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George Bouton Letter to Mollie Bouton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00617
Scope and Contents

Letter from Captain George Bouton to his seven-year-old daughter Mollie from Yorktown, Virginia during the American Civil War. He describes the condition of Yorktown as "an old and dilapidated town", General Daniel Harvey Hill as a commander, describing some of the local families in Yorktown including the Fry family, and having a "free Negro from Madison County for a servant, a very indifferent cook & indifferent servant [in] everyday."

Dates: 1861 July 21

Frederick S. Boutwell Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00879
Scope and Contents Diary of a teenage boy living near rural Scottsville, New York. He writes every day with a sentence or two about his and his family’s activities. He lives on a farm and his mother is a substitute teacher. He is interested in cartooning and hand drawn figures and cartoons are interspersed in the diary. His siblings are Delos and Lewis, both older than he is. Selections from the diary: The diary begins on January 1: “Played with Joe Harrymon. Costed down the barn hill....
Dates: 1925

Thomas Russell Bowden Letter

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.119
Scope and Contents

Letter written by Thomas Russell Bowden to the editor of New England Magazine on May 16, 1892 in response to an article published in December 1891 as to "Why the South was defeated in the Civil War."  Bowden requests the opportunity to submit a written response to the article and includes his thoughts regarding the South and specifically Virginia as well as his longstanding familial ties to both the state, Williamsburg, and the College of William and Mary.

Dates: 1892 May 16

George Bowen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B67
Scope and Contents

Letters concerning business written to George Bowen, merchant of Newport, R. I., including letters from James Fisher, Richmond, Va.; J.S. Bailey, Charleston, S. C.; and Jonathan Bowen.

Dates: 1829-1857

Mary S. Bowen and Edward M. Blackwell Wedding Invitation

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Identifier: SC 00191
Scope and Contents

Wedding invitation to the marriage between Mary S. Bowen and Edward Maurice Blackburn at the Baptist Church in Rockland, Virginia.  April 21, 1897.

Dates: 1897

Bowles Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B68
Scope and Contents

Papers (mostly correspondence) of members of the Bowles family of Goochland County, Va. Includes correspondence of Matthew W. Webber of Shelby County, Tenn. with John L. Bowles and of William B. Webber as well as Civil War letters of Jesse R. Bowles (serving with the 55th Virginia Infantry Regiment near Petersburg), James V. Bowles (Chaffin's Farm, Henrico County, Va.) and John F. Bowles.

Dates: 1827-1870

Arthur and Hazel Bowley Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01434
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, 1923-1931, of Arthur and Hazel Bowley of Litchfield, Mass. Entries are often brief and discuss the weather and the events of the day. The publisher included safety hints to drivers, business forms, populations of cities and states, postal rates, a chart of weights and measures, a table of wages, various maps, insurance records, radio records, and account tables in the diary, which the authors utilized occasionally. Arthur Bowley's short entries record his travels all over...
Dates: 1923-1931

Boy Scout Materials, Roanoke, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01378
Content Description

A 1936 Boy Scout diary belonging to Basil Roebuck and First and Second Class scout sheets, along with a membership card that belonged to Stephen Sanders from 1949-1953. Additionally there are Boy Scout pamphlets and a photograph of a mill.

Dates: 1936-1953

Boy Scout Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00823
Scope and Contents Photo album kept by a Boy Scout 'Brownie' in 1953-1954. He documented his troup's trip to Washington, DC and to a plantation in Virginia. The trip was awarded to the winners of a Boy Scouts "E.R.C. Camporee" in 1953. He also took photos during a trip to 'Camp Glen Gray'; a family vacation at 'Lake Valhala'; and an 'educational trip' to New York City with a friend, 1954.Most photos are numbered and content is labeled on pages inserted into the album. Photos on the last few pages...
Dates: 1953-1954

Boy Scouts of American Troop 1 (Congers, NY) Patrol Leader's Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00732
Scope and Contents

Patrol Leader's Record Book (Boy Scouts of America Catalogue No. 3496), 32 pages, of Troop 1, Congers, New York (State). for the year 1926. Recorded are the names of  patrol leaders (Arthur Niemeyer, Bernhard Kolb) and other officers of the "Raven Patrol."  There are also individual records detailing the scout history of the troop members, and monthly listing of members and their dues.

Dates: 1926

Ada E. Boyle Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01572
Scope and Contents

46 page photograph album containing 132 black and white photographs and seven cyanotypes mounted on black construction paper. Some names are captioned within this album. The photographs depict friends posing with various props and in multiple poses indicated that perhaps, Ada Boyle was herself the photographer. The photographs also feature many women posing in a jovial manner as well as men playing ice hockey on a frozen pond.

Dates: circa 1905

Bozarth and Warburton Journal

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Alu5
Scope and Contents

Journal of Bozarth and Warburton, merchants and lumbermen, Williamsburg, Va., 1907-1910, including the accounts of Bozarth and Savage, 1909.

Dates: 1907-1910

Bozarth and Warburton Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Alu4 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1898-1908, of Bozarth and Warburton, merchants and lumbermen of Williamsburg, Va. which includes the accounts of a potato brokerage (a business of William A. Bozarth and [?] Savage); and a lumber account, 1901, with the College of William and Mary).

Dates: 1898-1910

Bozarth Brothers Account Book, 1905-1908

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Alu2
Scope and Contents

Invoice book, 1905-1908, of Bozarth Brothers, hardware merchants and lumbermen, Williamsburg, Va. including inventories of stock and orders for lumber.

Dates: 1905-1908

Bozarth Brothers Account Book, 1907-1913

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Alu3
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1907-1913, of Bozarth Brothers, hardware merchants and lumbermen, Williamsburg, Va. including mill and lumber accounts, hardware store accounts, inventories of stock and accounts as potato brokers; also including lumber account, 1909, with Eastern State hospital.

Dates: 1907-1913

Bozarth Brothers Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame7
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1912-1913, of Bozarth Brothers, merchants, of Williamsburg, Va.

Dates: 1912-1913

Bozarth Brothers Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame8
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1913-1916, of Bozarth Brothers, merchants, of Williamsburg, Va., including accounts with the College of William and Mary and with Eastern State Hospital.

Dates: 1913-1916

Bozarth Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.13
Scope and Contents Business and family papers of the Bozarth family. Acc. 2003.13 Scrapbook of Mary Hockaday Bozarth, Worthy Grand Matron of the Virginia Order of the Eastern Star with a list of Matrons and Patrons from 1941 to 1942 and certificates of membership for members of the Pocahontas Chapter 103 located in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1941.  Other related items in the collection is a photograph of Eastern Star women on the way to Bermuda and the Proceedings of the Grand Chapter...
Dates: 1931-1985; Majority of material found in 1931-1962

John N. Bozarth Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.45-
Scope and Contents

Nine account books of John Bozarth, 1925-1932.

December 5, 1930 to November 11, 1931:  Includes Hartford Fire Insurance policy for Mary C. Taylor and Lois S. Nixon, Indemnity Insurance policy for John N. Bozarth and banking information.

Dates: 1925-1932

William A. Bozarth Account Book 1

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Alu1
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1910, of William A. Bozarth, lumberman, Williamsburg, Va., including an account, 1910, with the College of William and Mary for a roof and for delivery of coal.

Dates: 1910

B.R. Linkous Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00290
Scope and Contents

B.R. Linkous, Lt.(?) Colonel Commanding, 36th Virginia Regiment, Camp near Charleston, W. Va., to Colonel John McCausland, Commanding 4th Brigade. Reports on the 36th Virginia Regiment's march from Camp Dickinson to Charleston.



Dates: 1862 September 18

John Bracken Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.090
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents. One is dated August 13, 1791 and signed by John Bracken. It is an agreement among William Griffin of King and Queen County, Corbin Griffin of York County, Cyris and Samuel Griffin of Williamsburg, and Richard Adams of Richmond. Bracken is mentioned twice in the document. The other document is dated October 26, 1792 and appears to be related to the first. Written and signed by Bracken, the document serves as a receipt of transfer/sale of stock and...
Dates: 1791-1792

Alfred E. Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.59
Scope and Contents The collection of Alfred E. Bradley largely concerns his service, first as Military Observer and then as First Chief Surgeon, with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in England and France between 1916 and 1918. The bulk of the collection consists of papers and documents covering the period May 1916 through June 1918 and concerns Bradley's service in Europe during World War I. The collection includes correspondence and documents mainly relating to  Bradley's official capacity as Military...
Dates: 1864-1922; Majority of material found in May 1916-June 1918

George Y. Bradley Notebook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Nr7
Scope and Contents

Notebook, 1889, entitled, "Pastoral Duties" by Geo[rge] Y. Bradley, from the lectures of F. H. Kerfoot.

Dates: 1889

Bradney Griffin Letter

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Identifier: SC 00031
Scope and Contents

The letter from Bradney Griffin, South Mills, N.C., to an unknown recipient is entitled "Escape of 80 Confederate Officers. Their Pursuit by the Mounted Rifles. A Six Day's Scout. Capture of Horses, Mules. Griffin discusses the escape of the soldiers who were being marched to Fort Delaware and describes the recovery efforts over the ensuing days. Negative and positive photostats.

Dates: 1863 June 28

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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
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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