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College Women's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 19
Scope and Contents

This collection includes bylaws and constitution, minutes, financial records, clippings, correspondence, and other material related to the College Women's Club, a faculty organization at the College of William and Mary.

Dates: 1944-1992

Gertha Sykes Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.487
Scope and Contents Primarily this is a collection of love letters written between 1942-1944 to Gertha Barbara Jean Sykes residing in St. Louis, Missouri and James NMI Dansby, an African-American soldier in the United States Army. There are also letters from two other Army soldiers, Jack Smith, stationed in the Pacific and Benjamin D. Collins, an aircompany soldier, whom Sykes married in 1949. The letters begin when Dansby joined the Army and started basic training in Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg,...
Dates: 1942-1951

Colonial Dames of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Susan Constant Committee

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.15
Scope and Contents

This collections includes organizational records of the Susan Constant Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Material such as scrapbooks, news clippings, meeting minutes, correspondence, and related material is available.

Dates: 1907-2005; Majority of material found in 1936-2005

Colonial Echo records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 8.001
Scope and Contents The collection includes photographs and artifacts created for use in the College of William and Mary yearbook, the Colonial Echo.  Note that many yearbook photographs may be part of the University Archives Photograph Collection due to the various copies made over time and the irregular accessioning of these photographs.Acc. 1987.036 is an album containing photographs used by EG Swem,Jr., as business manager, in the preparation of the 1931 Colonial Echo, Presented by EG Swem,Jr....
Dates: 1931-2004

Colonial Pageant Photographs and Programmes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01752
Scope and Contents

Oversize photograph of Williamsburg Colonial Pageant, Griffith, photographer from Newport News, Virginia, 1921.  In very poor condition Photograph of the pageant, cut into 7 pieces.  One rolled photograph added in 2011, location uncertain in 2022. 2 programmes of the event.

Dates: 1921

Conway D. Whittle letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01857
Content Description

Letter to Richmond, Virginia slave traders Davis, Deupree and Co., from Virginia physician Conway Davies Whittle inquiring about the rates of sale of 24 enslaved persons owned by Whittle. Age, gender, complexion, and skills are mentioned to describe the enslaved people.

Dates: 1860 November 2

Cookbook (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00149
Scope and Contents

Cookbook, circa 1900-1910, of an unknown person from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Includes recipes both cut out of a newspaper and glued into the volume as well as hand written recipes. There are also assorted newspaper clippings unrelated to cooking that have been glued into the volume.

Dates: circa 1900-1910

Giles B. Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.100
Scope and Contents The collection includes Cooke's student scrapbook from the College of William and Mary (black and orange felt cover). a college notebook related to biology, diplomas, yearbooks, correspondence, photographs of various Arbor Day events across southern states, a 1923 William & Mary class photograph, publications written by Cooke, and ephemera (membership cards, voter card).It also includes Cooke's Chi Beta Phi pin, a felt green pillow cover with gold lettering and the Temple...
Dates: 1911-1973

John R. Cooke Letter to Flora Stuart

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00238
Scope and Contents

Letter from John R. Cooke, Richmond, Virginia, to Flora Stuart of Saltville, Virginia announcing the birth of a child and giving family news. July 4, 1869.

Dates: 1869 July 4

Corie Lynn Dorset Rivers Collection of Ludwell-Lee-Slater Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00298
Scope and Contents The family papers of Corie Lynn Dorset Rivers include over 140 separate letters and other manuscript documents handed down to Rivers by her mother, Corie Lynn Slater Dorset. This collection includes papers written by several generation of Williamsburg, Virginia residents, including Lucy Ludwell Paradise; James and Louisa Bellett Lee and family; and Virginia Lee and Parkes Slater and family.Series One consists of the oldest item in this collection, a ledger or commonplace book...
Dates: 1805 - 1886

Coronation Medal of William III and Mary II

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Identifier: SC 01878
Dates: 1689

Cycle Literary Club (Bloomington, Indiana) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01040
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1926-1931, of the Cycle Literary Club of Bloomington, Indiana. Meetings typically include dinner, roll call, discussions of various topics, bible study, and report of the amount of money of the club. There are also lists of members from each of the years included in the minute book, which includes the attendence of members at each individual meeting.

Dates: 1926-1931

Dad Coburn to Kids Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01504
Scope and Contents

Letter to kids about his return home by train.

Dates: 1945 April 7

Jack D'Ambrosio Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.005
Scope and Contents Diaries, from Janurary 1977 to January 1985, of Jack D'Ambrosio, a pharmacist living in Englewood, Ohio. D'Ambrosio worked at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Dayton, Ohio, and later was additionally employed at Elder Beerman, a department store and local pharmacy. He also generated income from his hobby of book collecting/trading and makes several entries regarding book purchases and sales.  Entries are made several times a week and are very detailed. They include discussion about the...
Dates: 1977-1985

Joseph Daragan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.155
Scope and Contents Contains school course notes, programs, and other material kept by Joseph Daragan, class of 1971, while a student at the College of William & Mary. Included in the papers are programs from William and Mary Theatre productions of Hamlet (1969), The Investigation (1969), The Devil's Disciple (1968), and Of Thee I Sing (1970). The course notes are from classes in Anthropology, including ANTH 321, taught by professor Ted Reinhart, and ANTH 432. The papers also include punch cards from a...
Dates: 1967-1971

John Davenport Diary

 Collection
Identifier:  SC 01481
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1847-1863, of John Davenport of Canton, Massachusetts. Davenport farmed, made and delivered shoes, cut and sold firewood, and sold posts and hoops. Entries include details about his day to day activities, his sale of goods, medical treatment and the death of his wife Hannah in 1855, his attendence of Unitarian services, reading, and visits by friends, among others.

Dates: 1847-1863

David McKinney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.255
Scope and Contents David McKinney graduated from William & Mary in 1979. The collection includes his registration packet material, meal plan card, course add cards, and ticket book for the 1978-1979 William & Mary Concert Series season. Also included are invitations to inauguration and inaugural ball of Virginia Governor John Dalton (1978), the program from the Inaugural Interfaith Prayer Service (1993), invitation to and related ephemera for the inauguration of United States...
Dates: 1977-1979, 1993, 2009, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.91
Scope and Contents Items relating to early twentieth-century College of William and Mary, Colonial Williamsburg, and Williamsburg High School. A few items are from the Ayres family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Invitation of Colonial Williamsburg, Incorporated, dated 1935; brochure for Tidewater, Virginia, invitation of The College of William and Mary to address given by Samuel Black McCormick (Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh), undated; postcard of the Peninsula Bank and Trust Company,...
Dates: 1911-1994; Majority of material found in 1911-1944

Harriet G. Davis Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 2009.188
Scope and Contents

Two five-year diaries, 1912-1916 and 1931-1935, kept by Harriet G. Davis of Hanover and Nashua, New Hampshire. Recorded are comments about her work as nurse, daily household chores, weather, health, outings and social events. At the end of the 1912-1916 volume, Davis lists wedding presents received.

Dates: 1912-1916, 1931-1935

Edmund Dean Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00714
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1877-1884, of Edmund Dean of South Dakota. Includes description of Dean's life at college, his marriage, the birth of his children, the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, and other current events. There is also an account of his move from Iowa to South Dakota, including interaction with others on the road. Dean also describes a lecture that he attended that was led by Eliza Stewart, one of the leaders of the Temperance movement.

Dates: 1877-1884

Delta Omicron (Delta Tau Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.073
Scope and Contents

The Delta Omicron (Delta Tau Chapter) collection includes composite photographs of fraternity members, as well as general papers documenting the activities of the fraternity including constitution and by-laws, songbooks, "The Wheel" periodical, devotionals, notebooks, and awards.

Dates: 1950-2018

Dennis Denenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.329
Scope and Contents

The Dennis Denenberg papers contains papers, photographs, and artifacts documenting Dr. Dennis Denenberg's (class of 1969) time as a student at William & Mary. Materials include correspondence, class notebooks and notes, publications, and photographs. Artifacts include a William & Mary cap, silver cup and medal.

Dates: Circa 1960-1970

Mildred Deyo Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00124
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diaries of Mildred Deyo (1884-1982) of Newburgh, New York. The entries describe her daily life, social activities, travels, and in some cases views on social and political issues.At the time she wrote her diaries, Mildred Deyo lived at home with her father and sister. The family was well-off; Mildred did not have to work. She is on the board of directors of a Day Nursery, puts on fundraisers, and regularly spends time at the local tennis club....
Dates: 1908-1914

Diane C. Rassiga Herrmann collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.365
Content Description

Materials celebrating International Women's Year, 1975 and memorabilia from Herrmann's time as a student at William & Mary. The collection includes a newspaper clipping and sorority invitation related to her pledging to Kappa Delta, a student ID card from the 1964 - 1965 school session, two photos, a postcard of the W&M choir, one International Women's Year logo pin, a metal ERA bracelet, three buttons, and a business card for Diane C. Herrmann.

Dates: 1962-1975

Diaries (Belknap County, New Hampshire and Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00867
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1866-1867 and 1869, New Hampshire and Virginia of mother  and daughter (Fannie Fuller?). The family lived near Laconia, N.H. and the mother spent part of 1866 in Virginia. Both women were textile workers and there is mentioning of work in a mill and working on socks in the house as well. The daughter's husband (Thomas Fuller?) seems to have worked in the textile mill, an iron mill and also raised livestock.  Both diaries contain cash accounts which show expenses for food and textile...
Dates: 1866-1867, 1869

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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
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Coleman, Mary Haldane Begg, 1875-1967 2
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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
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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
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William & Mary GALA (Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae), Inc 2
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Ball, Hugh 1
Ball, Mary Pierce 1
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