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Joseph C. Hilton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00101
Scope and Contents Letters written primarily by Joseph C. Hilton, an American engineer from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, working in and around Medellin, Colombia and Santiago, Colombia from 1926-1933. His wife, Margaret, joined him in Colombia in 1927 and the collection also includes letters written by her. The couple regularly wrote to their two children, Sylvia and Tom, back home in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Ithaca, New York. Content covers Joseph's exploration of Colombia, his work on the tunnel, and social...
Dates: 1926-1933

Sarah Virginia Weight Hinton Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D19
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1855-1862, of a child in Norfolk, Va. (apparently dictated to or copied over by her mother) and of her mother. Concerns trips to North Carolina and New York City and to springs in Virginia and records the family's move to a plantation near Richmond, Texas. Includes reports of friends dying in Norfolk during the yellow fever epidemic of 1855 and records the mothers ill health (possibly tuberculosis).

Dates: 1855-1862

Harry H. Hipple Diary

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Identifier: SC 00818
Scope and Contents Diary, 1937, of Harry H. Hipple of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Harry H. Hipple who is about 70 years old in 1937 and was probably retired, records weather, social outings, bird watching, church visits, etc. in his daily entries. Occasionally he comments on local and national politics and events. Some of the names mentioned in the diary are: Mrs Gilbert, Allie Bess, Mr Clausing, Mrs West, Frank Jones, Mrs Crumb, Mr & Mrs Knight, Mrs Van Meter, Mrs Dodge, John Harters, Isabel Crumb,...
Dates: 1937

Calvin Hobart Account Book

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Identifier: SC 00685
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1808-1841

William Henry Holloway Scrapbook

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Identifier: SC 01590
Scope and Contents Scrapbook created by William Henry Holloway while he served in the Army as part of the 36th Company, Coast Artillery from 1902-1904. Holloway participated in the United States military involvement in the Philippine insurrection where he served for one year. The scrapbook is comprised of mostly postcards and stock pictures of people and general scenes of the Philippines along with some original photographs of the United States Army while serving in the Philippines. Many of the photographs...
Dates: 1902-1937; Majority of material found within 1902-1903

Samuel M. Holt Log Book and Seamen's Certificates

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Identifier: SC 01138
Scope and Contents This collection contains the journal kept by Captain Samuel M. Holt while sailing to the West Indies, Greenland, Nova Scotia, Forida and other destinations. The first part of the journal gives detailed accounts of Holt's experience sailing to the West Indies, including the conditions on the boat, the weather, ports of call, and the names of officers on each ship. The journal also includes several newsclippings mentioning holt and other nautical topics, Seamen's Certificates for Holt from...
Dates: 1880-1922

Hon's Diary

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Identifier: SC 01450
Content Description Hon’s diary includes 146 handwritten pages and 7 pages typed via email between June 1994 and January 1996. Hon describes his life while living in California, recording experiences regarding platonic and romantic relationships, drug and alcohol use, international travel to Indonesia and Hong Kong, immigration, HIV/AIDS, and the process of self-discovery. Hon’s entries are influenced by his intersectional identity as a gay male Asian immigrant living in the United States. Hon utilizes this...
Dates: 1994-1996

Horace Shepardson Diary

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Identifier: SC 00756
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1866

Helen M. Hoskins Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.226
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, receipts, poems, and other material concerning Helen M. Hoskins and her family of Sheffield, Massachusetts. Most of the correspondence is between Helen and her mother, Sabra Hoskins, but also includes letters written by Helen's husband, H.T. Wheeler, her son, Horace Wheeler, siblings, numerous cousins, and friends. Included in the collection are poems, compositions, and other ephemera related to Helen's time as a teacher at female academies in...
Dates: 1839-1868; Majority of material found in 1845-1860

Houstater Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00246
Scope and Contents Papers of the Houstater Family, primarily of Henry Houstater (1837-1862) and Harriet (Hattie) Houstater (1842-1931) of New York State. The collection was held by Harriet Houstater. After her death, her sister Sarah Houstater owned it.The collection includes the papers of Henry F. Houstater, a Democrat who enlisted in the Union Army in 1861. It also contains the papers of several Houstater family members. Henry F. Houstater's papers (1840s-1862) include political speeches and...
Dates: 1842-1941

"How Old is Old" Children's Booklet

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Identifier: UA 369
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1992

Dorothy E. Howe Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Mss. 2009.141
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1923-1927

Virginia Howell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.432
Scope and Contents Diaries and photograph album, circa 1940s, of Virginia Howell of Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Howell was married to David Edward Howell, who was in the United States Army during World War II. Includes two volumes which contain diary entries, with photographs and letters from Edward Howell attached. Diary entries include information about Edward Howell's training at Camp Lee, Virginia, as well as information about Virginia Howell's daily activities and whether she received mail from Edward....
Dates: 1940-1949

H.R. Zirkle Letter

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Identifier: SC 00088
Scope and Contents Letter from H. R. Zirkle in Goshen, Indiana to Mary and Becca Henkel in New Market, Virginia dated December 23, 1850.  In it Zirkle refers to being the girls' aunt and to their new baby cousin born within that year.  She writes of wanting to visit and of her happiness that the girls will not be married off early like other families they know.  The Henkel girls are related to the Henkel family of New Market, Virginia, and the Henkel Family Papers, 1783-1874, collection number Mss. 39.1 H...
Dates: December 23, 1850

Celia Humm letter to Joseph Paxson

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Identifier: SC 01647
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1863 November 15

Ida Marion Gilliam Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00213
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1905-1915

Ives Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.091
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: circa 1850-1910

J. Reid Williamson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.289
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1967-1972

James Albert Doyle Scrapbook

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Identifier: UA 5.254
Scope and Contents Included in the scrapbook are photographs, newspaper clippings, class schedules, report cards, dining hall passes, letters, dance cards, ticket stubs, announcements of events on the campus and various additional ephemera related to Doyle's time on campus.Of note are the "friendship" pages, which were completed by Doyle's friends and classmates. Each individual wrote the date, their name and hometown, their nickname and/or birthdate, their ambition, and a happy thought. There is...
Dates: circa 1921-1924

James Glenn Driver 1936 Berlin Olympics Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.044
Scope and Contents Printed ephemera, newspapers, and other publications, related to the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany, collected by James G. Driver, one of the trainers with the US team. Also included is a photo album, individually assembled with commercially produced photo prints and several postcards. This photo album includes pictures of Olympic village, the torch relay, the opening ceremony, and athletes (including Jesse Owens and Luz Long, among others). Other items included are: a...
Dates: 1936

Lucy Elizabeth James Journal

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Identifier: SC 01148
Scope and Contents Journal, compiled by Lucy Elizabeth James in 1959, titled "Four Score Years, 1880-1960," in which the author shares memories of the different stations of her life in a "series of random letters and narrations." Includes reminiscences of her childhood in New Kent County, student years in Farmville, years spent in Williamsburg and Newport News, all Virginia. Also included are photographs of the author, from 1880 to the 1950s, and two 1973 obituaries for Robert Welmore James (1901-1973)....
Dates: compiled in 1959

James Marino food service collection

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Identifier: UA 5.347
Content Description

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.

Dates: 2010

James Patton Preston Letter

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Identifier: SC 01771
Content Description A three page letter sent from James Patton Preston to his brother. In the letter, Preston complains that he has been ordered by Colonel Parker to stay and recruit men for the 12th and 20th regiments, a task he finds "vastly troublesome." Preston follows this by mentioning two men with whom his brother is acquainted are traveling under secrecy, and that the news Preston and his brother delivered earlier has proven to be true. News he states is "destroying the confidence of men in the...
Dates: September 15th, 1812

James Rodgers Letter

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Identifier: SC 01440
Content Description Four page letter addressed to his son, Jim. In it, Rodgers recounts a raid staged by about 100 of the "darkies" in Petersburg, Virginia that was foiled by the police. He also comments that there are plenty of white voters in town who should be able to make the "colored rule gone forever." Other contents of his letter are of a personal nature. The last page of the letter is a note from his sister, Maud Mary Rodgers. She reports that their dog, Carlo, is alive and stashed at Mr. Walkers...
Dates: 1876 May 31

J.C.F. Groh Diary

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Identifier: SC 00958
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1897

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