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Gaius Dickinson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D56
Scope and Contents

Two letters, 26 March and 4 November 1791 from Gaius Dickinson, a Quaker, to his son Daniel Dickinson in Rockingham County, Va. The letters concern his travel plans and religion. Also includes a letter, 1930, concerning the provenance of the letters.

Dates: 1791, 1930

James Galt Diary, 1835-1844

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D10
Scope and Contents

Diary of James Galt, of "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginia which concerns farm management on several plantations, activities of himself and his family and includes lists of clothing given out to slaves (slaves listed by family group) and includes an incident concerning the alleged poisoning of slaves (entry for 18 January 1839.)

Dates: 1835-1844

Mary Ware Galt Memory Book

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1904-1910

William Galt Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad98-MsV Ad99 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1820-1833, of the mercantile firm of William Galt, Sr. and William Galt, Jr. (a distant relative) of Richmond, Virginia. The later account book contains numerous entries concerning John Allan, the foster father of Edgar Allan Poe as well as entries concerning James Galt and "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginia.

Dates: 1820-1833

B. F. Garrett Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Al6
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1842-1849, of B. F. Garrett, attorney, Williamsburg, Va. Includes account with John Tyler, Jr.

Dates: 1842-1849

Garth Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 G19
Scope and Contents This inventory contains personal and buisness correspondence, financial documents, loans, promissory notes, legal documents, tax information, and land records belonging to the Jesse Garth family of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, The majority of the inventory documents correspondence chiefly from 1800-1854 between family members, mostly the adult children of Jesse and Elizabeth Garth, fl. 1798-1854, especially Lucy E. B. Garth, fl. 1820-1849; Sarah Garth Goodman, fl. 1820-1842;...
Dates: 1798-1872

Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 G29
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of genealogical materials; ca. 1880 to 1993; many of which were probably collected by Dr. Earl Gregg Swem in connection with the publication of genealogical information in the "William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Series". Includes correspondence, clippings, coats-of-arms, charts, and family histories.  Most newspaper clippings are from "The Standard" in Richmond, Virginia from the early 1880's.

Dates: 1880-2001

General Order Number 11

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00058
Scope and Contents

Letter giving a general order (Number 11) regarding the galloping of horses.  This order was issued from Fort Magruder in Williamsburg, which was under Union occupation at the time on June 14, 1864.

Dates: 1864 June 14

Ira F. Gensel Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01348
Content Description Four page letter from Union Officer 2nd Lieutenant Ira Fox Gensel of the 4th United States Regular Infantry from a camp near Roper's meeting House in James City County, Virginia dated May 11, 1862. He describes his march into Williamsburg after the battle that took place in that city and the high casualties as a result of that battle. He calls Williamsburg a beautiful city but the court houses, William and Mary College, and all of the churches are used as hospitals and are filled. Gensel...
Dates: 1862-05-11

George and Ursula Pleasants Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01588
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two love letters written by George Ellis to Ursula Pleasants and their marriage contract.

The marriage contract states that George Ellis is the son of John and "Cathrine" Ellis of "Old England," and that Ursula Pleasants is the daughter of John and Susanna Pleasants of Henrico County, Virginia. It is dated July 10, 1766 and signed by 26 members of the Quakers of Virginia.

Dates: 1764, 1766

George E. Dennis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D42
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1874-1883, to George E. Dennis, lawyer, in Rocky Mount (Franklin County, Va.) concerning the collection of debts.

Dates: 1874-1883

George G. York Letter

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 120
Identifier: SC 01744
Content Description

An eight page letter with envelope from George G. York, a senior corporal stationed at Camp Alger, to his wife and child. York writes about a visit to the camp by President McKinley, the moral of the soldiers, his experience with military rations, and his thoughts on the Spanish-American war.

Dates: May 29th, 1898

George L. Hersum Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00354
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written by George L. Hersum, Sergeant in the 5th New Hampshire Infantry, Company A, to his wife, while he was stationed in or near Alexandria, Richmond, Yorktown, Harrison's Landing, and Falmouth, Virginia.

Dates: 1862-1863

George M. Pennybacker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P38
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1843-1852, of George M. Pennybacker and Mrs. Ann Pennybacker of Rockingham County, Va. Includes letter and accounts. The accounts are with farm laborers and with merchants in Winchester, Va.

Dates: 1843-1852

W. Brooks George Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 83 Geo29
Scope and Contents

Dates; 1975-1983; of correspondence, minutes, financial reports, and brochures pertaining to the various civic organizations George was associated with, including the Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation, Commonwealth Club (Richmond, Va.), Downtown Development Unlimited, Metropolitan Richmond Chamber of Commerce, and Keep Virginia Beautiful, Inc.

Dates: 1975-1983

Gideon Christian Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad21-MsV Ad30
Scope and Contents

Ledgers of Gideon Christian, physician of Charles City County, Virginia.  10 Ledgers.

Dates: 1850-1870

A. Glass Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa4
Scope and Contents

Account books containing personal accounts, 1852-1862, of A. Glass and his accounts, 1844-1859, as the administrator of the estates of Thomas H. Roberts, Joseph Cleuveures, and Benjamin Cleuveures. Also includes accounts of A. Glass with the Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company and the West Point Railway.

Dates: 1844-1862

Glenn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G48
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1821-1858, received by George D. Glenn, iron founder at Isabella Furnace near Luray, Page County, Va. from family (members of the Bradley, Groves and Dowdell families) and friends who have left Page County for West Virginia, Ohio and Oregon. A few letters concern patterns and moldings for iron castings and there are three letters, 1826-1831, written by a Quaker, Abraham Alderdice of Wilmington, Del.

Dates: 1821-1858

Gloucester Circuit of the Methodist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 G51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1825-1910, of the Gloucester Circuit of the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Church which covered Gloucester County and part of King and Queen County, Va. Includes minutes of quarterly conference meetings for the circuit; Sunday School class records; and building committee records. Acc. 2003.16 is a photocopy of a register, 1879-1885, of baptisms, marriages and members. Acc. 2012.382 is a register of members of the Gloucester Circuit of the Methodist Church,...
Dates: 1825-1910

Gloucester County, Va. Farmer's Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D34
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1880-1882, of an unidentified farmer in Gloucester County, Va. It includes weather data and writings concerning religion.

Dates: 1880-1882

Gloucester County, Va. School Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV As3
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1819-1849, of the school commissioners of Gloucester County, Va. and minutes of meetings, 1818-1829.

Dates: 1819-1849

Goodwin Family Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1826-1959

Armistead C. Gordon Notes about the Bench and Bar of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nla14
Scope and Contents

An alphabetical index of Virginia lawyers, with designations beside each name telling the source.  Gordon labels the notebook, "Notes for a work on the Bench and Bar of Virginia."  The final result could be his book, Some Lawyers in Colonial Virginia.

Dates: 1909

Grand Oaks Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01116
Scope and Contents Daybook for Grand Oaks (formerly Strange Acres) school and camp, probably in Virginia. No location is given in the daybook but the director, Mary Alice Ankers is with great likelihood Mary Alice Ankers (1915-1994) who was born and spent most of her life in Virginia. The daybook was kept by Ankers and assistant director Olive Louise Boggs.Students were aged 8-12 and came for the most part from Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.The daybook records school and...
Dates: 1947-1954

Gregory Family Papers

 Collection
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

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Correspondence 233
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Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
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Legal documents 74
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 71
Photographs 59
Receipts (financial records) 59
Diaries 54
Journals (accounts) 44
Notebooks 43
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 41
Letters (correspondence) 35
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 35
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 34
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 32
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 31
Scrapbooks 31
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 27
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 27
Reports 26
Virginia--History 26
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 25
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 24
Minutes 23
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 22
Virginia--History--20th century 21
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 20
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Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 19
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Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 18
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Daybooks 16
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Virginia--Genealogy 16
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 15
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 15
Merchants--Virginia--Rockingham County 15
Programs 15
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century 15
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 15
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 15
United States--History--War of 1812 14
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 14
Women--Education--Virginia--History 14
Agendas (administrative records) 13
Education--Virginia--History 13
Education--Virginia--History--20th century 13
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 13
Lawyers--Virginia--History 13
United States--Slavery 13
University of Virginia--History--19th century 13
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 13
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 13
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 12
Pamphlets 12
Poems 12
Slavery--Virginia--History 12
Virginia--Governors 12
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. 12
Women--History--Virginia 12
Baptist Church--Virginia--History 11
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 11
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 11
Merchants--Virginia--Williamsburg 11
Newspapers 11
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Slavery--Virginia--18th century 11
Virginia--History--18th century 11
Virginia--Religious history 11
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 10
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 10
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 10
Photostats 10
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 10
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 10
Surveys (documents) 10
Typescripts 10
Agriculture--Virginia--History 9
Clippings (information artifacts) 9
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 9
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 9
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 21
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 16
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 14
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 9
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 9
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College of William and Mary. 7
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 7
Gary Alonzo Barranger 6
Virginia State Senate 6
College of William and Mary 5
Democratic Party (U.S.) 5
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 5
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 5
Tyler Family 5
Virginia House of Delegates 5
Brown family 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 4
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 4
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 4
Madison, James, 1749-1812 4
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 4
Perrin family 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
University of Virginia 4
Braxton family 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 3
College of William and Mary. School of Education 3
Democratic Party (Va.) 3
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 3
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 3
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 3
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 3
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 3
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 3
Morton family 3
Preston Family 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tabb family 3
Taliaferro family 3
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 3
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 3
United States Congress 3
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 3
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 3
American Red Cross 2
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797 2
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 2
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Blair family 2
Blair, James, 1656-1743 2
Blair, James, 1741-1772 2
Blair, John, 1732-1800 2
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 2
Brooke, Robert 2
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 2
Campbell family 2
Catlett family 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke Family 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, fl. 1857-1880 2
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Mathematics 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
Dalton, John N. 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
Fauquier, Francis 2
French, Samuel Bassett, 1820-1898 2
Galt, James, 1805-1876 2
Garth family 2
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 2
Hart, John, 1860-1937 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Loring, William Wing 2
Luttrell family 2
Maury family 2
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 2
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 2
McAllister, J. T. ( Joseph Thompson), 1866-1927 2
McCausland, John 2
Morton, Estelle 2
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 2
Myers, Gustavus Adophus, 1801-1869 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
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