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Feldpost (Germany) Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01109
Scope and Contents

Four letters written by German soldiers to their families, discussing mostly private matters. The soldiers were stationed on army bases in Germany. All of the letters are written in German and three are in Suetterlin script.

Dates: 1941-1942

Robert F. Fiske Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00982
Scope and Contents Letters from Robert F. Fiske, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve during World War II, possibly stationed or serving in Washington, D.C., Norfolk, Virginia and Bermuda, to his wife, Deborah Fiske. His wife appears to live in Brookline, then Boston, Massachusetts. He is an educated man who writes with a casual style. There were three items not related to World War I included with this accession: two items from World War II - description of Shaef War Room at Reims, France and...
Dates: 1917-1947

B. Floyd Flickinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.341
Scope and Contents Papers of B. Floyd Flickinger, Superintendent of the Colonial National Historic Park.  Letters, memos, reports, speeches, documents, photographs, and other material related to the creation and operation of the Colonial National Historic Park in Yorktown, Virginia.  Material on archaeology at Jamestown and the expansion of the National Park Service.  Personal papers which include Flickinger's position at the Technical Training Service at the Quartermaster School during World War II, his...
Dates: 1927-1950

Armand J. Galfo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.019
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to Dr. Armand J. Galfo's teaching in the School of Education, service to the College of William and Mary, and scholarship throughout his career, his teaching and scholarly activities, awards and achievements, and service in the Air Force and Air Force Reserves.The materials consist of correspondence, news clippings, photographs, pamphlets, publications by Dr. Galfo, research materials of Armand and Mary Galfo, teaching notes, photocopies...
Dates: circa 1940-2008; Majority of material found in 1958-1995

Gordon Barnewall Letters

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 122
Identifier: SC 01749
Content Description 109 letters, 2 postcards, and one VMI "Hop" dance card that belonged to Gordon Barnewall, a Virginia Military Institute student during World War II. The cards and letters are all addressed to Barnewall. The senders range from his mother and father (W.G. Barnewall), to young men stationed in military training camps, and young women attending college. The topics covered in the letters include Gordon's relationships with women, his grades, health, and his impending entrance into the...
Dates: 1942-1944

Obelia "Bee" Graves Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.123
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters to Obelia "Bee" Graves, from her family and friends, while she attended Winston-Salem Teachers College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The institution is presently known as Winston-Salem State University. Winston-Salem Teachers College was the first historically black college to grant bachelors degrees in elementary school education. The collection also includes college documents from her time at college such as report cards and her admission acceptance....
Dates: 1936-1945; Majority of material found in 1937-1939

Guy Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1985.42
Scope and Contents Papers of the William George and Gladys Bennett Guy family of Williamsburg, Virginia with additions from Joan Eastman Bennett.  Includes correspondence, invitations, minutes, clippings, oral histories, notebooks, reports, photographs, written memories, essays and printed materials. Papers include items about water and gas, Williamsburg Landing, American Red Cross, Williamsburg United Service Organization, Williamsburg Female Academy, College of William and Mary and zoning regulations. ...
Dates: 1900-1988

Channing Moore Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.66, 2005.16
Scope and Contents

Professional and personal papers of Channing Moore Hall (1890-1953) attorney and mayor of Williamsburg. A box and folder list for accession 1992.66 of the collection is available in the Special Collections Research Center. A description of accession 2005.16 is available below in the finding aid/inventory.

Dates: 1920-1953; Majority of material found in 1930-1953

John Lesslie Hall, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 78 H14
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1973, of Admiral John Lesslie Hall, Jr. of Williamsburg and Alexandria, Va. and while stationed at Pearl Harbor, San Francisco and Norfolk, Va. The papers are both personal and professional. The collection contains material concerning World War II Operations TORCH (North Africa), BIGOT-HUSKY, AVALANCHE (Salerno), NEPTUNE-OVERLORD, and as well as the Army-Navy joint agreement on Normandy. Also includes material pertaining to his work with the USO, the Naval War College, Army War...
Dates: 1893-1973

Hampton Roads-Peninsula War Studies Committee Records

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Identifier: UA 40
Scope and Contents

The Hampton Roads-Peninsula War Studies Committee collection includes business case studies; records of expenditures; general correspondence; and correspondence and publications of Dr. Charles E. Marsh.

Dates: 1940-1951

Herman Recht Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.31
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of more than 700 letters written by Herman Recht (1908-1971), a Navy yeoman, from Camp Peary (U.S. Naval Construction Training Center), near Williamsburg, Virginia, between October 1943 and February 1946, to his wife, Esther, in Clairton, Pennsylvania. There are no letters from Esther because, as he wrote her, saving them would make him homesick.Recht had been a lawyer for eight and a half years before joining the Navy. He was very well read, and...
Dates: 1943-1946

George S. Hochberg Letters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.490
Scope and Contents Approximately eighty letters, written from 1944 to 1945, received by George S. Hochberg, of East Orange, New Jersey, primarily during his officer training in the Marine Corps at Parris Island, South Carolina and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Before joining the Marine Corps, Hochberg was a student at Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut. This collection includes letters from George Hochberg's parents, Rose and Benjamin Hochberg, in New Jersey and brother Jerry in the Pacific, as well as...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Janney Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.07
Scope and Contents Letters; 1927-1931, 1943-1945 of the Janney family of 'Roaring Springs,' Gloucester County, Va. Includes letters of Henrietta H. Janney to her daughter Emily R. Janney, a nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md. and the Duke Hospital, Durham, N.C., letters which describe life during the Great Depression in Gloucester County. Typescripts of letters; 1943-1945; from Emily R. Janney, at Gloucester County, to her brother Lt. Commander Samuel A. Janney while he was serving in the US Navy...
Dates: 1927-1945

Owen G. Jarboe Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.145
Scope and Contents The following description was excerpted from a note by the seller: "Two scrapbooks, 1928-1948, of  Owen Jarboe, General Traffic Supervisor of the Associated Telephone Co. and later of the US Army Signal Corps.  Included are newspaper clippings, greeting cards, correspondence and photographs. There are original Signal Corp photographs that are duplicated in magazine articles, some of which include Owen Jarboe, who also wrote some of the articles.  There are also Rotarian items in the books...
Dates: 1928-1948

John Tuthill Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.03
Scope and Contents Papers of John Wills Tuthill, a United States 20th century diplomat. The collection includes papers from Tuthill's years as a student and professor, his State Department career, his private career with international organizations and his retirement years.  He held many positions within the State Department, mostly in Germany and Europe, with his final posting as Ambassador to Brazil. As a private citizen, he was Director of the Atlantic Institute, President of the Salzburg Seminar, and...
Dates: 1933-1998

Pearl H. Jones Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.043
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a family Bible, ration books from World War II, correspondence, a diary, stenographers' notebooks, and other personal materials.

Dates: 1930-1970

Joseph M. Zinni letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00242
Scope and Contents The Joseph M. Zinni letters collection contains correspondence from Joseph M. Zinni to his wife, Anne from 1940-1945. The Letters include discussions from his travels with the 166th Signal Photographic Company, the 39th Signal Corps through Northern Ireland, France, and Luxembourg during World War II. The 166th Signal Photographic Company documented the major military campaigns of the war, producing combat film and still images. They supplied a significant amount of footage to the US news...
Dates: 1940-1945; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

R. Wayne Kernodle Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.044
Scope and Contents Acc. 1999.028: This collection contains copies of published articles by Professor Wayne Kernodle and others; book reviews; Marshall-Wythe Symposium correspondence; files about the athletic department scandal (1951); Sociology Department papers; Eastern State Hospital papers; the Hampton Roads Peninsula World War II study; correspondence between Kernodle and department members, College officials, and scholars at other institutions; and correspondence with William and Mary alum John Bell...
Dates: 1940-1960

Richard Kidd papers

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Identifier: MS 00357
Content Description Personal correspondence including a letter from Richard Kidd to "Bonnie and kids" and a citation from the United States Army signed by Lt. Col., AGD, Adjutant General, Mark Amen. Photographs contained in the collection include those that depict soldiers and life during World War II. Postcards of Germany and photographs of the Statue of Liberty circa 1945 are also included. There is an accompanying essay written 2022 April 28 by Sydney Kidd Finneran titled "Propagation for...
Dates: Circa 1945

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.

Dates: 1873-1994

Amos Koontz Papers II

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Identifier: Mss. 91 K83
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers of Amos Ralph Koontz, surgeon. The personal papers, 1865-1986, include the correspondence of Koontz, his wife, Besse (Stocking) Koontz and their son, James William Koontz. Included are travel diaries, documents concerning the College of William and Mary and Johns Hopkins and material relating to social clubs and societies. The professional papers contain correspondence relating to Koontz' medical practice, political material, documents pertaining to military...
Dates: 1865-1970

Lane Carlson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00004
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1972, of Colonel Bonnie "Lane" Carlson, originally from Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Colonel Lane Carlson was one of the first five female colonels in the United States Army. Primarily includes letters written to and from her parents throughout her life, beginning with her time at Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia, various military bases, postwar Japan and West Germany. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include base life during the war, the experience of a commissioned...
Dates: 1937-1972 and undated

Norman E. Lau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.076
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters to and from Norman E. Lau, who served as an aviation metalsmith for the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his family. The correspondence was written before and after the war, and concern Lau's search for a job in Chicago during the Depression, his training, his time spent overseas during the war stationed in the Philippines, and his life after the war in California. Many of the letters were written to or by his wife, "Kitty." Correspondence...
Dates: 1929-1950

Weldon E. Lewis, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.42
Scope and Contents This is a collection of letters written mainly by Sgt. Weldon Eli Lewis, Jr. while he served in the 5th and 7th Army during World War II.  He was in the Special Platoon of the company called Contact Platoon. The majority of the letters are written by Sgt. Weldon E. Lewis to his wife, Madge Colglazier Lewis. Some letters are written by Sgt. Lewis to his son, Weldon E. Lewis, III, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Weldon E. Lewis and his in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Carl M. Colglazier. A few letters were...
Dates: 1943-1945; Majority of material found in 1943-1945

Carter Lowance Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 94 L95
Scope and Contents The personal and professional papers of Carter Lowance, executive assistant to six governors of Virginia: William M. Tuck, John S. Battle, Thomas B. Stanley, J. Lindsay Almond, Albertis S. Harrison and Mills Edwin Godwin. Papers also concern Harry F. Byrd, Sr. and Harry F. Byrd, Jr., and John N. Dalton. There are speeches, papers relating to Lowance's military career (including correspondence with his wife, Elizabeth Austin Lowance), awards received by Lowance, photographs, and papers...
Dates: 1860-1993; Majority of material found in 1942-1988

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Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
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United States. Navy 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 2
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Virginia--Governors 2
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 6
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College of William and Mary. School of Education 3
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American Red Cross 2
Camp Peary (Va.) 2
Coleman family 2
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College of William and Mary. 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
Kimbrough, Janet C. (Janet Coleman) 2
Tucker 2
United States. Army. 2
Alumni Band Organization. 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Austrian Foundation 1
American Chemical Society 1
Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964 1
Atlantic Institute of Foreign Affairs 1
Barksdale, Martha, 1900-1974 1
Barlowe, Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough 1
Barnewall, Gordon 1
Begg family 1
Bennett, Henry Eastman, 1873-1941 1
Bernard Family 1
Blankenship family 1
Blizzard, Arlie Raymond (1909-1966) 1
Blizzard, Arthur Roy (1918-1992) 1
Blizzard, William Russell (1912-2000) 1
Bradbury, Lilly Harrison Hill Smith 1
Braxton family 1
Bright, Robert Southall, 1872-1947 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 1
Bundles for Britain, Inc 1
Bunker, Carl M. 1
Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996 1
Buzek, Cyril, Sr., 1922-1958 1
Carlson, Lane, 1919-2010 1
Chandler, Alvin Duke, 1902-1987 1
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 1
Cheesebrew, Fern 1
Chipman family 1
Chipman, Harold W., 1923-2008 1
Christy, Irene T. 1
Clark, Barbara 1
Coalter family 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Sociology 1
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 1
Collins, Benjamin D. 1
Collins, Gertha Sykes 1
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 1
Conner, Ralph L., November 18, 1923 to April 15, 2001. 1
Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cox, Theodore Sullivan, 1894-1947 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Cunningham, H.R. 1
Curtin, Robert L. 1
Dalton, John N 1
Dansby, James 1
Davison, Alida Wilson 1
Dawson, Agnes Balloch Bready 1
Dawson, William, Jr., 1885-1972 1
Dept. of Sociology 1
Dodge Family 1
Dodge family 1
Dodge, Anna 1
Dodge, Emiliy 1
Dodge, Emily 1
Dodge, Emily Katherine 1
Dodge, Henry Haskins 1
Dodge, Henry Haskins, 1922-2005 1
Dodge, Henry Stacey 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Education--North Carolina 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Elber, Gertude Siegel 1
Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909- 1
Feldhusen, Elizabeth 1
Fiske, Deborah 1
Fiske, Robert F. 1
Flickinger, B. Floyd, 1905-1992 1
Fund for William and Mary 1
Galer, Allen 1
Galfo, Armand J., 1926- 1
Galfo, Mary 1
Gary, Charles Edward Jr. , 1907-2001 1
Gary, Zelda DeBerry 1
Glennan, Edward Keville 1
Godson, Susan H. (Godson, Susan Hall), d. 2013 1
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