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Richard A. Wise Letters, 1861, 1880

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.095
Scope and Contents

The Jan. 9, 1861 letter was written to his father, Henry. Wise mentions the organization of students into a military company under "Old Buck" (President Benjamin S. Ewell) and describes both the uniform and the arms. He also mentions that mail delivery service between Williamsburg and Norfolk has been changed.

His Aug. 26, 1880 letter is to the Board of Visitors, resigning his position as professor of chemistry.

Dates: 1861, 1880

Wissler-Mayer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.223
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1830s-1950s, of the Wissler, Mayer, and Erb families of Grottoes and Columbia Furnace, Virginia, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Included are photographs, an autograph album, a manuscript cookbook, receipts, two ledgers, a Bible and hymn book, a Wissler family record for the descendants of William Franklin Wissler and Elizabeth Mayer (m. 1890), and correspondence.

For a more detailed description see finding aid link below.

Dates: 1835-1952

George Withers World War II Posters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.272
Scope and Contents

Posters featuring works illustrated by George Withers while an artist at the European Theater of Operations in Paris, France during World War II. Includes the first page of a letter home to his wife Virginia, Victory in Europe (V-E) Day in Paris, liberated Paris in the summer of 1945, and the Cirque de Paris. There are also two commercial illustrations by George Withers which include a movie poster and a drawing of Walt Whitman's birthplace on Long Island.

Dates: 1944-1946 and undated

WM: Wizards & Muggles Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.007
Scope and Contents

WM: Wizards and Muggles is a student club for fans of the Harry Potter books and films.

The items in this collection include a Quidditch Cup (2006), an introductory letter from the Head of House for Gryffindor (sealed with a wax seal), a flyer for the Harry Potter Party (co-sponsored with Alma Mater Productions) and a t-shirt.

The WM: Wizards and Muggles webpage has also been archived.

Dates: 2005-2006, 2018

L. J. Wolfgram Letters to Hazel Tavares Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00061
Scope and Contents

Letters from Lyle J. Wolfgram to Hazel Tavares from 1943-1945.  Wolfgram served in World War II as rank Pharmacist Mate Third Class with the United States Marines, Medical Field Service, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines. The 3rd Battalion of the 3rd Marines formed in New River (Camp Lejeune), North Carolina and participated in the Battle of Bougainville and also saw heavy fighting on Guam.

Dates: 1943-1945, and undated

Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Ft. Smith, Arkansas) Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.780
Scope and Contents

Minutes, financial ledgers, correspondence, printed material, and religious ephemera, 1882-1960, relating to a chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, from the home of Grace Shipley Collins.

Dates: 1882-1960

Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Moira Chapter (Franklin Co., N.Y.) Minute Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.102
Scope and Contents Minute books of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Moira Chapter (Franklin Co., N.Y.) for the years 1905-1906, 1911-1912 and 1939-1944.The following information was provided by the seller and has not been verified for accuracy:"Recorded are meeting minutes, including details of Bible passages read, songs and hymns sung, readings from temperance and family related materials, food eaten, treasury updates, details of charitable contributions both monetary and of...
Dates: 1905-1912, 1939-1944

Woman's Club of Williamsburg records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00378
Scope and Contents

The collection contains scrapbooks, yearbooks, photographs, minutes and correspondence showing the activities, projects, causes and meetings of the Woman's Club of Williamsburg.  The Woman's Club was founded to mostly help local schools.

Dates: 1915-2014

Women Students' Cooperative Government Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.044
Scope and Contents The collection includes meeting minutes, decisions, handbooks, announcements, constitutions, Women's Dorm Association Handbooks, The W&M Woman, A Handbook for Women Students published by the Women's Activities Council for 1966/67, and other related material. One volume of minutes of meetings of the WSCGA Judicial Council for 1935-1949 (Acc. 1982.057), which would otherwise have been restricted, had the names of individuals excised to protect their privacy while still making...
Dates: 1921-1972

Women's Army Corps Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00064
Scope and Contents Photograph album containing 196 pictures of women in the Women's Army Corps (WAC).  Some of the photographs are labeled, but most contain no means of identification of the persons photographed.  One photograph, featuring women marching with gas masks, is a photograph that was widely distributed during and after World War II.  Many of the photographs feature women in uniforms, marching in formation, and life in the women's barracks. There are also women enjoying liberty at beach locations, on...
Dates: 1943-1945

Women's Athletic Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 83
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three minute books of the Women's Athletic Association at the College of William and Mary covering 1923-1937, 1937-1958, and 1960-1962. The books also contain several constitutions.

Dates: 1923-1962; Majority of material found in 1923-1962

Women's Athletics Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA 132
Scope and Contents

This collection includes three scrapbooks of various sizes and one envelope containing news clippings about women's sports at William and Mary. One of the scrapbooks documents the U.S. Field Hockey Association Tournament held on campus in November, 1940. Another contains a folder about "Physical Education -- Teaching as a Profession."

Dates: 1923-1940

Women's Basketball records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 181.7
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of programs, media guides, schedules, rosters, ephemera and other material related to the women's basketball team of the College of William and Mary from the years 1939-2020. The bulk of the material pertains to the years after 1991 and consists mainly of programs and media guides which are arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1939-2014

Women's Christian Association Minute Book  (Richmond, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi6
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1894-1897, of the Board of Directors of the Women's Christian Association, Richmond, Virginia. The volume includes loose papers.

Woman's Christian Association Minute Book

Dates: 1894-1897

Women's Forum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 324
Scope and Contents

This collection contains fliers and newsletters from the Women's Forum at the College of William and Mary.  The Women's Forum met to discuss issues such as women's rights and equality.  Included in the collection are fliers for meetings of the Women's Forum, and copies of the Women's Equality Newsletter from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1970-1988

Women's Network Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 325
Scope and Contents This collection contains fliers for Women's Network meetings, as well as record material compiled and collected by Professor Katherine "Kitty" Preston. Some of Dr. Preston's files cover the time when the Women's Network was named the Women's Caucus. The files largely include communications among Women's Network Executive Committee members, event programming, research and information on women's issues on campus, and Executive Committee meeting minutes. Collection includes digital files; at...
Dates: 1986-2013, 2015-2019

Women's Volleyball records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 181.19
Content Description

The Women's volleyball records contain photographs, slides, print and audio-visual materials documenting the players, coaches and events from William & Mary's Women's Volleyball team. Items include one poster from the 2016 William & Mary Women's Volleyball Team featuring photographs of athletes and numerous signatures from the players. The poster also includes details of upcoming games. Photographs and slides illustrate volleyball players participating in practices and games.

Dates: 1976-2008

Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W85
Scope and Contents

Dated 1806-1878. Business and legal papers of John H. Wood, constable of Louisa County, VA. Included are a receipt for $0.76 which he paid for 138 acres of land, that being taxes due; the papers of William J., David, and Charles W. Wood; and papers of Charles Vest, Albemarle County. Also contains personal letters with economic and political comments.

Dates: 1806-1878

Wood-Waller Typescripts

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01236
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of letters; 1745-1754, from Henry Wood to Benjamin Waller. Concerns death of Joshua Fry. Letters are in verse form. Letters mention Williamsburg, VA. 12 items.

Dates: circa 1951

Dudley Woodbridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 W85
Scope and Contents

Speeches and newspaper clippings relating to the career of Dudley Warner Woodbridge, who was professor, 1927-1966, and Dean of the Law school at the College of William and Mary. Also includes photographs and letters written to him on the occasion of his retirement.

Dates: 1897-1969

Woodbridge Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.09
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the Woodbridge and Mendenhall Families including materials of Julia Woodbridge Oxrieder, folklorist and author; her brother, Hensley Woodbridge, a bibliographer of Latin American literature; and their parents, Dean of the College of William and Mary Law School,  Dudley Woodbridge and his wife. Some material relates to Williamsburg, Virginia. The collection includes diaries, scrapbooks, photographs and other materials.

Dates: 1927-2001

Archibald Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W87
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings. Correspondents include Levi Barber, Daniel Call, Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey and John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson and Thomas Wilson. Subjects dealt with in the collection include banking, cholera, the Cumberland Road,...
Dates: 1777-1846; Majority of material found in 1783-1846

Edgar Woods Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nr5
Scope and Contents

Notes, 1851-1871, of Edgar Woods, Charlottesville, Virginiaa., on sermons, funerals, and religious matters.

Dates: 1851-1871

Richard Woods Letters to Sally Samson Woods

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00223
Content Description Collection contains 57 handwritten letters from Richard Dale Woods to his girlfriend and later wife Sally Rose Collins Samson Woods from 1964-1967. During this time, Woods served as a Boiler Technician Petty Officer Second Class in the United States Navy on board the USS Holder (DD-819), a Gearing Class Destroyer, and the USS Magoffin (APA-199). Woods used his middle name, Dale, as his signature. The letters primarily concern Dale’s desire to reunite with Sally and her young son, Rod (from...
Dates: 1964-1967

Bettie Ann Woodson West Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap41
Scope and Contents

Carbon typescript of a journal, 1802-1803, kept by Bettie Ann Woodson West, wife of Claiborne West, Planters Town, Buckingham County, Va.

Dates: 1802-1803

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Barranger & Company, Inc. 31
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 30
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 29
Office of the President 27
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 26
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
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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
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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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