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Schuyler Otis Bland College Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.046
Scope and Contents

This collection includes biographical materials about Bland; list of books owned by Bland; clipping about books donated to the College of William and Mary library; briefs and transcripts of record.  Cases included in the collection are "Grand Union Tea Company versus I.C. Lord" and "George H. Holt and Company versus Norvell L. Henley."

Dates: 1910-1915; Majority of material found in 1910-1912

Schuyler Otis Bland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B61
Scope and Contents Chiefly office files and personal correspondence, 1918-1950, of S. O. Bland while serving as member of U. S. Congress from First Virginia District. Collection includes newspaper clippings on topical and geographical areas of interest to Bland, speeches and talks given by Bland as Congressman, and general papers and personal working files he maintained. Included in the general papers is Bland's voting record. As a representative of the First District, Bland focused a significant...
Dates: 1862-1950

John M. Blankenbeker - Booton's Tanyard Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad8a Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger for Booton's Tan Yard in Madison County, Virginia called a "Hide Book."  Apparently kept by John M. Blankenbeker, who was also a blacksmith.  94 pages.

Dates: 1852-1856

Blankenbeker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00472
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1847-1885, of the Blankenbeker family of Madison County, Va. which includes Smith F. Blankenbeker, James C. Blankenbeker, John M. Blankenbeker and E. F. Blankenbeker. Contains references to the Civil War.

Dates: 1847-1888

John M. Blankenbeker Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad3-MsV Ad8
Scope and Contents

Ledgers; 1849-1869; kept in Madison County, Va. by blacksmith John M. Blankenbeker. Six ledgers:

1849-1850, 1851-1854, 1856-1858, 1859-1862, 1860-1863 and 1863-1869.

Dates: 1849-1866

Smith F. Blankenbeker Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad9-MsV Ad12
Scope and Contents

Ledgers, 1854-1862, kept in Robertson, Madison County, Va. by blacksmith Smith F. Blankenbeker.

Dates: 1849-1869

Herman Blankenship

 Collection
Identifier: 00/06/UA 6.084
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an essay signed on the back of its last page "The Teacher's Opportunity. H. Blankenship. June 17, 1904. L.J. Essay."

Dates: 1901-1905

Blaxploitation Cinema Pressbooks and Posters

 Collection
Identifier: 2014.194
Content Description The collection contains pressbooks and posters of over 40 blaxploitation films. The pressbooks contain articles about the film, the stars and the filmmakers, as well as samples of proposed publicity campaigns, plot synopses, credits and other information. Many of the posters were used to advertise the films in local theaters, some doctored to suit white audiences while others have directions that specified "for black audiences only." Some of the movies include Shaft's Big Score, Blacula,...
Dates: Other: 1968-1976

William C. Bliss Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01020
Scope and Contents

Letters between William C. Bliss, a Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, and his wife, Leslie Hill Bliss of Berkley, Michigan during the Vietnam War time period.  Concerns their son, Bill, the Marine service of William C. Bliss and family life at home.  Includes letter from Leslie Bliss’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hill, to William C. Bliss.

Dates: 1966-1968

Blizzard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00006
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, photographs and other material related to three Franklin, West Virginia brothers who served in the United States military during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of nearly 200 letters of outgoing correspondence penned by three brothers, Arlie, Arthur, and W. Russell Blizzard to their mother and sisters in Franklin, West Virginia. Some of the topics discussed in the correspondence include army training, work, Arlie's visit to Japan and...
Dates: 1929-1949; Majority of material found in 1942-1945

Glenna Blosser Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01055
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1933, of Glenna Blosser of Indiana. Topics include Franklin D. Roosevelt's election and inauguration, the Long Beach Earthquake in March, and the crash of the Akron, a US navy airship.  She also mentions topics such as birthdays, her Christmas presents, school, and family illnesses, among others.

Dates: 1933

Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...
Dates: 1613-1960; Majority of material found in 1770-1875

Richard Blow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...
Dates: 1772-1872

Blue Star Mothers of America Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.205
Scope and Contents

This collection contains financial records, 1956-1958, 1966 and membership index cards of the Blue Star Mothers of America. The financial records trace various disbursements and include receipts and check stubs.

Dates: 1956-1966

Board of Student Affairs Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.029
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the statement of purpose, constitution, minutes of meetings, and correspondence of the Board of Student Affairs at the College of William and Mary from 1968-1973.

Dates: 1968-1973

Board of Visitors records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1
Scope and Contents The records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary includes meeting minutes, financial reports, photographs, agendas, matriculation books, correspondence, material from Board of Visitors Rectors Oscar L. Shewmake and Roy Harvey Chappell, Jr., publications, and audio recordings of meetings from 1961-1999. An index to Board of Visitors meetings for the period 1947-1984 is available in the Special Collections Research Center. Researchers are also encouraged to...
Dates: 1757-2023

Bobby Hoke Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ne1
Scope and Contents

Notebook, 1935, kept by Bobby Hoke, at Matthew Whaley School, Williamsburg, Va. entitled, "Essentials of English," which includes pictures and clippings to illustrate grammatical rules.

Dates: 1935

Bobby Welborn Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01304
Content Description

Two page letter addressed to his parents letting them know of his change in companies and barracks while attending the Citadel.

Dates: 1940 October 19

Thomas Stanhope Bocock Biographical Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00473
Scope and Contents

Letter from Thomas Stanhope Bocock,Georgetown,  Washington, D.C. to Charles Lanman, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. with biographical information for inclusion in the Directory of the United States Congress. April 26, 1858.

Dates: 1858 April 26

Boelt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00039
Scope and Contents

The collection includes programs, leaflets, and other material of various Williamsburg events and organizations of the 20th century including the Williamsburg Festival, Heritage Inn, and others.

Dates: 1948-1975

Biddle Boggs and Mrs. B Miller correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01820
Scope and Contents

A letter from Biddle Boggs to Mrs. B. Miller discussing the American Civil War (1861-1865).

Dates: 1862 May 15

Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.157
Scope and Contents

This collection contains over 100 scrapbooks of popular 20th century culture created by Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan of Surry County, Virginia. Including in the scrapbooks are trading cards, album covers, posters, bottlecaps, and other material. Some of the topics found in the scrapbooks include consumer products, radio program logos, soft drinks, comic books, cigarette brands, television and sports stars, politicians, and automobile brands.

Dates: 1900-1999

Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains playbills and posters from various theater productions that were collected by Gordon W. "Bo" Bohannan from all over the East Coast including New York, Williamsburg, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to name a few.

Dates: 1950-2014

Lenaeus Bolling Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00274
Scope and Contents Two small diaries kept by Lenaeus Bolling (1773-1836), a plantation-owner and lawyer in Buckingham County, Virginia.  One diary covers January through March 1820, and the other late November through December 1834.  The diaries contain notes on weather, crops, livestock, slaves, family, relatives and neighbors who visited and were visited, frequent errands in the nearby town Ça Ira (now defunct), purchases, medical ailments, lawyering and court duties, and efforts to establish a local gold...
Dates: 1820-1834

William Bolling Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00207
Scope and Contents

A letter addressed to William Bolling, Bolling Hall, and "Drling" as the salutation is written as poetry with an almost illegible answer in pencil.  The writer asks for work to be done, such as hauling wood and fixing fences.  March 10, 1832.

Dates: 1832 March 10

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Barranger & Company, Inc. 25
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 24
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 24
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College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 18
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Madison, James, 1749-1812 18
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United States. Army. 17
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 17
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State Male Normal College of Virginia 15
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Monroe, James, 1758-1831 14
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 14
United States Congress 14
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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 13
University of Virginia 13
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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
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Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 9
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Virginia State Senate 9
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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 8
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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 7
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 7
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Biology 7
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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
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American Red Cross 6
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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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