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African American Family Photographs

 Collection
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 Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01314
Content Description

Three postcards circa 1900 depicting African Americans. One postcard shows workers in a peanut field, another features a child on a pile of picked cotton. The third is a picture of James Smith, posed seated with a cane in one hand and a hat in another. It states that he was age 93, born in 1813 and the oldest living man in Hampton, Virginia.

Harlan H. Ballard, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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: ...

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.

Mae Alvan Belt Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00155
Scope and Contents 3 Diaries, 1933, 1936-1940 and 1941-1943 of Mae Alvan Belt of Rockville, Maryland. The 1933 girl scout diary was written while Mae Belt was a teenager and contains brief entries that mention school, house work, and social life. The 1936-1940 diary contains brief daily entries. Mae Belt seems to live with her parents and mentions going to work, working some evenings, helping with Red Cross work, doing house hold chores, but also comments on her social life and particular her courtship with a...

Christopher Bram Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 99 B73
Scope and Contents The Christopher Bram papers largely encompass Bram's career as a novelist and writer but also include personal papers, audiovisual material, and artifacts. The first 12 series comprise materials relating to each of the major book length works Bram has produced during his career. Series 1 contains materials relating to Bram's first novel, which remains unpublished. Subsequent series are organized chronologically by publication date. Series 13 and 14 contain Bram's shorter works, including...

Charles Page Bryan Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV P2
Scope and Contents

Photograph album of Charles Page Bryan, U. S. Minister to Portugal containing black and white photographs and color postcards of Madeira and the Azores, calling cards, newspaper clippings, and a small amount of correspondence.

Carlton Casey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.48
Scope and Contents

Papers of Carlton Casey.

The inventory is a guide to Mss. Acc. 1999.48 which is the postcard collection documenting pre-restoration Williamsburg, restored Williamsburg, Jamestown, the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, and cities, towns, and holidays in Virginia. Also includes clippings, articles, photographs, programs, and souvenir publications.

Additions to the collection are described individually.

Howard Chapin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C365
Scope and Contents Papers, 1882-1938, of Howard M. Chapin relating to his collection of books on dogs. Includes letters and booksellers' lists of books on dogs as well as correspondence, 1882-1883, of G. W. Ballantine concerning pointer dogs imported to the United States from England. Acc. 1940.341 and 1940.342 Addition: Copy of obituary Howard M. Chapin, Providence Journal, September 19, 1940. Three page typewritten article on animal cemeteries, by Howard M. Chapin, and 23 pages of notes and...

Thomas Putnam Chapman, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00279
Scope and Contents

Collection of letters, cards, ephemera, and personal items belonging to Thomas Putnam Chapman, Jr. A large portion of the letters are written to his family from his time spent as a student at the College of William and Mary. Included with Thomas' letters are letters from his father and other family members. This collections is currently in processing and is not fully available to researchers. The collection guide will be updated once processing of the collection is complete.

Christopher Wren Singers Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.067
Scope and Contents

Contains letters, post cards, scrapbooks, audio CDs and other material related to the Christopher Wren Singers, an a capella student organization that specializes in singing madrigal music. Included in the accession are letters and postcards from alumni, scrapbooks of events from 1991-2001, and a 2012 book celebrating 25 years of the Cristopher Wren Singers.

Alice Combs Scrapbook

 Collection — Oversize_Box: 1, Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.225
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1946-1948 kept by Alice Comb of Baltimore, Maryland, started at the occasion of her marriage to William Combs, Jr. in 1946.

Included are wedding greeting cards and hand written congratulation tags, and telegrams relating to the wedding and the couple's honeymoon New York City. Also included are postcards, programs, anniversary and birthday cards.

Diary (Eastern United States)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00736
Scope and Contents Diary, 1915, titled "Seeing America First." In this diary, an unidentified couple of Worcester, Massachusetts, describes travels which includes stops in New York City; Pennsylvania; Delaware; Baltimore, Maryland; Washington, D.C.; Luray, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; Montgomery, Alabama; Mobile, Alabama; and New Orleans, Louisiana. Descriptions are very detailed and list not only sights visited, but comment at length on the social life and customs...

June A. Dowling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00198
Scope and Contents

Papers of Sergeant June A. Dowling, consisting of a diary, 1917-1919, photographs, postcards, a French magazine, and a travel permission, all documenting Sergeant Dowling's World War I tour of duty in France. 

Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.02
Scope and Contents

The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.

E.R. McElligott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00126
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 102 letters and several postcards written primarily by E.R. McElligott, a draftsman in the 152nd Aero Squadron of the United States Army.  The letters are written to various family members, particulary McElligott's sisters and parents, and describe his life in the military from enlistment to discharge.  McElligott describes his travels from New York to San Antonio and finally to Illinois, England, and France.  His letters give insight into the daily details,...

Eleanor H. Fredricks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.206
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1930s-1950s, of Eleanor H. Fredricks of Chicago, Illinois. Included are a scrapbook, correspondence, photographs, clippings, postcards and fliers, as well as drafts of articles authored by her. Some of the papers relate to the American Fireside Club, of which Eleanor Fredricks was the organizer.

Ernest L. Frye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00618
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, photographs, and other material documenting Ernest L. Frye's time in the 487th Aero Squadron during World War I. Included in the papers are letters from Frye to his brother and sister describing his fellow officers, reminiscing about friends back home in Oregon, his experience on the Aero squadron baseball team, and other matters. Photographs of Frye along with his fellow officers in the 487th and playing baseball, as well as programs for dances, leave...

Genevieve Kerdell Scrapbook

 Collection — Oversize_Box: Small Collections Oversized Box 13
Identifier: SC 01747
Content Description

A 77 page scrapbook containing 50 postcards, 3 dried flowers, 7 photos, and 254 pages of letters written by Genevieve Kerdell. Kerdell sent the letters and postcards to her parents over the course of her travels through Europe in 1928. The countries visited include Italy, France, Germany, and England.

Glidden Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.135
Scope and Contents Papers, 1892-1942, of the family of George Clarke Glidden and his wife Mary A. Kelley of Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. The bulk of the material consists of correspondence, but there are also postcards and invitations in the collection. The letters describe the daily lives of the family, including house work, courtships, social entertainment, vacations, child-raising, and recreation. Most of the letters were written between Mary A. Kelley, her husband George Clark Glidden, and...

Grigsby-Galt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...

Zelda Haus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.134A
Scope and Contents The Zelda Haus Papers cover her time at both Marion Junior College and Susquehanna University.  Haus attended Marion Junior College, a woman's college, from 1923 to 1925.  While there she took part in numerous religiously focused organizations such as the Lutheran League.  These organizations focused on both domestic issues and international issues such as the Armenian Genocide.  In 1925, Haus enrolled in Susquehanna University, located on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Selinsgrove,...

Hispanic Society of America Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.350
Scope and Contents

Approximately 150 postcards (3.5x5) of buildings and scenes from throughout Latin America including Cuba, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina and Uruguay as well as Spain published by the Hispanic Society of America.  The postcards are black and white photographs. The descriptions in the box and folder list in this finding aid are taken from the reverse side of the postcards.

Frances G. Hoppin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00121-Mss. Acc. 2007.108
Scope and Contents The papers, 1917-1918 of Frances G. Hoppin who opened the Red Cross Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France in 1917, which was one of about 30 civilian dispensaries administered by the Red Cross in Paris at that time. This accession consists of both personal papers and records relating to the dispensary. Included are two journals in which Frances Hoppin recorded both her personal experiences as well as business items relating to the dispensary.  Also included is a 3-page report on...

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Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Asheville Post Card Company, Asheville, North Carolina 1
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Barnhouse, Mina 1
Belt, Mae Alvan, b. circa 1916 1
Bozarth family 1
Bram, Christopher, 1952- 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Carmalt family 1
Carrington family 1
Casey, Carlton 1
Chapman, Thomas Putnam, Jr. 1
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Clark, Jefferson H., b. 1890 1
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Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Frye, Ernest L., 1896-1974 1
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Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garland family 1
Gary Alonzo Barranger 1
Glidden Family 1
Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord, 1869-1939 1
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Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Haus, Zelda 1
Henry, Margaret "Molly" 1
Hoppin, Frances G. 1
International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons 1
James, Arthur W. 1
James, Harriett Leah 1
Kerdell, Genevieve 1
Keystone View Company 1
Kimbrough, Janet C 1
King's Daughters (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Lee, Edward Myers, Jr 1
Literary Societies--Philomathean Literary Society 1
Maguire family 1
Marion College, Junior (Marion, Va.) 1
Marshall, John, Pageant (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Mathews, Mary 1
McFarland, Doris Ann 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller and Rhoads (Richmond, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Morecock family 1
Morris family 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Nicholson High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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