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Edgar H. and Beth N. Rossheim Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00259
Scope and Contents

Papers, Photographs, scrapbooks, and house plans from Edgar and Beth Rossheim. There are also magazine clippings, design inspirations, and progress of the construction that was collected as the Rossheim's built their home in the Kingsmill Community of Williamsburg. Additionally, there is a large scrapbook maintained by Beth and her family documenting her birth and childhood as well as her activities and involvement with the Temple Beth El Synagogue in Williamsburg, Va.

Dates: 1938-2005

Nina Pruett Edmunds Scrapbooks and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.175
Scope and Contents Contains two scrapbooks belonging to Nina Pruett Edmunds while a student at the College of William and Mary from 1931-1933. Included in one scrapbook are programs from plays and special events, news articles related to student life on campus, photographs of students, and material related to the sesquicentennial of the battle of Yorktown. The second scrapbook is in a binder labeled "House or Home?",created for a home economics class, with notes and glued in magazine clippings on different...
Dates: 1931-1933

Edna Brue Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01459
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Edna Brue of Parker, South Dakota, documenting her travels via Chicago to the New York World Fair. Other places visited include Atlantic City, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. The scrapbook also includes mementos relating to events in South Dakota and news clippings of national and international events.

Dates: 1939

Edwin Taliaferro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.116
Scope and Contents The collection includes two manuscript volumes two and three of "A Rational Grammar of the French Language," written by Taliaferro, circa 1860 (the whereabouts of volume one are unknown), letters, Taliaferro's obituary, and photocopies of manuscripts written by Taliaferro but in private ownership.The first letter is written by Edwin in Williamsburg to his brother, William Booth in Gloucester, and dated January 14, 1866. Edwin is disappointed he wasn't able to visit at Christmas...
Dates: 1860, 1866, 1971

Heinz and Gertrud Siegel Elber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00391
Content Description

The Heinz and Gertrud Siegel Elber papers consist of a scrapbook and a guestbook documenting their social life and Heinz Elber's professional career as a kapellmeister (bandmaster) in Dresden, Germany. Heinz Elber (30 April 1882-5 December 1969) and Gertrude Siegel in 1951.

Also included is biographical background information provided by relatives in form of diary excerpts, correspondence and a newsletters article about Heinz Elber's life and violins.

Dates: 1918-2012

Elizabeth Edwards Wingate Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.288
Scope and Contents Photograph album of Elizabeth Edwards Wingate of her years as a student at William & Mary from 1983-1987. The end of the album continues after Wingate graduated. Subjects include immediate family, loft construction, freshman move-in day, dormitory life, social life, campus buildings and locations, the senior art show, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and graduation. Post-graduation subjects are specific to family, including Wingate's sibling, James Edwards (Class of 1989) and her...
Dates: 1983-1989, circa 2000, 2014

H. Theodore Ellyson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc6 and Sc7
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, 1869-1911, belonging to H. Theodore Ellyson and possibly other family members which contains newspaper clippings, of letters to the Richmond Dispatch by H. Theo[dore] Ellyson, correspondent, mentioning guests and social events and Rockbridge Alum Springs [Rockbridge County], Va., personal correspondence and a few prints.

Dates: 1869-1911

John and Marilyn Entwisle Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.072
Scope and Contents

Unbound scrapbooks of Marilyn Miller Entwisle and John Entwisle documenting life at William & Mary between 1940-1944.  The primary focus of the scrapbooks is on sorority and fraternity activities. Included are playbills, dance cards, pins from William & Mary and VMI, personal photographs of spring break trips, and an essay about life in Barrett Hall dorm.

Dates: 1940-1944, 1989

Nathan A. Eubank Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.598
Scope and Contents 4 diaries, 1925-1926, 1942-1943, and 1946-1947 of Nathan A. Eubank of Pulaski, Prospect, Nolensville and Nashville, Tennesse. According to information recorded in the 1925-1926 volume, Eubank began keeping diaries in 1923. He titled the 1925-1926 diary: "A record of my daily writings of things I learn know and see. Volume No. 3." The entries are often lengthy and include comments on weather, health, family, happenings in the community as well as opinions and statements on local, national and...
Dates: 1925-1946; Majority of material found in 1925-1926, 1942-1943, 1946-1947

F. M. Boswell Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00750
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1941-1945, of F.M. Boswell of Maine. Contains information about his activities at work, including duties performed and hours spent working. Mentions building pools and ponds, pouring cement, and submitting bids for projects. Also mentions his employees and the duties that they performed.

Dates: 1941-1945

Family Anecdotes and Memoirs of His Own Life by Samuel West

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.464
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a 1836 handwritten copy of the undated memoir  of Rev. Samuel West (1738-1808)  of Massachusetts.  The handwritten copy was prepared by his grandsons Benjamin and Samuel West. Talks about his family's earliest history in the United States, gives descriptions of historic events  in Massachusetts during the 18th century (Boston Tea Party) and talks of religion and his changing views throughout the years. Also included is a photocopy of a transcription of an...
Dates: 1836, 1886; Majority of material found in 1836

Fauntleroy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F27
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1831-1903, of Thomas P. Knox, his daughter Mrs. Janet P. Fauntleroy, her husband Charles M. Fauntleroy, their daughter Janet Knox Fauntleroy Harrison, her husband Powell Harrison and other family members. Letters primarily discuss family life and conditions at various towns in Virginia, including at Winchester, Charlottesville, and West Point. Letters also discuss agriculture, the Civil War, female social life, and other.

Dates: 1831-1903

Elizabeth Feldhusen Papers

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Identifier: MS 00049
Scope and Contents Lieutenant Elizabeth A. Feldhusen (1918-2014) was born in Brooklyn, New York and served in World War II as a nurse at field evacuation hospitals in France, Germany, and Austria. She was part of the 131st Evacuation Hospital activated out of Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After German forces signed full surrender, the 131st was ultimately assigned in Austria near a concentration camp in order to take care of recently liberated Polish and Russian prisoners. This collection includes letters from...
Dates: 1930-1945; Majority of material found in 1945

First Baptist Church collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00341
Content Description

This collection is formed of materials created by the First Baptist Church of Williamsburg, dating from the mid-1800s to the present day. Inculded in this collection are church records such as member rolls, meeting minutes, photographs, bibles, building blueprints, and audio visual materials.

Dates: 1866 - 2017

First Unitarian Church (Dayton, Ohio) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01026
Scope and Contents Minute book, 1926-1935, of the board of trustees of the First Unitarian Church of Dayton, Ohio. Includes reports from officers and various committees and discussion of correspondence with other organizations, such as the Meadville Theological Seminary, the United Fund Campaign, Antioch College, the Western Unitarian Conference, and the American Unitarian Association. Topics covered include building maintenance and repair, the purchase of an organ, radio broadcast of sermons, a joint service...
Dates: 1926-1935

FISH Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00343
Content Description

Records pertaining to the history and operations of FISH. FISH is an all volunteer organization, supported by the local community, providing food, clothing, small house ware items, and some transportation for medical appointments to residents who are in an emergency or crisis situation.

Dates: 1985-2015

Sallie and Stephen Fisher Travel Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00784
Scope and Contents

The following description was provided by the seller:

"These two manuscript travel diaries present detailed information about Amish communities throughout the United States in the 1940s and 1950. The diaries were written by a middle-age Amish couple from Honey Brook and Ronks, Pennsylvania: Stephen King Fisher and Sallie L. Fisher.

Dates: 1940-1950

John "Jack" Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01186
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1827-1855, written to John "Jack" Fitzgerald of "Walnut Hill," Nottoway County, Va. Letters written by Thomas Branch and Bros. of Petersburg, Va, his brother, William Fitzgerald (House of Delegates, Richmond, Va.) and Winfree Williamson of Richmond, Va.

Topics and genre include bills, family news, legal matters, invoices and account statements of items sold, prices and commission information and correspondence concerning the selling of slaves.

Dates: 1827-1855

Macy E. Flinn Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00804
Scope and Contents Diary of Macy Flinn (b. ca. 1896) of Maine for the years 1909-1910. Macy Flinn, who lived near the towns of Waterville and Sidney, Maine, was starting high school at the time she began her diary. In brief daily entries she records weather, helping her parents with the business, social activities like playing games with friends, taking trips to town, books she read, horseback riding, etc. There are also two poems following the last  entries.  From time to time Macy uses Greek characters for...
Dates: 1909-1910

Florence Fix Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.322
Scope and Contents Scrapbook kept by Florence H. Fix (b. 1908) of Milaca, Minnesota from her high school junior year through graduation in the spring. Scrapbook contains invitations, programs, news clippings, letters, photographs, as well as many lengthy entries written by Florence's friends reflecting on their friendship, school days and future. A commencement memory booklet contains the full names of her classmates as well as a brief, often humorous entry listing what they would like to become in life. One...
Dates: 1925-1926

John Buchanan Floyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F59
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1831-1863, of John B. Floyd, governor of Virginia, United States Secretary of War and Confederate general. The papers, chiefly 1850-1862, concern the three positions he held. Correspondents include James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, Samuel Houston, Benjamin Huger, Alexander von Humboldt, R. M. T. Hunter, Charles James Faulkner, Jenny Lind, James Murray Mason, William Ballard Preston, Winfield Scott, John Tyler, Daniel Webster and the Duke of Wellington.

Dates: 1831-1862

Football records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 181.9
Scope and Contents

This collection includes several publications, including the football handbook, yearbook, and media guides, as well as game programs. It also includes general files.

Audiovisual material can be found in the University Archives Audiovisual Collection. In time, they will be intellectually reunited with this collection.

Dates: 1923-2020

Frances Allen Diary

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 118
Identifier: SC 01726
Content Description

A diary spanning three months of entries from Frances Allen, a Virginian girl who wrote about her experiences with family, school, church, and national events such as the anniversary of Armistice Day.

Dates: August 20th, 1920 - November 11th, 1920

Franklin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01215
Scope and Contents

Letters and photographs, 1907-1922, of Franklin family of Baker County, Oregon. Includes letters from Donald Franklin, some of which come from France during World War I, and William Franklin. Letters usually discuss family life and issues. Letters are sent usually to Vera Adams, the sister of Donald and William Franklin. Vera Adams is married to Perry Adams.

Dates: 1907-1923

Eleanor H. Fredricks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.206
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1930s-1950s, of Eleanor H. Fredricks of Chicago, Illinois. Included are a scrapbook, correspondence, photographs, clippings, postcards and fliers, as well as drafts of articles authored by her. Some of the papers relate to the American Fireside Club, of which Eleanor Fredricks was the organizer.

Dates: 1930-1961

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Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 2
Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC 2
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. Virginia Society 2
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Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 2
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Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 2
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