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.
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.
Contains a loose scrapbook of photographs detailing student life at the College of William and Mary that were collected by Muriel Johnstone, class of 1929, during her time at the College. Included are photographs of campus buildings, Johnstone's fellow classmates, and student activities, including athletics, May Pole dancing, and Johnstone's sorority, Kappa Delta. Also included with the scrapbook are loose photographs and publications about Johnstone and the Kappa Delta sorority pin.
Diary, 1997 of Joseph J. Casale, Jr. (1957-2008) who was HIV / AIDS infected at the time he wrote his entries. Casale, who describes himself as someone who likes "men mostly, but ...also love(s) women" mainly writes about the reaction of family and friends to his disease, and his struggle to come to terms with his terminal illness. In the back of the diary he sketched out his will. The entries cover about 15 pp.
Letters, 1940-1946, received by June Maberry of Aquasco, Maryland. Includes letters from friends, a cadet at Augusta Military Academy in Fort Defiance, Virginia, and a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy. The topics discussed in the letters pertain to the authors' personal lives.
Letter from son to parents about life in the army in Germany. Mentions looting and keeping German pistols and swords.
This collection includes photographs, scrapbooks, publications, and administrative records of the Gamma Kappa Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma at William & Mary. Some of the material is restricted, per donor request, and is available with the permission of the Chapter President.