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Frank Heath Alfriend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.109
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an "extract" from the faculty minutes of the College of William & Mary, granting a master's degree in 1866 to Frank H. Alfriend. The extract includes a green, embossed Temple seal used by the College at that time and was signed by William and Mary President Benjamin Ewell and Professor and Acting Secretary of the Faculty Thomas P. McCandlish.  Also in the collection is a 41-page address titled "Alexander Hamilton: An address by Frank H. Alfriend before the...

Thomas L. Alfriend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00269
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1861-1865, from Thomas L. Alfriend (1843-1901) Sergeant, of Company B, 15th Virginia Infantry and Parken's Battery, Alexander's Battalion, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from camps in Virginia and Tennessee to family members in Richmond, Virginia. Includes letter dated May 26, 1861 from Alfriend while stationed in Williamsburg, Virginia.The addition contains 25 typewritten pages of transcripts of letters by Jefferson Davis, James Seddon and others...

Edmund W. Allen Letter to his Parents

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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.

Alumni Association Records

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Identifier: UA 80
Scope and Contents

The records of the Alumni Association of the College of William and Mary include office files, material from select Executive Secretaries, meeting minutes, publications, correspondence, and other material documenting the activities of the William & Mary Alumni Association as well as the College of William & Mary's history and alumni more generally.

Armistead-Cocke Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Ar6
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1756-1764, of Maria Carter Armistead (including letters written by Mrs. Thomas Feilde); business papers, 1782-1828, of William Cocke of "Bremo," Henrico County, Virginia and of "Oakland," Cumberland County, Virginia; and letters, 1861-1863, of William Fauntleroy Cocke, Thomas Lewis Preston Cocke and Edmund Randolph Cocke concerning their service in the Confederate States Army (including the Battle of First Bull Run).Also included are five volumes of farm and...

John R. Armistead Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.110
Scope and Contents

This letter was written to John R. Armistead, while a student at the College of William and Mary, by his uncle, M. A. Armistead.  It is dated December 22, 1834.  It authorizes John Armistead "boarding out of college, providing it meets the regulations of the institution."

Thomas and Philip M. Arnold Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.112
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a receipt "for the board of Thomas and Philip Arnold from 22nd Feby to July 4th 1856" received from Professor (Henry?) Washington issued by the College of William and Mary. Also includes a 1859 license for Philip M. Arnold to practice Law in Virginia, and a 1859 certificate from the Anatomy, Materia Medica and Botany School at the University of Virginia for Thomas T. Arnold. There is also a certificate, 4 July 1860, from The College of William and Mary for the...

B. Davenport & Co. Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame20
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1841-1861, of B. Davenport & Co., merchants, of Williamsburg, Va. which includes accounts, 1860, with the College of William and Mary and which was used as a scrapbook, 1892-1905, for newspaper clippings of poems and articles; Christmas cards; valentines; advertisements; cigarette cards; and seed catalog covers.

B. T. Owen Letter to Sally Atkinson

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Identifier: UA 5.257
Scope and Contents

Letter dated June 11, 1840 and written by William & Mary student, B. T. Owen, to Sally Atkinson of Parham's Store, Virginia. It is essentially a love letter to Sally, assuring her he will address her as soon as he leave Williamsburg at end of term.

George William Bagby Certificate of Distinction

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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.

Benjamin H. B. Hubbard Report of Scholarship, Application and Conduct

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Identifier: UA 5.280
Scope and Contents

Report of Benjamin Henry Bascom Hubbard's scholarship and conduct while a student at William & Mary for the period ending in December 1860. There are remarks and signatures from Edward S. Joynes regarding Greek, Robert J. Morrison regarding Moral Philosophy and Political Economy, and Charles Morris regarding Constitutional Law. The form is also signed by Thomas McCandlish, Secretary of the Faculty.

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.

Blow Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

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...

Borland Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B66
Scope and Contents The Borland, Green, and Godwin families are related in the following manner. George Godwin, son of Jeremiah Godwin, married Fanny Green (whose mother was Mary (Giles) Green) in 1805. Dr. Thomas Wood Borland (d. 1830 or 1831), father of Roscius Cicero Borland, married Harriott Godwin, daughter of Jeremiah Godwin and Sarah (Wilkinson) Godwin.Family correspondence, chiefly 1830-1854, of Mary (Giles) Green and George Godwin of Nansemond County, Virginia; Roscius C. Borland of...

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.

Thomas Russell Bowden Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.119
Scope and Contents

Letter written by Thomas Russell Bowden to the editor of New England Magazine on May 16, 1892 in response to an article published in December 1891 as to "Why the South was defeated in the Civil War."  Bowden requests the opportunity to submit a written response to the article and includes his thoughts regarding the South and specifically Virginia as well as his longstanding familial ties to both the state, Williamsburg, and the College of William and Mary.

Broadside Advertising William & Mary and the State Male Normal College

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Identifier: UA 353
Scope and Contents

One broadside advertising both the College of William & Mary and the State Male Normal College. The headline reads "Education on Easy Terms!" and states that the 199th year begins on October 1, 1891. Printed by Whittet & Shepperson of Richmond, Va.

Dabney Browne Letter to G. Southall

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Identifier: UA 6.088
Scope and Contents

One letter from Dabney Browne, a professor at the College of William and Mary, to G. Southall concerning the room and board for members of the Jones family. He states the Jones' would have to sleep in a room without a fireplace and sit in the family sitting room. The charge for board would be 120 dollars each, with a tuition fee of 20 dollars.

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...

Charles B. Hayden Permission to Board Off-Campus

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Identifier: UA 5.252
Scope and Contents

Note written by Julia E. White of Smithfield to William & Mary President Adam Empie, giving her son Charles B. Hayden permission to board off-campus.

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...

Charles Minnigerode Letters

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Identifier: UA 6.097
Scope and Contents This collection includes three letters written by Charles Minnigerode. One letter was written to Robert McCandlish, Rector of the Board of Visitors and dated February 23, 1847. Minnigerode writes to ensure McCandlish and the Board don't misunderstand the faculty's view about an extension of the A.B. course and details his feelings on the matter. A second letter, written to an unknown person and dated August 31, 1848, appears to have been written after he left his...

Charles R. McAlpine Certificates

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Identifier: UA 5.277
Scope and Contents Two certificates presented to Charles R. McAlpine, while at student at William & Mary (1845/1848). The first was presented to him on July 4, 1846, testifying that he has done well with his studies of the "entire Junior course, together with Metaphysics & Constitutional Law." It is signed by faculty members Thomas Dew, Robert Saunders, Beverley Tucker, John Millington, and Charles Minnegerode. The certificate features the Temple seal.The second one, dated July...

Gideon Christian Papers

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Identifier: MS 00150
Scope and Contents Papers, 1838-1882, of Gideon Christian, physician, of Norfolk, Va. The collection includes letters, accounts, lotteries, prescriptions, and forms for excusing draftees into the Confederate Army on medical grounds. A 1993 addendum to this collection (Mss. Acc. 1993.63) consists of two medical essays and one College of William and Mary student notebook belonging to Dr. Gideon Christian.  The student notebook begins October 15th 1840. Medical essays include notes made while...

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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 6
Office of the President 6
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 5
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 5
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 4
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 4
Empie, Adam, 1785-1860 4
Saunders, Robert, 1805-1868 4
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 4
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Mathematics 3
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 3
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 3
McCandlish, Robert 3
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 3
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Alfriend, Frank H., 1841-1887 2
Coleman, Charles Washington, 1862-1932 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
College of William and Mary. Franklinian Society 2
College of William and Mary. Library 2
College of William and Mary. Office of the Bursar. 2
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Johns, John (1796-1876) 2
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Lindsay, George W. 2
Millington, John, 1779-1868 2
Millington, Thomas Charles, fl. 1836-1850 2
Minnigerode, Charles, 1814-1894 2
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 2
Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882 2
Smith, John Augustine, 1782-1865 2
Society of the Alumni 2
Taliaferro, Edwin, 1835-1867 2
Taliaferro, William Booth 2
Taylor, Tazewell, 1810-1875 2
Tucker 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Washington, Lawrence, 1791-1875 2
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 2
Alfriend, Frank Heath 1
Alumni Band Organization. 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Armistead Family 1
Armistead, John R. 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities--History. 1
Badgley, John 1
Bagby, George William, 1828-1883 1
Baker family 1
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 1
Barber, Levi 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Belk, George Washington, III 1
Bernard Family 1
Blankenship family 1
Blow family 1
Bolling, Maurice Landon 1
Booth family 1
Borland, Roscius Cicero, d. 1847 1
Borland, Thomas Roscius, 1844-1900 1
Bracken, John 1
Braikenridge, George, 1737-1827 1
Browne, Dabney 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840 1
Carrington family 1
Catron, Louis E. 1
Chaffee, Sarah Lamb 1
Chandler, Alvin Duke 1
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 1
Chappell, R. Harvey (Robert Harvey), 1926- 1
Childress, Cecil Marcia 1
Christian, Edmund 1
Claiborne, Herbert A., Jr. 1
Cocke Family 1
Cocke, Edmund Randolph, 1841-1922 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Cocke, Thomas Lewis Preston, 1838-1895 1
Cocke, William Fauntleroy, 1826-1863 1
Cocke, William Fauntleroy, 1836-1863 1
Cocke, William, 1798-1855 1
Cocke, William, fl. 1798-1855 1
Cole Family 1
Cole, Henry Denison, 1856-1938 1
Coleman family 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary--Fraternities and Sororities 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 1
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