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Unknown Union Soldier Letter, "Burt H." to "Charles"

Identifier: SC 00353
Scope and Contents

A letter written by a Union soldier, Burt H., to "Charles" while at camp near Yorktown, Virginia. He notes that "we have been making a new road so we can take the rebels... they say it is a harder place to take than Richmond," and "there is one hundred and a thousand men with us and McClellan at the head..."

Dates: 1862 April 18

Unknown Union Soldier Letter to Joseph Lamb

Identifier: SC 00348
Scope and Contents

A letter from a 2nd Vermont Regiment soldier [possibly Almond F. Worcester, Jr.] to Joseph Lamb describes the entire Yorktown campaign. He discusses the first encounter with Rebels, the retreat to Newport News, and the seige of Yorktown.

Dates: 1862 April 10

F. N. Walker Diary

Identifier: Mss. MsV D23
Scope and Contents

Diary of F. N. Walker, Captain in the 3rd South Carolina Volunteers, in which he discusses what he is reading, news he hears of battles, and marching from Manassas, Virginia, (including a visit to the battlefield of First Bull Run) to the vicinity of Yorktown and Williamsburg, Virginia (mentioning the statue of Lord Botetourt, College of William and Mary, and Eastern State Hospital).

Dates: 1862 January 21-June 8

William Lynch Letter

Identifier: SC 00335
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Lynch, 53rd Regiment, Va. Vol., Engineer's Corp, Yorktown, Virginia, to Provost Marshal, asking to be released to help defend Yorktown from Union troops. A typescript is included.

Dates: 1862 April

William Reynolds Letter Copybook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp10
Scope and Contents

Typescript, 1771-1783 and 1796, of letter copybook I and II of William Reynolds [merchant ?] of Yorktown, Virginia.

Dates: 1771-1796; Majority of material found in 1771-1783

Williamsburg Historic Records Association Records

Identifier: MS 00033
Scope and Contents

Organizational records of the Williamsburg Historic Records Association (W.H.R.A.).  Includes accession record of donations, newspaper articles, press releases, brochures, photographs, resolutions, correspondence, notices of annual meetings, minutes, WHRA constitution and some material on the formation of WHRA. There is also a resolution honoring Janet Coleman Kimbrough.

Dates: 1984-2009

Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown, Va. Photographs

Identifier: SC 01466
Scope and Contents 35 photographs of Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. The Williamsburg photographs show Duke of Gloucester Street before its renovation by Rockefeller. Included are pictures of the Wren Building of the College of William and Mary including a photo of the chapel guttet to show the crypt. There are also pictures of the Govenor's Mansion, Bruton Parish Church, the Magazine Building, Court House, and pictures of the downtown business buildings of Williamsburg busines. Jamestown...
Dates: 1890-1930

Williamsburg (Va.) Area Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Mss. 1.09
Scope and Contents This collection covers the Greater Williamsburg Area, including Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, James City County, York County and other nearby communities. It includes gifts and purchases whose contents are ephemeral in nature and not well-suited as stand-alone collections.  The items are usually transient documents of everyday life and can include menus, flyers, advertisements, and programs but can also be postcards, games, ticket stubs, and the like. The majority of...
Dates: 1858-2015

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Yorktown Branch Records

Identifier: Mss. 72 A57
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of the Yorktown Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA). Included in the collection are minutes, correspondence, treasurer's records, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1921-2013; Majority of material found in 1975-2005

Yorktown Campaign Report

Identifier: SC 00657
Scope and Contents

Report of Captain Jason R. Hanna, Co. C, 63rd Pennsylvania Vol. to Lt. Col. A. S. M. Morgan concerning operations on April 11, 1862, to take possession of rifle pits on north and west fronts of a peach orchard relieving the 5th Michigan Volunteers. This report describes a diagram (not present).

Dates: 1862 April 15

Yorktown Preservation Society Records

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.081
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes and agendas from board meetings, newsletters, bylaws, and event flyers as well as other material of the Yorktown Preservation Society from 2013-2015. Also included is a copy of the Yorktown Day Celebration program from 2014 and photographs of the Yorktown Preservation Society booth during the French sailing ship Hermione visit in June 2015.

Dates: 2013-2015; Majority of material found in 2013-2015

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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
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Alexandria gazette 1
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Anthony, James 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Yorktown Branch 1
Bohn, C. 1
Born, Leonard L. 1
Bouton, George 1
Bright, Robert Southall, 1872-1947 1
Bundles for Britain, Inc 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861 1
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
Coleman family 1
College of William and Mary 1
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College of William and Mary. Dramatic Club 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. School of Education 1
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 1
Cringan family 1
Curtis family 1
Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles Henry, 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles, d. 1863 1
Douglas, Henry T. 1
Draper, Dexter Wright 1
Educational and Civic Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Equal Suffrage League of Virginia 1
Fauntleroy family 1
Flickinger, B. Floyd, 1905-1992 1
Foster, Adam 1
Gallatin, Baron Gaspard de, b. 1758 1
Granger, Connie 1
Granger, Gilbert 1
Harrison family 1
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Helen (Brig) 1
Henderson family 1
Henderson, John W. 1
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Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 1
Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1821-1889 1
Hoyt, Henry Martyn 1
Johnson, Ludwell 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Mary Fauntleroy 1
Jones, Mary Throckmorton 1
Jones, Richard P. 1
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 1
Kibler, James Luther, 1867-1953 1
Kimbrough, Janet C 1
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Lamb, Joseph 1
Langborn, William 1
Lee Family 1
Lee, Elizabeth Mallory, 1902- 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Macauly, Alexander 1
Mackenzie family 1
Mason, George Carrington 1
Mathews, Mary 1
McNorton, N. F. (Nelson F.) 1
Messick- Ray, Nancy 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Moore, Franklin 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
New York Southern Society 1
Page family 1
Pearson, John and Estelle 1
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 1
Peninsula Transit Corporation 1
Ponteves, Marie Jean Balthazar, d'Eiroux, d. 1781 1
Presson, John Morris 1
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 1
Ruffin, J. Randolph 1
Sheldon family 1
Shepard, Charles P. 1
Sinclair family 1
Smith, Augustine 1
Special Collections Research Center 1
Surratt family 1
Taliaferro family 1
Taliaferro family. 1
The Model School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
The Palace (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 1
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