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Kenneth Brady Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01331
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1951-1953, written by Kenneth Brady to Mary Brady, his mother, during his service in the Korean War. He serves at Ft. Bragg, Camp Drum, Ft. Hood, Ft. Eustis, and finally Sokcho, Gangwon-do Province, South Korea, as part of the Transportation Corps of the 8th Army.

Dates: 1951-1953

Brafferton Estate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents relating to the Brafferton Estate as it impacted the College of William and Mary such as accounts, decrees, correspondence, biographical material on Robert Boyle, 20th century material on the search for information about the Brafferton Estate, and other material. The collection includes both original documents and copies of documents. There is also material related to the Brafferton Estate and the early history of the College of William and Mary...
Dates: 1691-1935

Brafferton School quilt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01841
Content Description "The Brafferton School" quilt was created by Denise Walters of the Nottoway Tribe of Virginia in May 2022. The quilt was created to commemorate the history of the Brafferton Indian School at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. The school was constructed in 1723 and students from many local Virginia tribes, including the Nottoway, attended the Brafferton before and after the construction of the building. Indigenous tribes were required to pay a tax to the local government but by...
Dates: 2022 May

Mabel D. Bragdon Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00862
Scope and Contents

Mabel D. Bragdon kept a travel journal when she visited various cities in Europe including Vienna, Austria, Nuremberg, Germany, Paris, France, and Canterbury, England from October 14, 1906 to November 20, 1906. The journal concludes with Bragdon's voyage home to Boston, Massachusetts and is 77 pages in length. For a more detailed description, see folder link below.

Dates: 1906

Christopher Bram Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 99 B73
Scope and Contents The Christopher Bram papers largely encompass Bram's career as a novelist and writer but also include personal papers, audiovisual material, and artifacts. The first 12 series comprise materials relating to each of the major book length works Bram has produced during his career. Series 1 contains materials relating to Bram's first novel, which remains unpublished. Subsequent series are organized chronologically by publication date. Series 13 and 14 contain Bram's shorter works, including...
Dates: 1968-2014; Majority of material found in 1975-2000

Robert R. Bramlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.306
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of letters from B.R. Bramlett to his wife and from his wife to B.R Bramlett, written while on active duty with the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, 1966-1967. He was stationed originally as Military Police in Phu Bai, Vietnam, then as Brig Warden in Da Nang, and finally as a Senior Instructor for the 3rd Battalion Force Logistics Command.   A majority of his correspondence occured while he was Brig Warden. Topics include everyday concerns for his...
Dates: 1966-1967

Branch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00198
Scope and Contents Calling card invitation headed "High Street M.E. Church" in Petersburg, Virginia with engraved names, John P. Branch and Mary Louisa M. Kerr, for Tuesday May 12th, no year. Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. John Kerr Branch for "the pleasure of your company" on the "tenth of February" at One West Franklin Street [Richmond, Virginia].  October 19, 1907 letter from Philip F. Brown, manager of "The Chesterfield" apartments in Richmond, Virginia to John P. Branch about a $31.29 debt owed by Branch...
Dates: 1907 October 19, undated

Victor M. Randolph Branch Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1946.375
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1860-1876, kept by Randolph Branch of Richmond,VA. Scrapbook has several pieces of original wallpaper, a collection of silhouettes, newspaper clippings - particularly poetry by women, a street map of Bonair, a section of Richmond, Virginia and a patent for an "Improvement in Churns" with diagrams and drawings. Acquired: 10/17/1946

Dates: 1860-1876

C. E. Branscome Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.120
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of mathematical teaching materials and genealogical material created by C.E. Branscome, and a letter from C. E. Branscome to "Librarian."

Dates: 1958, 1960

Braun-Jung Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00276
Scope and Contents Collection of letters and documents of the Braun and Jung families from the 19th and 20th centuries. The earliest documents are a prenuptial agreement, dowry agreement, and will from the middle 1800's (photocopies). The documents are in German, but an English translation accompanies most items. The collection includes a "Familien Stammbuch" or family genealogy book along with two ancestry passports for Gunter Braun and Ernst Jung. They were used to prove familial background in Nazi Germany....
Dates: circa 1850-2018

Carter Braxton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00197
Scope and Contents Receipt for land transfer from John R. Taylor to Carter Braxton, September 23, 1833.  Ledger balance receipt for a day ledger. Obituary of Carter Braxton's son, Phillip Ludwell Braxton, [1835]. Handwritten eulogy entitled "Thoughts on the death of dear Ludwell" written by either Carter Braxton or his wife. Account by Carter Braxton of the sale of Mr. Robertson's estate, Providence, in Middlesex County, Virginia, 1837. Names of purchasers includeThomas Harrow, Benjamin Temple, George D. Pace,...
Dates: 1833, 1835, 1837, 1922

Carter Braxton ledger, 1932-1844

 Collection — Container: Bound Volume
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap3 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1832-1844, of Carter Braxton, "Brandon," [King William Co.?] Va.

Dates: 1832-1844

Carter Braxton Letter to Allen and Montgomery

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00478
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1788 September 12, Carter Braxton, n.p., to [Timothea ?] Allen & [Alexander?] Montgomery and Gentleman Auditors, [Richmond, Va.]. Concerns his lawsuit against Robert Morris. 1 p. ; 24 1/2 cm.

Dates: 1788 September 12

Carter Braxton Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00645
Scope and Contents

Receipt, 1770, signed by Carter Braxton for land sold belonging to the estate of George Carter.

Dates: 1770 May 2

Benjamin Bray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.35
Scope and Contents

One box plus oversize diploma of Benjamin Bray, William and Mary class of 1949.  He was a Common Glory actor, poet, playwright, teacher and social worker. Papers consist mostly of his poetical writings plus one play written with his brother James.

Dates: 1950-1999; Majority of material found in 1985-1995

Bray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst B73
Scope and Contents

Negative photostats of papers, 1730-1817, of the Bray Associates, a division of the Society of the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, which was instrumental in providing libraries for the churches in America and setting up schools for the Christian education of free and enslaved Black children.

Dates: 1730-1817

William Brayshaw Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1987.55
Scope and Contents

Photograph scrapbook by William Brayshaw.  Photographs include family photographs from locations all over the world.  Many photographs include chapels and churches, American Mission Schools and early photographs of the College of William and Mary and Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Dates: circa 1910-1939

Frances Breeze Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.003
Scope and Contents

Book and individual sheet music of musical scores, probably collected by Frances Breeze.  Scrapbooks created by Josephone Carey Stanton and possibly others. Roland Halstead's collection of ephemera from trips abroad and musical production programs and guides. Undetermined parts of the collection were given by Dianne Webb (via Frances Breeze) in memory of Manny and Harold Chapman. Includes a handwritten score by Harold Chapman.

Dates: 1890-1980

Brenda Lee Holloway Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 120, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01756
Content Description

One scrapbook bound in black pleather with a gold design of a woman and man on the front cover. Inside there are nine photographs, two are of Holloway, the rest are of her family and friends. Twenty-nine name cards are held in the back of the book, along with Holloway's last report card from George Wythe High School, and autographed messages from her classmates.

There is also a certificate of award for typewriting awarded to Brenda H. Baylor with the scrapbook.

Dates: 1974

Martha Carter Brent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.102
Scope and Contents The collection of Martha Carter Brent includes her scrapbook from her time as a student at the College of William and Mary as well as student handbooks (1925, 1926) and other College publications. She was commonly known as Mattie Carter as a student. The scrapbook includes news clippings, dance cards, photographs, and similar items documenting campus activities including athletics, dances, her sorority Phi Mu, other campus activities, as well as information about family and friends including...
Dates: 1922-1930; Majority of material found in 1927-1928

Brian W. Blouet papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01177
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from 1942-1984 of Prof. Brian W. Blouet regarding the biography he wrote "Halford MacKinder: A Biography" (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1987). Includes research papers, such as photocopied correspondence of H. MacKinder from the Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers at Princeton University Library. Also includes 6 photographs relating to MacKinder. The collection also includes a draft of the ninth edition of The Story of Malta.

Dates: 1942-1984

Alan V. Briceland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.172
Scope and Contents

This collection contains class schedules, syllabi, exams, and other material related to Alan V. Briceland while a student at the College of William and Mary from 1957-1961. Included in the papers are activity and meal cards, laundry lists, and material related to the Circle K club. The class material includes courses from the History, Government, English, Philosophy, and Education departments.

Dates: 1957-1961

Brick Meeting House (Cecil City, Md.) Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01035
Scope and Contents Journal, 1846-1855 of a merchant in or near the Brick Meetinghouse in Cecil County, Maryland. The front page reads "Journal, G and N, Brick Meeting House." The Brick Meeting House in Cecil County was a Quaker church building and the connection to the entries in this volume has not been established.It seems like over time the journal was used for different purposes. The larger part is an account book for a trading and shipping business. Accounts are for sundries, wine, food...
Dates: 1846-1855

Thomas Bridgforth Copybook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00146
Scope and Contents

Mathematics copybook kept by Thomas Bridgforth in Lunenburg County, Virginia. Gives rules for solving various problems and examples of calculations. Book has been laminated and rebound.

Dates: 1808

Laura Bridgman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00199
Scope and Contents

Letter written in pencil in widely spaced block type letters by Laura Bridgman to Alexander.   She states that "Mrs. M. requested me to earnestly write you a note" and (Mrs. M., his mother) was "delighted to hear from you." Wishes him well and hopes he will return home soon.  December 1, 1857.

Dates: 1851 December 1

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Madison, James, 1749-1812 18
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William III, King of England, 1650-1702 16
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State Male Normal College of Virginia 15
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United States Congress 14
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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 13
University of Virginia 13
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Virginia House of Delegates 12
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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
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Virginia Institute of Marine Science 10
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Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 9
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