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Zelda Haus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.134A
Scope and Contents The Zelda Haus Papers cover her time at both Marion Junior College and Susquehanna University.  Haus attended Marion Junior College, a woman's college, from 1923 to 1925.  While there she took part in numerous religiously focused organizations such as the Lutheran League.  These organizations focused on both domestic issues and international issues such as the Armenian Genocide.  In 1925, Haus enrolled in Susquehanna University, located on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Selinsgrove,...

John Turner Henley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 H39
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1916-1921, received by John Turner Henley, while a student at the College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia Law School. The letters are from female and male friends from Williamsburg, The College of William and Mary, and The University of Virginia.  They write about their studies, student life, fraternity activities, work, and social life.  Other correspondents include Turner Henley's father, Novell L. Henley, Virginia Congressman and Williamsburg, Virginia...

Samuel Henley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.023
Scope and Contents Collection includes the Henley-Horrocks Inventory of books received by the College December 8, 1772, a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Henley (June 9, 1778) concerning Henley's books left in storage at the College of William and Mary (also includes notes by James Madison), a letter dated December 14, 1774 from Henley to the Reverend Dr. Percy, Northumberland House, London, in which Henley laments the actions of the patriots, and a letter dated October 1804 Henley to T.J. Mathias, Esq. of...

Henry Augustine Washington to Lawrence Washington Letter

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Identifier: SC 00508
Content Description Four page letter from Williamsburg, Virginia in which Henry writes about financial matters with his father, Lawrence, and describes his responsibilities at the college in his new position. He also writes to his father regarding the low price Lawrence was able to get on his corn crop. Henry seems hopeful though that the future crop Lawrence has will be plentiful and will fetch a better price. Additionally, Henry laments that he cannot travel home to see Mother and other family in...

Frederick Herman Collection

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Identifier: SC 00975
Scope and Contents

Bill of sale for a female slave child signed by Daniel Hall, Eastern Shore, August 2, 1788; letter of C. Watts, Exeter, England to [?] concerning Rose Johnson who was reportedly living on the Eastern Shore, Virginia, May 29, 1820; letter from Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy to Frederick Herman thanking him for his favorable review of "Profiles in Courage," February 4, 1956; and letter from John Melville Jennings to Frederick Herman concerning the elusive Rose Johnson, February 21, 1973.

Hodgson-Estes Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H66
Scope and Contents Papers, 1805-1874, of the Hodgson family of Columbia (Fluvanna County), Va.; Buckingham County, Va.; and Goochland County, Va. Includes correspondence, accounts and legal documents of Joseph Hodgson, William B. Hodgson, Jr. and Hodgson & Estes, Columbia, Va. There are nineteen manuscript volumes, mostly account books of Joseph Hodgson (trading as Hodgson & Ellis and Hodgson & Son), but also including a letterbook, 1850-1852 and 1860-1863, of Hodgson. Includes memorandum, 1856, of...

Holladay-Poindexter Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H71
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1835-1874, of Alexander R. Holladay and Henry P. Poindexter of Henrico County, Va. Includes letter, 2 September 1853, received by Poindexter discussing real estate in St. Louis; a letter in Arabic addressed to Rev. A. L. Holladay; and a fire insurance policy issued to Holladay and Poindexter for a dwelling in Henrico County.

George Frederick Holmes Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 H73
Scope and Contents The papers of the Holmes family. Chiefly letters, 1842-1887, received by George Frederick Holmes, educator, concerning the College of William and Mary, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Virginia. Correspondents include William Campbell Preston, Andrew Steele Fulton, Robert Saunders and Charles Minnigerode. The collection also includes papers of the Floyd and Preston families; an album kept by Eliza Lavalette Floyd Holmes consisting of plant leaves, newspapers and memorials...

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...

Helen M. Hoskins Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.226
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, receipts, poems, and other material concerning Helen M. Hoskins and her family of Sheffield, Massachusetts. Most of the correspondence is between Helen and her mother, Sabra Hoskins, but also includes letters written by Helen's husband, H.T. Wheeler, her son, Horace Wheeler, siblings, numerous cousins, and friends. Included in the collection are poems, compositions, and other ephemera related to Helen's time as a teacher at female academies in...

Hourly and Classified Employees Association (HACE) Records

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Identifier: UA 39
Scope and Contents

Collection includes annual reports, bylaws, correspondence, employee of the month nomination letters, guidelines for archives and scrapbook materials, minutes of meetings, publications, and other miscellaneous materials.

Charles Howard Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H83
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1865-1879, of Charles Howard, sheriff of Hanover County, Va. concerning estates for which he was administrator. Includes a memorandum book of accounts, loose accounts and legal documents concerning two lawsuits.

Philip Howerton Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H84
Scope and Contents Papers, 1812-1870, of Philip Howerton and his family of Halifax County, Va. Includes a letterbook, 1829-1853; account books, 1825-1857, of the store and blacksmith's shop of Philip Howerton and tobacco manufacturing company of Philip Howerton and W. M. Howerton. The collection also includes accounts, 1852-1859, for transporting tobacco; sermons, 1832 and n.d., of Charles Busser; constitution and minutes of the Branch Bible Society of Halifax County, Va.; letter, 1834, from...

Lawrence I'Anson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 85 Ia6
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1938-1983, of Lawrence I'Anson, lawyer and justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Includes correspondence, invitations, programs, speeches, judicial opinions, certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs and scrapbooks.

Office of Institutional Research Records

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Identifier: UA 119
Scope and Contents Acc. 1983.086: This accession contains reports for the Office for Civil Rights (1972-1978); rosters of classified staff (1974-1978); and faculty (1973-1980); a tenure workload study (1975-1976); reports to the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) (1966-1978); PDM/ACM/DMM reports; materials for making SDM, SCHEV B-3, SCHEV A-1, and PDM reports; the IEP Pilot Study. Acc. 1985.068: This accession contains files for HEGIS, NCES, NSF, SACS, AASCU, ACE, OCR, DPT, and the Virginia...

Ivy House Restaurant Records

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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.

J. W. Crist & Company Records

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C87
Scope and Contents

Records (mostly accounts with Baltimore wholesale merchants) of J.W. Crist & Company, merchants of Sangersville, Augusta County, Va. Includes letters written to John W. Crist.

Jabez and Joseph M. Gravely Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G78
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1797-1861, of Jabez Gravely and his son Joseph M. Gravely at Leatherwood, Henry County, Va. Includes accounts, promissory notes, bonds and some correspondence. Letter, 19 March 1855, lists Know-Nothing Party (American Party) candidates for Virginia governor, lieutenant-governor and attorney-general.

Jack and Jill Nursery and Kindergarten Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.58.2
Scope and Contents

Administrative records, programs and working materials for plays, attendance records and financial records of the Jack and Jill Nursery and Kindergarten, operated by Cary Wynne Boelt in Williamsburg, Virginia.

A rough draft inventory and a history of the Jack and Jill Nursery and Kindergarten Records by Frederick W. Boelt are filed at the beginning of the collection.

Mildred Jackson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2000.67
Scope and Contents

Papers of Mildred Jackson of Williamsburg, Virginia. She was a private piano instructor in Williamsburg, a performer with the William and Mary Music Department, and the wife of Dr. Jess Jackson, a professor of English at William and Mary. Includes lesson plans, music books, financial records, correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs, programs, and address books.

James Campbell Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame11-13
Scope and Contents

Ledgers, 1793-1799, of James Campbell, merchant, of Lexington, Va. One volume (MsV Ame12) includes accounts with members of the Watt family which were paid for by weaving. There are also loose receipts and legal documents in the third volume (MsV Ame13).

James Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 81 J23
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Cyrus Rosser James (1855-1937), Methodist minister in Virginia (on the Buckingham, Heathsville, North Mecklenburg and Whitestone Charges), with his family including his wife, Annie (Shields) James and his children. Also includes account books, accounts, photographs, scrapbooks, printed books and postcards.

James Lewis Anderson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 An1
Scope and Contents

Legal and business papers of James Lewis Anderson, lawyer of Richmond, Va. Includes certificate, 1919, signed by Westmoreland Davis relieving him of his duties on the Legal Advisory Board because of the end of World War I; his appointment, 1908, signed by Claude A. Swanson appointing him as a delegate to the American Prison Association; and accounts, 9 September 1916-22 January 1917, of the Hermitage Country Club.

James River and Kanawha Company Records

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Identifier: SC 00628
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to the James River Canal and Kanawha Company, which officially gained a charter in 1835. Included are a list of subscriptions sold to private individuals, a letter to the auditors office discussing current and previous subscriptions, a letter from a prospective surveyor and a list of tollage rates along the canal. Individuals mentioned are John Hartwell Cocke, and his son John Hartwell Cocke Jr.

Jamestown Corporation Records

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 77 C73
Scope and Contents

Records, 1946-1979, of the Jamestown Corporation which was responsible for two of Paul Green's outdoor dramas, "The Common Glory," and "The Founders." Includes certificate of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, yearbooks, scripts, programs, ground plans, costume designs audio-visual materials, photographs, music and loose papers (correspondence and budgets).

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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 35
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 32
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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 24
Diaries 24
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 19
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Fliers (printed matter) 18
Letters (correspondence) 17
Notebooks 17
Scrapbooks 17
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 16
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 16
College of William and Mary--Students 14
Genealogy 14
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 14
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Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 13
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 13
Certificates 12
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 12
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 12
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 12
Clippings (information artifacts) 11
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 11
Ledgers (Accounting) 11
Pamphlets 11
Publications 11
United States--History--War of 1812 11
United States--Politics and Government 11
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 10
Virginia--Genealogy 10
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Poems 9
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Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 8
Invitations 8
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United States--Economic history 8
Virginia--Politics and Government 8
Business records 7
Deeds 7
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 7
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 7
Lawyers--Virginia--History 7
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 7
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 7
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 7
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 7
Speeches 7
Speeches, addresses, etc. 7
United States--Slavery 7
Virginia--Religious history 7
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 7
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 6
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 6
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 6
Horses--Virginia 6
Petitions 6
Technical reports 6
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 6
Universities and Colleges--Finance 6
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 6
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 6
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 6
Women--History--Virginia 6
World War, 1914-1918 6
World War, 1939-1945 6
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 5
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 5
Daybooks 5
Design drawings 5
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History 5
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Finances 5
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 5
Indentures 5
Indians of North America 5
Maps 5
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 5
Merchants--Maryland--Baltimore 5
Newsletters 5
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Recipes 5
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Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 5
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 17
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 16
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Virginia House of Delegates 6
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
College of William and Mary 5
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 5
Braxton family 4
Brown family 4
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 4
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 4
United States Congress 4
Virginia State Senate 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 3
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 3
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 3
Galt, John Minson, 1819-1862 3
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 3
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 3
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tucker 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
University of Virginia 3
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Armistead Family 2
Baker family 2
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 2
Blackwell, Robert 2
Blair family 2
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
College of William and Mary Endowment Association 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 2
College of William and Mary. Office of Grants and Research Administration 2
College of William and Mary. Office of University Development 2
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 2
Development Office--Endowment Association 2
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 2
Galt, John Minson, 1744-1808 2
Garth family 2
Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord, 1869-1939 2
Hall, Channing Moore, III 2
Hansbrough family 2
Harrison family 2
Hicks family 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
Jones family 2
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 2
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 2
Maury family 2
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
Office of the Vice President for Administration 2
Office of the Vice President for Finance 2
Preston family 2
Republican Party (U.S.) 2
Robinson Family 2
Saunders family 2
Shenandoah Iron Works (Page County, Va.) 2
Shiflett, Glenna Graves 2
Smith family 2
Stubbs family 2
Swem family 2
Swem, Lilia Hansbrough 2
Tabb family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
Taliaferro family 2
Taliaferro family. 2
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 2
Tompkins, Sally Louisa, 1833-1916 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tyler Family 2
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
United States Senate 2
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844 2
Virginia Institute of Marine Science 2
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. 2
Walker family 2
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 2
Washington, Lawrence, 1791-1875 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
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