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Gustavus W. T. Wright Letter

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.185
Scope and Contents February 22, 1904 letter written by Wright to Henry Dearborn "Student at Law" in Washington. He describes not taking the time to write his parents as he's been engaged in amusements such as dancing parties. He describes the local girls as "very free, easy and interesting in their manners but few of them are even tolerably handsome."  Wright names several local women, including Jane Russell, Sally Carter, and a Miss Cary.  He states he is boarding with a Mrs. Maupin and...
Dates: 1804 February 22

John Womack Wright Collection of Maps

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W93
Scope and Contents Printed maps, circa 1675-1918, collected by Col. John Womack Wright pertaining to his interest in military events in Europe chiefly in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The collection primarily concerns the cartography of areas in France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, and Italy. The collection includes examples of the work of Willem Janszoon Blaeu, Guillaume de L'Isle, Johann Baptist Homann, Tobias Conrad Lotter, Placide de Saint Helene, John Senex, George Mattheus Seutter the Older; and...
Dates: circa 1675-1918

John Womack Wright Collection of military artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.056
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 68 buttons, 2 belt buckles, and 2 cockades taken from Spanish prisoners of war or from sunken ships off of Cuba. It also contains a commemorative medal from the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.

Dates: 1893; before 1899

Beatrice Jeanne Wright Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01565
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Beatrice Jeanne Wright while en route from San Francisco, California to Guam, with a three day stop in Hawaii, in the Fall of 1948. Wright records her experiences of her journey on board the USS General H. W. Butner (AP-113), the people she met and interacted with, her time in Hawaii while en route, and her daily life once she arrived in Guam. Wright's work in Guam was in the capacity of a U.S. Government civil service employee. She spends a great deal of time detailing...
Dates: 1948-1949

Writing Awards Winners Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 69
Scope and Contents The Writing Awards Winners collection consists of winning entries from four writing awards: The Goronwy Owen Poetry Prize, the Glenwood Clark Fiction Prize, the Tiberius Gacchus Jones Literary Prize, and the Howard Scammon Drama Prize. Acc. 1984.039 and Acc. 1985.042 are housed in the same box. 1984 winners: Ali, Daud - Goronwy Owen Poetry Prize Rabimowitz, Blanche - Howard Scammon Drama Prize Walters, Neal L. - Glenwood Clark Fiction Prize;...
Dates: 1984-1985

W.T. Early Letter

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Identifier: SC 00326
Scope and Contents A letter from W.T. Early, Charlottesville, Virginia to S.D. Cabiness. He describes the mood in Virginia following the Confederate victories. He believes the "Pan Handle" of the state, with its northern leanings, will be cut off from the state with a thorough chastisement. He describes Virginia troops and officers ("Virginia will be the scene of great events, the...theatre of noble deeds..."). His son attends military school at Lexington Institute. He wishes his son to raise a company in the...
Dates: 1861 June 18

Agnes Wullenwaber Diary

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Identifier: SC 01117
Scope and Contents

Five-Year diary, 1938-1942 of an Agnes Wullenwaber of Illinois. Brief daily entries describe the daily life of the author, including chores, work, and social life. The author also comments on the hardships of the Great Depression and the beginnings of World War II.

For more detailed description, see the link below.

Dates: 1938-1942

Mark Wurzbacher Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.010
Scope and Contents This collection includes audio recordings and a paper by Mark Wurzbacher, related to student political activities circa 1969. The paper is entitled "A Comparative Study on the Origin and Development of Political Beliefs and Attitudes in Student Liberal Activists and Student Conservatives (using samples from the Students for Liberal Action and the Young Americans for Freedom at the College of William and Mary in Virginia)" and was written for Sociology 402.  The groups referenced in the paper...
Dates: 1969

Asa John Wyatt Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D22
Scope and Contents

Civil War diary of a soldier of the Army of Northern Virginia, 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I. The content spans June 19, 1861 through July 29, 1862, the latter as part of Jackson's Valley Campaign. The diary includes information concerning the Battle of Kernstown, although Wyatt was not a participant. A typescript is included.

Dates: 1861-1862

Robert Baker Wynne Papers

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Identifier: MS 00250
Content Description Correspondence, artwork, drawings, and notes of Robert Baker Wynne, professor of English at North Carolina State University. Through his poetry writings, Wynne developed and maintained a correspondence relationship with a number well known writers of the 1920's and 30's, including Gertrude Stein and Eudora Welty, of which there is correspondence in this collection between Wynne and them. Wynne was also an avid gardener and some of his affinity of flowers and development of hybrid species...
Dates: 1920-1965

Thomas Wynne and James Custis Correspondence

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Identifier: SC 01535
Scope and Contents Four letters to and from Thomas Wynne. The first letter from 1856, from Wynne, concerns a friend's volumes of literature and periodicals such as the "London Literary Gazette" that he is trying to sell to a library. The three letters between Wynne and Custis concern a piece of land being sold for $3,000. Wynne asks Custis to release a loan and Wynne will "give a note for the amount...payable at 6 months" or Wynne will have to have the property sold at auction to "pay the mortgage." Custis...
Dates: 1856; 1868

Thomas G. Wynne Papers

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Identifier: MS 00041
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, sermons, financial records and other material pertaining to Thomas G. Wynne of James City County Virginia. Wynne graduated from William & Mary as the valedictorian in 1854, and a copy of his valedictory speech is included in the collection along with his diploma. After graduation, Wynne taught in the James City County schools, and a sample report card from the 1880s can be found in the collection. Also included in the collection is Wynne's William &...
Dates: circa 1853-1891

Wynway Hall Guest Register

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.082
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a guest register from Wynway Hall, a guest house located in Williamsburg, Virginia. The register contains the names and addresses of those that stayedid at the guest house.

Dates: circa 1946-1962

Wythe County Election Materials

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Identifier: SC 01383
Content Description

An election ticket, a note from the Mayor's office, and a petition all relating to election activities in Wythe County, Virginia for 1886 and 1997.

Dates: 1886-1887

George Wythe Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W99
Scope and Contents Copies of letters, 1781-1783, from George Wythe, Williamsburg, Va. , one to John Adams and another to Thomas Jefferson concerning the use of the College of William and Mary as a hospital. Also includes a magazine article about Wythe; newspaper copy of William Munford's oration at Wythe's funeral; correspondence, 1921, of Robert M. Hughes concerning a monument for Wythe's grave; a form book of Peter Tinsley, clerk of the High Court of Chancery which gives "Forms of Injunctions," Forms of...
Dates: 1779-1927

George Wythe Papers

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Identifier: SC 00600
Scope and Contents Manuscript in the hand of and signed by George Wythe, giving legal advice to the recipient who purchased land from John Twitty, the title which could be subject to the payment of a judgment recovered by the King against Twitty in a case before the General Court.  If John Twitty will not recant the bonds for payment of the purchase money, Wythe advises the recipient not to pay the money until the suit is ended or until he can be assured he will not be evicted. October 13, 1774....
Dates: 1774 October 13, 1801 January 26

Yancey Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 00601
Scope and Contents Papers of the Yancey family of Woodville, Rappahannock County, Va. and Culpeper County, Va. Includes letters, 1844-1873 and accounts, chiefly 1834-1853. Concerns John W. Yancey, William T. Yancey, James P. Yancey and the estate of Major Yancey. There is a letter, 1844, of Charles Yancey of Tennessee concerning his administration of the Craven estate. The Craven will designated the New York Colonization Society as the legatee, but the will was broken. This collection also contains material...
Dates: 1791-1873

William David Yancey Mathematics Certificate

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Identifier: UA 5.105
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a certificate of William David Yancey reading that he has "passed Examinations in the Introductory Class of Mathematics." The certificate was signed on June 24, 1896 by Professor Thomas Jefferson Stubbs, Secretary of the Faculty at the College of William and Mary.

Dates: 1896 June 24

Charlton Yarnall Travel Journal

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.133
Scope and Contents Bound journal, March 7- June 9, 1922, kept by Charlton Yarnall,  describing his family's vacation travel from Philadelphia to Algeria, Italy, France and England. The typed journal, 88 pp., includes pictures and postcards. Family members mentioned in the journal are his wife Anna Coxe and his daughter Agnes, age 17. The family arrives in Algiers via Madeira and Spain on March 21. Yarnall describes his impressions of places visited and sights seen such as the Ancient Mosquie of...
Dates: 1922

Ye Olde Summer Band School Records

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Identifier: UA 326
Scope and Contents

This collection contains fliers for the College of William and Mary's Ye Olde Summer Band School for junior and senior high school students interested in music.

Dates: 1953-1976

Yeaman and Walker Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.542
Scope and Contents The Yeaman and Walker Family Collection consists mainly of correspondence and financial records of the Yeaman and Walker families, mostly relating to tobacco farming in Virginia between 1840 and 1910.  The predominant locations are Pittsylvania County, Botetourt County, Charlotte County, Lynchburg, and Danville. Letters demonstrate economic stress after the Civil War, particularly as it relates to crop and livestock prices. Other topics discussed include sickness and deaths of children and...
Dates: 1836-1937; Majority of material found in 1850-1910

Samuel H. Yonge Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 Y8
Scope and Contents Papers, 1890-1935, of Samuel Humphreys Yonge. Yonge was an army engineer who worked on flood control projects and navigational improvements. Yonge was interested in excavations at Jamestown and Williamsburg, Va. and in archaeological projects throughout Virginia. Included is correspondence; early twentieth century photographs of ruins and excavations at Jamestown; notebooks of land patent abstracts and other notes concerning Jamestown; and printed material. The collection also includes an...
Dates: 1890-1935

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Yorktown Branch Records

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Identifier: Mss. 72 A57
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of the Yorktown Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA). Included in the collection are minutes, correspondence, treasurer's records, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1921-2013; Majority of material found in 1975-2005

Yorktown Campaign Report

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Identifier: SC 00657
Scope and Contents

Report of Captain Jason R. Hanna, Co. C, 63rd Pennsylvania Vol. to Lt. Col. A. S. M. Morgan concerning operations on April 11, 1862, to take possession of rifle pits on north and west fronts of a peach orchard relieving the 5th Michigan Volunteers. This report describes a diagram (not present).

Dates: 1862 April 15

Yorktown Preservation Society Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.081
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes and agendas from board meetings, newsletters, bylaws, and event flyers as well as other material of the Yorktown Preservation Society from 2013-2015. Also included is a copy of the Yorktown Day Celebration program from 2014 and photographs of the Yorktown Preservation Society booth during the French sailing ship Hermione visit in June 2015.

Dates: 2013-2015; Majority of material found in 2013-2015

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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 29
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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
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
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Virginia State Senate 9
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 9
Camp Peary (Va.) 8
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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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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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