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Scrapbook of Campus Life and Events

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Identifier: UA 131
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains programs from student activities at the College such as the H2E Club Circus, theater productions, May Day events, debates, and Phi Beta Kappa events. It also includes student government materials, including a 1933 ballot and handbills from the Student Party and the Progressive Party, or "Non-Fraternity Frat."

Charles L. Hepburn Letter to Charles Leven Powell

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Identifier: UA 5.130
Scope and Contents Letter written by William & Mary student, Charles L. Hepburn, to his grandfather, Charles Leven Powell, dated January 21, 1894.Hepburn discusses the reorganization of the Virginia Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. He states the fraternity was reorganized in December 1893 by "several old members who had been taken in here before the war." Later in the letter, he mentions a couple of those members, including Benjamin Ewell and Colonel William Lamb. He says that all faculty were...

Frances Marguerite Duryea Phi Beta Kappa Certificate

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Identifier: UA 5.217
Scope and Contents The Phi Beta Kappa membership certificate given to Frances Marguerite Duryea on April 30, 1940.

Robert Morton Hughes College Papers

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Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.013
Scope and Contents Acc. 1980.131: Includes biographical materials; publications; writings; addresses; dedication of the Robert Morton Hughes Library of the College of William and Mary in Norfolk; List of books owned by Hughes; correspondence concerning the donation of Hughes' manuscripts; certificates of proficiency, 1871-1872; autobiography; miscellaneous materials. Acc. 1987.103: Includes correspondence related to building and grounds, investments and loans, Phi Beta Kappa, scholarships and other...

Morgan Jedediah Livingston Smead Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.115
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters written by or sent to Smead. While most are written in English, some are written in German.One letter of note was written by Smead in 1855 to Hugh Blair Grisby, noting the discovery of the original Phi Beta Kappa seal, found in a secret desk drawer of W&M alumnus Judge Stuart of Staunton, Virginia. He details the story relayed to him by Stuart's son regarding how it's likely the seal came to be hidden and forgotten about for more than 50 years....

Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter Records

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Identifier: 00/05/02/UA 7.002
Scope and Contents The records of the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the College of William and Mary include minutes, business records, addresses and speeches, poems, correspondence, publications, membership cards, and other records.

Phi Beta Kappa Records of John Lesslie Hall and Charles Washington Coleman

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Identifier: 00/06/UA 6.022
Scope and Contents Primarily Phi Beta Kappa correspondence of Charles Washington Coleman and John Lesslie Hall, both of whom served as Secretary of the Alpha of Virginia chapter. Also includes some meetings of minutes, poems, addresses, and bylaws; a notebook listing "Distinctions awarded in English and in History;" obituaries of Hall; English examinations (questions only)' documents from George Willis Guy about his high school and college course work.

John Garland Pollard Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 70 P76
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, manuscript volumes, business papers, pamphlets, genealogical material, family papers, reports, memos, campaign literature, photographs of John G. Pollard (1871-1937), lawyer, educator, statesman, humanitarian, and governor of Virginia, 1930-1934. Prominent correspondents include Henry Watkins Anderson, Lady Astor, Frederic W. Boatwright, David K. E. Bruce, John Stewart Bryan, William Jennings Bryan, Harry F. Byrd, James Cannon, J. A. C. Chandler, Calvin Coolidge,...

Office of the President. John Stewart Bryan Records

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Identifier: 00/02/UA 2.10
Scope and Contents This collection is housed off-site and requires at least 72 hours advanced notice for retrieval. These records have been microfilmed and are available whenever Swem Library is open. Records from the administration of College of William and Mary President John Stewart Bryan for the years 1934-1942. For the most part, headings assigned to folders in their office of origin have been maintained in the box list inventories available here. The...

Office of the President. Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler Records

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Identifier: 00/02/UA 2.08
Scope and Contents . The collection has been microfilmed and is accessible via Swem's microfilm collection whenever the library is open. This collection documents the administration of College of William and Mary President J.A.C. Chandler for the years 1919-1934. The collection is available on microfilm in the library microforms collection on the ground floor of Swem Library. See call number LD6051 .W517 1919 C43, reels 1-46. Acc. 2010.609 was pulled from this collection...

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