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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.

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...

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.

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,...

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.

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.

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

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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.

William J. Babb Notebook

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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.

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...

Bagby Family Papers

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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...

George William Bagby Certificate of Distinction

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.111
Scope and Contents

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.

Bagley Woodcut Prints

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00089
Scope and Contents 8 woodcut, charcoal, and etching prints. #1 Etching: Leuvehaven En Zeevischarmarkt, "Rotterdam", measures 7.25 x 5.5 inches. Boats in a port with buildings in the background. Inscriptions, "L. Rohbock delt." "Exec. bij G.G. Land Darmstadt" "J. M. Kolb sculpt." #2 Charcoal: Sallie Leigh Cole, "Summer 4/25", measures 7.25 x 5.25. Ship on water with landscape in fore and background. Inscription on rear, "Dear Gwen, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Love, Wyc, 1984."...

James Henry Bailey II Essay

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Identifier: UA 5.118
Scope and Contents

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."

George M. Bain Letter

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Identifier: SC 00177
Scope and Contents

Letter from George M. Bain, Portsmouth, Virginia, asking "Doctor" to send him a receipt for the "two dollars enclosed."  1849 March 30.

Baird Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B16
Scope and Contents Collection includes papers, 1656-1848, concerning Essex County, Va. including land records and wills, many of which relate to the Rowzee family. Many of the records date from the seventeenth century. The collection also includes correspondence, 1830-1920, of members of the Baird family including letters, 1859-1911, of Edward R. Baird while attending the University of Virginia, serving in Pickett's Division and as superintendent of schools in Essex County. There are...

Solon Lee Baird Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

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Identifier: UA 5.115
Scope and Contents

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.

Ursula Fairfax Harrison Baird Gardening Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.079
Scope and Contents

Gardening notebook of Ursula Fairfax Harrison Baird, wife of Charles L. Baird.  Notes are mostly a record of the names (often specific varieties), amount ordered, prices and vendors of the flowers and seeds ordered.  A few letters from gardening supply outlets are inserted in the notebook, along with loose handwritten notes by Ursula Baird.

Barney Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00353
Content Description The Barney Baker collection consists primarily of Barney Baker's correspondence from his military postings to his wife, Blanche Baker, in New York City. There are 222 letters in the collection, 32 sent from Camp Upton, 13 from Fort Niagara, and 177 from Panama, all addressed to his wife Blanche. Baker's letters are primarily concerned with news of his wife and child, their family and friends, and express love and longing. The correspondence also contains information regarding Baker's...

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.

Baker Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B17
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, bonds, and accounts of Jacob Baker of Monongalia County, West Virginia and Nelson Baker and Jonathan W. Baker of Alleghany County, Maryland. Includes letters written from Washington, Iowa, Piedmont, West Virginia, and from Missouri as well as letters written by a student at St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland.

Henry E. Baker Column, "Our Modern Poets"

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Identifier: SC 00178
Scope and Contents

Three copies of typed poem, "Jack Joett Rides" by Henry E. Baker.  Attached is an advertisement entitled "Remarks on Jack Jouett's Ride" with a sheet requesting newspapers to contact Mr. Baker in Newport News, Virginia for a subscription to his "Our Modern Poets" column.  1941.

J. Baker Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab2
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1820-1821, of J. Baker, a lawyer who practiced in Berkeley County, W. Va., Morgan County, W. Va., and Jefferson County, W. Va.

Newton D. Baker Letter to Otto Miller

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Identifier: SC 00179
Scope and Contents

Letter from Newton D. Baker, Cleveland, Ohio to Otto Miller thanking him for sending Volume X of the "Gooch and Temperley British Documents" (Origins of the War by G.P. Gooch and Harold Temperley).  He notes that "I am more and more amazed at the light hearted way a lot of people are writing in our papers and magazines about 'the causes of the war!'"  May 8, 1936.

Tom Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.160
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, manuscripts, notes, and other material collected by Tom Baker, class of 1966, while writing the novel The Sound of One Horse Dancing and the collection of short stories Full Frontal. The bulk of the collection consists of various drafts of the two books, including original manuscripts written between the 1970s and the 2000s, as well as the final published versions. Many of the drafts have comments, both hand written as well as electronic corrections. Also...

William A. Baker Recipe Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV R1
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1806-1815, of William A. Baker, of Winchester, Va., containing recipes for beer, wine, and liquor as well as formulae for varnish, sealing wax, cosmetics, medicinal remedies, ink, and dyes. The volume also includes pen and ink sketches (tinted with watercolor) showing the construction of a piano with detailed notes and genealogical data concerning the Foster and Baker families.

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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 102
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 30
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 29
Office of the President 27
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 26
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 24
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 24
Barranger & Company, Inc. 23
College of William and Mary. School of Education 22
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 22
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 22
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 20
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 20
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
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 16
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 15
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 15
State Male Normal College of Virginia 15
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 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
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
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 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
Tucker 11
United States. Army 11
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 11
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. College of Arts and Sciences 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
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 9
Student Activities 9
Virginia State Senate 9
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 9
Camp Peary (Va.) 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
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 8
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 8
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 8
Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 8
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 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. 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
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 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
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Sociology 6
Development Office--Endowment Association 6
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 6
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