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Independence Day Oration

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00972
Scope and Contents

A manuscript speech addressed to "Friends and Fellow Citizens of Williamsburgh" on 4th of July, 1825.

Not clear if city of Williamsburg, Virginia or another city.

Ivy House Restaurant Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.51
Scope and Contents

The records of the Ivy House Restaurant in Williamsburg, Virginia include business records, guest registers, customer and business correspondence, legal documents, and a variety of ephemera from the local business including menus. This mid-20th century collection documents the history of this restaurant during a time when Williamsburg was going through changes and growth in the tourism industry.

Mildred Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2000.67
Scope and Contents

Papers of Mildred Jackson of Williamsburg, Virginia. She was a private piano instructor in Williamsburg, a performer with the William and Mary Music Department, and the wife of Dr. Jess Jackson, a professor of English at William and Mary. Includes lesson plans, music books, financial records, correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs, programs, and address books.

James City County and City of Williamsburg Personal Property Tax Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68 J23
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 69 Property Tax Books and 3 Land Tax Books for James City County, Virginia, 1866-1948, and 42 Property Tax Books and 2 Land Tax Books for Williamsburg, Virginia, 1865-1927. Most years contain two sections within one book:  one section for "White" property owners and one section for "Colored" property owners.  Many of the James City County records have separate books or are divided into Powhatan, Jamestown and Stone House districts.  For the years...

James City County Oral History Collection

 Collection
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...

Jamestown Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 77 C73
Scope and Contents

Records, 1946-1979, of the Jamestown Corporation which was responsible for two of Paul Green's outdoor dramas, "The Common Glory," and "The Founders." Includes certificate of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, yearbooks, scripts, programs, ground plans, costume designs audio-visual materials, photographs, music and loose papers (correspondence and budgets).

John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A. Wise

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Identifier: SC 00649
Scope and Contents

Letter, dated April 28, 1863, from Union Major General John Adams Dix to Confederate General Henry A. Wise to stop the attacks on the Union-held insane asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dix writes that, although the asylum is under the control of the Union, there have been repeated attack by officers of the Confederacy on its employees and residents. Dix also mentions he has directed General Keyes to re-occupy Williamsburg.

John Hulit and Charles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01819
Content Description

A letter sent to John Hulit from Charles, last name unknown, dated December 7, 1851.

Philip Johnson Legal Documents

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Identifier: SC 00688
Scope and Contents Legal documents concerning the estate of Philip Johnson of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. Investiture of Bruton Parish, James City County land to Philip Johnson to eventually become part of the City of Williamsburg at the Court of St. James, dated November 1763. Chancery lawsuit, 1791, written to the Honorable George Wythe Judge of the High Court of Chancery, concerning a trust agreement made in 1769 with Peyton Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Robert Carter Nicholson, and Philip...

Robert W. Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01349
Content Description Four page letter from Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Johnson of the 8th New Jersey Volunteers from near the Pamunkey River, on the Road to Richmond, May 21, 1862. Johnson describes in great detail the latest battle against the Rebels and their ability to claim victory with the assistance of fresh Union troops who were able to charge the forces near the end of the fighting. He describes Williamsburg as a beautiful city, filled with about 200 inhabitants before the outbreak of war, a nice...

Jones and Bradby Families Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.22
Scope and Contents

Primarily letters, postcards, and receipts, mostly from the period 1921-1923 of an African American family living in Lightfoot, Virginia. Family members included Signor Bradby, Elizabeth Bradby and Annie Bradby. Some papers relate to Willmore Jones, John Jones, and other Jones family members. Several transactions with the firm of J.A. Bozarth of Williamsburg are present.

Henley Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00187
Scope and Contents Contains ledgers, 1857-1901, of Henley T. Jones, Jr., of Williamsburg, Virginia. Henley Jones operated a drug store in Williamsburg, and the ledgers contain the records of his business, including the name of the patron, what the purchased, and the price, from 1873 to 1878. Includes records of Jones' business with Eastern State Hospital, then called Eastern Lunatic Asylum. There is also records of Jones' dealing with African American customers. Also includes the settlement of the estate,...

A. Edwin Kendrew Papers

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Identifier: SC 01234
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets and brochures from Colonial Williamsburg, plus various invitations and programs for Williamsburg area events.

John Ker Estate Account Ledger in Williamsburg, Virginia

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev17
Scope and Contents

Account ledger as part of the estate of David Ker in relationship to a lawsuit with James Gregorie, with a summary on page [14]. Suit located in Williamsburg District, James City County, Virginia. Includes debts due stores in Urbanna, Gloucester and King and Queen Counties. Over 30 names are listed. 32 pages.

Kibler-Bland Genealogy Collection

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Identifier: SC 01243
Scope and Contents Typescripts of material concerning Richard Bland, (1710-1776), of Williamsburg, Virginia composed mainly of biographical and genealogical information on Bland and his family and information about the Bland House in Williamsburg, Virginia. Also included, biographical material on Henry Wetherburn in connection with running his tavern in Williamsburg. This material concerns the dates of 1671-1776 although the typescripts are not from that era. The typescripts of the articles and notes on the...

J. Luther Kibler Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 K53
Scope and Contents Papers, 1908-1944, of James Luther Kibler of Williamsburg, Va. Chiefly letters concerning his interest in Virginia history, the history of Williamsburg, Va. and in the Socialist Party. Correspondents include Elwood Street and Matthew Page Andrews. Oversize box contains Framed image of Fairfax Harrison; Fairfax Harrison's horse prints and USGS Quadrangles maps(both deposited by Mrs Charles Baird); Scrapbook of Yorktown sesqui-centennial newspapers, October, 1931; rolled map of...

J. Luther Kibler Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ad84-97, Ad97A - 97B
Scope and Contents James Luther Kibler was a historian, author, newspaper correspondent and secretary of the Socialist Party in Virginia. Scrapbooks, ca. 1920-ca. 1940, of James Luther Kibler, of Williamsburg, Va. Scrapbooks contains newspaper clippings of current events pasted onto magazine pages, mostly concerning Virginia and the history of the Williamsburg area. Includes some handwritten and typed notes as well as loose mimeographed copies of radio talks, 1942, given by Elwood Street, Director,...

Janet C. Kimbrough Williamsburg Area History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1985.50, 1991.36 and 1993.06
Scope and Contents

Collection of material about Williamsburg, Virginia area history including Colonial Williamsburg Foundaton, Williamsburg Public Library, "Model" school of Williamsburg, Yorktown Bicentennial, Bundles for Britain and more.  Includes photographs of family and friends, many set in Williamsburg, and photograph of dedication of the Confederate Monument on the Palace Green.

King's Daughters. Kate Custis Circle (Williamsburg, Va.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 71 K61, 2008.134, 2010.330
Scope and Contents Mss. 71 K61 includes the records of the Kate Custis Circle of the King's Daughters of Williamsburg, Virginia: a printed history of the circle by Estelle H. Smith; minutes of the circle meetings; correspondence; newspaper clippings; photographs; minutes of state convention meetings; programs of state conventions; scrapbooks; and leaflet concerning Estelle H. Smith. Mss. Acc. 2008.134 (Box 5) includes journal records from 1913-1933. Mss. Acc. 2010.330 (Box 6) includes...

Kyger Funeral Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1988.03 and 2011.568
Scope and Contents Acc. 1988.03 includes funeral records from Robert W. Kyger's and Robert P. Miller's undertaking business, 1920s to 1940s, Williamsburg. There are 3 volumes as well as nine scrolls. Acc. 2011.568 includes four funeral home ledgers from 1929-1935,1936-1940, 1942-1947, and 1948-1949. There are also order forms for headstones, letters from people unable to pay for the funeral, and various government documents from World War II, including a receipt for tires that the Kyger family gave to the...

Kyger Marriage Commissioner Records

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Identifier: SC 01166
Scope and Contents

Marriage records kept by Robert W. Kyger when he was the Williamsburg, Virginia Marriage Commissioner.

Marquis de Lafayette Letter to Lewis Morris

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01343
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1781 April 4, to Lewis Morris. 2 p. ; 21 cm. Concerns military operations in Virginia, a delayed meeting in Williamsburg, and mentions Benedict Arnold, Nathanael Greene, and Henry Lee. Typescript also available.

Land Indenture between William Stith and the College of William & Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 382
Scope and Contents

Indenture between William Stith and the College of William & Mary, covering two lots, numbers 314 and 315, in the City of Williamsburg. Dated May 4, 1738.

Charles Lee Letter to William Lee

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00539
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1793 June 3, Charles Lee, Richmond, [Va.] to William Lee, "Greenspring" near Williamsburg, [Va.]. 2 p. on 1 leaf ; 22 cm.

Lee Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01 and Mss. Acc. 1995.27
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01, Series 1 - 4: Papers and photographs of the Edward Myers Lee Family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Lee graduated from the College of William and Mary, as did many of his children.  An album has photos of a May Pole in front of the Williamsburg Court House on Duke of Gloucester St. The papers include material for some of his children, particulary Elizabeth Mallory Lee (Mrs. John Walston Henderson), Peticolas Lee (Mrs. Robert Edward Lee), Mary King Lee, and Edward M. Lee. ...

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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 142
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Financial records 36
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 33
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Williamsburg (Va.)--Social life and customs 31
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Minutes 27
Programs 27
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 26
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 25
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 24
Diaries 22
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 20
Reports 20
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs 20
Letters (correspondence) 19
Clippings (information artifacts) 18
Pamphlets 17
Newspapers 16
Printed ephemera 16
Merchants--Virginia--Williamsburg 15
Certificates 13
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History 12
Ledgers (Accounting) 12
Receipts (financial records) 12
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation--History 11
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 11
Notebooks 11
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Jamestown (Va.)--History--20th century 10
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World War, 1939-1945 10
Invitations 9
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 9
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James City County (Va.)--History--20th century 8
Poems 8
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Williamsburg (Va.)--Colonial Period--History 8
Yorktown (Va.)--History--20th century 8
Business records 7
Clubs--Virginia--Williamsburg 7
Jamestown Festival (1957) 7
Maps 7
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 7
Agendas (administrative records) 6
Deeds 6
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 6
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 6
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Slides (photographs) 6
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries 6
Women--Education--Virginia 6
World War, 1914-1918 6
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 6
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg--History 5
Broadsides 5
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 5
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 5
College of William and Mary--Students 5
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century 5
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 5
Newsletters 5
Obituaries 5
Postcards 5
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Speeches, addresses, etc. 5
Typescripts 5
United States--History--War of 1812 5
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--21st century 5
Williamsburg (Va.)--Library 5
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 5
Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
Audiocassettes 4
Christmas cards 4
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Deeds--Virginia--Williamsburg 4
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 4
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English 272
French 3
German 2
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
 
Names
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 59
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 21
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 18
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 17
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 10
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College of William and Mary. 7
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 6
Coleman family 5
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 5
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 5
Madison, James, 1749-1812 5
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 4
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 4
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 4
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 4
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 4
Williamsburg Garden Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
Williamsburg Reunion (Va.) 4
Cole, Henry Denison, 1856-1938 3
Galt family 3
Galt, John Minson, 1819-1862 3
Kibler, James Luther, 1867-1953 3
Kimbrough, Janet C 3
Tucker 3
Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 3
Armistead Family 2
Barlowe, Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough 2
Boy Scouts of America 2
Bozarth family 2
Bright, Robert Anderson, 1839-1904 2
College of William and Mary 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 2
College of William and Mary. School of Education 2
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Democratic Party (Va.) 2
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Economic Development 2
Ewell, Elizabeth S., 1814- 2
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 2
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 2
Galt, John Minson, 1744-1808 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Geddy, Vernon M., Jr 2
Hall, Channing Moore, III 2
Jackson, Comer Clarke 2
Jamestown Corporation 2
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 2
Kimbrough, Janet C. (Janet Coleman) 2
King's Daughters (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
McCandlish, Robert 2
Millington, Thomas Charles, fl. 1836-1850 2
Molineux, Will 2
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 2
Nicholson High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Oxrieder, Julia W. 2
Pedersen, Thelma 2
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 2
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 2
Richmond (Va.) News Leader 2
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960 2
Saunders, Robert, 1805-1868 2
Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880 2
Sheldon, Jacob D. 2
Shiflett, Glenna Graves 2
Southall family 2
The Model School (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
The Virginia Comedians 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 2
University of Virginia 2
Virginia Shakespeare Festival 2
Williamsburg Community Council (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Williamsburg Female Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 2
Williamsburg Female Institute (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Williamsburg Players (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Williamsburg Post-War Planning Commission (Va.) 2
Woodbridge, Dudley Warner, 1896-1969 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Alexandria gazette 1
Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 1
Alfriend, Frank Heath 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Red Cross 1
American Studies Program 1
Anthony, James 1
Armistead, Cary Champion, d. 1944 1
Armistead, Dora Travis, 1890-1979 1
Armistead, Moss 1
Armistead, Rowland Cara 1
Army Nurse Corp 1
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801 1
Art Song of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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