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A collection of materials related to the 1975 - 1976 William & Mary track season including a yellow poster advertising a meet verses Harvard, two dated photographs of track team members, and a track season brochure.
Letter from Sarah Hall, Oak Plane [Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia] to Harriet Elvira Jones, Union Mills, Fluvanna, Virginia about her trip to Gloucester County, Virginia to live with her new husband and about setting up housekeeping. October 24, 1849.
Papers pertaining to the Hamilton Family of Norge, James City County, Virginia and related families. Among the formats included are diaries, scrapbooks, correspondence, Norge High School records, church records, photographs, slides, CD-Roms, certificates, financial records, a Langley Air Force base photo album, and news clippings and ephemera. Mss. Acc. 2009.139 and 2011.520.
Published handbill by H.T. Garnett, Jr. "calling out" to B.W. Mason and T.B. Baber to fight it out. Includes text of notice posted by T.B. Baber asking B.W. Mason if he had indeed made an "exhibition" of the confidential letters that Baber's sister had written and calling Mason an "Infamous Scoundrel and Poltroon." Includes text of B.W. Mason's reply. King George County, Virginia, June 18,1847.
Girl Scout Memory Book, 1934-36, compiled by teenager Harriet Simmons of Staunton, Virgina. Harriet Simmons documented her girl scout summer camps and Camp May Flather, near Harrisonburg, Virginia, with photographs, clippings and handwritten diary entries. She also records her badges, overnight hikes, swimming lessons and other activities. Included are 2 ID cards, and a photo postcard of the camp.
Photographs, letters, and clippings related to Harriette Vaden Price, resident of Williamsburg, Virginia.
Letter written by Martha Harrison to Thomas Randolph about dances and jubilees, dated May 15, 1807. 19.5 cm x 23 cm. Transcript included.
Martha Harrison may be Martha Wayles Skipwith Harrison who was married to Edmund Harrison and lived in "Genito" in Amelia County, Virginia. The festivities may be part of the 1807 Jamestown celebrations.
The George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson is a compilation of the papers, letters, photographs and other artifacts belonging or relating to the noted early American civil and railroad engineer Moncure Robinson. The collection contains correspondence, engineering data, bills, statements of accounts, calling cards, letters, photographs and other items.
Scrapbook of Christine Henderson, class of 1924, Williamsburg High School. Memorabilia includes original photographs.
Letter to Dorothy from George about leaving high school and working in a canning factory, then two weeks later returning to school. Mentions Dorothy looking for an office job.
Unpublished manuscripts, circa 2000s, of Richard E. Herbster of Falconer, New York. Contains four unpublished manuscripts that make up the Glencree Quartet. The books are "Glencree," which consists of three volumes; "Queen Jane," which consists of two volumes; "The Sun Singer," which consists of two volumes; and "Next Year In Jerusalem," which consists of one volume. Each of the volumes is comb bound.
Contains diaries written by Nellie M. Hill of Fitchburg and Groton, MA. Entries include information about the weather, visitors, and her daily activities. Also included are cash account ledgers at the end of each diary.
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).