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Appomattox Manor Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.57
Scope and Contents The collection contains bound volumes and sheet music of the 19th century and early to mid 20th century. Appomattox Manor, near Hopewell, Virginia, has belonged to the Eppes family since 1635, when Captain Francis Eppes was granted a patent to the land. The Manor served as the headquarters of General Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. The home was restored and is open to the public. The collection contains both popular and classical music. Boxes 1 - 18 are bound volumes and sheet music. ...

Baron de Watergeul Boom Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00666
Scope and Contents

Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.

Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00476
Scope and Contents

Letter by Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau, Paris, France, to an art critic at the Lisson thanking him for his critique of her work, "L' Appel d'en Haut."  English translation included.  June 27, 1906.

Bound Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.12
Scope and Contents This collection contains a large variety of bound volumes of sheet music, spanning the 18th to the 20th century. The PDF versions of the inventory for volumes 1-83b must be viewed in sections. For description of volumes 84 onward see finding aid link further below. Music Volume Index A: Music Volume Index B: ...

University Archives Bound Volumes Collection

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Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.

Claude Pierre Pecaudy de Contrecoeur Land Transfer

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00488
Scope and Contents

Land transfer from Claude-Pierre Pecaudy de Contrecoeur, with mention of St. Michael and St. Martin provence, probably in Canada.  August 18, 1730.

Jean-Francois Coste Letter

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Identifier: SC 00491
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Jean-Francois] Coste, Paris, [France] to "dear and old colleague" about the Council of Health and personnages:  [Baron Nicolas] Heurteloup, [Antoine Augustin] Parmentier and  Bucher, deputy head of the Bureau of Personnel.  Gives his assurances that the feared invasion will not happen, peace will be negotiated and the recipient may enjoy "tranquility at Arles."  June 24, 1815.  Typescript translation included.

Theodore Sullivan Cox Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.062
Scope and Contents Series 1 (Acc. 1999.059) contains correspondence regarding the School of Jurisprudence (now the Marshall-Wythe School of Law), the Faculty Club, the Quarterly Millennium Celebration, and notes on the teaching of law at William and Mary for the years 1931-1943. Series 2 (Acc. 2008.308) contains material acquired by Dr. Theodore Sullivan Cox in Germany during the Allied occupation after World War II. Includes British, US American and French military bulletins, manuals and pamphlets...

June A. Dowling Papers

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Identifier: MS 00198
Scope and Contents

Papers of Sergeant June A. Dowling, consisting of a diary, 1917-1919, photographs, postcards, a French magazine, and a travel permission, all documenting Sergeant Dowling's World War I tour of duty in France. 

Pierre Etienne Duponceau papers

 Collection — Container: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D94
Scope and Contents Letter, 1781 August 29, from Baron von Steuben, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Pierre Etienne [Peter Stephen] Duponceau, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Duponceau's Carte de Visite. The letter is written in French and von Steuben states he has had no reply to letters sent to Pres. Washington and to the Secretary of the Congress; von Steuben plans to leave for Carolina to join Gen. Greene. In French. ALS. Four newspaper clippings concerning Duponceau. 1844-1845.Carte de...

Eyewitness Account of the "Revolution of the Park"

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 00042
Scope and Contents

12-page letter written by a French language teacher, 'Hortense' (no last name given) to her sister, Olympie, describing the "Revolution of the Park" which began in Buenos Aires on July 26, 1890. Also includes another letter by Hortense dated July 5, 1890, inscribed in purple ink. The letters are written in French.  An English transcription of the letter dated 26 July 1890 was provided by the seller and has not been verified for accuracy.

John Roberts Fisher Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.035
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of nine teacher class books (8.75" x 5") kept by Fisher for French, German, Spanish, Latin, and History classes. These are not William & Mary class books.

Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor Letter to Mr. d'Eyroux Pontevez a St. Maisme

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Identifier: SC 00569
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1781 December 11, Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor, York in Va. to [?] d'Eyroux [d'Eiroux] Pontevez [Ponteves], Simiane, France. 1 p. ; 7 1/2 cm. Regrets the death of the recipient's son, [Marie Jean Balthazar d'Eiroux Ponteves] in an accident and commenting that he was mourned by the entire regiment which had fought earlier in the Battle of Yorktown. Also mentions a debt of the son.

Collection of French Language Manuscripts

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Identifier: Mss. 1.17
Scope and Contents

Includes manuscript material in French. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Othon Friesz Letter to Francois Thiebault-Sisson

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Identifier: SC 00504
Scope and Contents

Letter, June 18, 1932,  from French artisit Othon Friesz, Paris (France), to Francois Thiebault-Sisson, Paris (France). Friesz responds to Thiebault's criticism of his work, published in Le Temps, and notes that he is hurt because his work has been well received in the past and he considers Thiebault his friend.

Herbert L. Ganter Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 G15
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, publications, and other material collected by Herbert Ganter, W&M Class of 1927 and Archivist of the College of William & Mary from 1948-1974. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, and journals written by and collected by Ganter while a student at William and Mary, correspondence and clippings about information from Swem Library's holdings while Ganter was College Archivist, and correspondence...

George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson

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Identifier: MS 00245
Scope and Contents

The George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson is a compilation of the papers, letters, photographs and other artifacts belonging or relating to the noted early American civil and railroad engineer Moncure Robinson. The collection contains correspondence, engineering data, bills, statements of accounts, calling cards, letters, photographs and other items.

Frances G. Hoppin Papers

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Identifier: MS 00121-Mss. Acc. 2007.108
Scope and Contents The papers, 1917-1918 of Frances G. Hoppin who opened the Red Cross Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France in 1917, which was one of about 30 civilian dispensaries administered by the Red Cross in Paris at that time. This accession consists of both personal papers and records relating to the dispensary. Included are two journals in which Frances Hoppin recorded both her personal experiences as well as business items relating to the dispensary.  Also included is a 3-page report on...

James Glenn Driver 1936 Berlin Olympics Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.044
Scope and Contents Printed ephemera, newspapers, and other publications, related to the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany, collected by James G. Driver, one of the trainers with the US team. Also included is a photo album, individually assembled with commercially produced photo prints and several postcards. This photo album includes pictures of Olympic village, the torch relay, the opening ceremony, and athletes (including Jesse Owens and Luz Long, among others). Other items included are: a...

Jefferson H. Clark Collection

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Identifier: MS 00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Jefferson H. Clark, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania physician, who was a field surgeon in France during World War I, and of the research papers of his daughter Mary Clark Shade (1928-2009), who was working on a book documenting her father's WWI duty. Jefferson H. Clark's papers include diaries, an officer's record book, correspondence, military orders and records, maps (one of which is labeled 'trench map'), photographs, dictionary, his...

John C. Mercer Commonplace Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Co3
Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, 1833-1842, of John C. Mercer, which includes a list of Greek derivatives, French phrases, and essays.

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...

Richard G. Joynt Collection of British Manuscripts

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Identifier: MS 00032
Scope and Contents

Richard G. Joynt's collection of British manuscripts, from the 15th to the 20th century, of 88 letters and documents, 41 cut signatures, and many book engravings.  The authors and signatures include kings, queens, prime ministers, nobles, military officers, authors, and other dignitaries. Personal matters, military orders and letters, religion, treaties, politics, intrique, and much more are covered in these letters, often interwoven with current events.

Vinda Elizabeth Kibler Letters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.597
Scope and Contents Letters written to Vinda Elizabeth Kibler, also called Kitty or Elizabeth, between 1917-1924, while she was at Bridgewater College in Rockingham County (1917-1922), the State Teacher's College in Harrisonburg (1923), and at her teaching post in Front Royal, Virginia (1923-1924). Most letters are from her mother and father on their small farm in Woodville, Rappahannock County, Virginia. Also included are a number of letters from other relatives, businesses, and a pen pal in France....

King William III to James Douglas, Duke of Queensberry, Letter

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Identifier: SC 00272
Content Description

Personal letter from King William III to the 2nd Duke of Queensberry relating to his role as the King’s Commissioner to the Scottish Parliament. William notes that he has just sent a long official letter, but wants to add one in his own hand to tell Queensberry how pleased he is with the work the latter had been doing on his behalf and that he will find an opportunity to reward him.

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