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Solon Lee Baird Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1905 April 15

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.

Dates: 1925-1935

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...
Dates: 1944-1945

Doris C. Baker Papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1950-2013; Majority of material found in 1950-1986

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.

Dates: 1805-1911

Henry E. Baker Column, "Our Modern Poets"

 Collection
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.

Dates: 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.

Dates: 1820-1821

Newton D. Baker Letter to Otto Miller

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1936 May 8

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...
Dates: 1974-2011

William A. Baker Recipe Book

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1806-1815

Bakers' Guild Bylaws and Register (Harburg, Germany)

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Identifier: MS 00119
Scope and Contents The Bakers' Guild Bylaws and Register is officially titled "Verzeichniß der is ticul der Kuchen und Loßbecker Gesellen." (Register of the articles of the cake and pastry[?] baker journeymen)The volume begins with the 47 articles of the cake and pastry baker journeymen, codified in 1668, followed by a wax seal. The articles were revised in 1772 and this "Copia" was bound in the front of the volume.Following the guild regulations are listings of new members to the...
Dates: 1668-1809

Frank D. Baldwin Letter and Biography

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00022
Scope and Contents This collections consists of a letter and biography of Colonel Frank D. Baldwin, one of only 19 servicemen to receive the Medal of Honor twice. The letter describes his role in the recent Battle of Bayan, wherein he led American troops against rebellious Moro forces in the Philippines. With the original letter are copies of official cables following the battle, including one from President Theodore Roosevelt. Extensive background material on the battle, biographical information on Baldwin, a...
Dates: 1902, 2011

John B. Baldwin Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00196
Scope and Contents

Receipt for payment collection in Augusta County, Virginia for $525.49 drawn by Henry Ross and endorsed by Jonathan Dempster and A.A. Hutcheson, received of A. Newfield.  February 27, 1866, Richmond, Virginia.

Dates: 1866 Feb. 27

Ball Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.674
Scope and Contents Papers, 1887-1976, of the Ball family, chiefly Hugh Ball and Mary Pierce Ball who operated a dairy farm in Vergennes, Vermont. Dairy farming account books and receipts are included in the collection. Mary Ball (née Mary Lucy Pierce) grew up in Shelbourne, Vermont and her eleven diaries, written between the ages of eighteen and thirty-two, detail the weather, social engagements, sewing projects, books read, school, and in the last diary, baby care. Also in the collection are...
Dates: 1887-1976

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: ...
Dates: 1921-1946; Majority of material found in 1921-1946

Sarah A. Ballard Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01603
Scope and Contents This journal begins in Hartford, CT when Sarah Ballard begins her training to become a teacher. She writes almost exclusively about visiting local schools and of lectures she hears related to the teaching profession. Much of the first portion of her journal is dedicated to understanding different teaching philosophies. She details her approaches to teaching arithmetic, spelling, singing, and grammar. She also addressing religion and attending church services. Ballard gives some description...
Dates: 1850-1858

Carol Ballingall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.003
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection (Acc. 1990.16) includes student papers and assignments  (1967-1986) and anthropology class materials (1968-1986) from classes taught by Dr. Carol Ballingall at the College of William and Mary. There is also one folder of biographical information.

Dates: 1966-1987; Majority of material found in 1974-1984

Alexander Balmaine Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch1
Scope and Contents

Photostat copy of the memorandum book, 1775-1820, of Alexander Balmaine, clergyman, of Christ Church, Winchester, Va. which contains lists of church members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths in Winchester and vicinity. It also includes scattered accounts and correspondence.

Dates: 1775-1820

Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company Stock Document and Resolution

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Identifier: SC 01419
Scope and Contents

A proclamation and list of names who professed to subscribe and pay the shares they committed to the Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company, March 1, 1856. The resolution was based on a meeting of the board of the Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company in Gloucester Court House. The board chose to disapprove the actions of President, W. R. Smart related to his appeal to the district court based on their ruling on the case of the Steamer Gladiator.

Dates: 1856, 1857

Baltimore Woman's Committee for Cuban Freedom

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.121
Scope and Contents

Includes newspaper clippings, photographs of and correspondence with committee members and politicians, and a scrapbook, all concerning the activities of the Baltimore Woman's Committee in Maryland, also referred to as the Baltimore Women's Committee for Cuban Freedom.

Dates: 1961-1965

Bank of Alexandria Checkbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap43 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Checkbook, 1803-1804, of an unidentified person in account with the Bank of Alexandria, Va.

Dates: 1803-1804

Edmund Banks and Rebecca Edwards Marriage License

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00180
Scope and Contents

Marriage license for Edmund Banks and Rebecca Edwards issued by the State of North Carolina, Halifax County to "any Minister...to celebrate the Rites of Matrimony," signed by Richard Eppes, July 31, 1819.

Dates: 1819 July 31

Henry Banks Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00181
Scope and Contents

Indenture between Henry Banks, Richmond, Virginia (heir of John Banks) and Ichabod Burnet, late of Charleston, South Carolina with Nathaniel Greene of Charleston for land sold by John  McQueen of Charleston for lots in Brunswick, Georgia.  Signed by Henry Banks. Notarized by Archibald Blair, Notary Public in Richmond, Virginia and John Harvie, Mayor of Richmond. January 1786.  Includes a paper seal and partial red wax seal.

Dates: 1786

James M. Blanks and Company Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.33
Scope and Contents Account book of James M. Blanks and Company of Clarkesville, Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Account Book cover is in fragile condition and the ink in the interior is faded due to water damage. James M. Blanks sold textbooks and a list of these textbooks has been placed with the account book along with a list of some of the other items sold. Some names mentioned: Dr. William G. DeGraffenreid Dr. William S. Easley David Shelton...
Dates: 1854-1855

Baptismal records of enslaved and emancipated Cubans

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01636
Scope and Contents

Four separate letters directed to Catholic Priests in various localities in Cuba asking for the Baptism of children of enslaved individuals. One letter asks for Baptism from an emancipated man by the direction of Public Works for the state. Translations provided.

Dates: 1838-1875

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Madison, James, 1749-1812 18
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William III, King of England, 1650-1702 16
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United States Congress 14
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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 13
University of Virginia 13
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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
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
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Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 9
Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 9
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Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 8
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 8
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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 8
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 7
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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 7
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College of William and Mary. Dept. of Biology 7
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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
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American Red Cross 6
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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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