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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. ...

Letters and Postcards of Concentration Camp Detainees at Auschwitz, Dachau, and Gusen

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01351
Content Description

Ten letters and seven postcards, 1940-1945 from concentration camp prisoners in Germany. Letters contain the name of the detainee, date of birth, and prisoner number. The majority of the letters were written on official camp stationary which contained the rules and warnings (in German) of what was allowed to be included in correspondence addressed to the detainees.

Bagley Woodcut Prints

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Identifier: MS 00089
Scope and Contents 8 woodcut, charcoal, and etching prints. #1 Etching: Leuvehaven En Zeevischarmarkt, "Rotterdam", measures 7.25 x 5.5 inches. Boats in a port with buildings in the background. Inscriptions, "L. Rohbock delt." "Exec. bij G.G. Land Darmstadt" "J. M. Kolb sculpt." #2 Charcoal: Sallie Leigh Cole, "Summer 4/25", measures 7.25 x 5.25. Ship on water with landscape in fore and background. Inscription on rear, "Dear Gwen, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Love, Wyc, 1984."...

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: ...

Braun-Jung Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00276
Scope and Contents Collection of letters and documents of the Braun and Jung families from the 19th and 20th centuries. The earliest documents are a prenuptial agreement, dowry agreement, and will from the middle 1800's (photocopies). The documents are in German, but an English translation accompanies most items. The collection includes a "Familien Stammbuch" or family genealogy book along with two ancestry passports for Gunter Braun and Ernst Jung. They were used to prove familial background in Nazi Germany....

Concentration Camp Letters and Postcards

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Identifier: SC 00933
Scope and Contents Acc.. 2012.105 includes letters and postcards, 1941-1944, by prisoners from Auschwitz to their families. Acc. 2012.107 includes envelopes and letters, 1942-1944, sent by concentration camp prisoners  from Sachsenhausen, Mauthausen, Ravensbrueck, Dachau, Gusen and Auschwitz Stationary was provided by the camps and incudes rules of communication and also states for example that visits and packages were prohibited. The correspondence was strictly censored and excludes...

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...

James H. Critchfield Papers

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Identifier: MS 00209
Scope and Contents Primary source documents, research materials and drafts for James Critchfield's book, "Partners at the Creation the Men behind Postwar Germany's Defense and Intelligence Establishments." Includes information on Germans imprisoned by the Allies, and on De-Nazification, for which Critchfield conducted interviews; also included are two copies of a booklet about a camps for detainees (“Camp 71”). The illustrated booklet is written in German and one English translation insert is provided. Further...

Elizabeth Feldhusen Papers

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Identifier: MS 00049
Scope and Contents Lieutenant Elizabeth A. Feldhusen (1918-2014) was born in Brooklyn, New York and served in World War II as a nurse at field evacuation hospitals in France, Germany, and Austria. She was part of the 131st Evacuation Hospital activated out of Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After German forces signed full surrender, the 131st was ultimately assigned in Austria near a concentration camp in order to take care of recently liberated Polish and Russian prisoners. This collection includes letters from...

Feldpost (Germany) Letters

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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.

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.

Freie Reformierte Emmanuels Gemeinde zu West Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.230
Scope and Contents

Records (two volumes) 1865 and 1906-1928 (bulk) of the Freie Reformierte Emmanuels Gemeinde zu West Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.).

Armand J. Galfo Papers

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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...

George Zimmerman Travel Account

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Tr1
Scope and Contents

Travel account, 1744, of George Zimmerman's trip from Switzerland to America. The majority of the volume consists of medicinal remedies kept by Zimmerman. There are loose pages and a fragment of an indentured contract, 1760. Written in German.

German Prisoner of War Letters

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Identifier: SC 00055
Scope and Contents

Two letters, 1944 and 1945, written by German prisoners of war from camps in Virginia (Camp Pickett and Camp Hampton Roads) to their families in Germany. Both letters are written on official prisoner of war form stationary and have been stamped by a U.S. censor. The letters are written in Suetterlin script.

German World War I Photograph Album

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Identifier: MS 00281
Scope and Contents Photograph album containing 231 black and white photographs taken during World War I. Each photograph is accompanied by a written description in German. Photographs include many shots of downed planes, human casualties, scenes from war trenches, destroyed buildings, and show German soldiers as well as captured American, English and French POWs. Most of the photographs appear to be taken in France, Russia, Germany and Italy. Due to the massive destruction and bombing, some of the images...

Hall Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland)...

Maximilian Hartman Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.79
Scope and Contents Two diaries written by Civil War soldier Maximilian Hartman are included as well as a transcription of their contents.  The first diary begins in September of 1861 and continues until February, 1862.  The second diary continues from February, 1862 and ends in May of that same year.  The diaries delineate the travels and military actions of the 93rd Regiment from Pennsylvania as it passes through Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.  Of local interest are the descriptions of events in...

Hedwig Spriestersbach Notebook: Lollschied, Deutsches Bauerntum

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Identifier: SC 01129
Scope and Contents Notebook of Hedwig Spriestersbach, titled Tagebuch Hedwig Spriestersbach, Lollschied, Deutsches Bauerntum, circa 1930s. Although Tagebuch translates directly as diary, notebook is a better descriptive term as the volume contains notes on the German farming community with emphasis on Lollschied (Hessen-Nassau) and surrounding areas and some broader, national topics as well. There are no entries of a personal nature.It gives the impression of having been...

Henkel Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 H38
Scope and Contents Correspondence, papers, and ledgers of the Rev. Paul Henkel (1754-1825), who was a Lutheran missionary, and David Henkel, Ambrose Henkel, and Solomon Henkel of New Market, Shenandoah Co., Va. Includes woodcuts and watercolor sketches, Ambrose Henkel's account ledger (1807-1813), notebooks on the study of Hebrew, memorandum book, indentures, certificates, and other. Topics include Lutheranism, printing, Shenandoah County, immigration, merchants, and education. Mss poem with a hand...

Hermann Zapf Letters and Ephemera

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 12
Identifier: SC 01740
Content Description

A group of twenty items, the majority of which are typeface sheets. There are also two greeting cards, handwritten letters, a sheet with a quote, and a small pamphlet. Seven items are signed by Hermann Zapf.

Ilse Adelman Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01125
Scope and Contents Two diaries, January 1941-December 1942, kept by a German school girl. Both volumes are called "Kriegstagebuch" (War Diaries) and were most likely part of an regular school assignment or created under direction of the "Bund Deutscher Maedel" which was a constituent of the Hitler Youth.For the most part the entries document events of war like battles, news from occupied territories and the occasional news of members of the National Socialist Party or of military personnel. The...

Ingeborg Hartmann Diary

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Identifier: SC 01127
Scope and Contents This volume is a combination of printed calendar, yearbook and diary, kept by Ingeborg Hartmann (b. 1919). It is titled "Der Merker, Jugendjahrbuch des BDU" and was published by the "Verlag des Volksbundes fuer das Deutschtum im Ausland," Berlin. The printed content is propaganda supporting the German national-socialist regime and its politics, and contains a photograph of and quotations by Adolf Hitler. Other printed content are short articles about ethnic German communities abroad, ...

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...

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...

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Swan, James 1
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Tuthill, John W., d. 1996 1
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