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Timothy E. Wetmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.143
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, addresses, compositions, and other material pertaining to Timothy E. Wetmore, a teacher and labor union activist in Wilson, New York. Although the bulk of the material is of a personal nature, there is also material related to the founding of Chapter 67 of the Mechanics' Mutual Protection Association in Wilson, New York, which was founded by Wetmore. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include politics and Henry Clay, local life in and around Wilson,...
Dates: 1840-1850

Whaling Photo Album

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 125, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01780
Scope and Contents Photo album, containing 12 photographs (2"x3 ") depicting whales, their slaughter and processing on a New England beach around the turn of the century. It is not clear, whether the whales were hunted or accidentally got stranded. Shown are numerous dead whales on the beach, whale slaughter and the subsequent work done on parts of the whales, which might be the boiling of blubber. Pictured are workmen as well as onlookers,posing with the dead whales. The last page of the album is stamped...
Dates: circa 1900

Lyman Brown Wharton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.138
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, a poem, and a portrait.  The first letter is dated June 2, 1882 and was written by Wharton to James Lyons of the Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary, pleading with him and the Board to not move the College out of Williamsburg.  The second letter is dated August 21, 1888 and was written by Wharton to the Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary, accepting his appointment as Professor of Languages.  The third letter is...
Dates: 1882, 1888, 1900, and undated

John R. Wheat Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W56
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1872-1881, to Dr. John R. Wheat of Prince William County, Va. and Richmond, Va. from his brother C. D. Wheat and his father Dr. R. W. Wheat, both in San Francisco, California. Letters concern life in California, "Quantico," Prince William County, Va. and J. Frank Wheat; and includes letter, 1873, of C. D. Wheat to brother J. Frank Wheat.

Dates: 1872-1881

Alice Hermione Wheaton Literature Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00887
Scope and Contents

Journal of stories and poems by Alice Hermione Wheaton (b. 1849) of Hell Gate, New York. It is not clear if the entries were copied or authored by Wheaton. The title on the front page is "Scraps No. 1 by Hermione Wheaton."

Dates: circa 1860-1880

Clarke M. Wheeler, Jr. Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00807
Scope and Contents

Daily diary entries summarizing activities of the day, work, and weather in Boston, Massachusetts. Strangely, the diary is for 1873 and the dates are pasted over an 1884 diary. As a result, the date of the entries are questionable.

Dates: 1873

George Whipple Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame124
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1764-1814, of George Whipple, merchant, of Providence, R. I. [?]

Dates: 1764-1814

Ambrose H. White Letter Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00636
Scope and Contents Letter copy book, 1828-1834, consisting of letters to the owners of the ship Alciop written by Captain Ambrose H. Smith. The letters pertain to freight (fish, salt, cotton, tobacco, etc.), finances, weather, conditions on board the ship, receipts, and other information. The letters were written while Captain White was at sea or at ports such as Liverpool, England, Cadiz, Spain, New Orleans, Louisiana, Richmond, Virginia, and Hampton Roads, Virginia. The book...
Dates: 1828-1834

Craig White Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00980
Scope and Contents

Collection of letters, October 1968, written to Craig White, a terminally ill patient in the Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts by members of the armed forces mostly serving in Vietnam.  Craig White's story was in the Armed Services paper which let people know that he was saving postcards and letters as a hobby while in the hospital.  Many of the letters describe areas in Vietnam where the soldier was stationed and explain their jobs.

Dates: 1968

Elias James White Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab24-25
Scope and Contents

Mss. MsV Ab24 is filed in Oversize.

Account books, 1853-1862, of Elias James White, blacksmith. Includes genealogical information on his marriage and the birth dates of his children. Account books include names of families from Gloucester County and Mathews County, Virginia.

Dates: 1853-1862

White-Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W58
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and legal papers of William H. White (1847-1920) and Theodore S. Garnett, Jr. (1844-1915), law partners of Norfolk, Va. concerning the collection of notes due, estate settlements and Virginia politics. Among the correspondents are John Warwick Daniel, Eppa Hunton, Thomas Staples Martin, John Barbee Minor, William Nathan Harrell Smith, David Gardiner Tyler and John S. Wise.

Dates: 1876-1893

George A. White Mathematics Textbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.156
Scope and Contents Contains a mathematics textbook kept by George A White of Matthews County, Virginia from 1823-1826. The volume consists of various mathematical problems in geometry and trigonometry, colored illustrations of some of the mathematical problems, and conversion charts dry and liquid measurements, English money, and cloth measurements. At the end of the book are two pages of possible merchant accounts for George A. White from 1840-1841. The volume also contains several loose pieces of paper...
Dates: 1823-1826, 1840-1843

John White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00125
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, personal and managed accounts, and legal papers of John White. Ranging in date from 1757-1843, with the bulk of the papers taking place from 1810-1830. From these papers, it appears that John White was a lawyer who practiced in Northampton County, North Carolina and the surrounding area. The buying, selling, and loaning of enslaved persons is a pervasive theme in his personal papers. As a result of his work managing accounts, he has many warrants...
Dates: 1757-1843

Mary Elizabeth McGinnis White Papers

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Identifier: SC 00662
Scope and Contents Papers, 1938-1994, of Mary Elizabeth Maginnes White. Includes Colonial Williamsburg picture ID; bronze medal, 1983 for Summit of Industrialized Nations, 1983 letter thanking her for her efforts in making the Summit successful; photograph, ca 1944, of Mathew Whaley students, photographs, 1994 of 50th reunion of Mathew Whaley students; newspaper clipping, 1994, concerning reunion; invitation and graduation photograph, 1994; program 1994 junior-senior banquet; issue June 5,1944, of the Powder...
Dates: 1938-1994

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 50th Anniversary Poster

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01626
Scope and Contents

Large poster advertising the 50th Anniversary of the Disney Movie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In this poster, Snow White's dress is pink with a blue bodice. This was a misprint as her dress in the movie is yellow with a blue bodice. Once the mistake in printing of these posters was discovered, the printing of them ceased and the correction was made for distribution.

Dates: 1987

F. S. Whitehead Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad226 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book of a merchant in Nashville, Tenn.

Dates: 1837-1841

Conway Whittle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 76 W61
Scope and Contents Papers of Conway Whittle II of Norfolk, Va. and of his two sisters, Mary Eliza Whittle Neale and Frances Munford Whittle Lewis. There are items concerning the earlier generation of the family, represented by Conway Whittle I and his brother Fortescue Whittle, Norfolk merchants. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of social history and naval history (including personal and official correspondence of William Lewis [1781-1815] and several letters of his...
Dates: 1773-1911; Majority of material found in 1801-1867

Whittle-Greene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W61
Scope and Contents

Papers of Cloe Tyler Whittle Greene. Mostly diaries, 1855-1924, before and after her marriage to John Newport Greene. Also includes printed cards, photographs, verse, newspapers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and prints of colonial and Civil War figures. Topics covered by the diaries include secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, travel, life in Norfolk, Virginia and marriage.

Dates: 1855-1995, undated

Theodora Whitworth Essay

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.139
Scope and Contents

Student essay written by Theodora Whitworth for History 4D titled "The Main Building of the College of William and Mary up to 1859 and the Statue of Lord Botetourt."

Dates: circa 1922-1924

William E. Wiatt Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap39
Scope and Contents

Account book of William E. Wiatt kept in Gloucester and Mathews counties, Virginia containing accounts, 1861-1874. Includes a record of books lent to soldiers of the 26th Virginia Infantry Regiment August 1862-September 1863 and of marriages, 1856-1881, performed by Wiatt mostly in King and Queen, Gloucester and Mathews counties. There is a list, 1869-1870, of students in his school in Gloucester County and his accounts indicate that he also worked as a land surveyor.

Dates: 1856-1881

William Wiatt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00003
Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters by William Wiatt, merchant of Fredericksburg, Va. to his brother, Francis Wiatt, Liverpoool, Eng., mostly concerning business affairs, but touching on the French and Indian War, Virginia, youth and the coming of the American Revolution. The collection also includes three letters by Andrew Glassell, merchant of Fredericksburg concerning the Baptists.

Dates: 1747-1785, undated

Virgie Margaret Wickre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00850
Scope and Contents

Includes alphabet book created by Virgie Margaret Wickre while a first grade elementary student in Williamsburg Virginia, 1914, as well as her 1925 high school diploma from Williamsburg High School.

The alphabet book is in form of a scrapbook and according to the attached tag, it was displayed at the 1914 Peninsula School Fair.

Dates: 1914; 1925

Wier Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65s W63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1840-1883, of members of the Wier family and McCully family. Includes correspondence of Peter Wier of Gainesville, Ala., Armistead Wier of Danville, Va., John McCully of Bridgeport, Conn., James McCully, Petersburg, Va. and William McCully of Newark, N. J. Subjects covered by the correspondence are farming, the value of slaves and of land as investments, the Mexican War, and business. The collection also includes contracts for the hiring and sale of slaves; and a roster of Company C,...
Dates: 1840-1883

Claire Lillian Wight Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00803
Scope and Contents Two diaries, 1907-1908 kept by Claire Lilian Wight (b. 1894) of  Kalamazoo, Michigan. Claire Wight was 13 years old when she began her first diary in 1907. Claire records daily activities such as school visits, reading, attending concerts, social and family activities, vacations, taking music lessons and playing tennis and going to the YWCA. Also included are two calling cards, one of Claire's and one of her uncle as well as a newspaper clipping for the "Tennessee Colored Jubilee Singers,"...
Dates: 1907-1908

Wightman Cup Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 181.15
Scope and Contents

This collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval.

This collection contains files pertaining to the Wightman Cup tennis tournament (including photographs) for the years it was held at William & Mary.

Several folders may contain sensitive and protected information. An archivist will have to review folders before patron use.

Dates: 1983-1989

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World War, 1939-1945 155
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 143
Minutes 133
Programs 126
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
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Women--Diaries 113
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College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff 74
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United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 41
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Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 25
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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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