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Bond between William Angell and Francis Angell

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00928
Scope and Contents

Bond between William Angell and Francis Angell for the performance of covenants. Names mentioned in the bond are William Montague, the elder and Richard Mar(?) of Suffolk. Witnesses are Nich. [illegible], Ben: Nedham and Jo. Floyd. June 21, 1687.

Dates: 1687 June 21

Bond of Benjamin Robinson, John Curtis, Jr., and Charles Holden

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00566
Scope and Contents

Bond of Benjamin Robinson with John Curtis, Jr. and Charles Holden of Northampton County, [Va.].  January 29, 1678.

Dates: 1678 January 29

Book Dedication by Thomas Jefferson to the Library of the College of William and Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 365
Scope and Contents An inscription dedicating a book to the library of the College of William and Mary, believed to be in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson. The signature in the inscription has been cut out. Also included in the collection is another manuscript describing the provenance of the book dedication by someone with the initials "J.B." The inscription was supposedly from a copy of Tracy's Treatise on Political Economy, which was revised and corrected by...
Dates: undated

Booker T. Washington Institute (Kakata, Liberia) Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01639
Scope and Contents Collection of 33 captioned photographs and four postcards of the Booker T. Washington Institute in Kakata, Liberia. Many of the photographs feature three African American teachers at the school: Lawrence E. James, the so called US Adviser to the school, Sarah Dennis, a Fulbright scholar and Secretarial Science teacher, and Jerry Chambers, Bookkeeping and Accounting instructor. The school was the first agricultural and vocational school in Liberia. Many of the images show both teachers and...
Dates: 1960-1970

Bookkeeping Practice Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Na2-MsV Na3
Scope and Contents

Practice books, ca. 1830-1850, used in a course in bookkeeping by an unidentified student.

Dates: 1830-1850

Booth-Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00474
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1858-1864, of the Booth family and Cooke family. Includes letters from Elizabeth Gardner Booth, one to her mother, Eliza Booth, and one to her brother, Andrew Booth. Also includes genealogical material on the Booth and Cooke families of Gloucester County, Va.

Dates: 1858-1864

Margaret Horn Booth Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.064
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook from Margaret Horn Booth while she was a student at the William and Mary from 1940-1941. The scrapbook contains photographs, programs, clippings, correspondence, ticket stubs, and other materials concerning Booth's freshman year at the College. Scrapbook is 9" x 12" with a cork cover.

Dates: 1940-1941

Booton-Modesitt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.570
Scope and Contents Papers of the Modesitt-Booton families of Luray, Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to Lucy Marye of Luray, Virginia who married James Modesitt in 1815. She was widowed in 1827 and remarried James Booton in 1830. Lucy was born to Peter and Eleanor Marye and was sister to William Staige Marye, who is considered one of the founders of Luray, Virginia Also included are letters by John Booton and others relating to slavery and politics, children's copy books,...
Dates: circa 1809-1880; Majority of material found in 1820-1850

Borland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B66
Scope and Contents The Borland, Green, and Godwin families are related in the following manner. George Godwin, son of Jeremiah Godwin, married Fanny Green (whose mother was Mary (Giles) Green) in 1805. Dr. Thomas Wood Borland (d. 1830 or 1831), father of Roscius Cicero Borland, married Harriott Godwin, daughter of Jeremiah Godwin and Sarah (Wilkinson) Godwin.Family correspondence, chiefly 1830-1854, of Mary (Giles) Green and George Godwin of Nansemond County, Virginia; Roscius C. Borland of...
Dates: 1771-1940

Leonard Born Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.048
Scope and Contents The collection includes papers written by Born during the course of his attendance at William & Mary, mainly for English classes. There is also correspondence from 1985 and loose pages from a photo album believed to have been assembled by Born, while a student at William & Mary. The contents are primarily photographs of campus and Williamsburg area from the 1926-1927. Additional photographs relate to life in rural, early twentieth century Virginia, the Newport News Shipyard,...
Dates: 1924-1927, 1985

Boston Academy of Music Theater Broadsides

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 117
Identifier: SC 01718
Content Description

Four theater broadsides advertising the Boston Academy of Music's productions for November and December of 1860, Charlotte Cushman is given top billing on each. Cushman (1816-1876) was one of the greatest actors of her era and an open lesbian.

Dates: November 1860 - December 1860

Boston and New York Coal Company Bond

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00194
Scope and Contents

A February 1837 bond for the Boston and New York Coal Company with a note on the reverse stating that the mortgages on the property were foreclosed and the company was revived under the name "New York Mining Company" with Jonathan Stinges, 125 Front Street, New York as President.  The note is dated February 21, 1849 and signed by C. Bolton.

Dates: 1849 February 21

Boswell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01141
Scope and Contents Four letters written to Mr. or Mrs. Ballard Boswell: Henry Sydnor Harrison at Charleston, West Virginia to Mrs. Anne S. Boswell, Huntington, West Virginia declining her invitation to talk at the State Federation of Women's Club. June 13, 1913. W.W. Miller at Richmond, Virginia to Ballard E. Boswell at Huntington, West Virginia acknowledging his letter about the death of his Father. October 29, 1913. H[enry] S[ydnor] Harrison at Charleston, West Virginia to...
Dates: 1890-1915

John E. Boswell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.151
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence to and from and news clippings about Professor John E. Boswell, College of William and Mary class of 1969, and faculty member at Yale University. Most of the articles and clippings contain reviews of Boswell's scholarship, including his book "Christianity, Social Intolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the 14th Century" published in 1980. The bulk of the correspondence is between Boswell...
Dates: 1980-2009

Bosworth and Fling Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00034
Scope and Contents Letters, postcards, printed material, photographs, and other related material, circa 1890-1960, of John L. Bosworth, John Woodbridge Bosworth and John (Jack) Bosworth Fling. Includes photographs of the three men, copies of printed works written by John W. Bosworth, and printed material relating to John W. Bosworth's time as a police officer and superintendent of public safety for West Virginia. The family is from Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia.  The letters encompass World War II in...
Dates: circa 1890-1960; Majority of material found in 1935-1957

Botetourt Bibliographical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 71
Scope and Contents Series 1 contains correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper notices, and programs for lectures and exhibits sponsored by the society. It also includes the copyright forms for their publications The Henley-Horrocks Inventory and Goronwy Owen's Virginia Adventure. Series 2 contains a 1979 fall program (in 1995-57-1); The Henley-Horrocks Inventory; The Story of the Royal Charter of the College of William and Mary by Frank B. Evans; Goronwy Owen's Virginia Adventure by John Gwilym...
Dates: 1966-1979; Majority of material found in 1966-1979

Botetourt Lodge records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00344
Content Description

The Botetourt Lodge records contains materieals related to the Botetourt Lodge No. 7. Gloucester C. House in Virginia. The collection includes minute books from the lodge dating from 1857-1891.

Dates: 1857-1891

John Minor Botts Letter to Charles Lanman

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00475
Scope and Contents

Letter from Jo[hn] M[inor] Botts, Richmond, Virginia to Charles Lanman with biographical information for inclusion in the Directory of the United States Congress. September 2, 1858.

Dates: 1858 September 2

Jonathan Boucher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 93 B66
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Jonathan Boucher, Anglican clergyman of Virginia, Maryland, and England. He was a prominent loyalist during the American Revolution and later a prominent figure among conservatives in the Anglican church in England. His principle correspondents in this collection include John James, James Maury, Charles Daubeny, Sir Frederick Morton Eden, William Knox, and William Stevens. The principle subjects covered by this collection include Virginia social customs and...
Dates: 1759-1803

Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00476
Scope and Contents

Letter by Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau, Paris, France, to an art critic at the Lisson thanking him for his critique of her work, "L' Appel d'en Haut."  English translation included.  June 27, 1906.

Dates: 1906 June 27

William Boulware Letter

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.089
Scope and Contents A letter dated July 12, 1846 to William Boulware from Sidney Brooks of New York. Brooks apologizes for not being in town to meet and entertain Boulware's friends Mr. and Mrs. [Thomas] Dew and reminiscences about previous trips to multiple towns in Italy and Boulware's kindness while on a visit to Naples. Brooks also discusses an article Boulware sent to him on the "Color of the Ancient Egyptians," and refers to Boulware's stance on race and intelligence. He finishes the letter by discussing...
Dates: 1846 July 12

Bound Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.12
Scope and Contents This collection contains a large variety of bound volumes of sheet music, spanning the 18th to the 20th century. The PDF versions of the inventory for volumes 1-83b must be viewed in sections. For description of volumes 84 onward see finding aid link further below. Music Volume Index A: Music Volume Index B: ...
Dates: circa 1800-1970

University Archives Bound Volumes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.

Dates: 1739-1993

Albert P. Bourland Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00195
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sam from Albert P. Bourland, professor at Southwestern Baptist University in Jackson, Tennessee, about the University, the classes and activities offered, the classes he is teaching, his personal studies, his teaching philosophy and his hope for the future of man. Mentions rumour that he'd said negative things about Sam's friend, Annie.  January 18, 1885.

Dates: 1885 January 18

Boush Plan of Norfolk Map Copies

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01559
Scope and Contents

Four copies of a 1762 map detailing land that was surveyed for a Mr. Samuel Boush. The land was apportioned into lots to be sold and was located in the borough of Norfolk adjoining Smith's Land, Church Street, and a creek flowing out of the Elizabeth River. The original map is held by the Library of Virginia.

Dates: 2014

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 30
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 29
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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
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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
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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 15
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
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
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Virginia State Senate 9
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 9
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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
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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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