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Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.29
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1909-1966, relating to institutions in Williamsburg, Virginia including William and Mary, Matthew Whaley School and Bruton Parish Church collected by Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough.

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...

James W. Caywood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00277
Scope and Contents Scrapbook pertaining to James W. Caywood's service in the United States Navy during World War II while in Hawaii as part of the 26th Special Naval Construction Battalion. The bulk of the scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and drawings kept by Caywood while serving in Hawaii. Some of the photographs document the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and depict Caywood and other African-American sailors in everyday life on the island, as well as local Hawaiian women. Newspaper...

Robert L. Curtin Scrapbook, 1941-1949

 Collection — Box: 1, Bound Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.023
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Robert L. Curtin, covering the years 1941-1949, including his years served in the U.S. Navy, 1943-1945. Included are letters of both private and military nature, photographs, newspaper clippings, military orders, wedding announcements, telegrams, invitations, and currency. Places mentioned in the scrapbook are Connecticut; Massachusetts; Camp Peary, Williamsburg, Virginia; California; and the Philippines.

Diary on the end of World War II

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00638
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1945-1946, of an unknown person detailing the reactions to the end of World War II. It includes both handwritten diary entries and well as newspaper clippings cut out and glued into the diary. The cover includes a political cartoon entitled "New Light of Asia" and depicts firebombs falling on Tokyo.

Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.02
Scope and Contents

The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.

McGilvray Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.021
Scope and Contents

Letters home to Gatesville, Texas from two brothers, Cam and Burl McGilvray who served in the Army and Marines respectively during World War II. Cam McGilvray was in the Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 in Fargo, North Dakota.  Burl McGilvray was stationed overseas and returned in April 1943 to the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, California due to a heat stroke complication. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, song lyrics and postcards.

Helen Minor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.190
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, and clippings, 1935-1951, of Helen Minor of Baltimore, Maryland. Minor also seems to have spent time in Indiana and Ohio. Includes diary entries for almost every day from 1935 through 1948, with entries becoming more scattered between 1948 and 1951. Diary entries primarily concern Minor's day to day activities, including her job, people with which she meets, events which she attends, and her lack of relationships with men. There are also photographs, primarily of an...

Murray Nadel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00794
Scope and Contents Papers of Murray Nadel (1918-1997) of New York City. Nadel served with the 8th Air Force, 379th Bomb Group, 527th Bomb Squadron in WW II and his plane was shot down and captured. He was interred in a German Prison camp from January 1944 to May 1945. Included are military records detailing the shooting down of Nadel's plane and the fate of his fellow crew members. Also included, among other items, are forms and correspondence from the Veterans Administration, his honorable discharge and...

Payne Family WWII Scrapbook, 1941-1945

 Collection — Box: 1, Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.100
Scope and Contents

World War II Scrapbook, 1941-1945, most likely compiled by Mrs. R. H. Payne of Remington, Virginia. Included are news clippings relating to the war, as well as a telegram, postcards and letters sent to her by her son Barksdale McClanahan Payne (1907-1985) from his military service in Europe, Barksdale Payne's military insignia and foreign paper money.

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Photographs 12
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Postcards 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 3
World War, 1939-1945 3
World War, 1939-1945--United States 3
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Personal narratives 3
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Scrapbooks 3
World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States 3
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College of William and Mary--History--20th century 2
Newsletters 2
Pamphlets 2
Women--Diaries 2
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations 2
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners of War 2
Account books 1
Advertising 1
Advertising blotters 1
Advertising cards 1
Advertising--United States--History 1
Agendas (administrative records) 1
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976--Virginia 1
American poetry--19th century 1
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Audiocassettes 1
Baptist Church--Virginia--History 1
Baptists--United States--Clergy 1
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Broadsides 1
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Chicago (Ill.)--Industries--Pictorial work 1
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College of William and Mary--Students 1
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Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)--History--20th century 1
Desert Storm, Operation, 1991 1
England--Description and travel--20th century 1
Gatesville (Tex.) 1
Germany--Description and travel--20th Century 1
Great Depression 1
Greeting cards 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
Indiana--Social life and customs--20th century 1
Invitations 1
Jamestown 400th Anniversary 1
Japan--Description and travel 1
Labor and laboring classes--Illinois--Chicago--Pictorial works 1
Lead arsenate 1
Legal documents 1
Logging--Maine--Pictorial works 1
Logging--Washington (State)--Pictorial works 1
Lotteries--United States 1
Lottery puffs 1
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Memoranda 1
Methodist Church--Virginia 1
Methodist Church--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Military records 1
National parks and reserves--United States 1
Newspapers 1
Notebooks 1
Obituaries 1
Oysters--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) 1
Oysters--Shucking 1
Oysters--United States--History--Pictorial works 1
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 1
Poems 1
Postage stamps 1
Postcards--Southern States 1
Presidents--United States--Inauguration 1
Price lists 1
Prices--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia. 1
Prices--Washington Metropolitan Area. 1
Printed ephemera 1
Programs 1
Publishers and publishing 1
Race relations--1960-1970 1
Religious texts 1
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Richmond (Va.)--History 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Barlowe, Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Carlson, Lane, 1919-2010 1
Caywood, James W., 1923-1995 1