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American Society of Civil Engineers photograph

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01843
Content Description

The photograph reflects members of the American Society of Civil Engineers who visited William & Mary on October 18, 1923. The society held meetings at the Jefferson hotel in Richmond, Virginia and visited the William & Mary dining hall on Thursday October 18, 1923. More information on their visit is reflected in William & Mary's Flat Hat issue date 1923-10-12.

Dates: 1923 October 18

Vito L. Bianco collection of African American photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00325
Content Description

This collection contains one bound album of 18 photographs of African Americans, including children, women, as well as men in military uniforms. Photographs were taken by multiple studios in Virginia including the E.C. Leath Photograph Gallery in Petersburg and the Virginia, Evans and Son Gallery in Norfolk, virginia. Other photographs were produced by New York based studios including Adams Studio and Richard Ward Studio. The photographs include carte de visites, tintypes and postcards.

Dates: circa 1875

Ada E. Boyle Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01572
Scope and Contents

46 page photograph album containing 132 black and white photographs and seven cyanotypes mounted on black construction paper. Some names are captioned within this album. The photographs depict friends posing with various props and in multiple poses indicated that perhaps, Ada Boyle was herself the photographer. The photographs also feature many women posing in a jovial manner as well as men playing ice hockey on a frozen pond.

Dates: circa 1905

Civil War stereoviews

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01860
Content Description Nine stereoviews documenting the Civil War. One is from New York, five are from Virginia, two are from Charleston, South Carolina, and one is from an unknown location. The New York stereoview depicts the funeral procession for President Lincoln. The Charleston stereoviews depict ruins of a cathedral and tomb. The Virginia stereoviews depict images of various soldiers. Other stereoviews depict historical buildings and war images. An unidentified stereoview depicts a group of male laborers...
Dates: Circa 1865

Henry Denison Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C67
Scope and Contents Included are minutes of the Wise Light Infantry Co. of Williamsburg, 1881-1882; the College of William and Mary Alumni Association, 1906-1917; papers concerning the College of William and Mary including letters, 1873, from Benjamin S. Ewell; the Williamsburg Free School Trustees, 1870-1907; and the Democratic Committee of Williamsburg. Also accounts of the state school funds, 1894-1911; the city school funds, 1906-1911, 1919-1924; Bruton Parish Church 1897-1938; and of Robert F....
Dates: 1786-1939

Hart Papers I and II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 H29
Scope and Contents Papers, 1847-1934, including correspondence, essays, articles, and poems by John Hart, a Richmond book seller and poems, short stories, and a novel by his wife, Katherine M. Hart. The papers of John Hart include letters concerning the sale of books and two letters by James Branch Cabell. The collection includes diplomas and certificates awarded by the University of Virginia to his [father ?] John Hart of Louisa County, Va. The Hart Papers (II) series contains 200...
Dates: 1847-1934

Joseph M. Zinni letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00242
Scope and Contents The Joseph M. Zinni letters collection contains correspondence from Joseph M. Zinni to his wife, Anne from 1940-1945. The Letters include discussions from his travels with the 166th Signal Photographic Company, the 39th Signal Corps through Northern Ireland, France, and Luxembourg during World War II. The 166th Signal Photographic Company documented the major military campaigns of the war, producing combat film and still images. They supplied a significant amount of footage to the US news...
Dates: 1940-1945; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Kenneth H. Singer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00310
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to the Camp Peary, Virginia, military installation and Singer's time there with his stepfather, Cmdr. Arthur C. Linden, USNR, and mother, Barbara E. Linden, during World War II. Includes a portrait of Singer painted by German prisoner of war, H. Koeling; 11 photographs of officers and nurses; photocopies of 3 identification cards; invitation to commissioned officers mess; 22 copies of camp newsletter, Peary-scope, dating from 5 July 1943...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943, 1945-1946

William J. Lawler Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00704
Scope and Contents Diary, 1943, kept by Private William J. Lawler while he was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Niagara Falls, New York, Tenessee, Georgia, and Denver, Colorado during World War II. Most of his entries in the diary are very detailed, and some of the entries were written by his wife, Nancy Selina. The entries record his life as a service member in the United States Army. Topics include Lawler attending basic training, details of his wife's pregnancy, attending flight school, going to...
Dates: 1943

Photograph Collection of Military Life in Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00347
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1950

Stuart E. Krentcil Faces of Vietnam photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01873
Content Description

Photographs of exhibit by Stuart E. Krentcil entitled "The Reluctant Observer, The Face of War-A Vietnam Trilogy" shown at West Point and the University of Hartford as well as various art galleries across the United States. The exhibit has 3 components: Vietnam War photographs during 1969-1970, Welcome home parade down Broadway NYC, circa fall 1973, HBO Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Concert, July 4, 1987. Program for the exhibit is also inlcuded.

Dates: 1969-1987

William Welling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.709
Scope and Contents The papers of William Welling document his career as a photographic historian. Welling worked as a journalist for the Hamden Chronicle from 1949-1950 and several of his articles are included in the collection. Series 2 holds correspondence between Welling and prominent photographic historians Helmut Gernsheim (1913-1995) of Lugano, Switzerland and George R. Rinhart. Series 3 includes Welling's extensive collection of photographic history research primarily on the 19th century for his books A...
Dates: 1949-2004; Majority of material found in 1970s, 1980s

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