Research material of Gerald Steffens Cowden from his Ph.D. dissertation on the Randolph's of Virginia, "The Randolphs of Turkey Island: a Prosopography of the First Three Generations, 1650-1806. " Also includes other works and essays from his earlier education, and the research accompanying those essays as well.
An alphabetical index of Virginia lawyers, with designations beside each name telling the source. Gordon labels the notebook, "Notes for a work on the Bench and Bar of Virginia." The final result could be his book, Some Lawyers in Colonial Virginia.
Letters of Robert Bruce Johson, William and Mary class of 1933, written during World War II to his parents in Williamsburg, Virginia and personal papers of John R. L. Johnson, class of 1894 and Professor of English at the College.
Harvard Law School notes of John R. L. Johnson and two textbooks from 1932-1935. Lecture notes include classes on Criminal Law, Taxation, Torts, Government Control of Business, Equity and more.
Contains notes about publisher's bindings compiled by Merle Kimball, former Serials Librarian at the College of William and Mary. Included in the papers are photocopies of examples from different bindings from the 1830s to the1930s as well as notes on several publishers including George Wharton Edwards and Sarah Whitman.
The papers of William & Mary Law School Professor Emeritus John M. Levy include speeches given at various events by Dr. Levy, newsclippings either written by Levy or pertaining to Levy, as well as coursework and research during his tenure at the Law School.
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.
Correspondence and notes on Virginia families by Mrs. Margaret H. Morton, genealogist, of Farmville, Virginia in response to inquires. Most of her notes are transcriptions of courthouse records, though she often created family trees for clients and clients sometimes sent their genealogy history to her.
Mrs. Morton's inventory is filed in the first folder, which lists folders not received with the accession.
Includes index of family names and inquirers.
Papers, ca. 1853-1878 of Portsmouth, Virginia attorney, judge and politician C.W. Murdaugh, consisting of 3 volumes of law notes, notes on politics and history, transcribed stories, poemd and anecdotes, etc. and clippings from papers and magazines, some of which are annotated.
The volumes had at some point been numbered 8, 19 and 83 which indicates that they were once part of a larger collection.
This collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, research notes, and other material related to the attempt to classify the Peacock Hill neighborhood of Williamsburg, Virginia a historic landmark. Also included are maps of the neighborhood as well as a copy of the signed petition for Colonial Williamsburg to build townhomes that compliment, not replace, the homes in the Peacock Hill neighborhood. Most of the material is from 1982.
The Miriam D. Plotnicov papers consist of her research notes, slides and photographs relating to beads of indigenous peoples from different parts of the world.
Acc. 1982.005 contains a typescript of Swindler's Magna Carta: Legend and Legacy with editor's proof marks.
Acc. 2010.310 contains research notes on the Bicentennial of the Virginia State Court System from 1776 to 1976 and drafts for a guidebook for legal history research from circa 1980 to 1990.