, much of which concerns the estate of Earl Gregg Swem, his wife, Lilia Slaughter Hansbrough Swem, and their family. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, clippings, deeds and other material. Some of the topics covered in the collection include Swem family genealogy, the construction and dedication of the Earl Gregg Swem Library, as well as correspondence and photographs of the Swem family.

Farrar Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.71
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters, contracts, deeds, wills, St. Luke Penny Bank medallions, cemetery plot receipts, plans, blueprints, photographs, birth and death certificates relating to members of the Farrar family of Richmond, Virginia. Daniel James Farrar (1862-1925) had a profound effect on the architecture of the city of Richmond. Daniel followed the example of his father, Joseph who was the son of a free black. Farrar was involved with at least 14 buildings in the 1890’s as designer,...

Grigsby-Galt Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...

Frances G. Hoppin Papers

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Identifier: MS 00121-Mss. Acc. 2007.108
Scope and Contents The papers, 1917-1918 of Frances G. Hoppin who opened the Red Cross Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France in 1917, which was one of about 30 civilian dispensaries administered by the Red Cross in Paris at that time. This accession consists of both personal papers and records relating to the dispensary. Included are two journals in which Frances Hoppin recorded both her personal experiences as well as business items relating to the dispensary.  Also included is a 3-page report on...

John Tyler, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 T97

King's Daughters. Kate Custis Circle (Williamsburg, Va.) Records

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Identifier: Mss. 71 K61, 2008.134, 2010.330
Scope and Contents Mss. 71 K61 includes the records of the Kate Custis Circle of the King's Daughters of Williamsburg, Virginia: a printed history of the circle by Estelle H. Smith; minutes of the circle meetings; correspondence; newspaper clippings; photographs; minutes of state convention meetings; programs of state conventions; scrapbooks; and leaflet concerning Estelle H. Smith. Mss. Acc. 2008.134 (Box 5) includes journal records from 1913-1933. Mss. Acc. 2010.330 (Box 6) includes...

John Garland Pollard Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 70 P76
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, manuscript volumes, business papers, pamphlets, genealogical material, family papers, reports, memos, campaign literature, photographs of John G. Pollard (1871-1937), lawyer, educator, statesman, humanitarian, and governor of Virginia, 1930-1934. Prominent correspondents include Henry Watkins Anderson, Lady Astor, Frederic W. Boatwright, David K. E. Bruce, John Stewart Bryan, William Jennings Bryan, Harry F. Byrd, James Cannon, J. A. C. Chandler, Calvin Coolidge,...

Sara Spotswood Royall Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.27
Scope and Contents Notebook of newspaper clippings and jottings of Sara Spottswood Royall of Petersburg, Va. Clippings pertain to the Business and Professional Women's Club of Petersburg, Va. Collection includes correspondence, speech, photograph, copies of her obituary and materials relating to Samuel F. Royall's service in World War I in the United States Army. Additions to the collection are the obituaries of Samuel F. Royall, Jr., a Williamsburg, Va. printer, correspondence, clippings, publications, and...

Sixty-Seventh Field Hospital Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.35
Scope and Contents

The 67th Field Hospital Collection contains documents and photographs depicting the history of the 67th Field Hospital during the European Theater of World War II and the 17 reunions of the 67th Field Hospital held from 1986 to 2002.

Earl Gregg Swem Genealogy Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 82 Swem4, 2000.049
Scope and Contents

Papers collected by Earl Gregg Swem concerning the genealogies of his family and the family of his wife Lilia Hansbrough Swem. Families on which there is data include Swem (Swaim), Luce, Gregg, Wright, Farish and Smith. Includes written histories, documents, genealogical charts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Addition 2000.49 is described on PDF inventory.

John Henry Tabb Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 T12
Scope and Contents Chiefly papers, 1826-1856, of John Henry Tabb of Gloucester County, Va. who moved to Danville, Va. where he was a merchant (Tabb, Allmand & Co.). Collection includes correspondence of members of the Tabb family with Tabb and business letters written to him.   The letters primarily concern the business that Tabb conducted in Danville, Virginia. Letter comments on dining at "White Marsh" for three and one half hours and the $20,000 worth of silver on the table,...

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family.There are papers of other people who are not...

Samuel K. Thompson Diary

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Identifier: SC 00945
Scope and Contents Diary, 1870, of Samuel K. Thompson, 2nd Lieutenant of the 25th Regiment of the U.S. Infantry, which was one of the all African-American regiments founded in 1866 that are also referred to as "Buffalo Soldiers." Thompson was a white commanding officer of the regiment.The diary starts out in early 1870 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the regiment had its headquarters. Thompson then describes marching to Ft. Davis, Texas. His entries are regular and often detailed and give a good...

B. Traver Hulse Scrapbook

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Identifier: UA 5.059
Scope and Contents Scrapbook containing photographs, financial records and receipts, activity tickets, newspaper clippings, letters and cards, and other memorabilia of student life. The primary focis of the scrapbook are the College airport and aeronautics. Many of the photographs depict the College airport, hangar, airplanes, and students in the Flight School. There are two photographs and a program from Amelia Earhart's visit to the College of William and Mary. Hulse's scrapbook includes...

Trevillian Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 01225
Scope and Contents

Photographs and documents chiefly relating to the Trevillian family of Williamsburg, Virginia. 11 items.

Includes an invoice for Mrs. Trevillian from B.F. Wolfe with a photograph of his store on the invoice, a photograph of a house at the 1987 location of the KAO house, a group photograph of the Moncure and Trevillian families, gas receipt for Capt. Trevillian, 1911, and invoices and receipts for the Trevillian Family.

WHRA.

Virginia Cities Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia Counties Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

Wissler-Mayer Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.223
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1830s-1950s, of the Wissler, Mayer, and Erb families of Grottoes and Columbia Furnace, Virginia, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Included are photographs, an autograph album, a manuscript cookbook, receipts, two ledgers, a Bible and hymn book, a Wissler family record for the descendants of William Franklin Wissler and Elizabeth Mayer (m. 1890), and correspondence.

For a more detailed description see finding aid link below.

Yeaman and Walker Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.542
Scope and Contents The Yeaman and Walker Family Collection consists mainly of correspondence and financial records of the Yeaman and Walker families, mostly relating to tobacco farming in Virginia between 1840 and 1910.  The predominant locations are Pittsylvania County, Botetourt County, Charlotte County, Lynchburg, and Danville. Letters demonstrate economic stress after the Civil War, particularly as it relates to crop and livestock prices. Other topics discussed include sickness and deaths of children and...

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Correspondence 18
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Gloucester County (Va.)--History 3
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 3
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Certificates 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
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Accomack County (Va.)--History 1
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African American physicians 1
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 1
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Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 1
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Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Alexandria (Va.)--History 1
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Amherst County (Va.)--History 1
Announcements 1
Anti-slavery movements 1
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Autograph albums 1
Bank statements 1
Baptists--Virginia--History 1
Barbour County (W. Va.)--History, Military--19th century. 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History 1
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History 1
Blacksmithing--Virginia 1
Blue Ridge Springs (Va.) 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History 1
Broadsides 1
Brunswick County (Va.)--History 1
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Campbell County (Va.)--History 1
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Carte de visite photographs 1
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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 2
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Swem family 2
Swem, Lilia Hansbrough 2
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American Red Cross in France 1
Art Song of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Beale family 1
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Booth family 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Adelia Bucktrout 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bucktrout family 1
Business and Professional Women's Club, Petersburg, Va 1
Buxton, Maud Miller, 1881-1985 1
Carrington family 1
College of William and Mary. 1
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 1
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Crump family 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Ditterick family 1
Dunlop family 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Erb family 1
Farish family 1
Farrar family 1
Farrar, Daniel James, 1862-1923 1
Farrar, Joseph E., 1830- 1
Flight School 1
Galt family 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garland family 1
Grace Street Gardens (Richmond, Va.) 1
Gregg family 1
Grenelle Dispensary (Paris, France) 1
Grigsby family 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Hoppin, Frances G. 1
Hulse, Barton Traver 1
Jackson, Yvonne Lucas 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jenkins, Minnie Braithwaite 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Kate Custis Circle (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
King's Daughters (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Longwood University 1
Lucas, Alma Rachel Margaret Farrar 1
Luce family 1
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1
Mayer family 1
McGiffert, Genevieve 1
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon 1
Miller, Malcom Howard, 1857-1933 1
Moncure family 1
Moon, John C 1
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 1
Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937 1
Republican Party (U.S.) 1
Reunions 1
Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.) 1
Robertson, Mary A 1
Rochelle, Marie Antoinette 1
Royall, Sarah Spottswood, 1888-1983 1
Shands, Letitia C. Tyler 1
Shands, William B. 1
Sixty-Seventh Field Hospital 1
Smith family 1
Swaim family 1
Swem family. 1
Swem, Lilia Hansbrough, 1876-1971 1
Tabb family 1
Tabb, John Henry 1
Taliaferro family 1
Taliaferro family. 1
Taliaferro, Sally Lyon 1
Taliaferro, William Booth 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Todd family 1
Tyler Family 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 1
Tyler, Martha Rochelle, 1846-1929 1
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
United States. Board of Veterans Appeals 1
United States. Federal Trade Commission 1
United States. Navy. Office of the Paymaster 1
Virginia. General Court 1
Walker family 1
Welling, William Blodget, 1924-2006 1
Whittle (Bishop) 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
Wilson, Leah Farrar, 1864-1964 1
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