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Joseph Keith Newell Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00652
Scope and Contents Diary, 19 March 1862 to 24 August 1862, of Joseph Keith Newell, a captain of the 10th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. Diary runs from March to August of 1862, and describes the life of a Union soldier during the Peninsula Campaign. Describes his trip down the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., to Hampton, Virginia. Also includes a description of the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862, as well as his observations of the College of William & Mary. Newell also describes his...

The Old Court Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00398
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed manuscript of "The Old Court Journal" by Miss "Gibbie Galt" telling the story of the Virginia Gazette and Williamsburg, Virginia. 1 item.

Julia W. Oxrieder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1990.46
Scope and Contents

The personal papers of Julia W. Oxrieder include materials related to Williamsburg, Virginia, documents of interest she collected related to her many interests, and personal material about her life and work in Williamsburg. Many items are copies of biographies, newspaper articles, and ephemera documenting local history including folklore, education, Williamsburg people and organizations, African Americans, and other topics.

John Page Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.219
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters. The first letter is dated October 13th. Though no year is listed, it was likely written by Page in 1831. The letter is addressed to Burwell Bassett, who served on the Board of Visitors at William & Mary with Page. The letter focuses on the recently vacated mathematics professorship and Page's feelings regarding it. The second letter is dated November 30, 1836 and is addressed to Col. Charles S. Morgan of Richmond. In it, Page mentions the...

Page-Saunders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 P15
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of members of the Page and Saunders families. Includes correspondence of Margaret Lowther Page of "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. with her daughter Lucy Burwell Page Saunders and her son-in-law Robert Saunders. The collection includes a diary, 1826, of Robert Saunders while on a trip from New York to Le Havre; published stories of Lucy Burwell Page Saunders; manuscript stories by Roberta Saunders; and correspondence of Robert Page Saunders....

Paradise-Barziza Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P21
Scope and Contents

Photographs (and negatives) of papers concerning the marriage of Count Antonio Barziza, Venice, Italy to Lucy Paradise, daughter of John and Lucy Ludwell Paradise, Williamsburg, Va. Includes a typed copy of a letter, 24 February 1805, from Lucy Ludwell Paradise to Littleton Waller Tazewell; and a photograph of a letter, 28 January 1831, written by Margaret Nelson Bellett. Description: Photographs Williamsburg, Va. Williamsburg Restoration, 1930. 18 cm.

Fay Parr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.50
Scope and Contents

Family papers and a collection of Williamsburg ephemera and memorabilia of Fay Parr.  Includes family photograph albums, press photographs of Williamsburg residents and buildings, newspaper clippings of events and people in Williamsburg, Virginia and publications from Williamsburg and other places.

Peacock Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.116
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, research notes, and other material related to the attempt to classify the Peacock Hill neighborhood of Williamsburg, Virginia a historic landmark. Also included are maps of the neighborhood as well as a copy of the signed petition for Colonial Williamsburg to build townhomes that compliment, not replace, the homes in the Peacock Hill neighborhood. Most of the material is from 1982.

Thelma Pedersen Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1990.42
Scope and Contents

Publications and newspaper clippings concerning the Williamsburg area, including College of William and Mary material. Programs, pamphlets, fans and newspapers.

Pencil Drawing of Bruton Parish Church

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Identifier: SC 01585
Scope and Contents

Pencil drawing of Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.), including a main steering a carriage lead by oxen. Artist is unknown.

The image is fragile and must be handled with extreme care.

Peninsula Bank Minute Books

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.37
Scope and Contents

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.

Peninsula School Fair Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 270
Scope and Contents

This collection contains booklets for the Peninsula School Fair held from 1913-1915 under the auspices of The College of William and Mary. School children compete in numerous activities including agriculture, domestic science, drawing, dolls, and athletics.

Charles and William Person Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.207
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, photographs, scrapbooks and other material related to the Person, Hickman, and Walton families. The bulk of the collection contains material related to Charles and William Person. Included are photographs of family members and the trips they took including to the York River, scrapbooks of the Person-Walton family and scenes from the Newport News Naval Yards, and an oral history conducted with William Person describing Williamsburg, Virginia in the first half...

Person Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2005.56 and 2006.44
Scope and Contents Papers, 1872-2002, of the Person family including account book of both Charles Person and William Person, Sr. and other account books and diaries; papers having to do with family life in the city of Williamsburg, Virginia in the early-to-mid 1900s; pictures, mainly of the Person family, which also show the lifestyle of the early-to-mid 1900s; artifacts, including fans and a Williamsburg Laundry thermometer and a charcoal drawing of a residence. Box 5 (oversize) also includes...

John Garland Pollard Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 70 P76
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, manuscript volumes, business papers, pamphlets, genealogical material, family papers, reports, memos, campaign literature, photographs of John G. Pollard (1871-1937), lawyer, educator, statesman, humanitarian, and governor of Virginia, 1930-1934. Prominent correspondents include Henry Watkins Anderson, Lady Astor, Frederic W. Boatwright, David K. E. Bruce, John Stewart Bryan, William Jennings Bryan, Harry F. Byrd, James Cannon, J. A. C. Chandler, Calvin Coolidge,...

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...

Powhatan Robertson Journal

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.236
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a journal kept by Robertson while a student at William & Mary in 1816. He mentions engaging in social activities within town, places within town such as the "Old Capitol," and sometimes refers to lectures. He frequently writes about women.

A typed transcription is included.

Prentis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00113
Scope and Contents

The papers, 1807-1855, of the Prentis family of Williamsburg, Virginia, and of various members of the Riddick and Bowdoin families of Nansemond County, Va. Includes legal documents and accounts, 1807-1830, concerning the settlement of the estate of Joseph Prentis (1754-1809); will of Susan Bowdoin; correspondence of Joseph Prentis, Jr. and license, issued to Peter Bowdoin Prentis to practice law.

Thomas E. Pugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00005
Scope and Contents The papers of Rev. Thomas E. Pugh, who was the minister of the Williamsburg Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1952-1981. Collection includes both personal and ministerial related material.  Early photograph albums show Pugh's childhood but his correspondence and papers begin with his student days at the University of Richmond in 1940.  He attended Crozer Theological Seminary and Harvard University Chaplain School before becoming an Army Chaplain in 1944.  His first...

Pulaski Club Records

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Identifier: MS 00097
Scope and Contents

Records of the Pulaski Club of Williamsburg, a men's social club, named in honor of Count Pulaski of American Revolutionary War fame.  Includes minutes, correspondence, photographs, poetry, stationery and clippings.  Two letters by John D. Rockefeller are included.

Edmund Randolph Letter Regarding Finances

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00974
Scope and Contents

Letter, 21 Feb. 1780, of Edmund Randolph, Williamsburg, Va. to unidentified recipient. Letter concerns a suit to collect the principle and interest of a bond. Also mentions Mr. Hunter, West, Peyton, and [George] Wythe.

Mary Eleanor Davis Ries Papers, 1870-1967

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 91 D29
Scope and Contents Papers, 1870-1967, of Mary Eleanor (Davis) Ries. Includes correspondence of Ries with her parents, Donald Walton Davis [1882-1950] and Katherine (Bressler) Davis and other family members including her brother Donald Walton Davis, Jr. and sister Virginia Davis Faulconer as well as research notes, research papers, photographs, postcards, and memorabilia from her years at Smith College. The collection also includes papers of Donald Timmerman Ries and photographs of Williamsburg, Virginia and...

Robert McCandlish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M12
Scope and Contents

Receipts, 1825-1839, of Robert McCandlish, an attorney, in Williamsburg, Va. which were pasted into a volume. Includes receipt for the whipping of slaves and for a subscription for Randolph-Macon College.

Colonel Robert W. West Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00096
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Colonel Robert W. West to Mrs. Lucy Tucker, Mrs. Lucy Hausford, and Mi[f]s. Emily Morrison dated 29 November 1863.  It is a summons for the ladies to return to Mrs. Vest's home in Williamsburg, all of the property they took without permission.  He requests them to comply within a week or he threatened to send colored troops to their homes to search and remove the items for them.

Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R58
Scope and Contents Includes a couple of originals, copies prepared in the 18th century as well as typed transcripts of letters, 1782, of the Comte de Rochambeau concerning a variety of topics: seizures of blacks belonging to state of Virginia; reenforcements for French troops and acknowledgment of thanks of Williamsburg, Va. for French aid; a letter, 6 Sept, 1789, written while Rochambeau was commander of garrison at Strasbourg, France and dealing with riots (original and typed transcript); photostats of...

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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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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
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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
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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
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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
 
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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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