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William Stamps Cherry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01778
Content Description This is a collection of papers from William Stamps Cherry's visits to Africa around the end of the 19th century. Cherry was an American businessman, explorer, and writer involved in the Ivory trade. In these letters he mentions interacting with the native people, elephant hunting as well as ivory shipping, and the possibility of treaty negotiations. 35 letters in English and French, 13 business documents such as receipts, itemized lists, and a certificate of authenticity. Two...
Dates: March 1893 - April 11, 1902

William S. Miller Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af10
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1836-1852, of William S. Miller, farmer, of Elkton, Rockingham County, Va.

Dates: 1836-1852

William Short Music and Poetry Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00384
Content Description

Music and Poetry book dated September 16, 1817 with the signature of William Short.

Dates: 1817 September 16

William Smith Student Report

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.146
Scope and Contents "Two-monthly Report" on W&M student, William Smith. The documented is pre-printed with the title as quoted above and "William & Mary College." There is also a pre-printed statement, explaining the purpose of the form is to keep parents and guardians notified of a student's progress. It is signed by William Barton Rogers and addressed to Michael F. Keyser of Baltimore, Maryland, likely Smith's guardian. Rogers includes a handwritten note dated May 11, 1832. He acknowledges receiving...
Dates: 1832 May 6

William T. Buford Military Record

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00086
Scope and Contents Official Army records of William Tucker Buford's military service from his enlistment in 1941 to his dismissal from service in 1952 due to a guilty plea after being court martialed. Buford was an African American service member who served in World War II and quickly rose to the rank of First Lieutenant by 1949. In 1943 Buford also received a diploma for completing the engineer officer course at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Throughout his career, Buford served in multiple locations including...
Dates: 1941-1952

William T. Coulter Cartoon

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Identifier: UA 5.027
Scope and Contents

A cartoon, 5" by 8", drawn by William J. Coulter to accompany an article about the Virginia law regarding car window decals. The cartoon depicts a William and Mary car decal. The news story is also included.

Dates: 1984

William T. Leavell, Jr. Letter Copybook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp5
Scope and Contents

Letter copybook, 1883-1899, of William T. Leavell, Jr., Louisville, Ky. which includes both business and personal matters.

Dates: 1883-1899

William Tell English Translation

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Li3
Scope and Contents

Translation of William Tell, a drama, by Frederick Schiller. Translator unknown.

Dates: 1759-1805

William W. Hanawalt Postcard,

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00053
Scope and Contents

Jan. 1944 postcard written by William W. Hanawalt to his wife in Allentown, Pa., while Hanawalt was stationed at Camp Peary, Va.  The postcard states that "we are to get exceptionally good chow this week . . . this morning we had pork chops and for noon chow we had turkey and lots of it."  The front of the postcard is of the football stadium at "William and Mary College" in Williamsburg, Va.

Dates: 1944 January

William W. Valentine Manuscript Volumes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad196-MsV Ad198
Scope and Contents

Manuscript volumes, circa 1874, of William W. Valentine who gave public readings from literary works. Includes scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning his performances and commonplace book containing excerpts from literary works.

Dates: circa 1874-1875

William Waller Letter to Mr. Tazewell

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Identifier: SC 00591
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Waller, Williamsburg, [Virginia] to "Dear Sir" [Mr. Tazewell] about Tazewell's payment of a debt to Dr. Waller (father of William Waller) and on the Whigs who "have beaten us in the county election." He saw (Gaw Matt?) and "all were well with him on the river...depredation of moles, grasshoppers." April 29, 1848.

Dates: 1848 April 29

William Weeden Account books

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01839
Content Description

This collection contains two account books belonging to William Weeden dating from 1880 to 1900. Weeden was a resident of Williamsburg, Virginia and his ledgers include entries that feature the Williamsburg Baptist Church, Planters National Bank as well as William and Mary College. The ledgers are bound in cloth and feature ink writing on paper.

Dates: 1880-1900

William Wetmore Story Papers

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Identifier: SC 01076
Scope and Contents

Letters and poetry of the American sculptor, essayist, and poet, William Wetmore Story. Includes an 1846 poem entitled, "Plea for Peace,"; an 1851 reply to a request for an autograph of his father, Justice Joseph Story (1779-1845); and an 1894 letter giving his opinion on a book and enclosing the clipping of his poem, "In the Rain."

Dates: 1846-1894

William Wing Loring Letters

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Identifier: SC 00287
Dates: 1862 August 12-20

William Wood Crump Letters

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Identifier: SC 00101
Scope and Contents

Three letters written by William Wood Crump of Richmond to an unknown person. Each letter is specific to the purchase and breeding of horses.

Dates: 1847 March 28, April 12, April 20

William Woodville, Jr. Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00329
Scope and Contents

Letters from William Woodville, Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland written to his wife 'Nan' (Ann C. Schley Woodville) during the Civil War while serving as an aide to Brig. General Harry T. Hays, CSA. His letters describe camp life and military maneuvers mostly in Virginia, including the Peninsular Campaign. A marriage license of Woodville to Schley dated 1855 is also included. The collection contains original letters and typescripts of original letters.

Dates: 1855-1864

Williamsburg Chess Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01201
Scope and Contents

One ledger book of lists of members and attendance, with news clippings of events and member's obituaries.  Records on the first tournament in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1987-88, material on other tournaments, assessment of group, notes, names and addresses of members and correspondence.

Sidney B. Smith was secretary from May 1, 1986.  The name was changed from "Group" to "Club" in August 1993.

Dates: 1985-1994

Arthur George Williams Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.032
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two scrapbooks measuring 8.75" x 11". They contain birth certificates of Williams' children and other family information, letters to and from Arthur Williams, especially concerning his employment, and newspaper clippings about Williams and his family.

Dates: circa 1905-1935

Caroline Williams Papers

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Identifier: MS 00263
Scope and Contents

Papers of Caroline Williams relating to research and professional publications of Cairo in Egypt. Includes rough drafts of prepared papers, research material, and publications of her work in various journals.

Dates: 1980-2010

Charles Nash Williams Fraternity Certificate

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Identifier: UA 5.209
Scope and Contents

Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity certification in recognition of Williams' membership for 50 years.

Dates: 1950 March 1

Lloyd H. and Ruth Elizabeth Williams Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1998.21-2007.66-2015.146
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 1998.21: Papers, (bulk 1947-1959), of Lloyd Haynes Williams, photographer and journalist. The largest part of the collection is financial in nature. Includes newspaper clippings concerning Williams, including an obituary and editorial at his death. Includes papers of Mrs. E. E. Goodrich. Also includes notes on sailing, shipbuilding, fishing, oystering and crab industries. There are many notes concerning piracy and a manuscript by Williams called "Blackbeard's Account."...
Dates: 1917-2008 and undated; Majority of material found in 1947-1959

Richard Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00912
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1940s, of Richard Williams, an African-American soldier stationed in Alaska during World War II. Includes a diary, in which he describes the weather, fishing and other recreational activities, and his duties. There are photographs and postcards that have been glued into the diary, which depict the local post office covered in snow, the towns of Juneau and Sitka, as well as Williams and other people that he met. There are also loose photographs, which seem to have come out of...
Dates: circa 1940-1949

Williamsburg Area Bicyclists Records

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Identifier: MS 00258
Scope and Contents

Records, 1998-2014, of the Williamsburg Area Bicyclists. Primarily includes copies of their newsletter, The Flying Wheel. Newsletter includes news articles, meeting times and locations, advice for safe riding, schedule for group rides, and advertisments. Newsletters from later accessions interfiled chronologically.

Dates: 1998-2013

Williamsburg Area Biographical Sketches by William T. Bryant

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1988.29
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of biographical sketches, 1981-1984, of 142 citizens of the Williamsburg, Virginia area written by William "Bill" Bryant.  These profiles were originally published in the Williamsburg Advantage, a local tabloid shopper and were commissioned by Dr. Janet C. Kimbrough.

Includes an index and an introduction by Bill Bryant where he explains the beginnings of the profile series idea and how it was organized between him and the publisher.

Dates: 1981-1984

Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1997.09
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, programs, photographs and minutes of the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1961-2011; Majority of material found in 1975-1990

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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 154
World War, 1939-1945 154
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Minutes 133
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Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
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Women--Diaries 113
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 80
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College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff 75
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Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs 34
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 33
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Maps 31
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Recipes 26
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 246
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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 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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