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Baron de Watergeul Boom Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00666
Scope and Contents

Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.

Dates: 1781 December 4

Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...
Dates: 1799-1904; Majority of material found in 1810-1860

Plat of Barrett's Ferry on the James River

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01601
Scope and Contents

This item is a November 1933 plat map of Barrett's Ferry, a property along the James River. The land was the property of G.T. Brooks.

Dates: 1933

Barron Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B29
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence of three generations of Samuel Barrons, all of whom were involved in naval affairs. Papers, 1793-1809, of Samuel Barron (1765-1810), commander of one of the Mediterranean squadrons sent to defeat Tripoli. Papers concern naval business and the War with Tripoli. Includes correspondence with his brother James Barron, Stephen Decatur, William Eaton (concerning his controversy with Tobias Lear over the Tripolitan peace settlement), Tobias Lear, Edward Preble, John...
Dates: 1793-1942

James Barron Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B27
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Commodore James Barron relating to his career in the United States Navy, and especially relating to The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair in 1807 and to his duel with Stephen Decatur. Collection includes photocopies of patents issued to Barron for his inventions and a typescript of William Oliver Stevens' An Affair of Honor, a biography of Barron. Correspondents include John Adams, Jesse Duncan Elliott, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Duff Green and Abel...
Dates: 1766-1899

James Barron Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B27 II
Scope and Contents

Manuscript biography of Commodore James Barron by William O. Stevens prepared circa 1940s. Originally entitled "The Man Who Killed Dectur, Commodore James Barron, USN," but published in 1969 by the Chesapeake Historical Society as "An Affair of Honor".

Dates: 1940-1962

James Barron Papers (III)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B27 III
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of 15 patents issued to James Barron by US Patent Office between 1816 and 1837.

Dates: 1816-1837

Hester Barrows Diaries, 1951-1980

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.150
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1951-1980, of Hester Barrows of Fulton, New York. Diary entries include information about her daily life, her travels, weather, activities she participated in with friends, and other events.

Dates: 1951-1980

John S. Barry Letter to J. T. Buckingham

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00183
Scope and Contents

Letter written by John S. Barry in Boston, Massachusetts to J.T. Buckingham asking why he has yet to review his book, "History of Massachusetts" after receiving a copy.  1857 August 7.

Dates: 1857 August 7

Greg Bartholomew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.171
Scope and Contents

Contains concert programs and postcards from performances with music written by composer Greg Bartholomew, class of 1979, from all across the United States and Canada.

Dates: 2002-2014

John Bartram Journal Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01155
Scope and Contents

Typed carbon transcript from a draft of John Bartram's journal of a trip to Maryland and Virginia in 1738. Note on transcript "most important, never published in full, EGS." EGS is Earl Gregg Swem. Another note states, "the journey of 1738, which is outlined in [William] Darlington, letter to [Peter] Collinson, December 1738. See 'Brothers of the Spade' [by E.G. Swem]." Includes notes and correspondence on John Bartram by Earl Gregg Swem in 1926.

Dates: 1926

Baseball Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 181.5
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one box of schedules, rosters, programs, scorebooks, tickets and other materials related to the intercollegiate baseball program at the College of William and Mary from the years 1908-2015. The material is for the most part divided chronologically, although there is one separate folder containing two scorebooks from the 1920s and another containing tickets to baseball games from the years 1999-2010. A majority of the material was originally published or created by...
Dates: 1908-2015

Men's Basketball Records, 1925-2015

 Collection
Identifier: UA 181.6
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of five boxes of programs, media guides, news reports, schedules, rosters, ephemera and other material related to the men's basketball team of William & Mary. There is also a folder of material pertaining to youth basketball camps held at the college in the 1980s and 1990s. Although the men's basketball team was organized earlier, the material in this collection is derived from the year 1925 onwards with a majority of the material pertaining to the years after...
Dates: 1925-2015

George M. Bass, Jr. Papers, 1979-2002

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.086
Scope and Contents This collections consists of documents related to the development of School of Education courses designed to train teachers in the use of microcomputers [computers] in the mid-to-late 1980s. The collection includes press releases, a description and rationale for such courses, 1 syllabus for "Education 563-Problems in Education: Microcomputers in Education" and 1 syllabus for "Education 666-Application of Computer to Educational Problems: The Microcomputer." Also in this...
Dates: 1979-2002; Majority of material found in 1979-1985

Homer B. Bassett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00192
Scope and Contents Three typewritten volmes of Homer B. Bassett on his trip through the USSR in May to September of 1930. Includes two volumes entitled "Report on Railways of USSR," which contain suggestions for improvements to the Soviet railway system and description of their current state. The second volume contains the typescripts of the daily notes of the inspectors, written while they were at each site that was inspected. The third volume is Homer Bassett's personal diary from the trip, which contains...
Dates: 1930

Evelyn Basueger Letter to T.G. Basueger

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Identifier: SC 00469
Scope and Contents

Letter from Evelyn Basueger, Rome, Italy to T.G. Basueger, Savannah, Georgia giving details of her stay in Rome.  She describes a tour of the Vatican and anticipated audience with the Pope, paintings and sculptures, visit to the Coliseum, the catacombs and the Church of St. Paul and "review of infantry and cavalry by the King and Queen."  June 4, 1904.

Dates: 1904 June 4

Elizabeth Feldwisch Bateman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.150
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is made up of letters written by Elizabeth (Bobbi) Feldwisch to her parents in Hawaii while she was a student at the College of William and Mary. In most of the letters she is referred to as Bobbi. Some of the subjects include sorority and fraternity life, dances, the different classes Bobbi is taking, Williamsburg events and places, and the various places she visited while on break from the classes at William and Mary, including Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia,...
Dates: 1939-1941

Herbert H. Bateman Congressional Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2000.74
Scope and Contents Congressional records of Herbert Bateman, William & Mary Class of 1949, House of Representatives, 1982-2000, First Virginia District.  Includes records relating to congressional sessions such as budget, appropriations; local subjects including NASA, King William Reservoir, wetlands; weekly columns; speeches; schedule books, press releases, briefing books; campaign papers and other papers relating to his work in the House of Representatives.  Herbert Bateman served on the Armed Services...
Dates: 1956-2000; Majority of material found in 1982-2000

Herbert H. Bateman State Senate Records

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Identifier: Mss. 83 B31
Scope and Contents Office files, 1968-1982, of Herbert H. Bateman, Virginia Republican State Senator from Newport News. Includes correspondence with constituents and state officials; bills and legislative materials; memorandum; reports; pamphlets; and publications arranged according to subject. The collection contains background information and committee working papers showing Virginia's responses to the energy crisis of the late 1970's and to Ronald Reagan's "New Federalism" programs as well as the...
Dates: 1968-1982

Mrs. Thomas H. Bates Travel Diary

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Identifier: SC 01180
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Mrs. Thomas H. Bates of Ohio to the British Isles via the Queen Mary in an undetermined year, but post-1945. On June 8, she and her husband took the Akronite from Akron, Ohio to New York City. On June 9, they boarded the Queen Mary and traveled to England. They docked at Southampton and took the train to Hereford to a nephew's house. The couple visits her sister in Staffordshire and another sister in Wales and also visit other areas to look for her husband's family. The diary...
Dates: circa 1946-1955

Batesville Printing Company Records

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Identifier: MS 00204
Scope and Contents Records and samples, circa 1910s-1930s, of the Batesville Printing Company of Batesville, Albemarle County, Virginia. Consists almost exclusively of samples of their printing jobs, like broadsides, stationary, envelopes, fliers, etc., thus providing the names and often addresses of a variety of businesses that existed  in the area at the time and of the kind of events that were advertised.  Especially prominent are announcements and stationary for traveling Vaudeville shows such as the Dandy...
Dates: 1910s-1930s; Majority of material found in 1920s

Bath Alum Springs Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ah1
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1852, for board at Bath Alum Springs, Bath County, Va. which was also used as a scrapbook for newspaper clippings containing verse and household hints. Many of the accounts were receipted by E. Augustus Dudley.

Dates: 1852

Battery D, 10th Anti-Aircraft Training Battalion photograph, 1943

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01689
Scope and Contents Black and white photograph of servicemen with Battery D, 10th Anti-Aircraft Training Battalion at Fort Eustis, Virginia under the command of Captain R.E. Eisele. The photograph is labeled by row with last name and first and middle name initials. A flag is located at the photograph's center, against a background of trees. The servicemen are either seated and standing on wooden bleachers. There is a warning printed along the photograph's bottom: "Existing regulations prohibit the...
Dates: July 1943

Annie R. Battle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00186
Scope and Contents

November 22, 1878 letter from Annie R. Battle, Whitakers, Washington County, North Carolina, to Mr. Donnan requesting he send her what money he can spare and is sorry he received nothing on the Smith debt.

Dates: 1878 November 22

Battle of Williamsburg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00446
Scope and Contents

This collection contains material relevant to the Battle of Williamsburg, also known as the Battle of Fort Magruder, which took place on May 5, 1862 during the Civil War. Articles describing the events, photographs and sketches, as well as maps, are represented here.

Dates: 1862-1898, undated

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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 154
World War, 1939-1945 154
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Minutes 133
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Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
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Women--Diaries 113
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United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 41
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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
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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