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Abolitionist Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01101
Scope and Contents Letters, a speech, and a photograph relating to the abolitionist movement in the United States. Correspondents include: Theodore Dwight Weld (1803-1895) of Lane Seminary, Elizur Wright (1804-1885), Secretary of the American Anti-Slavery Society, Gerrit Smith (1797-1874), philanthropist and reformer, Henry Grew (1782-1862), Quaker abolitionist, William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879), prominent abolitionist, and Parker Pillsbury (1809-1898), abolitionist author. Subjects include abolition tactics...

African American Cabinet Cards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00066
Scope and Contents 53 cabinet cards depicting African Americans from the 1880s-1890s. Photography studios' information is printed on the cards, but personal information concerning those photographed is not included. One cabinet card was taken by a C. E. Cheyne photography in Hampton, Virginia. The back of the cabinet card reads Carrie E. Stules, January 14, 1896. Three cabinet cards are of the medicine show duo "Pete and Lize," photographed by E. R. Rose, Oswego, Kansas. Geo Hamtpon...

African American Family Photo Album

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Identifier: MS 00229
Scope and Contents Photo album, circa 1940s-1950s, of an unidentified African-American family, most likely of Richmond, Virginia. Includes snapshots of different family members, photos of family members taken at schools (including Maggie L. Walker High School) and colleges (including Virginia Union University, with shots of the Bell Tower, Kingsley Hall, and Pickford Hall), at church (Moore Street Baptist Church) and at various holidays and other events. Several Richmond streets and landmarks are also featured...

African American Family Photographs

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Identifier: MS 00230
Scope and Contents Photographs of an African-American family, circa 1880-1960, most likely of Richmond, Virgina. Included are snapshots, studio portraits and photo postcards of family members and also a postcard of the "Barracks of Colored Recruits, Camp Lee, Petersburg, Va." (addressed to Eliza Chatman, Richmond, Va.).  Some photos are identified by first names or location. Names include Pearl, Russell, Constance, Berkley, Allen, Beverley Boxyem, Samuel, Mary, James, Horace, Sarah, Mother Booker, Julie,...

African American photograph album collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00325
Content Description

This collection contains one bound album of 18 photographs of African Americans, including children, women, as well as men in military uniforms. Photographs were taken by multiple studios in Virginia including the E.C. Leath Photograph Gallery in Petersburg and the Virginia, Evans and Son Gallery in Norfolk, virginia. Other photographs were produced by New York based studios including Adams Studio and Richard Ward Studio. The photographs include carte de visites, tintypes and postcards.

African American Stereoview Collection

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Identifier: MS 00129
Scope and Contents

This collection contains numerous stereograms taken throughout the Jim Crow Era. The stereograms portray the racist attitudes of the time period. Stereograms are an early form of photography which was often used for educational purposes. When a view finder is used to look at the stereograms, the images appear to be three dimensional.

Alumni Association Photograph Collection

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Identifier: UA 47
Scope and Contents This collection contains black and white as well as color prints, negatives, and slides of photographs collected by the William & Mary Alumni Association for various events on the William & Mary campus. The bulk of the photographs concern events related to Homecoming including the parade, class reunions, and the Sunset Ceremony. The collection also contains photographs of Commencement, athletic events, photographs produced for the Alumni Gazette and...

Alumni Band Organization Records

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Identifier: UA 271
Scope and Contents This collection contains a substantial record of the administrative aspects of the Alumni Band Organization (ABO). Although the bulk of the records are related to this aspect of the ABO, the records are incomplete in several areas. However, the organization is in the process of collecting their records for donation to the University Archives and these gaps will likely be filled in the future. The records of the group are exhaustive in regards to the newsletters published by the group....

Don Amador Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.562
Scope and Contents Papers of gay rights activist Don Amador of Los Angeles. Included are personal papers, papers relating to research and teaching, as well as papers relating to his political activities.  Included in this collection is a book titled, Homosexual Subculture 497.  It is a self published manuscript from June, 1976.  It is the cumulation of 14 term papers from his first course offering of a gay studies course at California State University, Long Beach.  Sociology 497 was the first of its kind.  The...

Anne and Alan Morledge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.23 and Additions
Scope and Contents

Collections of programs, pamphlets and other items from the Williamsburg, Virginia area. Biography and photograph of Comer Clarke Jackson, Manager of Casey's Department Store.

W.A. Archer Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Tr8
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of diary, 1931, of W. A. Archer's anthropological and biological expedition to El Choco, Colombia. The volume includes black and white photographs of the region and of its people.

Dora and Cara Armistead Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.24, 2006.54
Scope and Contents Papers from the household of Dora Travis Armistead (1890-1979) and Rowland Cara Armistead, sisters of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes letters, personal, financial and business papers of Cary Peyton Armistead (1856-1901), father of Dora and Cara, Steward of Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), and prominent local Episcopal Church and school leader; Eudora Ester Armistead (d. 1940), mother; Cary Champion Armistead (d. 1944), brother, and lawyer for a time in Detroit, Michigan;...

Art Matsu Photograph

 Collection — Container: UA Small Collections Box 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5.324
Content Description

A portrait photograph of Art Matsu. The back of the photo reads "Art Matsu, Coll. William and Mary. Reference Dept. Jan. 9, 1926. NEA."

Art Song of Williamsburg Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.58
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records and paperwork related to Art Song of Williamsburg.  This organization existed from 2000 through 2007 and was responsible for an average of three concerts a year.  Their records include papers relating to their creation and termination, financial and tax records, biographies and contracts for the artists they featured, as well as inter-organizational correspondence between board members.  Genevieve McGiffert was the founder and features prominently in the...

Ash Lawn-Highland Records

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Identifier: UA 189
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Ash Lawn Highland, the estate of President James Monroe. The estate is now a house museum owned by the College of William and Mary. The collection consists of architectural and archaeological research regarding the historic home. The majority of the collection is reports, plans, sketches, and photographs relating to the Historic American Buildings Survey's preservation of Ash Lawn Highland. The collection also includes brochures, pamphlets, and...

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Capitol Branch Records

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Identifier: Mss. 82 A7
Scope and Contents Records of the Colonial Capitol Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities(APVA), Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence, financial and legal documents, minutes and photographs. The long run of minutes, 1900-1976, document the development and work of this preservation group which took an interest in the historical sites of Jamestown and Williamsburg, Va. There is material relating to the Branch's work to preserve and restore the Capitol grounds, the...

Lady Nancy Astor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00631
Scope and Contents

18 Letters and notes, 1927-1956, from Nancy Astor, London, Taplow, and Plymouth, England, to Lilly Harrison Hill Smith Bradbury in Upperville, Virginia. Collection includes two photos of Nancy Astor, not originating with the correspondence. Lilly Harrison Hill Smith Bradbury and Nancy Astor were childhood friends.

Doris C. Baker Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.115
Scope and Contents

Photographs and photograph albums, circa 1950s-1980s, of Doris C. Baker, author and poet of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The photographs document her travels throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia and include images of scenery, people with whom she met, and people with whom she traveled. Baker was from Muskegon, Michigan and went to work teaching in Department of Defense schools in Europe in the 1950s.

Ball Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.674
Scope and Contents Papers, 1887-1976, of the Ball family, chiefly Hugh Ball and Mary Pierce Ball who operated a dairy farm in Vergennes, Vermont. Dairy farming account books and receipts are included in the collection. Mary Ball (née Mary Lucy Pierce) grew up in Shelbourne, Vermont and her eleven diaries, written between the ages of eighteen and thirty-two, detail the weather, social engagements, sewing projects, books read, school, and in the last diary, baby care. Also in the collection are...

Harlan H. Ballard, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.091
Scope and Contents Set of 5 journals and a few single letters, poems, postcards and photographs. The journals document vacations and visits to Harlan H. Ballard, Jr.'s  cabin, referred to in one of the journals as 'Arbutus Lodge.' Arbutus Lodge was located in Nichewaug, near Barr, both Worcester County, Massachusetts. The entries were written both by the host and guests and detail their visits and activities. Several of the volumes contain photographs. Some of the names mentioned are: ...

Barbara N. Moore Photograph Albums, circa

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.214
Scope and Contents

7 photograph albums related to several trips abroad made by Barbara N. Moore, circa 1970s-1990s.  While cities/towns may be identified, specific sites visited and individuals are not.  Places visited include the former Soviet Union, Germany, and Italy.

This collection is stored off-site. A minimum of 72 hours advanced notice is required for use.

Martha Barksdale Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.004
Scope and Contents

The papers include Martha Barksdale's diary for 1918-1919, recording her experiences as a member of the first class of women at William and Mary. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs that document student activities and women's sports at the college from her student years to her teaching career. The bulk of the photographs date from the 1920s-1940s.

Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.29
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1909-1966, relating to institutions in Williamsburg, Virginia including William and Mary, Matthew Whaley School and Bruton Parish Church collected by Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough.

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.

Herbert H. Bateman State Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 83 B31
Scope and Contents Office files, 1968-1982, of Herbert H. Bateman, Virginia Republican State Senator from Newport News. Includes correspondence with constituents and state officials; bills and legislative materials; memorandum; reports; pamphlets; and publications arranged according to subject. The collection contains background information and committee working papers showing Virginia's responses to the energy crisis of the late 1970's and to Ronald Reagan's "New Federalism" programs as well as the...

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Transcripts 6
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Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 7
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 5
Choir and Chorus 4
College of William and Mary. School of Business Administration 4
College of William and Mary. School of Education 4
Democratic Party (U.S.) 4
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 4
Republican Party (U.S.) 4
Scammon, Howard, 1911-1999 4
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
American Red Cross 3
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 3
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 3
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 3
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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 3
Graves, Thomas Ashley, Jr 3
Landrum, Grace Warren, 1876-1951 3
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 3
Office of the President 3
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 3
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Swem family 3
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
Verkuil, Paul R 3
Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Barksdale, Martha, 1900-1974 2
Barlowe, Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough 2
Bland family 2
Booth family 2
Boy Scouts of America 2
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Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 2
Catlett family 2
Cheek, Leslie, 1908-1992 2
Close, Glenn, 1947- 2
College of William and Mary--Baseball 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Biology 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Fine Arts 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Psychology 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Sociology 2
College of William and Mary. Staff 2
Colonial Echo 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 2
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 2
Episcopal Church 2
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 2
Galt family 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Gary Alonzo Barranger 2
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 2
Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord, 1869-1939 2
Green, Paul, 1894-1981. Common Glory 2
Gregg family 2
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 2
Guy family 2
Hall, John Lesslie, Jr., 1891-1978 2
Hamilton, Frances H., 1928-2008 2
Hampton College (Hampton, Va.) 2
Hansbrough family 2
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 2
Hart, John, 1860-1937 2
Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- 2
Hunt, Althea, 1890-1971 2
Jackson, Comer Clarke 2
Jamestown Corporation 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Jones, W. Melville, 1901-1992 2
Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art 2
Kimbrough, Janet C 2
King's Daughters (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Lee Family 2
Lee, Elizabeth Mallory, 1902- 2
Luce family 2
Myers, Barton, 1853-1927 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Readjuster Party of Virginia 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 2
Rouse, Parke Shepherd, Jr. 2
Saunders family 2
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Space Shuttle Program (U.S.) 2
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