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Augusta County, Va. School Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV As2
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1883-1908, of the spending of Virginia apportionment funds and county expenditures for schools in Augusta County, Va.

Dates: 1883-1908

Augusta County (Va.) Secession Debate Record, 1833 January 10

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01442
Content Description

One page document detailing a meeting of 'gentlemen' at the house of Van Laer for the purpose of debating the question of secession by one state or a minority of states from the Union. After debate, those present signed either in the affirmative opinion or the negative. The final piece of the document reads, "After a full discussion it was decided in favor of the affirmative."

Dates: 1833 January 10

Daniel Philippe Aunspaugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Au5
Scope and Contents

An extensive collection of business correspondence, financial papers, daybooks, legal papers, and account books, chiefly 1800-1850, of Col. Daniel Philippe Aunspaugh, documenting his work as tanner and justice of the peace at Bedford County, Va. The collection also includes accounts, 1832-1857, of James Oney.

Dates: 1800-1881

Aunt Edith to Thomas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01515
Scope and Contents

Letter to nephew Thomas about his recent operation and Edith's rose garden.

Dates: undated

Letters and Postcards of Concentration Camp Detainees at Auschwitz, Dachau, and Gusen

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01351
Content Description

Ten letters and seven postcards, 1940-1945 from concentration camp prisoners in Germany. Letters contain the name of the detainee, date of birth, and prisoner number. The majority of the letters were written on official camp stationary which contained the rules and warnings (in German) of what was allowed to be included in correspondence addressed to the detainees.

Dates: 1940-1945

Austin-Twyman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 Au7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Virginia.The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances...
Dates: 1765-1939

Author in Residence Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 185
Scope and Contents

This collection contains fliers from the Author in Residence Program at the College of William and Mary.  The English Department offers the program to help fill its course offerings each year by inviting a known fiction author.

Dates: 1975

Autograph Album (Martinsville, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00944
Scope and Contents

Autograph album, 1938-1942, of an unidentified woman (Clara), most likely of Martinsville, Va. Contains signatures and brief entries, like verses and poems by her friends from Virginia and North Carolina.

Dates: 1938-1942

Autograph Album (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00713
Scope and Contents

Autograph album, 1925-1958, of an unidentified person, likely of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes the signatures of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John D. Rockefeller, III, Winthrop Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, Harry F. Byrd, Grace Warren Landrum, James Hardy Dillard, Robert Morton Hughes, W.A.R. Goodwin and his wife, Earl Gregg Swem and Lilia Swem, Westmoreland Davis and Marguerite Davis, John Garland Pollard, Donald W. Davis, and Louise Chandler and Alvin Duke Chandler, among many others.

Dates: circa 1925-1958

Autograph Book for Luella

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01550
Scope and Contents

Autograph book with entries written to Luella, with many short notes and poems. Most entries are signed and dated in Massachusetts.

Dates: 1876

Autograph Book for Sarah, Pawtucket R.I.

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01557
Scope and Contents

Autograph book addressed to Sarah. Contains several engravings and poems written in French.

Dates: 1878-1879

Autographs of Virginians

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Sm Coll Add.9
Scope and Contents

Autographs of four Virginians in letters:

John Strode Barbour  (1846 letter);

Thomas Henry Bayly (undated);

John Warwick Daniel (1908) and

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (1897).

Dates: 1846-1908

Automobile Repair Shop Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.153
Scope and Contents Account book, 1928-1929, 473 pp. detailing names of customers, customers location, parts, repairs, costs, and other information relating to the business transactions. Includes a few loose notes and receipts, e.g. from J.C. Moss. Most of the addresses listed in the book are in Virginia (Richmond, Warsaw, Hague, Gloucester, Alexandria). Baltimore, Maryland is also mentioned. Name and address written in pencil inside the front cover is Freddie Gurdy (?), 428 N. Carleton St.,...
Dates: 1928-1929

Daniel Auty Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00464
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1891 March 24, Daniel Auty to "Silas." 1 p. ; 27 cm. Auty who served in the 11th Massachusetts infantry regiment mentions a [document ?] he picked up while stationed in Williamsburg after the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862. He also mentions the use of the College of William and Mary as a Confederate Hospital.

Dates: 1891 March 24

Auxiliary Services records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 184
Scope and Contents

This collection includes announcements, brochures, catalogs, and fliers from the various offices that comprise Auxiliary Services at the College of William and Mary. Included in the collection is information on the Campus Bookstore, Elderhostel, the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center, and Conference Services, Dining Services Plans "Real Food on Campus".

Dates: Circa 1962-2019

Myrta Locket Avary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Av1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and typescripts of articles concerning Reconstruction. Includes reminiscences of her father Harrison Alexander Lockett concerning southside Virginia and photographs.

Dates: 1901-1941

Charles Avery Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00116
Content Description This collection contains letters from Private First Class Charles Avery to his sister Ruth Dunlap in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania during and immediately after World War II. Charles writes about the training and attending school at the University of Connecticut while in the Army, health problems in his family, the leisure activities available to him, a little about his combat experience, and the death of his mother. During the war he trains in Virginia (Camp Pickett), North Carolina, and...
Dates: 1944-1945

Awards and Scholarships Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 183
Scope and Contents

This collection includes material related to awards and prizes presented by the College of William and Mary to students and faculty.

Dates: 1940-ongoing

Ayres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ay7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1833-1855, of members of the Ayres family including John W. Ayres at Chillicothe and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Fort Madison and Agency City, Iowa (with his father John B. Ayres at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va.), Robert H. Ayres, Hillsboro, Ohio and Jackson, Tenn. (with John B. Ayres, Matthias L. Ayres and Suckie Ayres) and Nathan W. Ayres (with Matthias L. Ayres and William Ford & Co., Richmond, Va. Letters concern the Methodist Church, abolitionists, politics,...
Dates: 1833-1855

B. Davenport & Co. Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame20
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1841-1861, of B. Davenport & Co., merchants, of Williamsburg, Va. which includes accounts, 1860, with the College of William and Mary and which was used as a scrapbook, 1892-1905, for newspaper clippings of poems and articles; Christmas cards; valentines; advertisements; cigarette cards; and seed catalog covers.

Dates: 1841-1861

B. T. Owen Letter to Sally Atkinson

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.257
Scope and Contents

Letter dated June 11, 1840 and written by William & Mary student, B. T. Owen, to Sally Atkinson of Parham's Store, Virginia. It is essentially a love letter to Sally, assuring her he will address her as soon as he leave Williamsburg at end of term.

Dates: 1840 June 11

John L. Babb's Notebook of Pike's Arithmetic and Smith's Arithmetic

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm17
Scope and Contents

Pike's Arithmetic and Smith's Arithmetic copied by John L. Babb, probably in Hardy County, WV.  Also contains exercises in punctuation, valedictory address of Jennie Cross at Morgantown Female Seminiary and a dialogue read by Julia F. Ackon and Annie C. Ballon June 27, 1856 at the annual examination of the Wesleyan Female Institute in Staunton, Virginia.

Dates: 1856-1858

William J. Babb Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm16
Scope and Contents

Pike's Arithmetic, 1856-1858, [either Nicholas Pike's A New and Complete System of Arithmetic or Stephen Pike's The Teacher's Assistant] copied by William J. Babb, Hardy County, Va. [W. Va.]. The volume also includes verse.

Dates: 1856-1858

Bachelor Club of Middletown (Pennsylvania) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00212
Scope and Contents Minutebook, 1877-1879 of the Bachelor Club of Middletown, Pa., also including constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations. The constitution states that the object of the club "shall be to have a room or suit of rooms to be open at all times, Sunday excepted, and furnished with books and newspapers of the day, also for the discussion of all questions, except those of a political and religious character, and for the social enjoyment of the members." 67 of the 426 pages are filled...
Dates: 1877-1879

Bagby Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00175
Scope and Contents Three undated flyers publicizing the fifth edition of "The Old Virginia Gentleman and Other Sketches" by Dr. George W. Bagby.  Flyer announcing lecture by Dr. George W. Bagby -- "Movis Addams" in the Town Hall, Salem, undated.  Newspaper article about the "Miscellaneous Writings" of the late Dr. George W. Bagby, undated. July 7, 1901 issue of the Farmer and Mechanic newspaper from Raleigh, N.C., Volume XVI, Number 35 with an article on "Ensign Worth Bagley."  Financial papers, including a...
Dates: 1854-1901

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 30
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 29
Office of the President 27
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 26
Barranger & Company, Inc. 25
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 24
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 24
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 23
College of William and Mary. School of Education 21
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 21
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 20
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 19
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 18
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 18
Madison, James, 1749-1812 18
College of William and Mary--Sports 17
United States. Army. 17
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 17
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 16
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 15
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 15
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 15
State Male Normal College of Virginia 15
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 14
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 14
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 14
United States Congress 14
College of William and Mary. Department of Athletics. 13
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 13
University of Virginia 13
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 12
College of William and Mary. School of Business Administration 12
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 12
Virginia House of Delegates 12
Washington, George, 1732-1799 12
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 11
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 11
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 11
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 11
United States. Army 11
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 11
Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 10
Tucker 10
Tyler Family 10
United States Navy 10
Virginia Institute of Marine Science 10
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 9
Choir and Chorus 9
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 9
Democratic Party (U.S.) 9
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 9
Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. 9
Student Activities 9
Virginia State Senate 9
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 9
Camp Peary (Va.) 8
College of William and Mary. College of Arts and Sciences 8
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Anthropology 8
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Fine Arts 8
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Physics 8
Democratic Party (Va.) 8
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 8
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 8
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 8
Republican Party (U.S.) 8
Society of the Alumni 8
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 8
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 7
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 7
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 7
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 7
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Biology 7
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Mathematics 7
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Sociology 7
College of William and Mary. University Archives. 7
Galt family 7
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 7
Madison, James, 1751-1836 7
Nichol, Gene R., 1951- 7
Student Life--1990's 7
Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965 7
Verkuil, Paul R 7
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 7
Washington family 7
Whig Party (U.S.) 7
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 7
American Red Cross 6
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 6
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 6
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Government 6
Development Office--Endowment Association 6
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 6
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 6
Gloucester County Board of Supervisors 6
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