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Cotesworth P. Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1997.26
Scope and Contents Papers of the Reverend Cotesworth P. Lewis of Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, Va. More than one-half of the collection consists of letters written to Lewis relating to a sermon he gave 12 November 1967 with President Lyndon B. Johnson in the congregation. Lewis questioned United States policy in Vietnam. Most of the letters in the collection are favorable to Lewis' sermon. The rest of the collection consists of other sermons, 1938, 1947-1995 (1200 sermons), eulogies given by Lewis;...

Ann Little Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00665
Scope and Contents

Letter, April 28,1967, from Ethel Rowell to Ann Little. Letter, October 1947, written in Shanghai China from Ellen Douglas Oliver to Courtney [Ward] and Archie; child's school project "Explorers in the New World"; and list of feature articles by Courtney S. Ward.

Lewis Peyton Little Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L72
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1918-1936, of Lewis Peyton Little, a Baptist minister in Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes correspondence and notes concerning his duties as a chaplain in World War I and the writing of his books. There are drafts of his "Imprisoned Preachers and Religious Liberty in Virginia" (Lynchburg, Virginia., J.P. Bell Co., 1938) and of an unpublished work entitled "The Battle of Bethel".

Lois Hornsby Collection of Williamsburg Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 01/MS 00082
Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbooks, clippings, and printed ephemera documenting Williamsburg, Virginia. The accession includes material concerning the Williamsburg Reunion, Williamsburg Clergy Fellowship, Williamsburg land development, Bruton Heights, and Bruton Parish Church among others.

Bishop James Madison Letter to James Breckenridge, 1805 December 20

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 62, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 00973
Scope and Contents

Letter; 20 December 1805, Bishop James Madison, Williamsburg, to James Breckenridge, Botetourt County, Va. Concerns defending Madison against a claim to deprive him of land surveyed near Guyandot Falls by Breckinridge. Asks Breckinridge to discount fee at next College [of William and Mary] settlement. Also concerns Madison's Map of Virginia (1807) and a new method of taking latitudes.

Bishop James Madison Papers, Photostats

 Collection
Identifier: 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. ...

James Madison, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M26
Scope and Contents Dates; 1792-1831, 1931; document and correspondence (some are copies). Includes letters between James Madison, Sr. (1723-1801) and his son President James Madison, Jr., his brother Bishop James Madison, Josiah Quincy, Robert Walsh, and others. Also includes engravings and prints of Madison and a "Report of the Overseers of Harvard University" commenting of the new constitution recently submitted to the people of Virginia. Letters discuss politics, family life in Virginia, religion, and other...

Margaret Newbold Thorpe's "Life in Virginia by a Yankee Teacher" and "Life in North Carolina"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01457
Scope and Contents Photostatic copy of "Life in Virginia by a Yankee Teacher", an account by a missionary school teacher, Margaret Newbold Thorpe, who taught black students at Fort Magruder and in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1866-1867. Photostatic copy of "Life in North Carolina," September 1869-1870, an account written by Margaret Newbold Thorpe Stokes about Warrenton, North Carolina. The accounts were apparently written in 1881 and 1907.The photostatic copies were likely made in 1951, when gifted...

Maria to Elizabeth Ewell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01106
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1859 October 30, from someone named Maria to Elizabeth S. Ewell, daughter of College of William and Mary president Benjamin S. Ewell. In the letter, the author writes about life in Williamsburg, Virginia, the engagements of local men including professor Edwin Taliaferro to Bland Tucker, the Williamsburg Female Academy, and the loss of George T. Wilmer as rector of Bruton Parish Church.

Charles Marsh's War Board Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00256
Scope and Contents

Papers concerning the War Board and Post-War Planning Commission during World War II in Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia.

Collection was accessioned as W&M: War Board Papers.

Matthew Whaley School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0/2 Mss. 1.11
Scope and Contents

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.

Joyce McKnight Logs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.198
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 24 volumes of office transaction logs, 1987-2000, kept by Joyce McKnight while general registrar for the City of Williamsburg, Virginia. Joyce McKnight recorded all daily occurrences, routine and others, like phone calls answered, mail sent, copies made, mail picked up, inquiries receive and answered, and so on. At the end of the daily entries the total number of daily transactions is given. In Joyce McKnight's absence, her deputy would take over the...

J. Michel to M. de Mesandre Letter

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Identifier: SC 01253
Scope and Contents Letter written in French from Williamsburg, Virginia, by J. Michel, Captain of the French vessel, Le Lion, which was loading tobacco in the James River to transport to Europe, dated June 26, 1778.  Michel returned from a voyage from L'Orient in the company of Le Vicomte de Vaux commanded by Pierre Donat. Le Lion was threatened by English vessels in the Chesapeake Bay, including the St. Alban and the Solbay. Michel had sailed to New London, Connecticut and back to Williamsburg where he stayed...

Miles Wills Wynne Papers

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Identifier: MS 00040
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents related to Wynway Hall and other construction projects done by Miles Wills Wynne.  Included are the floor plans drawn by Wynne for 331, 333, and 501 Richmond Road, supply catalogs, invoices for materials and labor for Wynway Hall, utility and property tax receipts, rental logbooks and reservation books, and work journals for various construction projects. The collection also includes ephemera and broadsides.

Millington Print of Eastern Lunatic Asylum

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00126
Scope and Contents

4 x 7.5 inch colored lithograph plate with a 2.25 x 2 inch border.  Image is of the Virginia Lunatic Asylum at Williamsburg, VA by Thomas Charles Millington. Image shows the building circa 1845 with its newly added third floor, cupola, and portico.

Thomas Millington Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00306
Scope and Contents Twelve pieces of oversized artwork, including originals and reproduction copies, by Thomas C. Millington, son of John Millington, William & Mary professor of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy. This collection is divided into two series. Series 1 compiles lithographic prints (one original and seven reproductions) of the "Millington print," a lithograph based off of Millington's illustrations of William & Mary's Historic Campus. Series 2 compiles drawings and watercolor...

Will Molineux Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00042
Scope and Contents

Williamsburg, Virginia items given by Will Molineux, mostly via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.  Some items are personal papers (newspaper articles, etc.) of Will Molineux.  The photograph collection covers the entire Williamsburg area, including James City County and York County.  Subjects include people, places, buildings, events, Colonial Williamsburg, William and Mary and many more.

Morecock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M81
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1881-1937 and n.d., relating to the history of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown, Va. collected by members of the Morecock family of Williamsburg, Va. Includes photographs, pamphlets, Christmas cards, postcards, and wood-cut prints depicting the Powder Magazine, Bruton Parish Church, the Courthouse of 1770, the Yorktown Monument, the church tower at Jamestown as well as souvenirs of the Yorktown Centennial, 1881 and the Jamestown Exposition, 1907.

William H. E. Morecock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00110
Scope and Contents

Civil War correspondence, passes and orders relating to 1st Lieutenant William H.E. Morecock of the 32nd Virginia Volunteer Regiment.  Legal documents of William H. E. Morecock, mostly concerning the lawsuit in Williamsburg and James City County, McCandlish vs Warburton, during 1851 to 1853.  Correspondence and financial records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary while William H.E. Morecock was Secretary of the Board, 1877-1890.

Robert Morris Diary

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Identifier: SC 01210
Scope and Contents

Diary of a schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Virginia as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Virginia. He rented the President's House at the College of William and Mary. Includes comments on church meetings, schools, local people and weather. Also includes lists of students attending his schools in Williamsburg and Warwick County.

Richard Lee Morton Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 M84
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1930-1969, of Richard Lee Morton, professor of history at the College of William and Mary from 1919 to 1959. Series 1 includes personal and professional correspondence, lectures and notes relating to his research on Virginia history, and material relating to his community activities in Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence of his wife Estelle (Dinwiddie) Morton, land grants, 1756 and 1774, signed by Robert Dinwiddie and Lord Dunmore, Confederate currency and bonds,...

Pleasants Murphy Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D5
Scope and Contents Diary, 1814 September 9-1815 April 23, kept during military service in Captain [?] Otey's Company in War of 1812. The content concerns the line of march from Liberty (now Bedford), Virginia to Richmond and discusses prices of items in Richmond and drills, and rations at the camp at Fairfield. Murphy spent October 9 to November 26, 1814 away from his unit, recovering from a broken arm. The diary concerns a trip back to Bedford County and a trip to Pittsylvania County. The volume...

N. F. McNorton Record of Whiskey Dispensed

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Identifier: Mss. MsV M2
Scope and Contents Record, 1928-1932, entitled "Physicians Record of Prescriptions" kept by Nelson F. McNorton which contains a record of whiskey dispensed for medicinal purposes at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Richmond, and other locations in Tidewater Virginia during Prohibition. Books such as these were supplied by the Treasury Department as part of the National Prohibition Act. Physicians recorded a serial number, date, name and address of patient, the quantity and kind of liquor, "ailment", and directions for...

Nanny C. Waller Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D15
Scope and Contents

Diary of Nanny C. Waller, Williamsburg, Virginia, which includes religious writings, discussion of a cholera epidemic, and her family. It also contains copies of letters and accounts.

Stella Neiman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.54, 2000.004, 2008.70
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains papers related to Stella Neiman while on the Williamsburg City Council. These include reports, minutes, agendas, clippings, and a report on the desegregation of the public schools. The collection also contain Professor Fraser Neiman's Harvard dissertation on English literature. Stella Neiman was a member of the Williamsburg City Council from 1966-1970, the Williamsburg-James City County School Board from 1981-1987 and the Williamsburg Planning...

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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 142
Correspondence 101
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 80
Photographs 71
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 38
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Financial records 36
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 33
Account books 31
Williamsburg (Va.)--Social life and customs 31
Scrapbooks 28
Legal documents 27
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
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 11
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 10
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century 10
Fliers (printed matter) 10
Jamestown (Va.)--History--20th century 10
Manuscripts (document genre) 10
World War, 1939-1945 10
Invitations 9
Photocopies 9
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 9
Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 9
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History--19th century 8
Genealogy 8
James City County (Va.)--History--20th century 8
Poems 8
Publications 8
Speeches 8
Williamsburg (Va.)--City Council 8
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
Schools--Virginia--Williamsburg 6
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
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 5
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 5
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
College of William and Mary--Presidents 4
Deeds--Virginia--Williamsburg 4
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Garden Clubs--Virginia--Williamsburg 4
Journals (accounts) 4
Land use--Virginia--Williamsburg 4
Mental illness--Treatment--History 4
Morticians 4
Negatives 4
Oral histories 4
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Language
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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