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Bessie M. Clayton Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00762
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1936-1938, of Bessie M. Clayton of Bremerton, Washington. In it, she describes her personal life, travels around the states of Washington and Oregon, drinking, burlesque shows, basketball games, boxing, and politics, such as Franklin Roosevelt's election in 1936.

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains playbills and posters from various theater productions that were collected by Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan from all over the East Coast including New York, Williamsburg, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to name a few.

Boston Academy of Music Theater Broadsides

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 117
Identifier: SC 01718
Content Description

Four theater broadsides advertising the Boston Academy of Music's productions for November and December of 1860, Charlotte Cushman is given top billing on each.

Ann Buckles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers of Ann Buckles, College of William and Mary class of 1951, and includes materials from her time at William and Mary, her subsequent career on Broadway and in television and film, and her tenure at Harper's Bazaar. There are photographs, video recordings, clippings, correspondence, and materials regarding Benjamin Bray, Glenn Close, and members of the Department of Theatre and Speech. There is also some material from Buckles' later activities...

C. W. Carmer Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2013.004
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1864-1878, comprised of newspaper clippings from New York City pasted over a handwritten ledger.  A majority of clippings are literary in nature and include short stories, household dramas, fairy tales, and humor.  Several advertisements for theater productions are collected here as well.  Articles on current events are interspersed throughout the scrapbook.  Of particular note are a special report on the fall of Atlanta in 1864, coverage of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in...

Chapman House Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 169
Scope and Contents

This collection includes fliers containing descriptions of movies playing in the Colony Room of the Chapman House at the College of William and Mary in 1957, including the Chapman House Movie Revival Series.

Joseph Cohron Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.026
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of clippings and photographs relating to the William and Mary Theatre and drawings and possibly directions for a play by designer Prentice Hill, a faculty member at William and Mary from 1941-1943.

Covenant Players Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.034
Scope and Contents

The records of the Covenant Players include clippings and newsletters, financial information, correspondence, and programs and flyers for various theater productions including The Belle of Amherst, God's Favorite, Godspell, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Saint Joan, The Shadow Box, and others.

David W. Ferriday Collection of Theater Programs

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.94
Scope and Contents William & Mary Theater Department programs for The Stronger Woman (1953), Hamlet (1954), Twelfth Night (1955), Antigone (1955), Home is Tomorrow (1956), and three undated programs: William & Mary's Backdrop Club's Be My Guest, Colonial Williamsburg and William & Mary's She Stoops to Conquer, and the National Theatre's The Confidential Clerk. Includes three programs from the 1956 William & Mary graduation ceremony and a newspaper clipping about Lou Biggs, William...

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Hayman, Lillian, 1922-1994 1
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Hunt, Althea, 1890-1971 1
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Kaufman, Charlotte 1
Kaufman, Charlotte, ca. 1930 - 1
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Lavin, Linda, 1937- 1
Long, William Ivey 1
Mathews, Mary 1
Meade, Robert Douthat, 1903-1974 1
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Newport News Women's Club (Va.) 1
O'Neill, Lynne 1
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 1
Peninsula Transit Corporation 1
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 1
Prescott, Mary Blair Braxton Burwell 1
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.) 1
Rouse, Parke Shepherd, Jr. 1
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United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission 1
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 1
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