This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.
This collection is stored off-site. At least 72 hours is required for retrieval.
This collection consists of subject files, reports, and other material from the Office of the Dean of Students at the College of William and Mary. More information about this collection can be found in the finding aid/box list section of this finding aid.
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.
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.
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.