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African American Family Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00229
Scope and Contents Photo album, circa 1940s-1950s, of an unidentified African-American family, most likely of Richmond, Virginia. Includes snapshots of different family members, photos of family members taken at schools (including Maggie L. Walker High School) and colleges (including Virginia Union University, with shots of the Bell Tower, Kingsley Hall, and Pickford Hall), at church (Moore Street Baptist Church) and at various holidays and other events. Several Richmond streets and landmarks are also featured...

Martha Barksdale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.004
Scope and Contents

The papers include Martha Barksdale's diary for 1918-1919, recording her experiences as a member of the first class of women at William and Mary. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs that document student activities and women's sports at the college from her student years to her teaching career. The bulk of the photographs date from the 1920s-1940s.

Herbert H. Bateman State Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 83 B31
Scope and Contents Office files, 1968-1982, of Herbert H. Bateman, Virginia Republican State Senator from Newport News. Includes correspondence with constituents and state officials; bills and legislative materials; memorandum; reports; pamphlets; and publications arranged according to subject. The collection contains background information and committee working papers showing Virginia's responses to the energy crisis of the late 1970's and to Ronald Reagan's "New Federalism" programs as well as the...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B8555
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia:  Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888),  J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).

Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) Records

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 91 B38
Scope and Contents

Records of Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, Va.

Campbell Family Papers II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.41
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Papers is a collection of business records, personal documents and photographs belonging to the Campbell and Sampson families of Albemarle County, Virginia dating from 1795 to 1945. The great majority of the documents are the business records of Joseph Watson Campbell (1795-1875). These include tax bills and receipts, accounts between Campbell and various merchants, receipts for goods and services received and rendered, promissory notes and papers relating to other family...

Catlett Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.28
Scope and Contents Catlett family papers of Caroline County, Virginia. Correspondence that reflects the hard times in Virginia following the Civil War. Collection contains 72 original letters. Written by various extended family members, the majority of the letters are addressed to Arthur Catlett, a former Confederate Soldier and Virginia resident who moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War. Transcriptions for almost all letters, provided by the collection's donor, Elizabeth Jean Voss, are included....

Howard Chapin Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 C365
Scope and Contents Papers, 1882-1938, of Howard M. Chapin relating to his collection of books on dogs. Includes letters and booksellers' lists of books on dogs as well as correspondence, 1882-1883, of G. W. Ballantine concerning pointer dogs imported to the United States from England. Acc. 1940.341 and 1940.342 Addition: Copy of obituary Howard M. Chapin, Providence Journal, September 19, 1940. Three page typewritten article on animal cemeteries, by Howard M. Chapin, and 23 pages of notes and...

Civilian Conservation Corps Photographs, Petersburg and Waverly, Virginia

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.108
Scope and Contents 71 photographs of people, buildings and grounds at the Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Petersburg, Virginia and Waverly, Virginia. The Petersburg Camp, a predominantly white camp, was Company 1364, and the Waverly Camp, a predominantly black camp, was Camp P-55, Company 376. Captain Joseph James Matthews was the commander and responsible for the construction and landscaping of the camp, plus the training of the men.Alice Erickson, the daughter of Captain Joseph James...

Henry Denison Cole Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C67
Scope and Contents Included are minutes of the Wise Light Infantry Co. of Williamsburg, 1881-1882; the College of William and Mary Alumni Association, 1906-1917; papers concerning the College of William and Mary including letters, 1873, from Benjamin S. Ewell; the Williamsburg Free School Trustees, 1870-1907; and the Democratic Committee of Williamsburg. Also accounts of the state school funds, 1894-1911; the city school funds, 1906-1911, 1919-1924; Bruton Parish Church 1897-1938; and of Robert F....

Waverly M. Cole Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.176
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, letters, and ephemera related to the life and career of Dr. Waverly M. Cole, an anesthesiologist from Richmond, Virginia. Included in the papers are awards and school diplomas, photographs of Cole while a student at the College of William and Mary and the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), and letters written to Human Rights organizations.

Georgia Ragsdale Curtis Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.500
Scope and Contents Collection contains printed materials, photographs, and church-related documents related to Georgia Ragsdale Curtis of Roanoke, Virginia and her family including her sister Laura Ragsdale Barnett. The earliest materials include a 1912 handwritten diary of a Ragsdale family member. The papers in the collection include newspaper clippings of family obituaries, family funeral service programs, family photographs, civil rights related papers and magazines, Addison High School and Patrick Henry...

Charles H. Dimmock Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 D59
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1872, of Charles Dimmock and Charles Henry Dimmock. Includes sketch of the life of Charles H. Dimmock; a manuscript volume containing a journal of a voyage from Norfolk to Madeira and farm journal of "Shabby Hall," Gloucester County, Va.; travel diary, 1826, of Charles Dimmock concerning travels in Venice and Germany; and papers concerning the service of Charles Henry Dimmock in the engineer's corps in the Confederate Army, some of which include work at Yorktown, Va. and having...

School of Education Records

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Identifier: UA 25
Scope and Contents

This collection contains subject files, publications, reports, and other material related to the School of Education at the College of William and Mary. The collection includes correspondence from the Dean's Office, photographs of special events, committee reports, and records of the Historic Triangle Substance Abuse Coalition (HTSAC).

Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.02
Scope and Contents

The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.

Farrar Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.71
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters, contracts, deeds, wills, St. Luke Penny Bank medallions, cemetery plot receipts, plans, blueprints, photographs, birth and death certificates relating to members of the Farrar family of Richmond, Virginia. Daniel James Farrar (1862-1925) had a profound effect on the architecture of the city of Richmond. Daniel followed the example of his father, Joseph who was the son of a free black. Farrar was involved with at least 14 buildings in the 1890’s as designer,...

Mary Ware Galt Memory Book

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Identifier: MS 00148
Scope and Contents

Memory Book of Mary Ware Galt of Williamsburg containing memorabilia, programs, photographs, souvenirs, correspondence, and ephemera from Williamsburg, Virginia and the Tidewater area, plus from her days as a student at Hampton College (1908-1909) in Hampton, Virginia and Stuart Hall (1909-1910) in Staunton, Virginia.

Goodwin Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G63
Scope and Contents Letters, memoirs, journals, sermons, monographs, genealogical material concerning the Goodwin, Archer, Silvester, Ballard and Smith families.The bulk of the collection is comprised of the papers of Frederick Deane Goodwin, an Episcopal minister.  Bishop William Meade is a correspondent.  Correspondence between Frederick Deane Goodwin's immediate family is included and papers of his son, Edward Lewis Goodwin, an Episcopal minister and his granddaughter, Mary Frances Goodwin, a...

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...

Grigsby-Galt Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
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...

Guy Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1985.42
Scope and Contents Papers of the William George and Gladys Bennett Guy family of Williamsburg, Virginia with additions from Joan Eastman Bennett.  Includes correspondence, invitations, minutes, clippings, oral histories, notebooks, reports, photographs, written memories, essays and printed materials. Papers include items about water and gas, Williamsburg Landing, American Red Cross, Williamsburg United Service Organization, Williamsburg Female Academy, College of William and Mary and zoning regulations. ...

Hall Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland)...

Fairfax Harrison Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H25
Scope and Contents Papers, 1736-1945, of and collected by Fairfax Harrison. Papers collected include colonial era documents, deeds, surveys, the diary of Sally Fairfax (1771-1772), legal papers, a copy of the Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.) vestry book which contains minutes, indentures, and other (1745-1802), and photostat copy of the letterbook (1801) of Col. John Tayloe of Mount Airy, Va. Fairfax Harrison's papers include his correspondence with individuals and institutions concerning his...

Hart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.112
Scope and Contents

Autographs albums, library catalogs of personal libraries, maps, math notes and scrapbooks.

Many collections and material were purchased from John Hart during the 1930's and filed under their own accession numbers or interfiled with existing collections.

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...

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Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
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Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 3
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Carte de visite photographs 3
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation--History 3
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 3
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 3
Jamestown Festival (1957) 3
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Newsletters 3
Pamphlets 3
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Virginia--History--18th century 3
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Women college students 3
Women--History--Virginia 3
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 3
Advertising 2
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American Red Cross--History--World War II period 2
Announcements 2
Brunswick County (Va.)--History 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Church bulletins 2
Cigarette cards 2
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 2
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Daybooks 2
Deeds 2
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Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century 2
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 7
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 6
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 4
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 3
American Red Cross 2
College of William and Mary. School of Education 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Hart, John, 1860-1937 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 2
The Virginia Comedians 2
Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 2
Williamsburg Community Council (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Albree, John 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Chemical Society 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Ballard family 1
Ballard, James William, 1875-1920 1
Barksdale, Martha, 1900-1974 1
Barnett, Laura Ragsdale, 1911-1979 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Battaile family 1
Bennett, Henry Eastman, 1873-1941 1
Bernard Family 1
Beverley, Martha A. 1
Blair, James, 1656-1743 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Booth family 1
Braxton family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 1
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 1
Carey family 1
Carrington family 1
Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914 1
Catlett family 1
Chamings, Dorothy Thurza Louise, d. 1958 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) Company 1364 (Petersburg, Va.) 1
Clark, James W. 1
Coalter family 1
Cole Family 1
Cole, Henry Denison, 1856-1938 1
Coleman, Mary Haldane Begg, 1875-1967 1
College of William and Mary--Baseball 1
College of William and Mary--Basketball 1
College of William and Mary--Football 1
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
College of William and Mary. Dramatic Club 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Crump family 1
Cullen, John 1
Culpeper family 1
Curtis, Georgia Ragsdale, 1913-2008 1
Daily Press (Hampton Roads, Va.) 1
Dalton, John N. 1
Democratic Party (Va.) 1
Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.) 1
Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles Henry, 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles, d. 1863 1
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Dunlop family 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Educational and Civic Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Etheridge, Jeanne 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 1
Fairfax, Sally, fl. 1771-1772 1
Farrar family 1
Farrar, Daniel James, 1862-1923 1
Farrar, Joseph E., 1830- 1
Fauquier, Francis, 1704?-1768 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941 1
Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953 1
Galbraith family 1
Galt family 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garland family 1
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 1
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