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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scrapbooks, 1960-1990, of the Birchwood Estates Garden Club in Williamsburg, Va. Contains minutes, announcements of programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence and cartoons.
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.
Publication announcements of the Bird & Bull Press. Some of these announcements are broadsides.
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.
Letter, 1788 October 31, Bishop James Madison, Williamsburg, to the Speaker of the House of Delegates of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Concerns Bishop Madison request to the General Assembly of Virginia funds to support the Eastern State Hospital for Lunatics. Also included is a lithograph of Bishop James Madison. The letter and lithograph were given by Harry Krauss in honor of professor David L. Holmes.
Posters, flyers and ephemeral material related to the Bishop James Madison Society, a secret society on the campus of William and Mary founded in 1812.
Letter from Bishop John Johns in Richmond, Virginia to Henry Anthon, D.D. and Rector of St. Mark's Church, Bowery, New York dated June 11, 1849. Subject matter of the letter is the College of William and Mary and specifically the appointment of Dr. Stone to the College. John Johns served as the fifteenth President of the College from 1849 until 1854. He was also the 4th Bishop of Virginia, elected in 1862.
A report sponsored by the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, "Black Education in Williamsburg-James City County, 1619-1984" by Philip D. Morgan, 1985. 1 item. 76 pp.
This collection includes color slides and a quilt which offer insight into student life at the College of William and Mary during the mid-1970s.
Handwritten marriage bond for the marriage between Thomas Blackburn and Mary Jenkins, signed by Thomas Blackburn and Hanson Jenkins, dated December 21, 1790. Bond issued in Virginia.
Two page letter recommending a friend, Lucoian Minor, to the vacancy of the chair of the law school at William and Mary.
Daybook, 1853-1860, of an unidentified blacksmith.