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Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00398
Scope and Contents

Annual scrapbooks, garden and home tour brochures and schedules, membership lists, slides and business records documenting the Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., located in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1956-2022

Gregory Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00027
Scope and Contents The Gregory Family papers follow the family of Virginia Governor John Munford Gregory and wife Amanda Wallace through three generations with letters dating from the 1820’s to the 1920’s. Most items are letters between family members and grant insight into the daily activities and concerns of the Gregory family. The collection also includes correspondence between members of the Gregory family and other acquaintances, including members of the John Tyler family. While most letters are of a...
Dates: 1829-1920; Majority of material found in 1880-1900

C. Griffin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01488
Scope and Contents

Letter to children about traveling from Massachusetts to visit family and observe the upcoming holidays.

Dates: 1879 December 21

Charles H. Griffings Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01016
Scope and Contents Diary of a 14 year old boy in the 8th and 9th grades who lived near Groversville, New York. Entries center around his school and extracurricular activities though he sometimes mentions his father and mother. He is on the baseball team and gives quick rundowns of the games, plus the results of professional team games. After school activities usually involve playing sports – football, baseball, tennis, basketball, marbles - with his friends or his school teams. In the evenings he goes to...
Dates: 1931

Grigsby-Galt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...
Dates: 1736-1982; Majority of material found in 1840-1930

H. Grundy Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.636
Scope and Contents This collection contains five diaries, 1899-1904, of Reverend H. Grundy from Oshkosh, Wisconsin and LaSalle, Illinois. According to the diaries, Grundy was pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Oshkosh in 1899 and the Congregational Baptist Church in LaSalle from 1900 to 1901. Reverend Grundy then moved to Chicago, Illinois to become a pastor there. In the diaries, Grundy wrote about performing weddings and funerals, names of those parishioners who were "saved" by him, travel destinations,...
Dates: 1899-1904

Marion Grundy Diary

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Identifier: SC 01562
Scope and Contents Diary, formerly mis-titled the Godfrey Alaine Diary. Daily entries by Marion Grundy, a wife of a reverend in the Chicago area of Illinois. All entires are in the first person so discerning her name came from research into the birth and death, and marriage between her and her spouse, Harry. In the four year diary, Marion writes about all seven of her children's birthdays, events of her family, friends, and parishoners, and locations where she is at the time of her entires. Sadly, she also...
Dates: 1924-1928

William & Mary Men's Track and Field collection

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Identifier: UA 5.330
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1975 - 1976

Haddonfield Natural Science Club (Haddonfield, New Jersey) Minute Book

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Identifier: SC 01136
Scope and Contents Minute book, 1921-1926, of the Haddonfield Natural Science Club of Haddonfield, New Jersey. Entries contain the date and place of the club's meetings, the name of the speaker and their topic, a synopsis of the talk and the ensuing discussion, election of new members, invitations extended to local high school students, and communications with and attaendance at the annual summer outing held with the Delaware Valley Naturalists Union. Topics of talks include chemistry, pharmacy, botany,...
Dates: 1921-1926

Caroline Minturn Hall Bride's Gift Book

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Identifier: SC 00661
Scope and Contents New York bride's book, 1909, kept by Caroline Mintern(or Minturn) Hall, granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe, who was married June 9,1909, to Rev. Hugh Birckhead. Book is published in New York, 1902 and called "The Book of the Bride Elect."  Has columns for listing gifts, those who gave them , date of acknowledgment and others. Many of the gifts received were monogramed, some made by Tiffany & Co. and some gifts were exchanged. Includes gifts from Julia Ward Howe, Attorney...
Dates: 1909

Sarah Hall Letter to Harriet Elvira Jones

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Identifier: SC 00519
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1849 October 24

Hamilton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.139
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1892-2003; Majority of material found in 1930-2003

Handbill (King George County, Va.)

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Identifier: SC 00174
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1847

Victor M. Harding Christmas Diary

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Identifier: SC 00810
Scope and Contents Diary written by Victor M. Harding each Christmas as if a letter to his children. The Harding family lives in Chicago, Illinois and appear to be wealthy. Diary begins in 1906 with the intention of recording Christmas celebrations plus annual family news. Entries for 1902 through 1905 were added later and tell of the courtship and early marriage years of Matilda Boak and Victor Harding. Details Christmas customs; family gatherings; family travels in the United States and abroad; summer...
Dates: 1902-1940

Harriet Simmons Girl Scout Memory Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00876
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1934-1936

Harriette Vaden Price papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00367
Content Description

Photographs, letters, and clippings related to Harriette Vaden Price, resident of Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1913-1971

Martha W. Harrison Letter to Thomas Randolph

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00669
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1807 May 15

George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00245
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1816-1919

Lydia H. Hart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00831
Scope and Contents Diary, 1823-1830, 1875, and loose papers 1813, 1831, and undated of Lydia H. Hart of Richmond, Virginia and later Walden, Orange County, New York. The diary was started by Lydia H. Hart, the wife of Reverend William H. Hart, who was the rector of St. John’s Church in Richmond, VA and later St. Andrews Church in Walden, New York. Diary entries include day-to-day activities and meetings with local neighbors and church patrons. These neighbors included Elizabeth Van Lew and her parents, whom...
Dates: 1813; 1823-1831; 1875

Hart Papers I and II

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 H29
Scope and Contents Papers, 1847-1934, including correspondence, essays, articles, and poems by John Hart, a Richmond book seller and poems, short stories, and a novel by his wife, Katherine M. Hart. The papers of John Hart include letters concerning the sale of books and two letters by James Branch Cabell. The collection includes diplomas and certificates awarded by the University of Virginia to his [father ?] John Hart of Louisa County, Va. The Hart Papers (II) series contains 200...
Dates: 1847-1934

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

Helen Rodgers Weber Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00211
Scope and Contents The collection consists of incoming correspondence for Helen Rodgers Weber, with the bulk written over a few months in 1943. The letters are mostly authored by Helen's mother Lettie, father Clarence, and sister Jean. The content reflects on daily life in Indiana during WWII. Helen, also known as Honan, marries Charles Anthony Weber in May 1943. The tight-knit family often addresses their letters to both Helen and Charles and sign each letter as a family unit. Other...
Dates: 1937-1943; Majority of material found within 1943

Christine Henderson Scrapbook

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Identifier: SC 00610
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Christine Henderson, class of 1924, Williamsburg High School. Memorabilia includes original photographs.

Dates: 1920-1924

Dorothy Mae Henderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01497
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1943 September 23

Richard E. Herbster Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.291
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 2000-2006

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