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Address Delivered to William & Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.046
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An address delivered to "William and Mary College" by Walker Maury, regarding liberty.

Robert Andrews Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.002
Scope and Contents

Acc. 1980.119: This accession includes biographical material, silhouette, correspondence, deed of sale for one slave, and copies of the Virginia Almanac, edited by Andrews (1781-1796).

Acc. 1985.014: This accession contains photocopies (no originals) of genealogical material about Robert Andrews, his ancestors, and his descendants.

Appointment of Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London, as Chancellor of the College of William & Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 151
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Appointment of Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London, as Chancellor of the College of William & Mary, dated April 2, 1729. Written in Latin on parchment, it is signed by James Blair, who was both President of William & Mary and Rector of the Board of Visitors in 1729. The appointment also features the original college seal.

Benefactions of Francis Nicholson, Esqr. to the Church & Clergy in North America

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch14
Scope and Contents "Benefactions of Francis Nicholson, Esqr. to the Church & Clergy in North America" prepared by Rev. George Keith, which lists the churches and amounts of money given by Nicholson to build churches from 1689 to 1704.  Also noted is  "Benefaction to the College of  Williamsburgh in Virginia of several hundred pounds." Keith was agent for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. 8 pages. There is an incomplete contemporary copy as well as a typescript of the...

Benjamin Sherrod Student Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.271
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This collection consists of Benjamin Sherrod's student notebook, while attending William & Mary in May 1799. It includes notes taken on Rousseau's Social Contract and Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, confirming that both texts were studied at W&M.

Blagden Notebook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Nas1
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Notebook, 1739, kept by B. Blagden, A. B., St. John's College, Cambridge, [University, Cambridge, Eng.] concerning hydrostatics, mechanics, optics, and astronomy.

Book bears the note that it was brought to Virginia by William Byrd to be used at the College of William and Mary. The note is in a modern hand and there is no documentation of this information.

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

Board of Visitors Records

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Identifier: UA 1
Scope and Contents The records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary includes meeting minutes and agendas, matriculation books, correspondence, material from Board of Visitors Rectors Oscar L. Shewmake and Roy Harvey Chappell, Jr., publications, and audio recordings of meetings from 1961-1999. An index to Board of Visitors meetings for the period 1947-1984 is available in the Special Collections Research Center. Researchers are also encouraged to consult the University...

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.

John Bracken Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.090
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents. One is dated August 13, 1791 and signed by John Bracken. It is an agreement among William Griffin of King and Queen County, Corbin Griffin of York County, Cyris and Samuel Griffin of Williamsburg, and Richard Adams of Richmond. Bracken is mentioned twice in the document. The other document is dated October 26, 1792 and appears to be related to the first. Written and signed by Bracken, the document serves as a receipt of transfer/sale of stock and...

Brafferton Estate Collection

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Identifier: UA 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents relating to the Brafferton Estate as it impacted the College of William and Mary such as accounts, decrees, correspondence, biographical material on Robert Boyle, 20th century material on the search for information about the Brafferton Estate, and other material. The collection includes both original documents and copies of documents. There is also material related to the Brafferton Estate and the early history of the College of William and Mary...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B85
Scope and Contents Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.This...

Office of the Bursar Records

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Identifier: UA 72
Scope and Contents The records of the Office of the Bursar are some of the earliest and most comprehensive records of the College of William and Mary from the 18th century surviving to the present day.  Of particular note are various references to individuals enslaved by the College as well as to the Brafferton Indian School.  The collection includes Bursar's reports, financial statements, statements of rents due to the College, accounts with individuals, lists of tenants, receipts and expenditures, revenues...

Cabell Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 C12
Scope and Contents Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the Cabell family of Albemarle and Amherst counties, Virginia.Includes accounts and land transactions, 1733-1754, of Dr. William Cabell (1699-1774) as well as letters written to him concerning medical treatment.Also includes accounts, surveys of Amherst County and correspondence with commission merchants of William Cabell (1730-1798); and surveyor's license and surveys of William Cabell (b....

Col. Dudley Digges Account from William & Mary

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Identifier: UA 232
Scope and Contents

Account signed by John Blair, Jr., Bursar of the Collecge of William & Mary of Col. Dudley Digges Digges was the father of W&M student Dudley Digges. The account was for his son's boarding. The account starts in 1763 and is paid in full May 10, 1765.

College Papers Collection

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Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.

William and Thomas Dawson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst D32
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Negative photostats of items from the correspondence of the Rev. William Dawson and the Rev. Thomas Dawson, both of whom were commissaries of the Church of England in Virginia and presidents of the College of William and Mary. Prominent correspondents include Patrick Henry, Samuel Davies, John Blair and Robert Dinwiddie.

Faculty Assembly Records

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Identifier: UA 133
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records pertaining to the modern Faculty Assembly at the College of William and Mary and earlier faculty bodies and organizations. The records spans from 1729 to the present. The bulk of the collection contains minutes of faculty meetings from 1729 to 1945 and, with only a gap in the minutes from 1784-1817, continue to the present. Other Faculty Assembly records include memos to faculty about various policies at William and Mary, faculty surveys,...

Mary Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00/06/UA 6.036
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The papers of Mary Goodwin concern her reaction to Jack E. Morpurgo's "Their Majesties' Royall Colledge". Included is a cover letter from Mary Goodwin to Herbert Ganter, a draft chapter from Morpurgo's book (pp. 241-278) with Goodwin's marginalia, and her separate 27-page critical review of the chapter. The collection also contains five binders of Goodwin's Historical Notes about William and Mary.

Samuel Henley Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.023
Scope and Contents Collection includes the Henley-Horrocks Inventory of books received by the College December 8, 1772, a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Henley (June 9, 1778) concerning Henley's books left in storage at the College of William and Mary (also includes notes by James Madison), a letter dated December 14, 1774 from Henley to the Reverend Dr. Percy, Northumberland House, London, in which Henley laments the actions of the patriots, and a letter dated October 1804 Henley to T.J. Mathias, Esq. of...

James Hughes Letter to the Governors of the College of William & Mary

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Identifier: UA 338
Scope and Contents

March 26, 1728 letter from James Hughes to the Governors of William & Mary. Hughes states that he understands by way of advertisement displayed at the Capitol by James Blair that a chapel is to be erected at the College. He states he can do the work for "898 pounds current money," except for the "sashes and glasses in the body of the building."

Jefferson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst J352
Scope and Contents

Negative photostats of papers, 1776-1818, of Thomas Jefferson which concern Williamsburg, Va. and the College of William and Mary. Originals in Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.

John Vance Weylie Letter to David Stuart

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Identifier: UA 5.247
Scope and Contents Letter written by John Vance Wyelie from Jamestown to David Stuart in Alexandria on Nov. 30, 1798. Wyelie is known to have attended William & Mary from 1797-1798. The letter starts by Wyelie's acknowledging Stuart's loss of a parent and his words of comfort and understanding. He mentions trying to learn Spanish but that he could not bring his books to Jamestown for want of space in the carriage from Hanover, though he hopes his books came come at Christmas. Weylie discusses...

Chapman Johnson Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.038
Scope and Contents The letter dated May 18, 1800, from Chapman Johnson to College of William and Mary alumnus David Watson provides a detailed account of an "unfortunate disturbance," a student revolt at the College the previous winter. Chapman reported on a student's rude treatment of the postmaster, its witnessing by Professor Bracken, the expulsion of the student, the resulting student meetings and protests, faculty-student negotiations, consultation with Bishop Madison and St. George Tucker,...

Walter Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst J725
Scope and Contents

Negative photostats of papers, 1721-1767, of the Jones family of Northumberland County, Va. Includes letters written by Walter Jones while a student at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. and while studying medicine at Edinburgh, Scotland and while in Williamsburg, Va. to his brother Thomas Jones of Northumberland County, Va. Originals located at the Library of Congress.

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Buildings and Grounds--Fires--1859 1
Byrd, William, 1674-1744 1
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Madison, James, 1749-1812 4
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 3
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 2
Blair, James, 1656-1743 2
Blair, John, 1732-1800 2
Bracken, John 2
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 2
College of William and Mary. Office of the Bursar. 2
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 2
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 2
Morpurgo, J.E 2
Office of the President 2
Preston, William 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Andrews, Robert, 1743?-1804 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Belk, George Washington, III 1
Blair family 1
Bolling, Maurice Landon 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691 1
Braxton family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Cabell family 1
Cabell, William, 1730-1798 1
Cabell, William, Dr., 1700-1774 1
Cabell, William, b. 1759 1
Catron, Louis E. 1
Chappell, R. Harvey (Robert Harvey), 1926- 1
Childress, Cecil Marcia 1
Coalter family 1
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 1
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Government 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Home Economics 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 1
College of William and Mary. General Cooperative Committee 1
College of William and Mary. Lemon Project. 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Coulter family 1
Crawford, William S., b. 1815 1
Crawford, William S., d. 1815 1
Croghan, John, 1790-1849 1
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 1
Digges, Dudley 1
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Faculty Assembly 1
Faculty--Meetings 1
Fry, Joshua, 1700 (ca.)-1754 1
Garrett, Robert M., 1807-1885 1
Gibson, Edmund, Bp. of London, 1669-1748 1
Goodwin, Mary 1
Griffin, James Lewis Corbin, 1814-1878 1
Hackley, William Randolph 1
Hawtrey, Edward 1
Hawtrey, Stephen 1
Hoge, Moses Drury, 1818-1899 1
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 1
Horner family 1
Hughes, James 1
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 1
Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849 1
Jones, Thomas 1
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 1
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843 1
Koontz, Amos Ralph, 1890-1965 1
Maddox, William Arthur 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 1
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 1
Maury, Walker 1
Mercer, Hugh T.W. 1
Michie, Robert 1
Millington, John, 1779-1868 1
Morpurgo, Jack Eric 1
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