Account kept by John Belde, receiver-general, of manors, lands and other property belonging to Sir John Arundell in Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Eng. Individual properties are listed by name: Chydyok, Pytney, Westbury, Burcombe, Melbury, Osmond, Fyffhede, Nevyll, Hydes, Alwynshay, Houghton, Frampton Supra Sabrinam, and Ile Bruer.
This collection contains announcements, correspondence, programs, financial records, clippings, and bylaws for Alpha Delta Gamma, an honorary society for the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at the College of William and Mary. Included in the accession are the bylaws for the organization; programs from the induction ceremonies; membership lists; a history of the organization at the College; and correspondence pertaining to the founding of the organization.
Bond between William Angell and Francis Angell for the performance of covenants. Names mentioned in the bond are William Montague, the elder and Richard Mar(?) of Suffolk. Witnesses are Nich. [illegible], Ben: Nedham and Jo. Floyd. June 21, 1687.
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.
Charters, statutes, privileges, etc. of the University of Cambridge [Eng.] with various orders, degrees, examinations etc. agreed upon by the principals of the College. Handwritten.
Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. 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. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.
This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.
This collection contains originals and copies of diplomas awarded by the College of William and Mary. The collection also includes honorary degrees, diplomas awarded by other colleges and universities, and certificates of distinction.
Handwritten document written in Latin, dated November 6, 1574. First line begins with a hand drawn picture of Queen Elizabeth. Top border is decorated with drawings of lions, flowers and dragons. Broken seal is attached to the bottom.
Silver three pence coin from Great Britain depicting the bust of William III and Queen Mary. A hole was drilled into the coin, possibly done after Mary's death to evil spirits could exit the coin and render it safe for use. The Jeton has 20 stamped on it with an image of Queen Victoria on the verso. It, like the 3 pence coin, has a similar hole drilled into it at the crown of the Queen's head.
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.
Notebook, circaa. 1861-1865, of Latin and Greek verse.
Manuscript Latin exercise book. English exercises consisting of original aphonisms on schoolmasters, rules of life, extracts from contemporary letters, notices of a few remarkable events, etc. on one page with the Latin translation opposite 1672-1674. 180 pp. Latin exercises done by Richard Wardell. At end of book, the exercises were done by Thomas Bullen in 1721.
A leaf from what was likely a book of hours. The leaf is 8 x 5 3/4 inches and is written in Latin with a mix of black ink and colored pigments. The illuminated letters appear to be gilded.
Coat-of-Arms of the Merchant Taylors' Company of London, circa 1870. Framed reverse painting on glass, backed by beige linen. Artist unknown. Motto: "Concordia parvae res crescunt." [In harmony, small things grow]
Contains examination questions for courses taken at the College of William and Mary by James Onderdonk and other students. The exams cover courses taught in History, Sociology, English, Fine Arts, and Greek.
Memorandum book, 1762-1797, of John Page begun while a student at the College of William and Mary. It contains a record of the General Episcopal Convention in Philadelphia in 1785, notes in Latin and Greek, and scientific and astronomical writings, including a notation of a November 1776 observation of astronomical activity by Page and Bishop James Madison.
One shilling coin minted in 1692. The obverse of the coin depicts the conjoined busts of King William and Queen Mary. The reverse depicts the arms of Great Britain, Ireland and France, with the rampant lion of the House of Orange in the middle. Wording reads, "King and Queen of Great Britain, France, and Ireland" The date 1692 is printed in the spaces between the arms, near the center of the reverse side of the coin.