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Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Capitol Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 82 A7
Scope and Contents Records of the Colonial Capitol Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities(APVA), Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence, financial and legal documents, minutes and photographs. The long run of minutes, 1900-1976, document the development and work of this preservation group which took an interest in the historical sites of Jamestown and Williamsburg, Va. There is material relating to the Branch's work to preserve and restore the Capitol grounds, the...
Dates: 1896-1989

Philip L. Barbour Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 Bar 23
Scope and Contents Papers, 1935-1980, of historian and scholar Philip Lemont Barbour (1898-1980), including research notes for his historical writings on the settlement of North America. Most articles, clippings and notes concern those people associated with Captain John Smith, a leader of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. Notes were also used in the audio production, "The Jamestown Saga; the Founding of the American Colony in the Words of the Colonists," written by Philip L. Barbour and Nigel...
Dates: 1935-1980

Leonard Born Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.048
Scope and Contents The collection includes papers written by Born during the course of his attendance at William & Mary, mainly for English classes. There is also correspondence from 1985 and loose pages from a photo album believed to have been assembled by Born, while a student at William & Mary. The contents are primarily photographs of campus and Williamsburg area from the 1926-1927. Additional photographs relate to life in rural, early twentieth century Virginia, the Newport News Shipyard,...
Dates: 1924-1927, 1985

Carlton Casey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.48
Scope and Contents

Papers of Carlton Casey.

The inventory is a guide to Mss. Acc. 1999.48 which is the postcard collection documenting pre-restoration Williamsburg, restored Williamsburg, Jamestown, the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, and cities, towns, and holidays in Virginia. Also includes clippings, articles, photographs, programs, and souvenir publications.

Additions to the collection are described individually.

Dates: 1894-1999

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...
Dates: 1856-1940

Edward Rush Young Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00333
Scope and Contents

The diary of Edward Rush Young, Camp Island, Jamestown Island, Virginia, June 2-September 6, 1861, describes the challenges and minutiae of camp life and skirmishes. Typescript. The diary was transcribed by Morrison Bennett in 1987.

Dates: 1861, 1987

B. Floyd Flickinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.341
Scope and Contents Papers of B. Floyd Flickinger, Superintendent of the Colonial National Historic Park.  Letters, memos, reports, speeches, documents, photographs, and other material related to the creation and operation of the Colonial National Historic Park in Yorktown, Virginia.  Material on archaeology at Jamestown and the expansion of the National Park Service.  Personal papers which include Flickinger's position at the Technical Training Service at the Quartermaster School during World War II, his...
Dates: 1927-1950

Henry F. Beaumont Journal of a Voyage to North America, 1817-1818

 Collection
Identifier: 01675
Scope and Contents Beaumont's journal details his transatlantic voyage from England to the United States, with stops in New York and finally Richmond, Virginia. Accompanied by his brother William, Beaumont gives a detailed account of his journey. He describes extreme seasickness (pg. 2-3); surviving through an Atlantic Ocean hurricane (pg. 3); the abundant marine life, including whales, sharks, cod, and other large fish; information sharing with other passing ships; confusion about their ship's exact location...
Dates: 1817-1818

Historical Pageant of Colonial Jamestown, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00624
Scope and Contents

Plans, correspondence, pictures of a proposed historical pageant planned by the "Historical Pageant of Colonial Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown, Inc." in 1939.  The pageant never happened.  Correspondence with Clark Robinson of New York, President  General of the SAR, and others.  Includes prospectus which explains the object of the pageant.  Pageant script called "Symphonic, Out-door Play, Depicting the Colonial Days of Jamestown and Yorktown, Virginia" by John C. Temple.  Copies.

Dates: 1939

J. Paul Hudson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.29
Scope and Contents Historical notes compiled by J. Paul Hudson. Papers relate to colonial churches in Virginia. Primary focus is on the history of Bruton Parish Church and the church at Jamestown, Virginia and the people associated with them.Includes box of index notes entitled "Church Notes" which is organized by subject, name of church and county and/or author.Accession 2004.37:Material regarding Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Bruton, England. Poem and...
Dates: 1930-1998

James City County and City of Williamsburg Personal Property Tax Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68 J23
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 69 Property Tax Books and 3 Land Tax Books for James City County, Virginia, 1866-1948, and 42 Property Tax Books and 2 Land Tax Books for Williamsburg, Virginia, 1865-1927. Most years contain two sections within one book:  one section for "White" property owners and one section for "Colored" property owners.  Many of the James City County records have separate books or are divided into Powhatan, Jamestown and Stone House districts.  For the years...
Dates: 1865-1949

Jamestown 400th Anniversary Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.23
Scope and Contents

Publications, photographs, CD's and ephemera related to the 400th Anniversary celebration of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia:  US News and World Report, January 29 - February 8, 2007, Colonial Williamsburg Magazine (2 copies), a wigglepicture of three ships.

Dates: 2007; Majority of material found in 2007

Jamestown Aerial Photographs

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Identifier: MS 00284
Scope and Contents

Collection of aerial photographs of the Jamestown Festival Park, Jamestown Campsites, and Jamestown Boat Arena. They depict various scenery, building projects, and landscape within these areas between 1957 and 1980. Included with the photographs is a copy of a 1936 typescript of the history of Glass Point by J. Luther Kibler and Robert W. Watt. This collection has not been fully processed, please see SCRC staff for assistance.

Dates: 1957-1980

Jamestown Celebration Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 247
Scope and Contents

The collection includes fliers, invitations, and booklets from the Jamestown Celebrations in 1957 and 2007.  The collection contains a scrapbook compiled by the staff of the Virginia 350th Anniversary Commission for College of William and Mary President Alvin Duke Chandler of photographs, invitations, and programs and material provided to participants of the World Forum on the Future of Democracy (2007).

Dates: 1957-2007

James Towne Collony Pottery Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.45
Scope and Contents

James towne collony Pottery ledger book of Paul Griesenauer recording sales which includes autographs of customers; printed book, The Shenandoah Pottery, 1929; and decals in an envelope addressed to Palin Thorley.

Dates: 1937-1962; Majority of material found in 1937-1940

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).

Dates: 1946-1979

Jamestown Exposition Postcards

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Identifier: SC 01542
Scope and Contents Thirty colorized postcards from the Jamestown Exposition in 1907. Images show various navy vessels (U.S.S. Alabama, U.S.S. Atlanta, U.S.S. Charleston, U.S.S. Florida, U.S.S. Indiana, U.S.S. Jamestown, U.S.S. Kearsarge, U.S.S. Kentucky, U.S.S. Louisiana, U.S.S. Maine, U.S.S. Maryland, U.S.S. Massachusetts, U.S.S. Missouri, U.S.S. New Jersey, U.S.S. New York, U.S.S. North Carolina, U.S.S. Olympia and Admiral Dewey, U.S.S. Oregon, U.S.S. Pennsylvania, Officers and Crew of the U.S.S....
Dates: undated

Jamestown Festival Park Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.48
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of newsclippings and some photographs about Jamestown Festival Park beginning in 1955 for the 350th anniversary of Jamestown.

Dates: 1955-1958; Majority of material found in 1957

Jamestowne Society Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 67 J23
Scope and Contents Papers of the Jamestowne Society. Includes correspondence, notices of meetings, minutes of meetings, lists of seventeenth century inhabitants of Jamestown, and lists of members. The collection also contains papers of George Craghead Gregory, founder of the Jamestowne Society. There is biographical material about Gregory as well as his correspondence; drafts of articles written by him about Jamestown; photographs and negatives of Jamestown buildings and maps; plats of lots around Jamestown;...
Dates: 1930-1966

John Vance Weylie Letter to David Stuart

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.247
Scope and Contents Letter written by John Vance Wyelie from Jamestown to David Stuart in Alexandria on Nov. 30, 1798. Wyelie is known to have attended William & Mary from 1797-1798. The letter starts by Wyelie's acknowledging Stuart's loss of a parent and his words of comfort and understanding. He mentions trying to learn Spanish but that he could not bring his books to Jamestown for want of space in the carriage from Hanover, though he hopes his books came come at Christmas. Weylie discusses...
Dates: 1798 November 30

Wilford Kale Papers

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Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.009
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection includes drafts, proofs, publicity material, photographs, correspondence, and related material from the writing career of Wilford Kale. Material is available for Hark Upon the Gale, Private Homes in Williamsburg, The Brafferton: The Education of the Indian, Goal to Goal: 100 Seasons of Football at William and Mary, and Parke Rouse's Jamestown. There is also correspondence and reports from the 275th and 300th anniversaries of the College of William and Mary, the...
Dates: 1966-2008

John Masefield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00548
Scope and Contents Correspondence between John Masefield and Marguerite Osborne, the editor of the Virginia Gazette (newspaper), regarding the publishing of his poem in commemoration of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's visit, in 1957, to Jamestown in connection with the 350th anniversary of the settlement of Jamestown. Includes copy of this poem, "The Virginian Adventure", newspaper clipping of Masefield's "Sea Fever" from the Newport News Daily Press, 1967 and Israel Shenker's tribute to Masefield in the...
Dates: 1957-1970

McDermed Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M15
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1851-1882, to Edward McDermed, Gish's Mill, constable of Roanoke County, Va., concerning his mercantile business and his application for the railroad mail service. Also includes correspondence, 1861- 1865, of Confederate soldiers, including R. F. Kefauver (of the 42nd Regiment), Oliver H. P. McDermed, Charles Lewis Anthony stationed at Jamestown Island, and an unidentified soldier. Subjects of the Civil War letters include the Peninsular Campaign and operations under Jubal...
Dates: 1842-1882

Morecock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M81
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1881-1937 and n.d., relating to the history of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown, Va. collected by members of the Morecock family of Williamsburg, Va. Includes photographs, pamphlets, Christmas cards, postcards, and wood-cut prints depicting the Powder Magazine, Bruton Parish Church, the Courthouse of 1770, the Yorktown Monument, the church tower at Jamestown as well as souvenirs of the Yorktown Centennial, 1881 and the Jamestown Exposition, 1907.

Dates: 1881-1937

William Ordway Partridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01075
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1894-1905, of the sculptor William Ordway Partridge to [?] Allen, [?] Hardy, Edward W. Bok, and the Society of American Sculptors. Letters discuss his book, desire to write an article for Ladies Home Journal on the history of women's clothing, attending social gatherings, and Society of American Sculptors affairs.

4 items.

Dates: 1894-1905

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Flickinger, B. Floyd, 1905-1992 1
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Green, Paul, 1894-1981 1
Green, Paul, 1894-1981. Common Glory 1
Gregory, George Craghead, 1878-1956 1
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 1
Jamestown Corporation 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Kefauver, R. F 1
Laycock, Jimmye McFarland 1
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 1
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McDermed, Edward 1
McDermed, Oliver H. P 1
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Molineux, Will 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Nicholson High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Office of the President 1
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Ruffin, J. Randolph 1
Special Collections Research Center 1
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US Army Quartermaster School 1
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United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association. Chapter #609 (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 10th 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1st 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 22nd 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Mounted Rifles, 1st 1
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Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission 1
Virginia Shakespeare Festival 1
Weylie, John Vance 1
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