Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 9 of 9

Leonard Born Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.048
Scope and Contents The collection includes papers written by Born during the course of his attendance at William & Mary, mainly for English classes. There is also correspondence from 1985 and loose pages from a photo album believed to have been assembled by Born, while a student at William & Mary. The contents are primarily photographs of campus and Williamsburg area from the 1926-1927. Additional photographs relate to life in rural, early twentieth century Virginia, the Newport News Shipyard,...

Charles Edward Gary, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00017
Scope and Contents These papers contain correspondence, photographs, business papers, artifacts, certificates, and other materials related to Charles Edward Gary, Jr. Mr. Gary was a prominent African American business owner in Williamsburg, operating for decades the West End Valet Shop off Prince George Street. The collection comprises business ledgers and other West End Valet Shop records over several years, as well as legal documents pertaining to the Valet Shop and Gary family estates such as leases and...

Henry Denison Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C67
Scope and Contents Included are minutes of the Wise Light Infantry Co. of Williamsburg, 1881-1882; the College of William and Mary Alumni Association, 1906-1917; papers concerning the College of William and Mary including letters, 1873, from Benjamin S. Ewell; the Williamsburg Free School Trustees, 1870-1907; and the Democratic Committee of Williamsburg. Also accounts of the state school funds, 1894-1911; the city school funds, 1906-1911, 1919-1924; Bruton Parish Church 1897-1938; and of Robert F....

George Oscar Ferguson Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 99 F37
Scope and Contents

Photographs taken by George Oscar Ferguson. Subjects include a parade in Williamsburg, Va., African-American schools in Virginia, Camp Lee, Virginia, rural scenes in western Virginia, and Ferguson.

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...

Jones and Bradby Families Papers

 Collection
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.

N. F. McNorton Record of Whiskey Dispensed

 Collection
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...

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.

Williamsburg. Office of the Registrar Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.211
Scope and Contents

3 volumes of the Voter Registrar's office of the City of Williamsburg, Virginia, consisting of a "List of White Voters, 1896, 1904-1946,"  "Colored Registered Voters, 1902, 1904-1946, 1930-1953, 1964," and "White Registered Voters, 1904-1964, 1905-1953."

Filtered By

  • Subject: Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century X
  • Subject: African Americans X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 4
Photographs 4
Correspondence 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs 3
∨ more
Account books 2
African Americans 2
African Americans--Virginia--James City County 2
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg--History 2
James City County (Va.)--History--20th century 2
Jamestown (Va.)--History--20th century 2
Minutes 2
Schools--Virginia 2
Yorktown (Va.)--History--20th century 2
African American physicians 1
African Americans--Education--Virginia 1
African Americans--History--20th century 1
African Americans--Virginia--James City County--History 1
African Americans--Virginia--Lightfoot 1
African Americans--Virginia--Suffrage 1
African Americans--Virginia--Yorktown 1
Artifacts 1
Business records 1
Camp Lee (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Camp Lee (Va.)--Photographs 1
Certificates 1
Church records and registers--Virginia--Norfolk 1
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
College of William and Mary--Students--Social life and customs 1
Course work 1
Democratic Party (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century 1
Financial records 1
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Jamestown (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Lightfoot (Va.) 1
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions 1
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 1
Merchants--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Pamphlets 1
Photography, Stereoscopic 1
Photostats 1
Programs 1
Prohibition--Virginia--History 1
Property tax 1
Real property tax 1
Reminiscences 1
Scrapbooks 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Virginia--History--20th century 1
Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1901-1902) 1
Virginia. Militia. Wise Light Infantry 1
Voter registration--Virginia 1
Voters' lists 1
Voting registrars--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Voting--Virginia--History 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Biography 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--City Council 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Office of the Registrar 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Post Office 1
Women--Education--Virginia 1
Women--History--Virginia 1
Women--Suffrage--Virginia 1
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
York County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
∧ less
 
Language
English 8
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
 
Names
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 2
Born, Leonard L. 1
Bradby family 1
Bradby, Signor 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1