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Thomas Wynne and James Custis Correspondence

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Young Family Photograph Album (Germany)

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Identifier: SC 01593
Scope and Contents Small-size tourist photo album with 50 b&w photographs, depicting various locations the Young family visited family on their travels through Germany and France. Includes images of the Rhine, as well as Strasbourg, Cologne, and Leipzig, where the Youngs visited relatives. Two images show a little girl in Cologne in front of a Christmas Tree and nine images are of the re-militarization of Cologne by Hitler's Reichswehr army in early March. In one image, a large Nazi flag is displayed by...
Dates: 1935-1936

Young Men’s Christian Association (Providence, R.I.) Journal

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Identifier: MS 00214
Scope and Contents Journal, 1881-1882, of the Young Men's Christian Association chapter located in Providence, Rhode Island. Includes a record of the daily activities that took place at the YMCA and includes occasional newspaper clippings glued into the journal. There are lists of activities and the number of people present, including prayer meetings, classes, and educational activities. Also includes information about the state of the club itself, such as membership levels, business meetings, and calls...
Dates: 1881-1882

Young Women's Club of Williamsburg Installation Program

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Identifier: SC 00971
Scope and Contents

Programs for Junior Class of Matthew Whaley School, "Don't Take My Penny," Friday, March 13, [1942], and Annual Installation Banquet of the Young Women's Club of Williamsburg, May 13, 1949.

Dates: 1949 May 3

Youngblood Family Diary

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Identifier: SC 00721
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1914, of the Youngblood family as they traveled from Red Deer Lake, Alberta, Canada, to Sandpoint, Idaho. The journey was taken in a horse drawn wagon and took from June to September of 1914. Topics include campsites, people that they met, goods purchased, and traveling through lands populated by Native Americans.

Dates: 1914

Y.W.C.A. Scrapbook, William & Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.033
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of the William & Mary YMCA. Contains clippings, photographs, fliers for the Blue Ridge area of Virginia and a news bulletin.

Dates: 1920-1929

Esther E. Zak Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.154
Scope and Contents

21 diaries, chronicling the daily life of Esther E. Zak (1914-2007) of Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, for the years 1973-1994. Author recorded daily chores, weather, health, activities such as letter writing, phone calls made and received, as well as outings like church visits, social visits, or shopping trips. There are also occasional comments on political events.

Dates: 1973-1994

Zanoni Store (Gloucester County, Va.) Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01614
Scope and Contents

Accounts were kept of the price of goods as well as payments by patrons. Ledger kept by the Zanoni Store in Zanoni, Gloucester County, Virginia. Items sold by the store include calico, sail cloth, thread, and clothing. They also sold food items such as eggs, cakes, fruit, and many other food staples as well as household tools and supplies like nails, oil, and shingles. Tobacco and whiskey were also sold to various residents who purchased from the store.

Dates: 1884-1888

Anton Zeithammel Vietnam War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00021
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of over 50 letters written by Corporal Anton "Tony" Zeithammel of the 3rd Marine Division while serving in Vietnam. The letters are addressed to his parents in Battle Creek, Michigan, and concern day-to-day military activities and news from home. Most of the original envelopes have been preserved.

Dates: 1968-1969

Zig to Nett Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01506
Scope and Contents

Letter about life in the army and a minor operation with a difficult healing process.

Dates: 1945 June 8

Natalie and Joseph Tran Van Zung Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.104
Dates: circa 1970-1985

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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
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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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