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Abner K. Pratt, II Student Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.222
Scope and Contents

Two papers written by Pratt for Professor Warner Moss' Government class. One is titled "The Influence of Ethnic Groups in Boston Politics" (Jan. 15, 1947), and the other one is titled "Republican-Democrats in a Boston Ward with a Consideration of the Effects of Improved Economic Status on the Political Preference of the Boston Irish" (May 19,1947).

Agnes F. Donaldson Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.225
Scope and Contents

History class paper written by Donaldson about the Wren Chapel.

Edmund W. Allen Letter to his Parents

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.129
Scope and Contents

A letter written by College of William and Mary student Edmund W. Allen to his parents. In the letter, Allen writes about his courses, life in Williamsburg, Virginia, and faculty at the College.

Anna Dorsey Cooke Allison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.234
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Allisons Greek 303 class notes, her freshman Duc cap, a scrapbook she kept while an undergradate at William & Mary, and her gym shirt.

The scrapbook includes ephemera such as pins, tickets stubs, and programs, as well as the 1955 orientation program, a meal ticket, and her Rush schedule. Also included in the scrapbook are her student identification cards from all four years.

George William Bagby Certificate of Distinction

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.111
Scope and Contents

Certificate of Distinction presented by William & Mary to George William Bagby, dated June 28, 1894 for having passed his Greek examinations. It is signed by John Lesslie Hall.

Barbara Ruth Bevan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.116
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typewritten one-page essay about "The College Bell" by Barbara Bevan and pages from the August 1941 issue of Mademoiselle magazine. The magazine "drafted" female undergraduates from different universities to serve as guest editors for this issue. The pages included in the collection are specific to Bevan, who served as the issues Beauty Editor.

Benjamin Irby Student Paper

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Identifier: UA 5.230
Scope and Contents

Student paper titled "Immigration." There are penciled notations written in an unknown hand.

Charles F. Counts Student Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.226
Scope and Contents

Two student papers written by Counts. One is on the poetry of Chaucer and the other is on Macbeth.

Charles Irving Carey Student Paper

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Identifier: UA 5.224
Scope and Contents

Student paper titled "Southern Literature and Its Makers," written by Carey for his A. B. degree, June 3, 1905.

Christopher J. Bright Notebooks

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Identifier: UA 5.292
Scope and Contents

14 spiral bound notebooks, dating from 1984-1987, belonging to Christopher J. Bright '87 from his time as a student at William & Mary. The notebooks contain Bright's handwritten notes, included dates, and syllabi materials. They cover coursework in Education (1), Government (7), and History (5).

Letter from Herbert A. Claiborne, Jr. to Joseph G. Griswold

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Identifier: UA 5.231
Scope and Contents

Letter written by William & Mary alumnus Claiborne replying to William & Mary alumnus Griswold's invitation to return to Williamsburg, an invitation given by the "Committee to the approaching Celebration." The letter was written eight days after the 1859 fire and speaks to its rebuilding and the perseverance of the College, its faculty, and alumni.

Daniel Hatcher Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.229
Scope and Contents

Student paper titled "The Study of Political Science." Notations in pencil are on several pages, made by an unknown hand.

John B. Terrell Essay

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.182
Scope and Contents

John B. Terrell's degree essay titled "National Honor vs. National Greed."

John G. Warburton Chemistry Experiment Book

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Identifier: UA 5.235
Scope and Contents

Experiment book kept by John G. Warburton for his Chemistry I class at William & Mary during the 1915/1916 academic year.

John Lloyd Newcomb Note

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Identifier: UA 5.207
Scope and Contents

Note to the faculty of William & Mary, written by John Lloyd Newcomb and signed by him and G. L. Stevens, requesting permission to leave campus for their homes for a specific period of time.

Julius F. Wilson Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.223
Scope and Contents

Student paper written about Smithfield ham.

Edmund and Carol Keiter Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.173
Scope and Contents The photographs of the William & Mary campus and people were identified by the donor and include: a group in front of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity house, 2 photos of a group in front of the Pi Beta sorority house, the Chemistry Society or Mortar Board, 3 photos of an unidentified event in the Sunken Garden, Wren Building, President's House, Monroe Hall Dormitory, Governor's Palace, Capitol Building, greenhouses under construction, Sorority Court including the Pi Phi house, and student...

Linda Lavin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 88 L39 and Additions
Scope and Contents Papers of Linda Lavin which document her career as a Broadway and television actress, and also as an advocate of women’s rights and equal opportunity. Newspaper clippings, interviews, news releases, and personal letters record her success as a member of Neil Simon’s Broadway play, “Broadway Bound,” for which she received a Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, and the Helen Hayes Award in 1987 as best leading actress. Newsclippings also record her roles as producer and actress in...

Pen and Ink Sketch by Fred Eilers

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Identifier: UA 5.232
Scope and Contents

Pen and ink sketch of a naked Native American male spear fishing. The image was produced for the 1930 issue of the Colonial Echo (see page 123).

President Gene Nichol Caricatures

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Identifier: SC 01310
Content Description Collection of five cartoons of Gene Nichol, President of William and Mary, drawn by Gary Brookins for the Richmond Times Dispatch between 2006 and 2008. The caricatures were drawn as part of the negative response to Nichol’s decision to remove the cross from permanent display in the Wren Chapel. This action evoked criticism from alumni, students, and donors, causing one to revoke a 12 million dollar pledge. Nichol’s controversy continued and he eventually resigned as president in 2008. ...

Joseph Edwin Proffit Letter to 'College Fraternity,' 1892

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Identifier: UA 5.141
Scope and Contents

A December 18, 1892, letter written by Joseph Edwin Proffit, William & Mary class of 1895, to the publication College Fraternity in New York City. Proffit congratulates the editor of the magazine for its arrangement and organization. He concludes the letter by offering any assistance in the way of notes related to fraternities at William & Mary.

Richard F. Rhodes Letters, 1933-1934

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Identifier: UA 5.198
Scope and Contents The collection contains two letters, both of which were written by Rhodes to Vernon and Mary, his brother and sister-in-law. The first letter is dated May 9, 1933, weeks before his graduation from the College of William and Mary. He writes about not hearing back from others he's written to, finishing two of his themes for school, student elections, and family issues. He also lets them know that several boys from William and Mary bought decent suits, probably for graduation, from Richmond for...

Ellen Griffith Spears Papers

 Collection — Container: UA Small Collections Box 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5.321
Content Description

The Ellen Griffith Spears Collection contains a press memorandum for Counter-Conference on Peace and Justice;a Class of 1971 20th Reunion newsletter; and a 1991 Alumni Gazette issue.

Thomas Bernard Latane Grade Report

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Identifier: UA 5.121
Scope and Contents

The Report of Scholarship and Attendance of Thomas Bernard Latane, a student in the State Male Normal College of Virginia and William & Mary, dated December 14, 1893. It is signed by John Lesslie Hall.

William B. Coggin Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.228
Scope and Contents

Student paper titled "The Teacher and Psychology."

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