Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 51 - 75 of 488

Braun-Jung Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00276
Scope and Contents Collection of letters and documents of the Braun and Jung families from the 19th and 20th centuries. The earliest documents are a prenuptial agreement, dowry agreement, and will from the middle 1800's (photocopies). The documents are in German, but an English translation accompanies most items. The collection includes a "Familien Stammbuch" or family genealogy book along with two ancestry passports for Gunter Braun and Ernst Jung. They were used to prove familial background in Nazi Germany....
Dates: circa 1850-2018

Brenda Lee Holloway Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 120, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01756
Content Description

One scrapbook bound in black pleather with a gold design of a woman and man on the front cover. Inside there are nine photographs, two are of Holloway, the rest are of her family and friends. Twenty-nine name cards are held in the back of the book, along with Holloway's last report card from George Wythe High School, and autographed messages from her classmates.

There is also a certificate of award for typewriting awarded to Brenda H. Baylor with the scrapbook.

Dates: 1974

Martha Carter Brent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.102
Scope and Contents The collection of Martha Carter Brent includes her scrapbook from her time as a student at the College of William and Mary as well as student handbooks (1925, 1926) and other College publications. She was commonly known as Mattie Carter as a student. The scrapbook includes news clippings, dance cards, photographs, and similar items documenting campus activities including athletics, dances, her sorority Phi Mu, other campus activities, as well as information about family and friends including...
Dates: 1922-1930; Majority of material found in 1927-1928

Martin Brimmer Account Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.359
Scope and Contents

Contains one ledger book of accounts kept by Martin Brimmer, a Boston merchant and apothecary. Listed in the account are names of loyalists later proscribed and banished. Some of the names listed in the ledger include Dr. Benjamin Church, Dr. William Paine, Dr. Charles Russel, Dr. Sylvester Gardiner, and Dr. John Jeffries. There are 89 pages filled with Brimmer's accounts, but the ledger also contains 24 pages of guest names for an unknown New York establishment in 1940.

Dates: 1763-1774, 1940; Majority of material found in 1763-1774

Julian Arlington Brooks Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.096
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Julian Arlington Brooks, while a student at the College of William and Mary from 1916-1920. Included in the scrapbook are photos of campus buildings and students, women who may have been part of the first class of women at William and Mary, Kappa Alpha Order fraternity members, both a baseball and football player, and the Student Army Training Corps (original print of fire drill). There are also newspaper clippings about William and Mary baseball, a dance card...
Dates: circa 1916-1920, 1951

Broome Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.296
Scope and Contents Papers of the Broome family of Richmond, Virginia. Includes 2 diaries of Louise B. Taliaferro from a 1924 European trip and one diary of an unknown woman from a 1924 European trip.  Includes photographs, genealogical material, legal and business papers and correspondence, including letters of Talbot Broome during voyages to South America. The connection between Louise B. Taliaferro and the Broome Family has not been established.  Louise B. Taliaferro was married to William M....
Dates: 1862-1995

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2006.74
Scope and Contents

1918 Ledger of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen for Cockade City, Lodge No. 905, Petersburg, VA. Printed volume with hand-printed completions.

Dates: 1918

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B85
Scope and Contents Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.This...
Dates: 1790-1929

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B855
Scope and Contents Papers, 1791-1920, of the Brown, Coalter and Tucker families. Includes correspondence, of Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown with Margaret W. Barnes, members of the Braxton family, Henry Peronneau Brown, Fanny T. Bryan, John Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter and members of the Morton family.Also includes additional correspondences of members of the Brown, Coalter, Braxton, Tomlin and Bryan families including a letter, 29 April 1791, from Maria Rind to John Coalter as well as notes,...
Dates: 1791-1920

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B8555
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia:  Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888),  J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).

Dates: 1838-1964

J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00083
Scope and Contents

Contains 2 bound letterbooks. One volume has letters from J. Willcox Brown to Ellen Turner Macfarland, and the other volume contains her letters to him.There is also a microfilm reel of the correspondence.

Dates: 1828-1867

Samuel H. Brown Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00825
Scope and Contents Diary of Samuel H. Brown (b. 1819) of Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts for the year 1864. Dates for accounts kept in the back of the book range from 1864-1869. In brief daily entries Brown mentions his work like planting, working on the hog house and other activities related to farm work. Most days he enters who he worked for and for how many hours. Each Sunday he went to a 'meeting at the Junction' which probably refers to church meetings. The back of the...
Dates: 1864-1869

Mildred Stone Browne Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00635
Scope and Contents Diary, 1840-1842 of Mildred Stone Brown of Fredericksburg, Virginia.  Mildred Stone Browne was born in October of 1820 to William Browne and Margaret Emily Stone.  In 1846, Mildred Stone Brown married John Lawrence Mayre, who later became the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia.  In her diary, Mildred writes about the weather, events, and illnesses.  She spends many of her days visiting and hosting family and friends. She attends weddings, engagement parties, social events, and goes on numerous...
Dates: 1840-1842

Milton G. Brubaker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00822
Scope and Contents Diary of Milton G. Brubaker (b. 1875) for the year 1902. At the time the diary was written, 1902, Brubaker was a Mennonite school teacher in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.Brubaker begins every daily entry with a verse ("Time is the mighty leveler of all things" or "To do is better than to dream of air castles") and finishes each entry with the word "Now!"He writes about school, social activities, occurrences in the community, his courtship with Mary D. Huber and...
Dates: 1902

Carl Eugene Buffington Papers, 1939

 Collection — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5.135
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a script copy, photograph, and event program for the William & Mary's Backdrop Club production of "Set to Munich," a musical satire about the Munich Four Power Agreement, which refers to Nazi Germany's expansion in Europe.  The play was co-written by Willim & Mary students Eugene Buffington, Roger Child, Bill Greene, and Nick Woodbridge in 1939.

Dates: 1939

Buford Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00995
Scope and Contents Papers, 1840-1892, of the Buford family of Bedford County, Va., consisting of letters, mostly addressed to Capt. Paschal Buford (1791-1875). Other correspondents include his wife Frances Ann Otey Buford and his daughter Maggie (Margaret Letitia) Buford. Some letters to Paschal Buford were written by his daughter Bettie (Mildred Elizabeth) and her husband Edward C. Burks. Also includes financial records, wedding invitations, records relating to horse breeding and a note book, circa 1880....
Dates: 1845-1895

Alice Burke Letter to Mrs. Dr. Dinges

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00212
Scope and Contents

Letter from Alice Burke to Mrs. Dr. Dinges of Mt. Crawford, Virginia requesting her recipe for mince pie.  February 1, 1874.

Dates: 1874 February 1

Edward M. Burleigh Letter to Charlotte D. Burleigh

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00213
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward M. Burleigh to his sister, Charlotte D. Burleigh of New Hampshire, about Sophia's death, family and his farm.  June 3, 1848.

Dates: 1848 June 3

Maud Miller Buxton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.187
Scope and Contents Letters, legal and business documents, photographs and news clippings of Maud Miller Buxton and associated families of Miller, Buxton and Ditterick. Maud Miller was born in North Dakota and eventually moved to McMinnville, Oregon via Minnesota. Correspondence spans her early childhood through her marriage to Henry Thurston Buxton and Frank Ditterick. Most letters concern family news. Includes commencement invitations, marriage invitations and clippings of marriage announcements and...
Dates: 1891-1962; Majority of material found in 1891-1947

Caley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.192
Scope and Contents The collection is mostly personal correspondence and diaries, chiefly 1895-1968, collected and written by Mary Davidson Caley, her two daughters, Maybelle Caley Barker and Hilda Caley Noble, and Hilda’s daughter, Nadine Noble Sondergard. The Caley’s were white middle class women who lived in Sierra Madre, California for the majority of their lives.  The personal letters and diaries of three generations of women contain topics related to the household operations, Spanish Flu 1918, farm...
Dates: circa 1895-1968

Jay Call Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.324
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, and printed material, 1930-1985, of Jay Call of San Luis Obispo, California. Diaries primarily concern Call's work and personal life, including jobs working for an ice producer and working with water pumps. There are also entries about trips that Call and his family take to places such as Charlestown, New Hampshire, as well as entries about the sickness and death of Call's father. Also includes 41 photographs, primarily of Call, his family members, and trips that he...
Dates: 1930-1957

Charles Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C17
Scope and Contents The Charles Campbell papers consist of papers received or collected by Charles Campbell (1807-1876), Virginia historian. The papers fall into four general headings: historical papers collected by Charles Campbell, correspondence, manuscript volumes, and miscellaneous. These include personal and professional correspondence as well as eighteenth century documents collected by Charles Campbell, newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks, covering then period 1743-1896. The papers...
Dates: 1743-1896

Scrapbook of Campus Life and Events

 Collection
Identifier: UA 131
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains programs from student activities at the College such as the H2E Club Circus, theater productions, May Day events, debates, and Phi Beta Kappa events. It also includes student government materials, including a 1933 ballot and handbills from the Student Party and the Progressive Party, or "Non-Fraternity Frat."

Dates: 1930-1933

Capital Club of Williamsburg Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.09
Scope and Contents

Records of the Capital Club of Williamsburg (formerly named the Middle Plantation Club of Williamsburg), which was founded by Rawls Byrd in 1966. The collection includes organizational histories, membership directories and rosters, meeting minutes, scrapbooks of club events, and other material.

Dates: 1960-2019; Majority of material found in 1970-2000

Mary Holt Carlton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00133
Scope and Contents Papers of Mary Holt Carlton. Includes correspondence, speeches, by-laws, membership lists, and newspaper clippings and feminist-related items of Mary Holt Carlton, a Richmond, Va. activist and member of the Richmond chapter of the National Organization for Women. Includes papers relating to the founding of the Richmond chapter of NOW in 1970, as well as the Equal Rights Amendment and the abortion issue. Also contains letters from Zelda Nordlinger, state coordinator of the Richmond chapter of...
Dates: 1970-2000; Majority of material found in 1971-1979

Filtered By

  • Subject: Social X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Diaries 126
Correspondence 72
Women--Diaries 61
Photographs 60
College of William and Mary--Students 56
∨ more
College of William and Mary--Students--Social life and customs 46
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 45
Scrapbooks 41
Williamsburg (Va.)--Social life and customs 41
Letters (correspondence) 38
New York (State)--Social life and customs 36
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 33
Financial records 32
Clippings (information artifacts) 30
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 24
Programs 23
Teenagers--Social life and customs 23
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 23
Virginia--Social life and customs--20th century 21
Minutes 19
Teenage girls--Diaries 19
Legal documents 18
Account books 17
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 17
Women--Societies and clubs 17
Printed ephemera 14
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 14
Teenagers--United States--Diaries 14
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 14
Women--History--Virginia 14
World War, 1939-1945 14
Massachusetts--Social life and customs--19th century 12
Young women--Diaries 12
Fliers (printed matter) 11
Pamphlets 11
Poems 11
Postcards 11
Receipts (financial records) 11
Sororities--Social 11
United States--Social life and customs 11
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 11
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs 11
Business records 10
Ledgers (Accounting) 10
Massachusetts--Social life and customs 10
Ohio--Social life and customs 10
Fraternities--Social 9
Indiana--Social life and customs--20th century 9
Minute books 9
Newspapers 9
Richmond (Va.)--Social life and customs 9
California--Social life and customs 8
Chicago (Ill.)--Social life and customs 8
Clubs--Virginia--Williamsburg 8
Invitations 8
Maine--Social life and customs--19th century 8
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 8
New York (State)--Description and travel 8
Pennsylvania--Social life and customs--20th century 8
Reports 8
Teenagers--Diaries 8
Virginia--Genealogy 8
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 8
Women college students 8
World War, 1914-1918 8
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 7
College of William and Mary--History 7
Genealogy 7
Greeting cards 7
High school students--United States--Social life and customs--20th century 7
Michigan--Social life and customs 7
United States--Religious History--Christianity 7
Washington (State)--Social life and customs 7
Women--Travel 7
Athletics 6
Booklets 6
Broadsides 6
College of William and Mary--History--21st century 6
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 6
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 6
Gloucester County (Va.)--Social life and customs 6
Manuscripts (document genre) 6
Publications 6
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 6
United States--Slavery 6
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 6
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 6
Women--Social life and customs. 6
World War, 1939-1945--United States 6
Young men--Conduct of life 6
Young men--United States--Diaries 6
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 5
American diaries--Women authors 5
Connecticut--Social life and customs--20th century 5
Maine--History--19th century 5
Maine--Social life and customs--20th century 5
Massachusetts--History--19th century 5
Merchants--Massachusetts 5
New Jersey--Social life and customs 5
New York (State)--Social life and customs--19th century 5
+ ∧ less
 
Language
English 486
French 5
German 5
Latin 3
Spanish; Castilian 3
∨ more  
Names
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 27
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 16
College of William and Mary. 7
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 7
Gary Alonzo Barranger 6
∨ more
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
Tucker 5
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Coleman family 4
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 3
College of William and Mary--Sports 3
Taliaferro family. 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
American Red Cross 2
Braxton family 2
Brown family 2
Camp Peary (Va.) 2
Christopher Newport University 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Coleman, Mary Haldane Begg, 1875-1967 2
College of William and Mary 2
College of William and Mary--Faculty 2
College of William and Mary--Fraternities and Sororities 2
College of William and Mary. Backdrop Club 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 2
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 2
Cunningham family 2
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 2
Galt family 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Keiter, Edmund 2
Kimbrough, Janet C 2
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 2
Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC 2
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. Virginia Society 2
National Society of The Colonial Dames of America 2
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia 2
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 2
Perrin family 2
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 2
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Rivers, William E. 2
Tabb family 2
Taliaferro family 2
Thurston, Edward C. 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker-Coleman Family 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 2
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Virginia Shakespeare Festival 2
Washington family 2
William & Mary GALA (Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae), Inc 2
Williamsburg Reunion (Va.) 2
Woman's Club of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Woman's National Christian Temperance Union 2
6th Battery of Binghamton . N. Y. Veterans 1
Adair's Club (Brooklyn, New York) 1
Adams, Florence 1
Addis, Charlotte Emily 1
Akin, Mary H. 1
Aldrich, Walter 1
Alexander, James W. 1
Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 1
Allen, Frances 1
Allison White and Company 1
Allison, Anna Dorsey Cooke 1
Allison, Bertha E. 1
Alpha Delta Sigma Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. 1
Alpha Phi Alpha. Kappa Pi Chapter (College of William & Mary) 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Fireside Club 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Anderson Seminary 1
Anderson, Walter B. 1
Anthelia Holt 1
Archer family 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Armistead Family 1
Armistead, Cary Champion, d. 1944 1
Armistead, Dora Travis, 1890-1979 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities--History. 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Colonial Capitol Branch 1
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
Baber, T.B. 1
Baker, Carolina Maury 1
Baldwin, Olive 1
Ball family 1
Ball, Hugh 1
Ball, Mary Pierce 1
Ballard, Harlan H., Jr. 1
Barber, Henry J., 1918-2002 1
+ ∧ less