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Bernice E. Payne Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00297
Scope and Contents Approximately 25 letters, 1918-1919, predominately from Bernice Edward Payne, of Roaring Springs, Texas, to his parents, Macon L. and Mattie S. Payne, and sister, Eunice Payne. Bernice Payne, a white man, served in the US Army during World War I. He began his initial training at Camp Travis, Texas as a private in the Quartermaster Corps. After successfully passing his examinations, Payne began to oversee the 322nd Labor Battalion Quartermaster Corps, an all-African American battalion. He was...
Dates: 1918-1919

Curtis Berry Tax Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00189
Scope and Contents

1827 tax receipt for Curtis Berry on payment of 15 cents on 146 acres of land.  Other printed names on receipt are F. Kiger and F. Bussey.  Location unknown.

Dates: 1827

Berry Madison Cox Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.266
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one form, completed by Berry Madison Cox, 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 15

Bertie M. Woodyard Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00778
Scope and Contents

Diary of a 23 year old piano teacher and player from the Alleghany, Maryland area. Bertie Woodyard mentions playing piano in a movie theater and working in a store, her fiance, and every day chores and occurrences.

Dates: 1928

Bessie M. Clayton Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00762
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1936-1938, of Bessie M. Clayton of Bremerton, Washington. In it, she describes her personal life, travels around the states of Washington and Oregon, drinking, burlesque shows, basketball games, boxing, and politics, such as Franklin Roosevelt's election in 1936.

Dates: 1936-1938

Betsy Woodson V. Morton Recipe Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV R6
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1845-1846, of Betsy Woodson V. Morton which includes home remedies, and detailed instructions and diagrams for dyeing and weaving counterpanes, carpets, and dimity.

Dates: 1845-1846

Beverley Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B46
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters written to Robert Beverley (1769-1843) of "Blandfield," Essex County, Virginia and Georgetown, D.C. from his sister Lucy (Beverley) Randolph, her husband Brett Randolph and their son Richard Randolph, Jr. (1795-1885). The letters concern slaves given to Lucy Beverley Randolph and her children by her father Robert Beverley (d. 1800), and held in trust by her brother Robert Beverley, some of which were sold to pay debts incurred by her husband. Also includes letters...
Dates: 1796-1834

Beverley Randolph Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00014
Scope and Contents

The collection includes material, such as correspondence, poetry, photographs, and miscellaneous item relating to Dr. Beverley Randolph Tucker and his parents, John Randolph Tucker and Fanny Crump Tucker. Topics covered include religion, education, the legal and medical professions, the American Civil War, and Reconstruction.

Dates: 1853-1945, undated

Beverly Simonton Kelly Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.233
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written by Beverly Simonton Kelly to her parents from her freshman year at William & Mary in 1949, until her graduation in 1953. Her letters mention and/or discuss a number of subjects, including (but not limited to) registration, purchasing her Duc cap for $1.00, her first curtsy to Lord Botetourt, freshman customs, the honor system, her class schedules, cost of books, social rules for women, the campus, social events and activities,...
Dates: 1949-1953, 1998

Bevill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00159
Scope and Contents

Copies of wills, parish, and court records, 1558-1707, relating to the Bevill family in Henrico Co., Va. and London, Eng. Also includes papers concerning the Ball family of England and correspondence, 1929-1939, concerning genealogical material on the Ball and Lacy families, also of England.

Dates: 1558-1939; Majority of material found in 1558-1707

Vito L. Bianco collection of African American photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00325
Content Description

This collection contains one bound album of 18 photographs of African Americans, including children, women, as well as men in military uniforms. Photographs were taken by multiple studios in Virginia including the E.C. Leath Photograph Gallery in Petersburg and the Virginia, Evans and Son Gallery in Norfolk, virginia. Other photographs were produced by New York based studios including Adams Studio and Richard Ward Studio. The photographs include carte de visites, tintypes and postcards.

Dates: circa 1875

Biase J. Velente Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00067
Overview

One letter from Biase J. Velente to Ida Lyshon postmarked May 15, 1944.  Velente served in World War II in Company A of the 38 Regiment of the 2nd Tank Battalion.  His letter is from Camp Croft, South Carolina.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1944 May 14

William M. Bickers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.002
Scope and Contents

This collection includes numerous lectures, primarily on medical topics, but also on ethics, religion and history. It also includes the text of remarks made by Dr. Bickers at the dedication of the Bickers Professorship in Middle Eastern Studies, held August 30, 1989 at the Wendy and Emery Reves Center.

Dates: 1960-1970

Big Cove Ranch Camp Scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.642
Scope and Contents Contains one scrapbook of photographs taken at the Big Cove Ranch Camp, a summer camp for boys and girls located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina. during the summers of 1949 and 1950. Some of the photographs include images of landscapes, wildlife, Native Americans, and campers participating in various activities including archery, swimming, and dances. Inside the front cover is a copy of announcements for the summer 1950 program which details the purpose of the...
Dates: 1949-1950

Big Island Agriculture photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01864
Content Description

The collection contains 34 black and white photographs taken in 35mm black-and-white film of marine landscapes, taken in Guinea, Virginia, in collaboration with Big Island Aquaculture. The photographs include the owner of Aquaculture, Cathy Vogt, her husband Bruce, their son Daniel (manager of the farm), and their employees, Robert and Kate. The photographs depict fishing boats, oysters, as well as family and employees working on boats.

Dates: 2023 October 18

James A. Bill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.66
Scope and Contents Series 1 contains research information for the Eagle and the Lion, Series 2 contains Book and Article Reviews for works by James Bill (other than Eagle and the Lion), Series 3 contains information on the Iran Contra Affair, Series 4 contains the Collection of Interview Transcripts and Notes, letters and miscellaneous materials (concerning George Ball and Henry Kissinger), Series 5 contains mostly journals, newsletters and brochures concerning Iran and the Middle East, written by James Bill,...
Dates: 1940-2007; Majority of material found in 1940-2003

Bill of Sale for an Enslaved Woman named Mondo

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01168
Scope and Contents

Bill of sale, dated 24 April 1765, for African-American woman named Mondo from Martha Vernor to Benjamin Garrison. Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of Alexander Munro.

Dates: 1765 April 24

Billington and Whalley Industrial Cooperative Society Ledger, 1895-1905

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.024
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1895-1905, of the Billington and Whalley Industrial Cooperative Society of Blackburn, United Kingdom. Contains records of purchases, names of the customers, and cost of items. Items sold include elastic, relish, tea, and other industrial materials and foodstuffs.

Dates: 1895-1905

Paul Bilofsky Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00717
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1943, written to Paul Bilofsky, a soldier stationed at Camp Peary. Authors include Bilofsky's sister Mary as well as other friends and relatives. Letters include information about their personal life, rationing of food, events that they attended, wanting to be pen pals, and romantic messages, among others.

Dates: 1943

Malcom W. Bingay letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01815
Content Description

A 24 page letter written by Malcom W. Bingay to Mr. Gipp, managing editor of the Detroit News. The letter is expressing appreciation to Mr. Gipp.

Dates: Circa 1880s

Department of Biology Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 202
Scope and Contents Acc. 1986.045: This accession contains grades for biology classes taught by Donald W. Davis, mainly Biology 100 and 101. It also includes grades for a class taught at William and Mary's Tappahanock Division in 1933-1934. This accession is restricted. Consult a staff member for details. Acc. 1999.032: This accession consists of student projects in the form of large and small posters, health publications, and labels. Portions of this accession may be restricted. Consult a staff...
Dates: 1933-2007 and undated; Majority of material found in 1960-2000

Birchwood Estates Garden Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.30
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, 1960-1990, of the Birchwood Estates Garden Club in Williamsburg, Va. Contains minutes, announcements of programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence and cartoons.

Dates: 1960-1990

Edward Francis Birckhead Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.113
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one form, completed by Edward Francis Birckhead, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach. He served as principal of Ivy High School in Albemarle County, Virginia after leaving William & Mary.

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 19

Bird and Bull Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01172
Scope and Contents

Publication announcements of the Bird & Bull Press. Some of these announcements are broadsides.

Dates: circa 1960s-1970s; Majority of material found in undated

Birds Nest Chapel Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Se1
Scope and Contents

Record, 1862-1865 and 1868-1900, of the sermons of Thomas P. Bryan and others in Birds Nest Chapel [Northampton County, Va. ?] with comments on services and copies of correspondence.

Dates: 1862-1900

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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
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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