Two handwritten orders on scrap paper for corn milling from James M. Allen to William Spencer, 1842. Location unknown.
Letters, 1727-1728, received by John Allen of Virginia ["On James River"]. Includes letter, 1727 October 30, of Edward Randolph, London, England to Allen concerning sale of Allen's tobacco; and letter, 1728 September 11, of James Brad[ly?], London, England to Allen concerning goods shipped and sale of tobacco.
Obituary and news story on Major William Allen of Claremont, Surry County, Virginia, dated May 19th, 1875.
Letter written from Camp Hamilton (or Fort Monroe) by Col. William H. Allen, 1st New York Infantry, to Captain J. Frederick Pierson regarding the arrest of a husband and wife on suspicion of treason. The following is a transcription of the letter: "You will at once proceed to the residence of Mr. Mussey residing within these lines & search his house and arrest himself and wife or any others whom you may have just cause to suspect of conveying information to the enemy".
This collection contains announcements, correspondence, programs, financial records, clippings, and bylaws for Alpha Delta Gamma, an honorary society for the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at the College of William and Mary. Included in the accession are the bylaws for the organization; programs from the induction ceremonies; membership lists; a history of the organization at the College; and correspondence pertaining to the founding of the organization.
This collection includes posters, fliers, programs, cards, memorabilia, letters sent to alumni, membership interest forms, issues of The Sphinx, and other material from the Kappa Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at the College of William and Mary. The records include material from both the College of William and Mary chapter as well as information from the national chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha.
Letter from Oscar F. Alston, Cleveland, Ohio, to his wife about his trip to Cleveland, partly by boat. He took his children with him and tells his wife how much they miss her. 1865. Per a researcher, Mr. Alston was part of a major migration of free people of color to Ohio from North Carolina.
The records of the Alumni Association of the College of William and Mary include office files, material from select Executive Secretaries, meeting minutes, publications, correspondence, and other material documenting the activities of the William & Mary Alumni Association as well as the College of William & Mary's history and alumni more generally.
Contains scrolls signed by alumni during Homecoming in 2014 and 2016 at events held in the Blue Room of the Wren Building. The idea for the scrolls was initiated by Kevin Dua, the 2009 senior class president, after being inspired by the similar practice of signing scrolls during the Charter Day ceremony.
A scrapbook of photographs taken by Ellen K. Rudolph at the Alumni Leadership Assembly on September 5-6, 1997. The assembly was hosted by the Society of the Alumni, now the Alumni Association. The photographs show both attendees and speakers during the event.
This is an official naval record of Rear Admiral Alvin Duke Chandler. Two hole punches are in the top of each page conforming to the manner in which a Naval Officer's Record is maintained.
Letter, 20 May 1806, of Anthony Davis, New Kent County, Virginia to John Ambler, Williamsburg, Virginia, concerning horse-breeding; letter, 18 June 1814, of Thomas Chiles to Edward Ambler requesting permission to kill lambs so sick slaves can have fresh meat; promissory note, 27 Jan[uar]y 1815, from J[ohn] Ambler to W[illiam] Marshall; and check, 8 July 1849, signed by Philip St. Geo[rge] Ambler.
Letters, 1861-1863, of Ambrose M. Hite, a soldier in the Confederate army (33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment) to his sister, Susan R. Hite, in Page Co., Va. Includes descriptions of camp life and an account of the battle of Gettysburg and the retreat that followed.
Account book, 1852-1856, of an unknown merchant, of Amelia County, Va. which includes account, 1872-1873; several reports of William R. Dunnavant, county superintendent of roads and bridges; copies of deeds, 1899-1903; a blueprint of a steel truss bridge; and loose papers.
This collection contains fliers from the William and Mary Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
Contains records, 1967-circa 1980s, of the Williamsburg Post of the American Legion. Includes two printed histories of the Williamsburg post, a photograph of its members, and a poster encouraging people to join the American Legion.