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Appomattox Manor Music Collection

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.57
Scope and Contents The collection contains bound volumes and sheet music of the 19th century and early to mid 20th century. Appomattox Manor, near Hopewell, Virginia, has belonged to the Eppes family since 1635, when Captain Francis Eppes was granted a patent to the land. The Manor served as the headquarters of General Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. The home was restored and is open to the public. The collection contains both popular and classical music. Boxes 1 - 18 are bound volumes and sheet music. ...
Dates: 1800-1940; Majority of material found in 1850-1910

Art Song of Williamsburg Records

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...
Dates: 2000-2007

Barraud Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...
Dates: 1799-1904; Majority of material found in 1810-1860

Greg Bartholomew Papers

Identifier: UA 5.171
Scope and Contents

Contains concert programs and postcards from performances with music written by composer Greg Bartholomew, class of 1979, from all across the United States and Canada.

Dates: 2002-2014

Bound Music Collection

Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.12
Scope and Contents This collection contains a large variety of bound volumes of sheet music, spanning the 18th to the 20th century. The PDF versions of the inventory for volumes 1-83b must be viewed in sections. For description of volumes 84 onward see finding aid link further below. Music Volume Index A: Music Volume Index B: ...
Dates: circa 1800-1970

Frances Breeze Music Collection

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.003
Scope and Contents

Book and individual sheet music of musical scores, probably collected by Frances Breeze.  Scrapbooks created by Josephone Carey Stanton and possibly others. Roland Halstead's collection of ephemera from trips abroad and musical production programs and guides. Undetermined parts of the collection were given by Dianne Webb (via Frances Breeze) in memory of Manny and Harold Chapman. Includes a handwritten score by Harold Chapman.

Dates: 1890-1980

Eleanor Calkins Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.02-3
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of College of William and Mary Professor of Mathematics Eleanor Calkins' 32 gradebooks from 1927-1961, a notebook with A-Z listings of her favorite musical recordings (the exceptional ones noted in red), and three yearbooks, 1915-1917, entitled Mossoks, from Columbia College in Lake City, Florida.

Dates: 1915-1961; Majority of material found in 1927-1961

Carl "Pappy" Fehr Letters to Frederick Tubbs and LP Recordings

Identifier: MS 00235
Content Description

37 letters and one postcard from Carl "Pappy" Fehr to Frederick Tubbs who received voice lessons from Fehr in the early 1950's. The two became friends and exchanged letters for years afterward. The letters in this collection span from 1953-1988. In addition to the letters are LP recordings of the William and Mary Choir, The Common Glory from 1953, 1955-1957, 1959-1962, 1966, and a four LP set from 1948-1949.

Dates: 1948-1988

Christopher Wren Singers Records

Identifier: UA 7.067
Scope and Contents

Contains letters, post cards, scrapbooks, audio CDs and other material related to the Christopher Wren Singers, an a capella student organization that specializes in singing madrigal music. Included in the accession are letters and postcards from alumni, scrapbooks of events from 1991-2001, and a 2012 book celebrating 25 years of the Cristopher Wren Singers.

Dates: 1989-2012; Majority of material found in 1993-2003

John Church Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.405
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1880s-1890s, of John Church, a music publisher from Cincinnati, Ohio. Includes legal documents, financial documents, letters, photographs, a book relating to music theory, and material relating to the settlement of Church's estate after his death. Also includes records from the John Church Company, 1924-1929.

Dates: 1864-1894, 1924-1929

Civil War 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

Department of Music records

Identifier: UA 212
Scope and Contents

The collection includes fliers, announcements, programs, newsletters, and audio-visual material generated by the Department of Music at William and Mary. Topics document departmental business, visiting performers, recitals and performances by college students and faculty, choir, ensembles, Ewell Concert Series, Jazz Combo, and the Gallery Players.

Dates: 1920-2019

Documenting Life During COVID-19 collection

Identifier: MS 00326
Scope and Contents

Collection includes social media posts, music recitals, podcasts, video recordings, digital photographs, self-portraiture, original music compositions, poetry, personal journal entries, and other materials created by members of the William & Mary and the greater Williamsburg community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

Dates: 2020 March - ongoing

Mary Thedieck Ewald Papers, circa 1934-1990

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.145
Scope and Contents

Contains notebooks, sheet music, correspondence, manuscripts and other material pertaining to Mary Thedieck Ewald, class of 1942 at the College of William and Mary. The bulk of the papers relates to Ewald's writing career, mainly poetry. The collection also contains notebooks from her undergraduate days at William & Mary as well as graduate notebooks from Harvard University.

Dates: circa 1934-1990

Collection of French Language Manuscripts

Identifier: Mss. 1.17
Scope and Contents

Includes manuscript material in French. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Dates: 1633-1942; Majority of material found in 1633-1795, 1942

The Gentlemen of the College records

Identifier: UA 7.006
Scope and Contents The records of the College of William and Mary men's a capella group Gentlemen of the College include internal and external correspondence related to public performances; the constitution and by-laws; fliers advertising performances and auditions; a history of the group; membership lists; photographs; an extensive collection of audiovisual material documenting both live performances and studio sessions; and several scrapbooks. A portion of the collection was created to mark the group's 10th...
Dates: 1990-2023

Maximilian Hartman Diaries

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.79
Scope and Contents Two diaries written by Civil War soldier Maximilian Hartman are included as well as a transcription of their contents.  The first diary begins in September of 1861 and continues until February, 1862.  The second diary continues from February, 1862 and ends in May of that same year.  The diaries delineate the travels and military actions of the 93rd Regiment from Pennsylvania as it passes through Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.  Of local interest are the descriptions of events in...
Dates: 1861-1862

Indian Warriors' Song (William and Mary College) Tune-Dex Information Card, circa

Identifier: 2016.004; UA 142
Scope and Contents Tune-Dex, Inc. performing rights information card for the "Indian Warriors' Song (William and Mary College), written by Barrett Rogers (Class of 1933) and Thornton W. Allen. The song was copyrighted in 1931 by Thornton W. Allen and published by the Thornton W. Allen Company of New York, New York. The information card was copyrighted by George Goodwin in 1950. One side features information about the song, including the names of Barrett Roberts (writer, class of 1933), and Thorton W. Allen...
Dates: 1950

Mildred Jackson Papers

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.

Dates: 1938-1976

John Posie Mathews Saunders Notebook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Na1
Scope and Contents

Notebook, 1854-1859, of John Posie Mathews Sanders of Jackson's Ferry, Wythe County, Virginiaa. at Emory and Henry College, Abingdon, Virginia. The notes concern Latin, Greek, chemistry, music, and accounting.

Dates: 1854-1859

Josephine W. Shinholser Collection of Sheet Music

Identifier: MS 00308
Scope and Contents Although this collection spans 1890 to 1997, most of the sheet music was copyrighted before the 1940s. Also included is a photograph of a piece of music and a small music book with no copyright. Roughly half of the songs are related to the moon in some way. There is a variety of different types of dances, such as fox trots, two steps, or waltzes, but not much variety in theme. Most pieces are love songs, with a few comic ones interspersed. Series 1: Romantic songs – separated by...
Dates: 1890 - 1997

Charlotte Kaufman Papers

Identifier: MS 00339
Scope and Contents Acc. 2007.92: Original and copies of individual parts for musical instruments and scripts for voices for five ballad operas: Robin Hood, Devil to Play, Mock Doctor, Thomas and Sally and the Beggar's Opera. Photographs, copies of miscellaneous theater airs and songs, research material, programs, posters, and working papers. These operas were performed by Friends of Dr. Burney who later changed their name to Boston Musical Theater and were directed by Charlotte Kaufman....
Dates: 1980-1990

Mexican Satirical songsheets

Identifier: SC 01790
Content Description

28 illustrated songsheets that use verse to satirize news stories from Mexico in the late 19th and early 20th century. The sheets credit Antonio Vanegas Arroyo as publisher, while the accompanying illustrations are attributed to José Guadalupe Posada.

Dates: 1899-1918

Mamon L. Morrison Diary

Identifier: SC 01637
Scope and Contents Bound diary with intermittent entries between May 1949 and March 1951 maintained by Mamon L. Morrison. These entries spanned his high school years and contains emotional and morose musings as well as descriptions of everyday life. They also record his practices, lessons, and performances during this time. Morrison became a respected member of the Richmond- Petersburg Art’s Community and was a concert pianist and faculty member of Virginia States University. Also contains a CD of Morrison's...
Dates: 1949-1951

Pocket Diaries of Merchant's Wife

Identifier: SC 01548
Scope and Contents Three pocket diaries written in 1869-1870 and 1874. The first diary, from 1869, focuses on the writer's daily life in Massachusetts. She writes about her activities such as music lessons, visits from friends, commemorating the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, attending lectures at the Ladies' Physiological Institute, going to the Anti-Slavery Convention at the Horticultural Hall, and seeing photograph exhibits. She also mentions writing letters to Erastus, who has gone to San...
Dates: 1869-1870; 1874

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