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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.
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.
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.
Autograph book with entries written to Luella, with many short notes and poems. Most entries are signed and dated in Massachusetts.
Autograph book addressed to Sarah. Contains several engravings and poems written in French.
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).
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.
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".
Correspondence and typescripts of articles concerning Reconstruction. Includes reminiscences of her father Harrison Alexander Lockett concerning southside Virginia and photographs.
This collection includes material related to awards and prizes presented by the College of William and Mary to students and faculty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Certificate of Distinction presented by William & Mary to George William Bagby, dated June 28, 1894 for having passed his Greek examinations. It is signed by John Lesslie Hall.
This collections consists of an essay by James Henry Bailey II titled "Peter Francisco: Washington's One-Man Regiment." A note handwrittien on the title page states: "This essay won the Cincinnati Prize in 1939."
Letter from George M. Bain, Portsmouth, Virginia, asking "Doctor" to send him a receipt for the "two dollars enclosed." 1849 March 30.
This collection consists of one form, completed by Solon Lee Baird on April 15, 1905, reporting how he fulfilled a pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach. He served as Principal of a Virginia school.
Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who received financial assistance to attend State colleges like William & Mary , with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.