Papers, 1917-1961, collected by George Washington Parson, a physician who practiced in Texarkana, Texas. Includes scholarship certificates from the College of William and Mary; diplomas, honors, and photographs.
Chiefly letters and telegrams, 1920, received by John Barton Payne on the occasion of his appointment as U. S. Secretary of the Interior. Includes miscellaneous correspondence, some pertaining to his work as chairman of the American Red Cross and photographs, 1920, of Alaska.
Papers and photographs, 1871-1913, bulk 1873-1904, of the Peebles, Watson and Arrington families of Norfolk and Petersburg, Va. Includes letters, primarily from Joseph Littleton Peebles to Kate S. Watson during their courtship and marriage. Also includes genealogical notes. The Peebles farm is a part of the Petersburg National Battlefield Park.
Scrapbook of information about and pictures of Williamsburg, the College of William and Mary, and the Home Economics Department. The book also contains newspaper clippings about the society and its members.
This collection includes eighty two black and white photographs that depict American life at a military base in Virginia. Situated during the Korean War, these photographs mainly feature soldiers. However, couples, women, children, food preparation, and landscapes are also included in the collection. The collection belonged to a soldier stationed at Fort Lee and Fort A. P. Hill in Virginia in 1950. The photos were likely taken by a member of the Quartermaster Corps.
Two photographs of the Groxall Graveyard in Garrison Forest. Notes on the reverse of photographs give description and history of graveyard and some of the occupants. One photograph is of Charles Croxall's stone who died in 1782.
Thirteen photographs of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt funeral procession, 1945, and two photographs of Harry S. Truman, one of his being sworn in as President.
Two photographs of the exterior of St. Augustine Institute.
The Miriam D. Plotnicov papers consist of her research notes, slides and photographs relating to beads of indigenous peoples from different parts of the world.
The collection contains the letters of Pvt. Adam Porter of Co. A, 194th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, stationed at Camp Carroll, Md. to his sister and brother-in-law in Williamsport, Pa. He describes camp life. Included is a pen and ink sketch of Porter and a carte-de-visite of him in uniform.
Photograph album, circa 1940s, of Paul Presnell and Alice Arikawa, a married couple. Presnell is a former member of the United States military. Photograph album primarily concerns a trip to Silver Spring, Florida, taken by the couple, but also includes pictures of a parade and of what seems to be the couple's child.
The records of the Department of Psychology at the College of William and Mary include correspondence, meeting minutes, policies and procedures, reports, information about the graduate program, selected syllabi and other class material, research notes, fliers, and copies of the
Minute book for the Young Men's Division of the Pulaski Citizens Club (location unknown), an organization for Polish Americans. The club organized social events like dances and bingo and there is mentioning the intention to set up athletic and educational events as well.
Also included are a letter, two photographs and a greeting card.
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Records of the Pulaski Club of Williamsburg, a men's social club, named in honor of Count Pulaski of American Revolutionary War fame. Includes minutes, correspondence, photographs, poetry, stationery and clippings. Two letters by John D. Rockefeller are included.