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Adele Blow Chatfield-Taylor family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00338
Content Description

Correspondence belonging to Adele Blow Chatfield-Taylor and Wayne Chatfield Taylor; discusses Wayne's role with the American Red Cross in Europe; the couple's courtship, engagement, and marriage; business papers relating to Chicago Investors' Corp stock purchase; and family correspondence throughout most of the twentieth century.

Dates: Circa 1899-1977

Office of the Vice President for Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 97
Scope and Contents Acc. 2008.052 contains property files related to buildings owned or leased by William and Mary. Acc. 2010.253 contains correspondence, reports, and other office files from the Office of Administration from 1988 to 2006. The bulk of the files deal with various construction projects on campus, including Small Hall, Swem Library, Barrett Hall, and the School of Business. There are also budget files from both state and private funds. Acc. 2014.091 contains construction...
Dates: 1988-2006

AEOC Society Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi1
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1832-1837, of the AEOC, a society of Southern students at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. which bears a seal from the AEOC ring, a list of officers and a preamble.

Dates: 1832-1837

Affidavit of Burwell Bassett, William M. Moody, and Henry Enloe

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00185
Scope and Contents

Certification acknowledgment of Henry Edloe, Mayor of Williamsburg, for the foregoing affidavit of Burwell Bassett, signed by William M. Moody and Henry Edloe with the affixed paper seal of Virginia and wax seal of Williamsburg, Virginia.  May 17, 1837.

Dates: 1837 May 17

Affidavit of Francis Crawford and Margaret Crawford

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00319
Scope and Contents

The undated legal document is evidence given against James and Rufus Bobbett, Daniel Fultinear, and William and Charles Crawford for waylaying [Gen E.B.?] Tyler's men previous to the Battle at Cnf. Lang. [Carnifex Ferry, W.Va.?]. Signed by Francis Crawford and Margaret Crawford.

Dates: circa 1861-1865

Office of Affirmative Action Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 191
Scope and Contents This collection includes memos, Affirmative action plans, desegregation reports, Office of Sexual Harassment, annual reports, and grievance procedures. Acc. 1989.122 contains summary reports from 1975-1987 of applicants for faculty and administrative positions. The reports contain copies of the advertisement for the position and a form that tabulates the race and and gender of the applicants. This tabulation is based on AA/EEO forms, the return of which is voluntary. Information...
Dates: 1973-2007

African American and Hampton Normal Institute Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00388
Content Description Three caricature postcards depicting African Americans with stereotypical features and promoting racist views of African Americans, copyrighted 1913 and published by S. Bergman, New York. One postcard depicting a group of African American singers with one elderly gentleman shown sleeping in the front row, copyrighted 1897 and published by Knaffl and Brothers, Knoxville, Tennessee. And a postcard of soldiers lined up for dress parade at the Normal Institute in Hampton, Virginia, published...
Dates: Copyright: 1897-1913

African American Cabinet Cards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00066
Scope and Contents 53 cabinet cards depicting African Americans from the 1880s-1890s. Photography studios' information is printed on the cards, but personal information concerning those photographed is not included. One cabinet card was taken by a C. E. Cheyne photography in Hampton, Virginia. The back of the cabinet card reads Carrie E. Stules, January 14, 1896. Three cabinet cards are of the medicine show duo "Pete and Lize," photographed by E. R. Rose, Oswego, Kansas. Geo Hamtpon...
Dates: circa 1880s-1890s

African American Family Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00229
Scope and Contents A photo album, circa 1940-1950, of an unidentified African-American family, most likely of Richmond, Virginia. The album contains snapshots of multiple family members, taken at schools and colleges including Maggie L. Walker High School and Virginia Union University. Holiday and other events are depicted in the photographs along with shots of the Bell Tower, Kingsley Hall, Pickford Hall, and Moore Street Baptist Church. Several Richmond streets and landmarks are also featured in the photos,...
Dates: Circa 1940-1950

African American Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00230
Scope and Contents Photographs of an African-American family, circa 1880-1960, most likely of Richmond, Virgina. Included are snapshots, studio portraits and photo postcards of family members and also a postcard of the "Barracks of Colored Recruits, Camp Lee, Petersburg, Va." (addressed to Eliza Chatman, Richmond, Va.).  Some photos are identified by first names or location. Names include Pearl, Russell, Constance, Berkley, Allen, Beverley Boxyem, Samuel, Mary, James, Horace, Sarah, Mother Booker, Julie,...
Dates: circa 1880-1960

African American GI's Vietnam and West Germany Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 119
Identifier: SC 01734
Content Description

Ninety-eight photos with no captions of soldiers in Vietnam and West Germany. The majority of the pictures are of leisure activities such as card games, smoking, writing letters, playing pool, and drinking. Some of the subjects posed with cash, others with raised fists, or by pin-ups on the wall. Twenty-two of the photos are of the town near the barracks.

Content warnings for drug use, underage drinking.

Dates: 1960's

African American Paratroopers Photo Album

 Collection — Oversize_Box: Small Collections Oversized Box 13
Identifier: SC 01746
Content Description

A string bound photo album featuring African American paratroopers stationed in Japan after the Korean War. There are 126 black and white/sepia-toned photographs, a few with captions, majority without. The photos depict the paratroopers engaged in training, camp activities, and leisure.

Dates: 1957 - 1958

African American Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01369
Content Description

Seven postcards circa 1910 which feature African Americans picking cotton, posing for a photo, and caricatures of racists stereotypical notions about African Americans during that time.

Dates: circa 1910

African American Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01314
Content Description

Three postcards circa 1900 depicting African Americans. One postcard shows workers in a peanut field, another features a child on a pile of picked cotton. The third is a picture of James Smith, posed seated with a cane in one hand and a hat in another. It states that he was age 93, born in 1813 and the oldest living man in Hampton, Virginia.

Dates: circa 1900

African American Soldiers in World War II

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00088
Scope and Contents

91 photos of African Americans during World War II.  Many of the photos are labeled Wissmar (captured by Ally forces May 2, 1945) and Frankfurt, Germany.  Some names of the soldiers are printed on the back of the photographs.  Most of the photos are not dated and depict men in their uniforms near military vehicles and in a casual setting.  Some photographs are of the men with local (civilian dress) women.

Dates: circa 1945

African American Soldier's Vietnam Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01774
Content Description A scrapbook compiled by a young African American soldier serving with the United States Army in Vietnam around 1970. The man is referred to as "Bro" [Brother] Scott by the five friends who signed the inside of the album's front cover. The album cover is green and reads "Memory of South Viet-nam." Below the lettering is a drawing of a farmer plowing a field with a team of oxen, and a simple outline map of Vietnam with several named cities.Inside, the scrapbook holds seventy-eight...
Dates: 1970 - 1972

African American Stereoview Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00129
Scope and Contents

This collection contains numerous stereograms taken throughout the Jim Crow Era. The stereograms portray the racist attitudes of the time period. Stereograms are an early form of photography which was often used for educational purposes. When a view finder is used to look at the stereograms, the images appear to be three dimensional.

Dates: 1860-1901 and undated

African Qur'an Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00093
Scope and Contents Unbound manuscript of the Qur'an (after 1869) with a leather shoulder bag (undated). Consists of about 700 pages with each page containing about 12 lines of script. Written in Arabic with African decorations throughout. The number of "ayahs" in this volume is a variant from Eastern or Ottoman contemporary Qur'ans. All of the verses are separated by three small circles in the form of a pyramid and every tenth verse is separated by two concentric circles.The manuscript is...
Dates: after 1869

Africana Studies Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents

The collection includes fliers, catalogs, and other material created by the Africana Studies Program at the College of William and Mary. The collection also contains records concerning the Black Studies Program, from which Africana Studies grew out of.

Dates: 1997-2014

G. P. Agee Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa1
Scope and Contents

Contains accounts receivable probably due G. P. Agee, administrator of the estate of W. C. Agee of Buckingham County, Va. Also includes copies of letters written by Francis West.

Dates: 1883-1890

Agnes F. Donaldson Student Paper

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.225
Scope and Contents

History class paper written by Donaldson about the Wren Chapel.

Dates: 1922 May 26

A.J. Lawrence Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01143
Scope and Contents

Account book of A. J. Lawrence, a metal-worker from East Weymouth, Somerset, and Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes details of his hours, wages, what he produced, and his observations of labor unrest and strikes. He worked at Weymouth Iron Company, the Mt. Hope Iron Company, Reed and Barton, and A. Field and Co.

Dates: 1857-1883

Eliza S. Akers Obituary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00158
Scope and Contents

Obituary for Eliza S. Akers, wife of Peter Akers, editor of the newspaper in which the obituary was printed.  Eliza was 18 years old and died May 22, 1821.  Envelope with printed return address "The Wagner Vienna Institute" in Baltimore, Maryland. Eliza's maiden name was Eliza S. Faris.

Dates: 1821 May

Al to Cass Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01494
Scope and Contents

Letters from Al to his wife Cass, 1942 November 10. He mentions a gift he sent her from Arizona made out of an "Indian weed" and talks about life in the army and the men in his unit.

Dates: 1942 November 10

Alabama Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Al1
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Courtland, Alabama; Huntsville, Alabama; and Lawrence County, Alabama. Includes letter, 1839 August 31, from committee of the Democratic Republicans of Courtland to Andrew Jackson inviting him to a dinner in honor of James Polk and a resolution, undated, concerning public testimonial to memory of Jackson; land grant, 1823, for land in Huntsville signed by James Monroe; and accounts of James E. Saunders.

Dates: 1823-1893

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Barranger & Company, Inc. 25
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 24
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 24
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Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 19
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 18
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Madison, James, 1749-1812 18
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William III, King of England, 1650-1702 17
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Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 14
United States Congress 14
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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
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Virginia State Senate 9
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 9
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Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 8
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 8
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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
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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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