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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

Birdsall and Lockman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00996
Scope and Contents Diaries and letters, 1860-1878, of Celia Birdsall and her uncle Ephraim Lockman. Diaries date from 1872 and 1878 and were written by Celia Birdsall; in them, she details her personal life, funerals, what she did each day, and friends with which she met. The letters date 1860-1870 and were written by Ephraim Lockman. In them, he discusses his work, opening his own doctor's practice, and his location in the city of Buffalo, New York. Lockman graduated from Western Reserve Medical School. There...
Dates: 1860-1878

Bishop James Madison Letter to the Speaker of the House of Delegates concerning Eastern State Hospital

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00641
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1788 October 31

Bishop James Madison Society records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 331
Scope and Contents

The Bishop James Madison Society records contains correspondence, printed materials, photographs, scrapbooks and audiovisual materials documenting the activities of the Bishop James Madison Society, a secret society on the campus of William & Mary founded in 1812. Materials include posters, fliers and ephemeral material related to the daily activites and members of the Bishop James Madison Society.

Dates: 1996-2021

Bishop John Johns Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00127
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1849 June 11

Black Education in Williamsburg-James City County, 1619-1984

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00395
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: compiled in 1985

Black Folk and Our Food: An oral history digital cookbook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.348
Content Description

Cooking is essential to survival; however, it is the stories within the recipes that are struggling to survive. Black Folk and Our Food, an orginal project by PhD student and university oral historian Andre L. Taylor, that ventures into the kitchens of Black families around the country, and conducts oral histories with them while they are cooking, to capture the recipes, and preserve the family history.

Dates: 2020

Van Black Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.178
Overview

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.

Dates: circa 1971-1977, 2015

Thomas Blackburn and Mary Jenkins Marriage Bond

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00190
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1790 December 2

William Blackford Letter to John Tyler

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01364
Scope and Contents

Two page letter recommending a friend, Lucoian Minor, to the vacancy of the chair of the law school at William and Mary.

Dates: 1855 September 24

Louise E. Blackmar Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01566
Scope and Contents 22 letters addressed to family members of Leavenworth, Kansas from a Methodist mission in India. Most of the area in India where Blackmar was located was in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, including Moradabad and Lucknow. Blackmar was serving as a missionary during the great famine of India from 1876-1878 and comments on the conditions of the region in great detail in her letters. In one letter she states, "All the Spring crops have failed, and unless there be rain within a few days,...
Dates: 1873-1882

Blacksmith Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab30
Scope and Contents

Daybook, 1853-1860, of an unidentified blacksmith.

Dates: 1853-1860

Blacksmith Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab31
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1864-1867, of an unknown blacksmith.

Dates: 1864-1867

Blacksmith Shopbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab29 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Shopbook, 1826-1827, of an unidentified blacksmith in Louisa County, Va.

Dates: 1826-1827

James D. Blackwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...
Dates: 1839-1939

Robert Blackwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B56
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1835-1859, written to Robert Blackwell "Brickland," Lochleven, Lunenburg County, Virginia from relatives in Tennessee and Texas; and business records of the Blackwell family mill, tanyard, store and farm. Includes papers relating to the lawsuit of Blackwell and Featherston v. Hawthorne; and a letter, 30 November 1847, from Upton E. Hardy to his guardian Robert Blackwell asking permission to leave because of his illness and discussing Benjamin Stoddert Ewell's advice to him.

Dates: 1797-1880

Blagden Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nas1
Scope and Contents

Notebook, 1739, kept by B. Blagden, A. B., St. John's College, Cambridge, [University, Cambridge, Eng.] concerning hydrostatics, mechanics, optics, and astronomy.

Book bears the note that it was brought to Virginia by William Byrd to be used at the College of William and Mary. The note is in a modern hand and there is no documentation of this information.

Dates: 1739

Mary Randolph Blain Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00032
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters written by Mary Randolph Blain during the Civil War. In the first letter, circa 1862 December, Blain wrote about  Union troops patrolling Williamsburg, the College being set on fire, as well as news about local residents such as Mrs. Tucker, Mary Southall, and Thomas Ambler, rector of Bruton Parish Church. The second letter, dated 1863 March 31, described the fire at the Wren Building, news about family, and Union troops stealing goods from Williamsburg...
Dates: 1862, 1863

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...
Dates: 1760-1890; Majority of material found in 1765-1817

Agreement between F. P. Blair and Charles Mason

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01107
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an agreement between F. P. Blair and Charles Mason over whether or not Martin Van Buren and Richard Johnson, the 1835 Democratic National Convention ticket,  would succeed in Virginia. In the agreement, Blair wagered one hundred dollars with Mason that the ticket of Van Buren and Johnson would not succeed in Virginia.

Dates: 1835 May 23

Blair Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68s B57
Scope and Contents An artificial collections of papers concerning the Blair family of Williamsburg. Includes land grant, 1741, signed by James Blair (1655-1743); document, 1768, signed by John Blair (1689-1771) concerning Loudoun County, Va. justices of the peace; depositions, 1787 and n.d., of John Blair (1732-1800) concerning a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Chatham County, Ga. (Margaret Eustace vs. Seth John Cuthbert) which concerned the estate of his brother, James Blair (1741-1772); deposition, November...
Dates: 1741-1792

John Blair Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu3
Scope and Contents

Ledger of John Blair who was an iron founder and merchant in Grayson County, Va.

Dates: 1795-1797

Blakemore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B55
Scope and Contents

Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.

Dates: 1830-1889

Archer and Schuyler Bland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 000271
Dates: 1870's - 1890's

Bland Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 94 B159
Scope and Contents Papers, 1778-1989, of the Bland family of King and Queen County, Gloucester County, and the James River area of Virginia. Includes mostly genealogical material compiled by Lineous Preston Bland, Jr. Includes correspondence, pamphlets, family trees, scrapbooks, newsletters, photographs, legal and military records, newspaper clippings, and oral histories. Much information focuses on Richard Bland (1710-1766), Virginia statesman and pamphleteer. The collection also...
Dates: 1778-1989

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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 279
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Scrapbooks 257
Letters (correspondence) 229
Legal documents 217
Ledgers (Accounting) 203
Reports 174
Notebooks 164
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 154
World War, 1939-1945 154
Receipts (financial records) 151
Fliers (printed matter) 149
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 143
Minutes 133
Programs 126
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
Manuscripts (document genre) 115
Women--Diaries 113
Clippings (information artifacts) 102
Publications 87
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 80
Journals (accounts) 77
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College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff 75
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 71
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Slavery--Virginia--19th century 62
World War, 1914-1918 60
Booklets 59
Printed ephemera 58
Typescripts 58
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Certificates 54
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College of William and Mary--History--18th century 48
College of William and Mary--Students--Social life and customs 48
Invitations 47
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Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 47
Virginia--Genealogy 47
Newspapers 46
Women college students 46
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 42
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Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 41
Speeches 41
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 41
Williamsburg (Va.)--Social life and customs 41
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Daybooks 39
Speeches, addresses, etc. 39
College of William and Mary--History--21st century 38
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American Civil War, 1861-1865 36
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Autograph albums 35
Minute books 35
United States--Politics and Government 35
World War, 1939-1945--United States 35
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 34
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs 34
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 33
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 33
American poetry--19th century 32
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 32
Accounts 31
Maps 31
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area 31
Business records 30
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United States--History--War of 1812 28
Photostats 27
Women--History--Virginia 27
Recipes 26
Virginia--History 26
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 26
Women--Societies and clubs 26
World War, 1914-1918--France 26
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 26
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions 25
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Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 25
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 246
College of William and Mary. 124
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
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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