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College Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.

Dismal Swamp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D63
Scope and Contents Transcripts collected ca. 1922 by Earl Gregg Swem in connection with his editing of William Byrd's Description of the Dismal Swamp and a Proposal to Drain the Swamp. Includes land entries made in the Dismal Swamp; petitions, 1763-1785, to the Governor and Council; and papers, 1764-1785, of George Washington concerning the proposed canal in the Dismal Swamp.

Kappa Alpha Theta, Beta Lambda Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.018
Scope and Contents This collection includes items from the founding of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta, Beta Lambda in the 1920s at the College of William and Mary and material from the late 1940s to the present. Founding documents include a petition of the William and Mary chapter of Gamma Omega (a local fraternity) to become a chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta and a draft of a letter to Anne L. Miller, President, District VII, Kappa Alpha Theta, concerning the petition. The records from the 1930s to the present include...

W. H. Macon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00545
Scope and Contents Papers, 1848-1866, of Dr. W. H. Macon of New Kent County, Va. Includes accounts, 1798, and a draft of his petition, 1866, to the U. S. Senate for the restoration of his full citizenship after the Civil War.  11 items.

Thomas B. Martin Executors' Petition

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00547
Scope and Contents Petition, ca. 1799, of Gabriel Jones of Rockingham County, Va., (Robert Macky [Robert Mackey ?] of Winchester, Va. and John S. Woodcock of Frederick County, [Va.] executors of Thomas B[ryan] Martin to George Wythe, judge of the High Court of Chancery, asking for an injunction in the sale of Martin's lands in lawsuit [Commonwealth v. Martin's Executors]. Bears note by George Wythe awarding injunction.

Memorial of The Operatives of Glasgow for the Dismissal of Ministers Petition

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00880
Scope and Contents Printed petition titled "Memorial of The Operatives of Glasgow for the Dismissal of Ministers, to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, the Memorial of the Inhabitants of the City of Glasgow." Handwritten date, 1839, and handwritten note, "as adopted at Newcastle on Tyne." Also contains handwritten notes rewriting some of the points given in the petition, plus ends with "shew this to Gustavus." The writer seemed particularly concerned with the relations between Great Britain and Russia....

Northern Neck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 N81
Scope and Contents Papers, 1672-1936, relating to the Northern Neck of Virginia. Includes plat, 1672, of 40 acres of land belonging to Ambrose Fielding and Jon Southerland and surveyed by Jo. Haynie; photocopy of warrant, 1694, for a survey and grant of Doeg's Island to William Sherwood (signed by Marguerite [Margaret] Culpeper, [Thomas, Lord] Fairfax, Catherine Fairfax, Alexander Culpeper and agents W[illia]m Fitzhugh and George Brent); typescript of petition, 1783, of Robert, Lord Fairfax and Denny Martin...

Omicron Delta Kappa Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.027
Scope and Contents The Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) collection documents the history of the organization from 1921-1997. The bulk of the material consists of correspondence from 1955 to 1971 related to the annual meetings of the General Council of ODK, election and initiation of new Eta Circle members, purchases of books and ODK keys, various financial records, banquet and Tap Service programs, and several newspaper clippings.  The collection also contains several copies of the annual national publication ...

Petitions to Remove the College from Williamsburg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 35
Scope and Contents Box 1 contains photostats of petitions and supporting documents, testimonies, and memorials on the subject of moving the College of William and Mary from Williamsburg to Richmond, Virginia. The petitions and testimonies were collected by the Colleges and Education Committee of the Virginia General Assembly as part of its action on a bill proposing to move the school.

Box 2 contains newspaper accounts of the episode.

Preston Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...

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