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William and Sally Newsum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00321
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters sent from William Newsum Jr. to his wife Sally, nee Cary, from 1804 through 1806. William Newsum Jr. was a William & Mary alumnus and studied law. They were married on February 1, 1806 and had their first child late 1806 or early 1807. The letters to Sally begin when they are courting and end in December 1806.Included is one letter from William Newsum to an unknown Sir and a letter from William’s mother Mary Bassett Stark Newsum to her...
Dates: 27 May 1804 - 11 December 1806

William Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 2000 An2
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of "Arithmetic taught by Samuel Boyle to WiIlliam Anderson at Sapony Seminary, 1806". Also, "A sketch of Old Sapponey Church, Dinwiddie County, Virginia", genealogy notes of the family of WIlliam Anderson and newspaper clippings.

NOTE: spelling can be Sapony, Sappony, Sapponey.

Dates: 1806; Majority of material found in 1806

William B. Coggin Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.228
Scope and Contents

Student paper titled "The Teacher and Psychology."

Dates: 1904 September 17

William B. Jones Student Paper and Notes

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.281
Scope and Contents Notebook kept by William B. Jones. The front has "No. 17" written in the upper left corner and has the following written across it: "Universal Suffrage Jan. 1847 Williamsburg Virginia" "Universal Suffrage" "{William B. Jones Woodson C. Moody} The firm."Written upside down in the lower right corner is "Wm & Mary College, WmsBurg, Va."The contents are a paper on "Universal Suffrage" attributed to Jones. The reverse side has class notes on...
Dates: 1847 January

William Barton Rogers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01482
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 5 items.The first is a printed circular from Rogers and addressed to Colonel Tompkins of Matthews Co. and dated May 13, 1835. It was printed while Rogers was a faculty member at William & Mary. The circular asks for help regarding his "Geological Reconnoissance," procuring specimens and answering a list of questions provided.The second letter is addressed to C. J. Richards of Richmond, though a Mr. Walker is also an intended recipient,...
Dates: 1835-1881

William Bingham Tappan Letter

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Identifier: SC 00381
Content Description 3 page letter addressed to Willie from Merida, Mexico dated May 26 1869. Tappan describes the slow pace of life and business in his letter. He also describes a fun trip to Cozumel. Most of his narrative is benign but he does make reference in the end of his letter that he believes business cannot prosper because "of the laziness and backward ways of the people" and that Mexico seems on the brink of revolution and that it is hardly better off than when it was under the dominion of...
Dates: 1869 May 26

William Burdett Land Grant and Thomas Burdett Transfer to John Custis

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Identifier: SC 01281
Scope and Contents Sir William Berkeley land grant to William Burdett of three hundred acres of land in Accomac County for the transportation of six persons into the colony, 3 Oct. 1641.   On verso, Thomas Burdett to whom land is granted by Berkeley assigns his land to John Custis of Northampton.  January 15, 1657.    William Burdett's wife, widow Alicia Traveller, later married John Custis as her fourth husband.  D.S.  2 pp. Note: John Custis built his Arlington plantation on this...
Dates: 1641 October 3, 1657 January 15

William Cabell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00484
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1885-1890, from William Cabell, England, to Alexander Brown, mainly concerning Cabell's efforts to buy books for Brown and to do research for him. Includes a letter, 1894, from Margaret R. King containing genealogical information on the Rives family.

Dates: 1885-1890, 1894; Majority of material found in 1885-1890

William Carlos Williams Postcard to William W. Seward, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00594
Scope and Contents

Postcard from William Carlos Williams to William W. Seward, Jr, Forsythe, Georgia, saying, "As soon as I can find a photo of myself of recent date I'll fix it up for you."  March 5, 1944.

Dates: 1944 March 5

William Carter Stubbs Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad173
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of William Carter Stubbs kept while living in Louisiana and given to his wife Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs (termed "housewife" on the cover). Contains newspaper clippings and manuscript notes of recipes as well as a few medicinal remedies.

Dates: 1892-1898

William Chamberlayne Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap6
Scope and Contents

Photostat copy of a ledger, 1781-1812, of William Chamberlayne, New Kent County, Va. which includes recipes for dyes.

Dates: 1781-1812

William Coe Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00351
Scope and Contents

The diary of William Coe, a minister from the Shenandoah Valley, with entries dated from May 29, 1862 to August 13, 1862. He writes about the Seven Days and Cedar Mountain battles and shifts in area from Confederate to Union control. He discusses slavery, specifically a man he enslaves who marries a free woman, as well as the death and burial of an enslaved woman who was his servant's mother.

Dates: 1862

William D. Eppes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 94 E7
Scope and Contents Series 1: Scrapbook with correspondence and ephemera; 1959-1994; concerning William D. Eppes' book fund for purchases in the Humanities for Swem Library. Majority of correspondence is with James A. Servies, Librarian.Series 2: Photocopied correspondence, playbills, and newspaper clippings used to support the nomination of Eva Le Gallienne for an honorary degree. Originals of the correspondence can be found at the Walter Hapton-Edwin Booth Theatre Collection and Library....
Dates: 1959-1994

William Davies War Office Order

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00602
Scope and Contents

Order from William Davies, War Office, to the Berkeley County (Virginia, now West Virginia) Lieutenant , about raising militia for post Yorktown skirmishes with the British. General [Nathanael] Greene has requested assistance.

Dates: 1782 January 30

William E. Colonna, Jr. Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.227
Scope and Contents

Colonna's "L. I. Essay" titled "Nature as it appeals to the poet."

Dates: circa 1904-1905

William F. Morgan Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 99 M82
Scope and Contents Correspondence (and typescripts of originals); 1861-1865, of William Foster Morgan (born 1828), Sergeant in the 2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company A. USA, to his wife Eliza Morgan, of Lynn, Massachusetts, mostly concerning camp conditions. The letter dated May 12, 1863 describes the infantry's participation in the Battle of Chancellorsville. Morgan's letters are written near Harper's Ferry, Fairfax Station and Stafford Courthouse, Virginia, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Baltimore,...
Dates: 1861-1865

William Fairbairn Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap13
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1823, of William Fairbairn which includes a record of marches made with a [military troops] from Augusta County, Va. The volume also includes carpenter's accounts (recording coffins constructed) and farmers' and laborers' accounts.

Dates: 1823

William Floyd Cox Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.269
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one form, completed by William Floyd Cox, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach.

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.

Dates: 1907 March 3

William Fravel Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap14
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1849-1875, of William Fravel, Shenandoah County, Va. which includes a remedy for "itch."

Dates: 1849-1875

William G. Stanard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00579
Scope and Contents Letters, 1888-1928, written to William G. Stanard, secretary of the Virginia Historical Society and editor of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography concerning historical and genealogical matters. Includes letters from Benjamin Stoddert Ewell, J. Franklin Jameson, Lyon G. Tyler, and W. A. R. Goodwin. Some of the letters concern the College of William and Mary and the history of Williamsburg, Va. June 15, 1925, letter from W. G. Stanard to E.G. Swem concerning a portrait of General R....
Dates: 1888-1928

William Gooch Murder Trial Commission Order

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01851
Content Description

Handwritten commission for a trial signed by William Gooch, Lt. Governor of the then Colony of Virginia, to a list of men from Prince George County, Virginia. The order outlines the trial for an enslaved woman named Nutty, belonging to Lewis Green, held in gaol, for charges she murdered Sam, an enslaved male belonging to Burwell Green.

Dates: 23 August 1739

William Grantham Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap15
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1827-1838, of William Grantham of Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.]

Dates: 1827-1838

William H. Parrish and Co. Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame99
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1869-1871, of William H. Parrish and Co., merchants, of Columbia [Fluvanna County], Va.

Dates: 1869-1871

William H. Seawell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00100
Scope and Contents Letter from William H. Seawell, Lieutenant Colonel of the 21st Virginia Militia based in Gloucester, VA at Ware Camp to Colonel Crump (Charles A.) dated November 21, 1861.  Seawell discusses the relative quiet in the area, no report of slaves escaping, and writes to ask for more instruction regarding the mustering of additionall officers and troops.  He also relates that he has instructed his men off duty to act as policemen in order to arrest run away negroes and also to force work upon...
Dates: 1861 November 26

William Henry DeBell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D35
Scope and Contents Papers of William Henry DeBell, teacher in Staunton, Va. and Fairfax County, Va.; and deputy superintendent of schools in San Francisco, Calif., 1914-1931. Includes congratulatory letters and testimonials upon his retirement in 1931. Also includes correspondence, 1928-1930, of Mrs. William H. DeBell [Lucy Brockenborough Daingerfield DeBell] concerning the Colonial Dames of America; genealogical material on the Daingerfield family; and a newpaper clipping concerning the diary of John...
Dates: 1821-1931

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World War, 1939-1945 155
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Recipes 26
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Gary Alonzo Barranger 113
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 102
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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 22
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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