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Armistead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ar5
Scope and Contents

Copies of papers concerning the Armistead family of Williamsburg, Va. Includes copies of wills; letter of R. T. Armistead concerning his Civil War record; Confederate passes issued to Robert H. Armistead and his oath of allegiance to United States. Includes copies of letters of Cynthia Beverley (Tucker) Coleman and printed circular of Female Seminary, Williamsburg, Va.

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...

Cynthia Barlowe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2001.19 and 2002.63
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs, newspaper clippings, publications, postcards and other items relating to Williamsburg, Virginia.

Bevill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00159
Scope and Contents

Copies of wills, parish, and court records, 1558-1707, relating to the Bevill family in Henrico Co., Va. and London, Eng. Also includes papers concerning the Ball family of England and correspondence, 1929-1939, concerning genealogical material on the Ball and Lacy families, also of England.

Black Education in Williamsburg-James City County, 1619-1984

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00395
Scope and Contents

A report sponsored by the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, "Black Education in Williamsburg-James City County, 1619-1984" by Philip D. Morgan, 1985.  1 item.  76 pp.

Brian W. Blouet Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01177
Scope and Contents

Correspondence; 1942-1984; of Prof. B. W. Blouet regarding the biography he wrote Halford MacKinder: A Biography (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1987). Includes research papers, such as photocopied correspondence of H. MacKinder, from the Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers at Princeton University Library. Also includes 6 photographs relating MacKinder.

James Branch Cabell Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C11
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters written by Cabell at Richmond and Poynton Lodge, Ophelia, Va. and at St. Augustine, Florida to Rawlings concerning their literary work and also concerning the author, Ellen Glasgow. Includes one letter from Cabell to Frank Daniel and one letter to Rawlings from Margaret Waller Freeman Cabell. Originals in Majorie Kinnan Rawlings Collection, Rare Book Section, University of Florida Libraries.

David Edward Cronin's "The Vest Mansion"

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.32 and Acc. 1997.11
Scope and Contents Two typescripts (copy) of David Edward Cronin's history of the occupation of Williamsburg during the Civil War entitled "The Vest Mansion, its Historical and Romantic Associations as Confederate and Union Headquarters, 1862-1865."  302 pp. Cronin served as Provost Marshall during the occupation. The Vest Mansion served as headquarters. Original is in the New-York Historical Society. Parke Rouse's pencilling of the copy is evident in the manuscript. Not to...

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00192
Scope and Contents

Originals and copies of papers, 1804-1928, of the Davidson family of Frederick County, Va. Includes correspondence from Samuel Davidson in Sacramento, California to his father, William Davidson and brother David Davidson describing California in the Gold Rush era. The papers also include a deed, 5 April 1773, signed by Thomas Lord Fairfax to Thomas Talbot for land in Frederick County, Va. and genealogical material concerning the Davidson family.

Curtis Carroll Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 78 D29
Scope and Contents

Photostats, typescripts, and microfilm of correspondence and papers relating to Lewis Littlepage (1762-1802) diplomat and soldier of fortune collected by Curtis Carroll Davis, biographer of Littlepage as well as correspondence of David with librarians and scholars and his notes concerning Littlepage, his acquaintances and descendants.

Dunmore Family Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 D92
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of the Earls of Dunmore, a branch of the Murray family of Scotland. All of the papers, except eleven items relating to Virginia, 1770, 1776 are photocopies. The early papers relate to lands in Brabant (a province of the Netherlands) inherited from the 7th Earl of Derby and his wife, and to the role of Charles Murray, 1st Earl of Dunmore (1661- 1710) as Master of the Horse to Queen Mary, the wife of James II.Eighteenth century papers relate to the Jacobite...

Family Anecdotes and Memoirs of His Own Life by Samuel West

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.464
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a 1836 handwritten copy of the undated memoir  of Rev. Samuel West (1738-1808)  of Massachusetts.  The handwritten copy was prepared by his grandsons Benjamin and Samuel West. Talks about his family's earliest history in the United States, gives descriptions of historic events  in Massachusetts during the 18th century (Boston Tea Party) and talks of religion and his changing views throughout the years. Also included is a photocopy of a transcription of an...

Flinn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00152
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of articles relating to Robert Flinn, his father Meade Flinn and his mother Mary Shepard Flinn of Alberta, Virginia. Photocopies, programs, news clippings, and related material regarding Robert Sturdivant Flinn including his song "Forever August Moon," and other members of the family. Gives biographical information and anecdotal history of the Flinn and Shepard families. Additions include photocopies of letters, newsletters, newspaper articles and flyers.  Ongoing Collection.

Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 G29
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of genealogical materials; ca. 1880 to 1993; many of which were probably collected by Dr. Earl Gregg Swem in connection with the publication of genealogical information in the "William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Series". Includes correspondence, clippings, coats-of-arms, charts, and family histories.  Most newspaper clippings are from "The Standard" in Richmond, Virginia from the early 1880's.

Mollie M. Graves Letters (Photostats)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01249
Scope and Contents

Photostatic copies (likely made circa 1965-1970) of letters written to Mollie M. Graves in Charles City Courthouse, who recently left Williamsburg, Virginia, from friends and relatives who reside in Williamsburg.  The letters are addressed in care of Robert W. Graves.

Signatures of letter writers include E.B. Bowman, Martha  and Cousin Sallie.  4 letters.

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."

Hickory Neck Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.57
Scope and Contents

Records of Hickory Neck Episcopal Church located in Toano, Virginia. Most of the material in this collection is from the Hickory Neck Church with a permanent loan or deposit agreement. Other material is from members of Hickory Neck Church or Williamsburg, Virginia area residents.

Collection includes additions.

Thomas Jefferson Hughes Facsimiles

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01237
Scope and Contents

Facsimiles were likely made in 1965. Photocopies of letters, 1835-1845, to Dr. Thomas Jefferson Hughes of Gloucester County, Va. and Connorsville, Ind. chiefly from his brother Skaife W. Hughes, Jasper C. Hughes, and H. Yates Hughes, all from Gloucester County, Va. Includes photocopies of two essays by Mrs. Sarah Hughes, "What Qualities Should Be Cultivated by the Teacher" and "Forest Trees."

John Allan Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00396
Scope and Contents

Genealogical material on the family of John Allan, stepfather of Edgar Allan Poe, of Richmond, Virginia, including typed copy of tombstone inscription of the John Allan gravesite, typescripts and photocopies of correspondence, 1795-1800, of Peachey Franklin, John C. Allan, Nancy Hunter, R. Crawford, and James Garland, and copies of letters, 1986-1987, concerning the genealogical material.

Jay W. Johns, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 74 J64
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly personal and business correspondence of Jay Winston Johns, Jr., including papers of the Atlas Fuel Corporation of New York, New York and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Lee-Jackson Memorial, Inc.; the Virginia Trust for Historic Preservation; and "Ash Lawn," now owned by the College of William and Mary.The correspondence of Johns includes correspondence with Virginia Democratic Party figures such as Albertis S. Harrison, William M. Tuck, Mills Godwin,...

Land Title Act Passed by the General Assembly

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Identifier: SC 01286
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of an Act passed by the General Assembly, October 27, 1748, relating to land titles. "At a General Assembly, ...held at the College in Williamsburg..."Includes the signature of Mary Hazzard and note that she has seen and heard the law. Also includes a copy of pages 408-09 and 426-431 from "The Statue a Large: Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia ...", by William Waller Hening (Richmond, 1819).

Linda Carol Friend Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.197
Scope and Contents The collection includes the genealogical research of Linda Carol Friend Adams.  It contains a number of state and county records, family documents, biographical information, emails, message board posts, research notes, and photographs that concern Adams' family history. The majority of Adams' ancestors were located in Virginia and West Virginia.  The information included here pertains to the following families (not a complete list): Adams, Allen, Barnett, Blake, Brasfield, Brock,...

Photocopy of Dr. Thomas P. Marston Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01245
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of an account book belonging to Dr. Thomas P. Marston of James City County, Virginia, from 1852-1871.

WHRA.

Bruce T. McCully Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1989.42
Scope and Contents

Material of Bruce T. McCully relating to his teaching at the College of William and Mary and to his lifelong research on the career of Francis Nicholson, Virginia Colonial Governor.

Myers Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Myers II
Scope and Contents Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk, Pensacola, Fla., John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk and Myer Myers of Norfolk, Va. and daughter Adeline Myers. Also includes letters of Caroline Marx Barton to Julia Grammer Barton Myers, and of L. H. Wirt to Judith Marx. Includes letters of Joseph Marx Myers. There are letters of the Marx and Gratz families as well as correspondence with Jewish merchants in Richmond, New York, Montreal, St. Thomas,...

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Ball family 1
Barlowe, Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough 1
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Brooks, Phillip, 1835-1983 1
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 1
Cambridge, Adolphus Frederick, Duke of, 1774-1870 1
Cameron, William Evelyn, 1842-1927 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
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Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910 1
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Flinn, Mary Shepard, 1909-1987 1
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Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) 1
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945 1
Goode, John, 1829-1909 1
Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord, 1869-1939 1
Hamilton, Frances H., 1928-2008 1
Hickory Neck Church (James City County, Va.) 1
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 1
International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johns, Jay Winston Jr. 1
Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774 1
Kimbrough, Janet C 1
King's Daughters (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Lacy family 1
Lee, Edward Myers, Jr 1
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 1
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 1
Mary, of Modena, Queen, consort of James II, King of England, 1658-1718 1
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