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Account book, 1808-1839, kept by Calvin Hobart, a cabinet maker, grain mill builder, and craftsman. Hobart moved from Vermont to Ohio in 1821, and then on to Schuyler County, Illinois in 1822. Listed in the account book are transactions recording payment for tables, chair frames, cradles, agricultural produce, horse pasturage, and labor. The book begins with approximately 40 pages of accounts, then the next 50 pages are blank, and the remaing section of the book contains more accounts.
Diary, 1866, of Horace Shepardson of Bainbridge, New York. At the front of the volume is an 8 page printed account entitled "Memorable Events in the Secession Rebellion together with Fluctuations in the Price of Gold," which gives a timeline of events during the Civil War. There is also entries which detail Horace Shepardson's life, including his travels throughout the state, his work on farms, and singing school, among others.
One spiral-bound booklet titled "How Old is Old?," a compilation of drawings and writings by children expressing what they thought of being old. The authors were students ranging from pre-kindergarteners through sixth graders at St. Edward's School in Vero Beach, Fl. The writings were collected by Katie Kutschinski and dedicated to Joan Wachter, William and Mary Class of 1973.
Two scrapbooks, 1923-1924 and 1925-1927 of high school student Dorothy E. Howe of Omaha, Nebraska, where she attended Edward Rosewater South High School. Scrapbooks contain photographs, invitations, letters, written entries by friends, printed programs and ephemera.
One page letter from Norfolk, VA. She reports that there are twelve negroes guarding a bridge in close proximity to her and it unsettles her as a result. She does not think much of the African American guards. The remainder of her letter is in regard to the receipt and sending of correspondence between herself and the recipient.
Diaries, 1905-1915, of Ida Marion Gilliam, who lived in or around Prince Edward County, Virginia. There are references to the Jamestown Exposition of 1907 and Haley's Comet. Describes her family's life on a tobacco farm, her school life, church life, and social events.
Ledgers, letters, receipts, and other material, circa 1850s to 1910, related to the Ives family of Falls Church, Virginia. Includes ledgers of S.S. Ives' business in Falls Church where he made and repaired items for wagons and carts. His customers included African-Americans. Also includes correspondence between members of the Ives family. There are also political materials, receipts, account books, and other materials.
Theatrical poster for "Stop 13: The College of William and Mary," produced circa 1968-1969
Handmade victory banner (W&M #1 in the East), as featured in the 1967 Dec. issue of the Alumni Gazette. There is a print of the same photograph in the UA Photograph Collection [football].
DVD of Williamson's appearance on Jeopardy! in 1972. Williamson was a contestant over 5 days, and the video is approximately two hours.
The collection contains artifacts including an Orange employee hat from Doumar's Cones & Barbecue resturant and a menu from Charlie's Cafe, both located in Norfolk, VA. The hat was worn by James Marino (class of 2013) during his 2010 employment at Doumar's as part of an Order of the White Jacket scholarship.
Diary of J.C.F. Groh of Breathedsville, Washington County, Maryland. Contents include the weather, where he ate, and where he traveled, among other items.
Diary, 1945-1947, of Joanne Mason, a teenager from Long Beach, California. Includes descriptions of her relationship with her mother, including fights that they had; her relationships with various young men; parties which she attends; alcohol consumption; her school and schoolwork; and trips that she took, among other items.
Diary, 1694-1702, of John Mason of Yorkshire, England. Entries include information about Mason's estate, the property that he owns, legal proceedings, his community life, people who worked for him, and candle making, among others. There is also information giving genealogical information about Mason and his family.