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Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem Papers

 Collection
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, Sr., Earl Gregg Swem, Jr., and Earl Gregg Swem, III, and material on Earl Gregg Swem's...
Dates: 1856-1996; Majority of material found in 1950-1970

Mary Frances Switzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00108
Scope and Contents Papers, letters, and photographs of Mary Frances Switzer (1919-2005) of Florida who served as a World War II army nurse in France, Belgium, and Germany. After a pre-war nursing degree completed in New Orleans, Mary spent time training in military camps in the United States and England. The collection comprises letters written during the war by Mary to her parents while she was abroad, in which she describes life in army camps and combat zones, leisure activities while on break, and the...
Dates: 1911-1946; Majority of material found in 1937-1945

John Henry Tabb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T12
Scope and Contents Chiefly papers, 1826-1856, of John Henry Tabb of Gloucester County, Va. who moved to Danville, Va. where he was a merchant (Tabb, Allmand & Co.). Collection includes correspondence of members of the Tabb family with Tabb and business letters written to him.   The letters primarily concern the business that Tabb conducted in Danville, Virginia. Letter comments on dining at "White Marsh" for three and one half hours and the $20,000 worth of silver on the table,...
Dates: 1826-1856

John Earl Taliaferro Photograph Albums & Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 93 T14
Scope and Contents

Two photograph albums and marriage service booklet of John E. Taliaferro (1896-1982) and his wife Elizabeth Farinholt Taliaferro (1910-1983) of Gloucester, Virginia.  Includes photos of "Hockley"  in Ware Neck, Gloucester County, home of Richard Philip Taliaferro"

Also letters and accounts, 1832, 1869, and undated, of the Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro family and a history of "Dunham Massie" by Spotswood H. Jones.

Dates: 1896-1982

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1811-1954

Rodney B. Taylor Papers

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Identifier: MS 00001
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence, printed matter, monographs, ephemera, photographs, and photo negatives relating to Virginia history, with an emphasis on Jamestown. There is also material related to the Matthew Whaley School in Williamsburg, Virginia, and material relating to Taylor's involvement in the Sons of the American Revolution and the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Includes materials related to Lady Astor, Queen Elizabeth's 1957 visit to Jamestown, and...
Dates: 1868-2007; Majority of material found in 1939-2000

Elaine Themo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.075
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and reports from 1974-1993 pertaining to Dr. Elaine Themo's research and teaching career in the Department of Sociology at the College of William and Mary. Included in the collection are proposals for Women's Studies workshops as well as for a Women's Studies program at William and Mary; correspondence, reports, and publications about Sexual Harassment in general as well as at William and Mary; and news clippings about...
Dates: 1974-1993; Majority of material found in 1974-1985

Thomas L. Williams collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00254
Scope and Contents

The collection includes photographs, negatives, slides, film, postcards, ephemera, correspondence and artifacts belonging to Thomas L. Williams, photographer for William & Mary for 35 years. He was also a photographer for Camp Peary and Colonial Williamsburg prior to working for William & Mary.

Dates: Circa 1940-1990

Samuel K. Thompson Diary

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Identifier: SC 00945
Scope and Contents Diary, 1870, of Samuel K. Thompson, 2nd Lieutenant of the 25th Regiment of the U.S. Infantry, which was one of the all African-American regiments founded in 1866 that are also referred to as "Buffalo Soldiers." Thompson was a white commanding officer of the regiment.The diary starts out in early 1870 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the regiment had its headquarters. Thompson then describes marching to Ft. Davis, Texas. His entries are regular and often detailed and give a good...
Dates: 1870, 1876

George Holbert Tucker Collection of Jane Austen Materials

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1987.22
Scope and Contents Collection contains source material regarding Jane Austen collected and compiled by George Holbert Tucker for his books on Jane Austen, particularly "Jane Austen the Woman:  Some Biographical Insights", "A History of Jane Austen's Family" and "A Goodly Heritage: A History of Jane Austen's Family." Tucker compiled material into binders documenting the times in which Austen lived as well as themes for his research and publication. His research also fact-checked biographies and cleared up...
Dates: 1975-1987

Tyler Family Papers, Group H

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

Papers, 1750-1935, which are miscellaneous manuscripts with Tyler family connections. Include a scrapbook which includes correspondence of John Tyler, Thomas Walker Gilmer and St. George Tucker mostly with nineteenth- century Virginia politicians. Papers also include printed material, photographs of people and buildings and miscellaneous notes perhaps collected by Lyon G. Tyler and Sue Ruffin Tyler.

Dates: 1750-1935

John Tyler, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 78 T97
Scope and Contents Series 1: Group A, Acc. 78 T97 and 1992.63:  Papers, 1856-1895, of John Tyler, Jr., post Civil War Republican Party activist. Subjects covered by the collection include alcoholism, Republican Party politics, Presidential elections, political patronage, Reconstruction, Methodist Episcopal Church, Florida, Braxton Bragg, and the Fenian Brotherhood. Prominent correspondents include Charles Francis Adams, Chester Alan Arthur, Pierre G. T. Beauregard, James Gillespie Blaine, James Buchanan,...
Dates: 1800-1928

United Daughters of the Confederacy Records, Williamsburg (Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 92 U9
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook material from the Williamsburg Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) consisting of newspaper clippings on the Civil War, veterans still living, battle reenactments, correspondence, yearbooks, programs, and other. Also included are papers concerning Confederate monuments in Williamsburg, as well as dealing with the Cross of Honor. One copy of "A History of the United Daughters of the Confederacy" is included.

Dates: 1890-1998

University Communications Records

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Identifier: UA 61
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, publications, newsletters, reports, and other material pertaining to the Office of University Communications at the College of William and Mary. The bulk of the records consist of press releases and newspaper clippings related to faculty, staff, students, and alumni at the College from the 1940s to the 1980s. Please see the Finding Aid/Box List section below to learn more about each series.

Dates: 1938-2005; Majority of material found in 1969-1983

Vaiden Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00193
Scope and Contents

Genealogical material on the Vaiden family starting with Henry Micajah Vaiden (b. 1824) of Brunswick County, Va. who married Adelia Laverne Rose (1825-1903) in 1846 and including papers relating to the membership of Penelope Bryan Vaiden in the Daughters of the American Revolution, photographs, and receipts and account books. Includes Henry M. Vaiden's journal of horse pedigrees, crop records and accounts and a book of recipes.  49 items.

Dates: 1799-1982

Elizabeth Van Lew Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 V32
Scope and Contents Papers, 1854-1926, collected by John Albree in preparing lectures on Elizabeth Van Lew. Includes letters, notes, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Includes typed copies of her scrapbook. Collection also includes material concerning Jefferson Davis and Civil War letters from North Carolina. Acc. 2000.54 is microfilm of the collection. Folders 1-10 of the Elizabeth Van Lew Papers are available in Swem Library’s microforms area on 1 reel of microfilm, call number E608 .V34...
Dates: 1854-1926

Vergilian Bimillennium Celebration Records

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Identifier: UA 300
Scope and Contents

Acc. 1980.022 contains a scrapbook from the Vergilian Bimillennium Celebration held at the College in 1930. Includes photographs, clippings, a program, a script, and correspondence. The scrapbook measures 9" x 11".

This collection also includes programs from the celebration of the classical Roman Poet Vergil's 2000th birthday at the College of William & Mary. The inventory for these records is available in the box list section of this finding aid.

Dates: 1930; Majority of material found in 1930

Paul R. Verkuil Papers

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Identifier: UA 2.25
Scope and Contents

This collection contains awards, diplomas, certificates and other material related to Paul R. Verkuil, who served as President of the College of William & Mary from 1985-1992. Included in the papers are Verkuil's bachelor's degree from William and Mary, a congratulatory letter to Verkuil from Robert F. Kennedy, a photograph of Verkuil with Warren E. Burger, Chancellor of William and Mary, and his law degree from the University of Virginia.

Dates: circa 1961-1992

Virginia Cities Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Dates: 1663-1980

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

Dates: 1600-2000; Majority of material found in 1730-1890

Courtney Sharpe Ward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.25, 2008.106
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, papers, newspaper clippings, drafts and published articles belonging to Courtney Sharpe Ward, a writer for the Richmond News Leader in Richmond, Virginia. Many of her articles had a historical connection. The addition mostly consists of material on the 1957 350th Anniversary of Jamestown. Includes photograph and 1957 Press Card of Courtney Sharpe Ward.

Dates: 1950-1969

Mary Elizabeth McGinnis White Papers

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Identifier: SC 00662
Scope and Contents Papers, 1938-1994, of Mary Elizabeth Maginnes White. Includes Colonial Williamsburg picture ID; bronze medal, 1983 for Summit of Industrialized Nations, 1983 letter thanking her for her efforts in making the Summit successful; photograph, ca 1944, of Mathew Whaley students, photographs, 1994 of 50th reunion of Mathew Whaley students; newspaper clipping, 1994, concerning reunion; invitation and graduation photograph, 1994; program 1994 junior-senior banquet; issue June 5,1944, of the Powder...
Dates: 1938-1994

Whittle-Greene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W61
Scope and Contents

Papers of Cloe Tyler Whittle Greene. Mostly diaries, 1855-1924, before and after her marriage to John Newport Greene. Also includes printed cards, photographs, verse, newspapers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and prints of colonial and Civil War figures. Topics covered by the diaries include secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, travel, life in Norfolk, Virginia and marriage.

Dates: 1855-1995, undated

W. H. Wilkinson Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.325
Scope and Contents

Records, 1919-1939, of San Francisco Lawyer W.H. Wilkinson concerning the legal status and travel regulations of Chinese immigrants living in the U.S., as well as immigration applications of Chinese citizens planning to move to the United States. Included is correspondence with state and federal agencies, employers, banks, and clients. Photographs are attached to the majority of the files.

Dates: 1919-1939

William D. Eppes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 94 E7
Scope and Contents Series 1: Scrapbook with correspondence and ephemera; 1959-1994; concerning William D. Eppes' book fund for purchases in the Humanities for Swem Library. Majority of correspondence is with James A. Servies, Librarian.Series 2: Photocopied correspondence, playbills, and newspaper clippings used to support the nomination of Eva Le Gallienne for an honorary degree. Originals of the correspondence can be found at the Walter Hapton-Edwin Booth Theatre Collection and Library....
Dates: 1959-1994

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Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 6
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College of William and Mary. School of Education 4
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 4
American Red Cross 3
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 3
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Landrum, Grace Warren, 1876-1951 3
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 3
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 3
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Scammon, Howard, 1911-1999 3
Swem family 3
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
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Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 2
Close, Glenn, 1947- 2
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College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
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College of William and Mary. Staff 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 2
Galt family 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 2
Green, Paul, 1894-1981. Common Glory 2
Gregg family 2
Guy family 2
Hall, John Lesslie, Jr., 1891-1978 2
Hansbrough family 2
Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- 2
Hunt, Althea, 1890-1971 2
Jamestown Corporation 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Jones, W. Melville, 1901-1992 2
Luce family 2
Myers, Barton, 1853-1927 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 2
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Saunders family 2
School of Education 2
Smith family 2
Swem, Lilia Hansbrough 2
The Model School (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Tyler Family 2
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 2
United States Congress 2
United States. Army. Signal Corps 2
University of Virginia 2
Verkuil, Paul R 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. 2
Virginia State Senate 2
Williamsburg Garden Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Williamsburg Players (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Woman's Club of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Woodbridge, Dudley Warner, 1896-1969 2
Wright family 2
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Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Adams, Linda Friend, 1943-2008 1
Albree, John 1
Alumni Band Organization. 1
Amador, Don 1
American Anti-Slavery Society 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Austrian Foundation 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Fireside Club 1
American Freedman Aid Commission, Philadelphia, Pa 1
American Library Association 1
American Red Cross in France 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Andrews, Robert, 1743?-1804 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Armistead Family 1
Armistead, Cary Champion, d. 1944 1
Armistead, Dora Travis, 1890-1979 1
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Art Song of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities--History. 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Colonial Capitol Branch 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Jamestown Rediscovery 1
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