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Samuel D. Morton and Co. Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame95-97
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1826-1891, of Samuel D. Morton and of Samuel D. Morton and Co. merchants, of Charlotte County [Va.]. One volume, MsV Ame96, contains a genealogy of the Elliott family.

Rev. Samuel Huntting Sayre, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.43
Scope and Contents Personal, family and ministerial correspondence of Rev. Samuel H. Sayre.  His personal diaries from 1918 to 1963, his sermons and notes are included in this collection.  There are family and other personal photographs and many postcard and tourist packet photographs from his trips to Europe and his automobile trips from California to Virginia.  Publication material includes church bulletins, news clippings, tourist pamphlets, magazines and others.  His family correspondence possibly has more...

Caroline Baytop Sinclair Papers, 1938-1993

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.73
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Dr. Caroline Baytop Sinclair and notes concerning her research of John Sinclair, Revolutionary and War of 1812 privateer. Collection also includes articles and clippings about John Sinclair, a Baytop genealogy, as well as correspondence about a piece of furniture given to the College of William and Mary.

The book, "The Kidnapped Child" a novel about Henry Sinclair, written by Caroline B. Sinclair, 1983.

Addition 1995.05 added as Folder 10.

William J. L. Sladen Papers

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Identifier: SC 00660
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets from the Environmental Studies at Airlie, "The Swans of Airlie, " "Do I have to Mow That?," and Cygnus newsletter. Includes letters from William J.L. Sladen, Director of the Environmental Studies at Airlie, to William and Mary staff about genealogical research on the Tucker Family.

Southampton County, Va. Letters and Papers

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Identifier: MS 00099
Scope and Contents Contains letters, bills, receipts, business accounts, and miscellaneous personal writings of the Laine and Travis families of Southampton County, Va. The bulk of the collection concerns the business and general financial affairs of the Laine family, particularly Jeremy and Miles Laine. It also contains several short personal writings of the Travis family, who were the final owners of Nat Turner prior to his rebellion. This includes the names and birthdays of many members of the family...

Stith Family Genealogy Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.428
Scope and Contents Working papers and correspondence of Estie Stith Crabbe in preparation for a book on the genealogy of the Stith Family, Hardaway Family and collateral families.  Includes research notes, typed transcriptions of research material and correspondence with professional genealogists, researchers from her family and Stith Family members from all over the United States.  Estie Stith Crabbe typed transcriptions of much of her research, including many letters she received from researchers and Stith...

Strother Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.76
Scope and Contents

Four volumes of Strother family genealogy and one newsletter. Included are "Houses of Strother: Descendants of William Strother I, King George County, Virginia," Vols. I & II.

Thomas Jefferson Stubbs Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 St9
Scope and Contents Collection includes a lot of genealogical notes and copies of wills compiled by Thomas Jefferson Stubbs but also report cards, class notes, and letters of different Stubbs family members. An oration delivered by Thomas Jefferson Stubbs, Sr. before the Phoenix Literary Society is also included as well as his application for the professorship at William & Mary. There are letters written William Carter Stubbs while a student at William & Mary,letters of John Catlett Stubbs while...

William Carter Stubbs Papers (I)

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 St8
Scope and Contents Mostly correspondence of and genealogical data, chiefly 1860-1923, collected by William Carter Stubbs and his wife, Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs. Also includes correspondence from members of the Stubbs, Saunders and Blair families; accounts and correspondence relating to his farm "Valley Front" in Gloucester County, Va. and his Alabama farm; his notes on soil and chemical experiments; papers concerning the Louisiana exhibit at Jamestown Tercentennial, 1907; and papers of Elizabeth...

William Carter Stubbs Papers (II)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 St95
Scope and Contents Collection is chiefly handwritten notebooks containing genealogical notes and notes on the history of Gloucester County, Va.; and notes on various families (especially Booth, Cooke, and Catlett). Also includes copies of the Abingdon Parish Register and the Botetourt Lodge Masonic Book, 1800-1809; and pictures of buildings and houses, mostly in Gloucester County. Added to Box 4, Folder 4:  a paper, "Louisiana's Part in the Confederate War" by two female high school students of...

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.

Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.165
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of personal papers, genealogy material and family photographs, gathered by Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem. Included are original documents, notes on the Swem, Gregg and Wright families, correspondence among family members regarding genealogy, articles, books, publications and diaries by or about the families, photographs of family members, including one of Dr. Earl Gregg Swem I, Earl Gregg Swem, Jr.  and Earl Gregg Swem III, and material on Earl Gregg Swem's...

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...

Nelle Favil Richardson Tonkin and Maurice Bradley Tonkin, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS 00286
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, papers, photographs, tintypes, and genealogical material relating to the Richardson and Tonkin famillies. Nelle Favil Richardson and her son were both graduates of the College of William and Mary, 1923 and 1956, respectively.

Tyler Family Papers, Group F

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Group F
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of letters, historical sketches, wills, genealogical charts and coats of arms of Virginia families. The majority of these papers are genealogical inquiries made to Lyon Gardiner Tyler. Very few of Tyler's responses are included but the inquiries contain information.

One reel of microfilm for the Register Index for Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co.,1671-1761, is available in the Swem Library Microforms Collection.

Tyree Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 73 T99
Scope and Contents Tyree collection of research notes of Virginia families compiled from Virginia county record. Notebooks containing genealogical information compiled by Young Tyree. Concerns mostly Virginia counties and families, but also includes notes from Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Scotland and England. Tyree took notes on looseleaf paper of land patents and arranged the pages in binders by county and by patentee in alphabetical orders. Families he was particularly...

Washington Family Devotional Book and Genealogical Notes

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Identifier: SC 01095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a family history or devotional book with genealogical notes on the Washington family prepared for the members of the Lambeth parish. This item was composed by Margaret Lewis Maupin during the 1940s. This work traces the lineage of the Washington family starting with John Washington, born 1671. Also includes a typed sketch of the author's  family.

John D. Weaver Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 77 W37
Scope and Contents

Collection contains genealogy of the Poulton Family, published stories, articles, book reviews, books, correspondence with family and friends and news clippings by and relating to John D. Weaver, author, novelist, biographer and West Coast editor of  "Travel and Leisure Magazine".

William and Mary Quarterly Records

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Identifier: 00/02/01/07/UA 64
Scope and Contents Acc. 1988.001 consists of two boxes of correspondence arranged alphabetically.  The correspondence is primarily about business aspects of publishing the Quarterly, but also includes genealogical information, editorial comments, some article manuscripts, a list of advertisers (1910-1913), and some fliers. Acc. 1988.113 consists of one box of correspondence between Earl G. Swem and various  printers, authors, and others about the William and Mary Quarterly (2d Series)....

William Cabell Papers

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Identifier: SC 00484
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1885-1890, from William Cabell, England, to Alexander Brown, mainly concerning Cabell's efforts to buy books for Brown and to do research for him. Includes a letter, 1894, from Margaret R. King containing genealogical information on the Rives family.

William G. Stanard Papers

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Identifier: SC 00579
Scope and Contents Letters, 1888-1928, written to William G. Stanard, secretary of the Virginia Historical Society and editor of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography concerning historical and genealogical matters. Includes letters from Benjamin Stoddert Ewell, J. Franklin Jameson, Lyon G. Tyler, and W. A. R. Goodwin. Some of the letters concern the College of William and Mary and the history of Williamsburg, Va. June 15, 1925, letter from W. G. Stanard to E.G. Swem concerning a portrait of General R....

William Henry DeBell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D35
Scope and Contents Papers of William Henry DeBell, teacher in Staunton, Va. and Fairfax County, Va.; and deputy superintendent of schools in San Francisco, Calif., 1914-1931. Includes congratulatory letters and testimonials upon his retirement in 1931. Also includes correspondence, 1928-1930, of Mrs. William H. DeBell [Lucy Brockenborough Daingerfield DeBell] concerning the Colonial Dames of America; genealogical material on the Daingerfield family; and a newpaper clipping concerning the diary of John...

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.

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Design drawings 2
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Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 2
Indians of North America 2
Minutes 2
Page County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Petersburg (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Randolph family 2
Recipes 2
Registers of births, etc.--Virginia--Abingdon Parish 2
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Morton family 3
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Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 3
Smith family 3
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Washington family 3
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Bland, Richard, 1710-1776 2
Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906 2
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 2
Curtis family 2
Daingerfield family 2
Fitzhugh family 2
Galt family 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Garland family 2
Gregg family 2
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Luce family 2
Macon family 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Sinclair family 2
Stubbs family 2
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Taliaferro family. 2
Tucker 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Williamsburg Reunion (Va.) 2
Wright family 2
Adams, Linda Friend, 1943-2008 1
Adams, Richard 1
Adams, Richard, 1760-1817 1
Adams, Richard, d. 1800 1
Allan family 1
Allison White and Company 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Anderson Seminary 1
Army Nurse Corp 1
Baird family 1
Ball family 1
Ballard family 1
Ballard, James William, 1875-1920 1
Barron family 1
Bathurst family 1
Battaile family 1
Baytop family 1
Beale family 1
Belvin, Edward 1
Bernard Family 1
Bevill family 1
Bird family 1
Blair family 1
Bland, Ethel Heckman, 1902-1978 1
Boyd family 1
Bozarth family 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Adelia Bucktrout 1
Brodnax family 1
Broome family 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bucktrout family 1
Byrd family 1
Cabell family 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876 1
Carey family 1
Carmalt family 1
Carrington family 1
Carter, James A., II 1
Carter, Mary B. 1
Carter, Miriam Theresa 1
Cary family 1
Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914 1
Catlett family 1
Centenary Church 1
Cheever, John 1
Cloyd family 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. Phoenix Literary Society 1
Cook family 1
Cooke family 1
Cowden, Gerald Steffens, b. 1940 1
Crabbe, Estie Stith, 1887-1982 1
Cringan family 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Cryer, William 1
Cutler, Anne H. (Anne Haughwout) 1
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