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Edward Belvin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01197
Scope and Contents

Edward Belvin's Collection of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia material. Includes copies of wills and death certificates, correspondence and certificates.

Dates: 1908-1987

E. Lockert Bemiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newspaper clippings about William and Mary (1955); correspondence about the physical plant (1951); an Alumni Society address (1893); and reports and booklets.

Dates: 1893-1955

Benefactions of Francis Nicholson, Esqr. to the Church & Clergy in North America

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch14
Scope and Contents "Benefactions of Francis Nicholson, Esqr. to the Church & Clergy in North America" prepared by Rev. George Keith, which lists the churches and amounts of money given by Nicholson to build churches from 1689 to 1704.  Also noted is  "Benefaction to the College of  Williamsburgh in Virginia of several hundred pounds." Keith was agent for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. 8 pages. There is an incomplete contemporary copy as well as a typescript of the...
Dates: 1689-1704

Benjamin "Benny" Zhang papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00096
Scope and Contents

Certificates, newspaper articles, programs, and pamphlets regarding Benjamin (Benny) Zhang's position on Williamsburg's City Council, July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020.  Included in the collection are official and personal congratulation letters to Benjamin Zhang regarding his election to Williamsburg City Council in 2016, Baptism/ Confirmation of faith at Bruton Parish Church, and certificates from William & Mary.  Zhang is a 2016 graduate of William & Mary.

Dates: 2016- 2018

Benjamin F. Bray Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.071
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook, from 1944 to 1945, kept by Benjamin F. Bray while a freshman at the College of William & Mary. This single brown volume contains programs, clippings, pictures (not photographs), and letters.

Dates: 1944-1945

Benjamin F. Graves Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa5
Scope and Contents

Book containing accounts, 1857, of Benjamin F. Graves, relative to the settlement of the estate of his father, James T. Graves, probably of Shenandoah County, Va.

Dates: 1857

Benjamin H. B. Hubbard Report of Scholarship, Application and Conduct

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.280
Scope and Contents

Report of Benjamin Henry Bascom Hubbard's scholarship and conduct while a student at William & Mary for the period ending in December 1860. There are remarks and signatures from Edward S. Joynes regarding Greek, Robert J. Morrison regarding Moral Philosophy and Political Economy, and Charles Morris regarding Constitutional Law. The form is also signed by Thomas McCandlish, Secretary of the Faculty.

Dates: 1860 December 4

Benjamin Irby Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.230
Scope and Contents

Student paper titled "Immigration." There are penciled notations written in an unknown hand.

Dates: 1840

Benjamin J. Garner Letter, 1862 May 10

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00270
Content Description

Letter from Garner to "brother" no place recorded. Garner asks for food and supplies as the cost in camp is high for even the smallest portions of food. He also mentions that his troops beat the Yankees at Yorktown and took 1300 prisoners and ran them off.

Dates: 1862-05-10

Benjamin J. Jefferson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00729
Scope and Contents Diary of Benjamin John Jefferson, who enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WW I on June 27, 1917. In December, 1917 he was transferred to the destroyer USS Kimberly  where he drilled and trained for duties aboard ship.  The USS Kimberly went in commission on April 29, 1918, and Benjamin Jefferson was among the crew of the first deployment.  His entries cover some of the stops in England and France, where the destroyer had the function of protecting other ships on the waters between France and...
Dates: 1917-1920

Benjamin Schwartz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00352
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written by or on the behalf of Benjamin Schwartz, who was stationed in Virginia with the 5th Pennsylvania Calvary, Company F. The letters primarily document a brother's concern over his family's health and money he sends to his sister. He includes limited discussion of skirmishes, troop movement, taking and being taken prisoner, and recurrent predictions that the war will end soon. Schwartz mentions that the Union camp at Williamsburg, Virginia, was burned...
Dates: 1861-1869

Benjamin Sherrod Student Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.271
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Benjamin Sherrod's student notebook, while attending William & Mary in May 1799. It includes notes taken on Rousseau's Social Contract and Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, confirming that both texts were studied at W&M.

Dates: 1799 May 30

Benjamin Waller Letter to Walter King

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00590
Scope and Contents Letter from Benjamin Waller, Williamsburgh [Virginia] to Walter King, Merchant in Bristol, about a legal case Waller is handling for King. Mentions that the courts can't meet "because the Governor was not in the Countrey" but "since I am under so many Seals certified by the Governor to be Clerk of the General Court...if you give them copies...will not put you and themselves to the great expence of new records..." Mentions King's judgement against Hunter, creditors of James Bray obtained a...
Dates: 1753 May 12

Benjamin Watkins Leigh Letter to John M. Clayton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00541
Scope and Contents

Letter from Benjamin Watkins Leigh, Richmond, Virginia to John M. Clayton about French spoliation claims prior to 1800 that Chief John Marshall had written an opinion that the claims should be paid. Leigh questions how the President can veto a bill when he himself cannot vote.

Dates: 1846 August 17

Henry Eastman Bennett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of speeches and papers written by William and Mary faculty member Henry Eastman Bennett; royalty statements and contracts for books written by Bennett; correspondence; designs for chairs and desks and plans for starting a desk-making company.

Dates: 1907-1936; Majority of material found in 1907-1927

John Boyd Bentley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 82 B44
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers, 1896-1987, of Bishop John Boyd Bentley, Bishop of Alaska and Director of Overseas Missions for the Protestant Episcopal Church and personal papers, 1895-1983, of his wife Elvira Carr Bentley. Includes comprehensive records of his ministerial career including records of his official acts and texts of sermons and invocations. There is some correspondence relating to Bentley's career, including letters from W. A. R. Goodwin (1869-1939), Rector of...
Dates: 1895-1987

Benton Crooks Charles Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.265
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one form, completed by Benton Crooks Charles, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach.

Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who attended William and Mary receiving financial assistance with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.

Dates: 1905 April 17

Berdean Hall Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00222
Content Description This collection consists of about 50 letters addressed to Berdean Hall, of Newman, California, mostly from her brother, John Hall. Berdean Hall served in World War II as a member of the United States Women's Army Corps, known as WAC. After joining the WAC, Berdean was transferred to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Her brother also served in the United States Army during World War II in the Army Air Corps. Berdean's letters include correspondence from friends serving in the military during World...
Dates: 1941-1946

Berkeley County, Virginia (W.Va.) Tax Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.321
Scope and Contents Three Tax ledgers and five Execution Books for Berkeley County, Virginia kept by Abraham Davenport, Sheriff, and Braxton Davenport, Deputy Sheriff. Jefferson County was formed from Berkeley County in 1801 and some of the tax books cover both time periods. Tax Books: 1790-1792, Abram Davenport, Sheriff; 1791-1802, Abram Davenport, Sheriff, and B. Davenport, Deputy Sheriff and 1801-1803, Abraham Davenport, Sheriff Execution Books: 1791, Abram Davenport, Sheriff;...
Dates: 1790-1813

Berkeley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B44
Scope and Contents Family correspondence of the Rev. Parke Farley Berkeley, an Episcopal minister, his sister, Ann Butler (Berkeley) Berkeley, and his wife Mary Eppes (Thweatt) Berkeley; and of Mary B. Thweatt. Includes letters from Lewis Minor at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Letter, 18 February 1835, details a stagecoach ride; letter, 21 December 1844, discusses agricultural meetings and the division and sale of slaves to settle an estate; and letter, 30 August 1862, written by Charles...
Dates: 1828-1865

Berkeley Garden Club Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.07A
Scope and Contents

Six scrapbooks of the Berkeley Garden Club.

Dates: 1970-1996

The Berlin Wall collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01803
Content Description

The Berlin Wall collection contains one scrapbook including 32 photographs, 17 postcards, 2 newspaper clippings, and 6 pamphlets. A booklet entitled "Es Geschah An Der Mauer (It Happened at the Wall)" is also included.

Dates: 1968

Bernard "Buddy" Lebenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.311
Content Description This collection consists of chaps, ankle bells, and a medallion worn by Bernard "Buddy" Lebenson (Class of 1967) in his role as the William & Mary American Indian mascot between 1964-1967, as well as digital images of Lebenson in costume. Lebenson's context for the photographs is as follows: W&M INDIAN 1 - "The photo with Wampo Feathers and me in a Chief’s headdress was either 1965 or 1966."; W&M INDIAN 3 - "In the summer of 1965, I took [Wampo] Feathers to a summer camp where I...
Dates: 1964-1967

Bernard T. Lindsey Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00075
Scope and Contents

Large amount of letters from Bernard T. Lindsey to his wife, Julia from 1943-1946.  During World War II, Lindsey served as a Bosuns' Mate, First Class in the United States Navy.  He participated in the Pacific theater and served on board the USS RINGOLD (1940), USS ALBERMARLE (1941), USS NEW JERSEY BB-62 (1942), and USS WISCONSIN BB-64 (1943-1946). These letters cover the time that Lindsey served on the USS WISCONSIN.

Dates: 1943-1946

Joseph Bernardin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1990.02
Scope and Contents Fifty-eight diaries of Joseph Buchanan Bernardin, Episcopal clergyman, dated 1913-1987, and thirteen scrapbooks of clippings, invitations, programs, and other memorabilia.Most of his diary entries do not go into detail, but record the bare bones of his daily activities.  He often mentions people with whom he socializes and good friends.  But he rarely tells what he is reading, or mentions particulars about his parishioners or friends.  He mentions places he visits, from...
Dates: 1913-1987

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World War, 1939-1945 155
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 143
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Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
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Women--Diaries 113
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 80
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College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff 75
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United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 41
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 32
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Maps 31
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Women--History--Virginia 27
Recipes 26
Virginia--History 26
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 26
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Gary Alonzo Barranger 113
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 102
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College of William and Mary--Faculty 36
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
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 16
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 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
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
Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 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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