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A New and Accurate Map of the Islands of Cuba; Hispaniola or Santo Domingo, and Porto Rico

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01668
Scope and Contents

Two copper engraved maps on one sheet, hand-colored. The maps' cartouches state they are "drawn from the most approved Maps & Charts and Regulated by Astron[mical] Observations." Includes Bahama Islands, the Windward Passage, the Virgin Islands, island place names, map scale, and compass rose. Bodies of water noted: Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, and Atlantic Ocean.

Philip L. Barbour Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 Bar 23
Scope and Contents Papers, 1935-1980, of historian and scholar Philip Lemont Barbour (1898-1980), including research notes for his historical writings on the settlement of North America. Most articles, clippings and notes concern those people associated with Captain John Smith, a leader of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. Notes were also used in the audio production, "The Jamestown Saga; the Founding of the American Colony in the Words of the Colonists," written by Philip L. Barbour and Nigel...

Plat of Barrett's Ferry on the James River

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01601
Scope and Contents

This item is a November 1933 plat map of Barrett's Ferry, a property along the James River. The land was the property of G.T. Brooks.

Brafferton Estate Collection

 Collection
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...

David Ives Bushnell, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B96
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1917-1941, of anthropologist David Ives Bushnell, Jr., including correspondence concerning his research on Indians in North America; diaries, address lists, specimen lists, photographs, magazines, pamphlets, and maps pertaining to his work. Also includes correspondence of his mother, Belle Johnston Bushnell.The collection also contains a typescript of the journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz; letters written by William Cullen Bryant (concerning Thanatopsis), William...

Charles Campbell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 C17
Scope and Contents The Charles Campbell papers consist of papers received or collected by Charles Campbell (1807-1876), Virginia historian. The papers fall into four general headings: historical papers collected by Charles Campbell, correspondence, manuscript volumes, and miscellaneous. These include personal and professional correspondence as well as eighteenth century documents collected by Charles Campbell, newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks, covering then period 1743-1896. The papers...

Chappelear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C38
Scope and Contents Papers, 1876-1959, of Benjamin Curtis Chappelear including manuscript and printed maps of Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, and Warren counties, Va.; Virginia state maps; United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Maps of areas in Virginia and West Virginia; notes concerning land records and manuscript volumes which include account books collected by Chappelear of blacksmiths, farmers, postmasters, students, tanners, and operators of general stores. The collection also includes...

Chesapeake Bay Navigational Map Engraving

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Identifier: SC 01231
Scope and Contents

Map entitled "Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay" reduced from the surveys made by D.P. Adams. By E. Blunt. Note says copper plate engraving.

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

Cold War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 1.15
Scope and Contents

The Cold War Collection includes predominantly published materials and ephemera.  The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is only approximate.

Matthew Davenport's Plan of Princess Anne Port

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Identifier: MS 00100
Content Description

Map created August 11, 1774 of a plan for Princess Anne Port in Williamsburg, Virginia. Davenport includes property owned in the surrounding areas of the plan, explanations and condition notes, and gives a scale of the drawing in feet and English chains. The plan is also signed by John Blair, Mayor of Williamsburg and John Dixon, Peter Scott, and Ben Powell. Because of the poor condition of this plan, this item is not served to the public. Researchers must use a digitized copy.

E.P. Griffith Panoramic Photograph of Wren Yard, 1915 April 23

 Collection — Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01664
Scope and Contents Panoramic photograph of the Wren Yard, taken during the Fourth Annual Peninsula School Fair and signed by photographer E.P. [Ellis Parker] Griffith, of Newport News, on 23 April 1915. The wide-angle view shows the pre-restoration Wren Building, original gymnasium (now the site of Ewell Hall), President's House, and the Brafferton porch. Photograph also shows the area now known as Merchant's Square and extant buildings along Richmond Road. Print from negative.Material included in...

Frances H. Hamilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00629
Scope and Contents

Items relating to Norge and Williamsburg, Virginia.

"Map of Norway, VA." which belonged to Ellen A. Huckstep. Torn. Undated. Photograph and photocopies of same map.Newspaper article about the founding of Norge. Undated. Photograph of the site of the Capitol and photograph of "Washington's Headquarters."

Hart Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.112
Scope and Contents

Autographs albums, library catalogs of personal libraries, maps, math notes and scrapbooks.

Many collections and material were purchased from John Hart during the 1930's and filed under their own accession numbers or interfiled with existing collections.

Herbert H. Vreeland Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 68 V95
Scope and Contents

Source material collected and compiled by Herbert H. Vreeland relating to the activities of the French in the American Revolution. Includes typescript copies (and translations) of diaries of French officers, material on pertinent collections in various libraries, maps, and notes on Revolutionary War campaigns. Consists of 84 volumes and 19 boxes of material. Typed inventory and processing notes are in box 1.

Historical Pageant of Colonial Jamestown, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Inc. Records

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Identifier: SC 00624
Scope and Contents

Plans, correspondence, pictures of a proposed historical pageant planned by the "Historical Pageant of Colonial Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown, Inc." in 1939.  The pageant never happened.  Correspondence with Clark Robinson of New York, President  General of the SAR, and others.  Includes prospectus which explains the object of the pageant.  Pageant script called "Symphonic, Out-door Play, Depicting the Colonial Days of Jamestown and Yorktown, Virginia" by John C. Temple.  Copies.

Jamestowne Society Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 67 J23
Scope and Contents Papers of the Jamestowne Society. Includes correspondence, notices of meetings, minutes of meetings, lists of seventeenth century inhabitants of Jamestown, and lists of members. The collection also contains papers of George Craghead Gregory, founder of the Jamestowne Society. There is biographical material about Gregory as well as his correspondence; drafts of articles written by him about Jamestown; photographs and negatives of Jamestown buildings and maps; plats of lots around Jamestown;...

Jay Johns Collection of James Monroe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68 M75
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other material, 1780-1834, by, to, and concerning James Monroe.  See inventory link (below) for folder list.

Jefferson H. Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Jefferson H. Clark, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania physician, who was a field surgeon in France during World War I, and of the research papers of his daughter Mary Clark Shade (1928-2009), who was working on a book documenting her father's WWI duty. Jefferson H. Clark's papers include diaries, an officer's record book, correspondence, military orders and records, maps (one of which is labeled 'trench map'), photographs, dictionary, his...

Latin American Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00305

Louis W. Luedkte Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00197
Scope and Contents

This collections contains original drawings, maps, and other material by technical illustrator Louis W. Luedtke. The bulk of the collection contains drawings related to Colonial Williamsburg buildings, interiors, holiday decorations.

Included with this collection is biographical information relating to Loius Luedtke including his childhood, articles relating to his work, and photographs of him and his family.

Bishop James Madison Map of Virginia

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1960.64
Scope and Contents

Map of Virginia by Bishop James Madison, 1818 revision of 1807 edition.

Due to the large size of this item, 48 hours advanced notice for use is required.

Bishop James Madison Letter to James Breckenridge, 1805 December 20

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 62, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 00973
Scope and Contents

Letter; 20 December 1805, Bishop James Madison, Williamsburg, to James Breckenridge, Botetourt County, Va. Concerns defending Madison against a claim to deprive him of land surveyed near Guyandot Falls by Breckinridge. Asks Breckinridge to discount fee at next College [of William and Mary] settlement. Also concerns Madison's Map of Virginia (1807) and a new method of taking latitudes.

Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.06
Scope and Contents

Includes for the most part published maps, 1629-[ongoing].

Maps are described individually and are best discovered using keyword searches (check "include box list"). When requesting maps, please indicate folder and item number.

The description of this collection is in process and is currently underway; new items are being added on an ongoing basis.

Maps of Samuel Wylie Crawford

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00422
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two maps belonging to Union Brigadier General Samuel Wylie Crawford: a Denis Callahan copy of an unfinished map of the military departments of North-eastern Virginia with roads, railroads, turnpikes, and villages indicated (1861) and a military map titled NE Virginia showing all features of terrain including homes (undated). Each map has Crawford's name on it.

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