Circular letters, 1829, concerning subscriptions to publications of the Declaration of Independence in French and English to be published by Anderson, Sons & Co., Washington, D. C.; list of subscribers in Richmond, Norfolk, and Portsmouth, Va.; and a poem, "Archbishop Sharpe of York and the Highwayman" [concerning John Sharp.]
Autograph album, 1938-1942, of an unidentified woman (Clara), most likely of Martinsville, Va. Contains signatures and brief entries, like verses and poems by her friends from Virginia and North Carolina.
Pike's Arithmetic, 1856-1858, [either Nicholas Pike's A New and Complete System of Arithmetic or Stephen Pike's The Teacher's Assistant] copied by William J. Babb, Hardy County, Va. [W. Va.]. The volume also includes verse.
Three copies of typed poem, "Jack Joett Rides" by Henry E. Baker. Attached is an advertisement entitled "Remarks on Jack Jouett's Ride" with a sheet requesting newspapers to contact Mr. Baker in Newport News, Virginia for a subscription to his "Our Modern Poets" column. 1941.
The collection includes material, such as correspondence, poetry, photographs, and miscellaneous item relating to Dr. Beverley Randolph Tucker and his parents, John Randolph Tucker and Fanny Crump Tucker. Topics covered include religion, education, the legal and medical professions, the American Civil War, and Reconstruction.
This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.
Commonplace book, 1834-1846 of Emma Bull (b. 1812). Contains poems, some of which are possibly her own, and prayers. Toward the end of the book she entered birth dates for herself, her husband Charles B. Conner and their children, as well as her marriage date.