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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...

Richard Blow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Bray Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst B73
Scope and Contents

Negative photostats of papers, 1730-1817, of the Bray Associates, a division of the Society of the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, which was instrumental in providing libraries for the churches in America and setting up schools for the Christian education of negroes.

James City County Oral History Collection

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Identifier: MS 00241
Scope and Contents The James City County Oral History Collection holds two copies of transcripts and one corresponding cassette tapes of the Oral History Project directed by Robinette Fitzsimmon of the James City County Historical Commission. The collections includes interviews of residents of James City County, the City of Williamsburg, and York County, Virginia.  Topics range from education to farming to Eastern State Hospital.  Time periods covered begin with family memories from the Revolutionary War to...

Bishop James Madison Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 Pst
Scope and Contents Photostats of correspondence, 1777-1812, of Bishop James Madison, President of College of William & Mary, with Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Joseph C. Cabell, St. George Tucker, and others.  These copies are from originals housed in various libraries:  Harvard College Library, Free Library of Philadelphia, University of the South, Church Historical Society in Austin, Texas, Maryland Historical Society, Chicago Historical Society, Yale University and the Free Library of Philadelphia. ...

Leven Powell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 P87
Scope and Contents This collection is largely comprised of the correspondence of Leven Powell, who served in American Revolution, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the U. S. House of Representatives.The letters reflect military and civilian situations in Virginia during the Revolution, United States and Virginia politics, and foreign relations in the early national period. The collection also includes financial records concerning the Revolutionary War and Loudoun County, Va.A major...

Williamsburg (Va.) Area Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 1.09
Scope and Contents This collection covers the Greater Williamsburg Area, including Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, James City County, York County and other nearby communities. It includes gifts and purchases whose contents are ephemeral in nature and not well-suited as stand-alone collections.  The items are usually transient documents of everyday life and can include menus, flyers, advertisements, and programs but can also be postcards, games, ticket stubs, and the like. The majority of...

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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 3
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Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century 2
Photostats 2
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 2
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 2
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 2
United States--History--War of 1812 2
African Americans--Education--Virginia 1
African Americans--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Agricultural exhibitions--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
Announcements 1
Audiocassettes 1
Banks and banking--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Baptist Church--Virginia--History 1
Broadsides 1
Bumper Stickers 1
Calendars 1
Canals--Southern States 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Church of England--History--18th century 1
Church of England--Virginia--History--18th century 1
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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 1
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Dueling--Virginia 1
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Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Medicine--Virginia--History--18th century 1
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Merchants--North Carolina--History--19th century 1
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Associates of Dr. Bray (Organization) 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Blair family 1
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Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Braxton family 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Educational and Civic Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Horner family 1
James City County Historical Commission 1
Madison, James, 1749-1812 1
Mathews, Mary 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 1
Peninsula Transit Corporation 1
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 1
Prescott, Mary Blair Braxton Burwell 1
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain) 1
Special Collections Research Center 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
The Palace (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tryon, William, 1729-1788 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Unitarian Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association. Chapter #609 (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission 1
Virginia Shakespeare Festival 1
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 1
Whiting family 1
Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 1
Williamsburg Community Council (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Press, Inc 1
Williamsburg Theater (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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