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.
Record, 1818-1819, of newspaper subscriptions including The Lexington (Virginia) Newsletter and Western Virginia Telegraph, and The Staunton (Virginia) Republic. The volume was also used as a ledger, 1818-1825, by an unidentified merchant, Lexington, Virginia.
This is an artificial collection of material from and about Matthew Whaley School in Williamsburg, Virginia including material from the annual fifty year reunions. The school newspaper, The Powder Horn, 1930-1937 and 1946-1948, is available in Rare Books call number AN47 .W54 P68.
Letters, 1886-1917, received by Samuel W. Meek in his connection with newspapers in Akron and Cleveland, Ohio and Washington, D. C. and as business manager for the Times-Dispatch in Richmond, Va. and for The Press in Philadelphia, Pa. Prominent correspondents include John Stewart Bryan, Ellis A. Gimbel and John Wanamaker.
Mss. Acc. 1995.37
Eight ledgers, 1897-1916, 1917-1937, 1949, 1952, 1959, 1960, 1963 and 1964 of the Peninsula Bank Williamsburg showing business records including individual accounts and minutes of the Board.
Peninsula Bank was also known as Peninsula Bank and Trust, then later became Crestar Bank and Crestar became SunTrust Bank.
Mss. Acc. 1994.92 has been added to this collection. Two newspaper articles, undated, on the history of the Peninsula Bank.
Papers of J. Randolph Ruffin. Newspaper clippings, brochures, drafts of speeches, correspondence about Virginia history, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and tours directed by J. Randolph Ruffin, Director of Special Events for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Accessions 1998.58 and 1999.22 WHRA.