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Dora and Cara Armistead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.24, 2006.54
Scope and Contents Papers from the household of Dora Travis Armistead (1890-1979) and Rowland Cara Armistead, sisters of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes letters, personal, financial and business papers of Cary Peyton Armistead (1856-1901), father of Dora and Cara, Steward of Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), and prominent local Episcopal Church and school leader; Eudora Ester Armistead (d. 1940), mother; Cary Champion Armistead (d. 1944), brother, and lawyer for a time in Detroit, Michigan;...
Dates: 1880-1950

Armistead Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00401
Content Description Letters, photographs, postcards, and business receipts of the Armistead family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Dates range from 1865- 1946 but the bulk of the collection is from 1927- 1929 including most of the letters. Letters were addressed to Dora, Cora, and Mother Armistead and from the same in addition to Cary "Champ" Armistead. The postcards and one letter are from friends of the family. The two photographs in this collection are of Dora Armistead and "mother" (Eudora) Armistead undated...
Dates: 1865-1946; Majority of material found in 1927-1929

John R. Armistead Letter

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.110
Scope and Contents

This letter was written to John R. Armistead, while a student at the College of William and Mary, by his uncle, M. A. Armistead.  It is dated December 22, 1834.  It authorizes John Armistead "boarding out of college, providing it meets the regulations of the institution."

Dates: 1834 December 22

Armistead Journal and Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00918
Scope and Contents

Broadside, "A Card from the Engineer of The E.L. Asylum" by Galba Vaiden, late engineer of the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, about favoritism in firing and hiring employees. Possibly 1890.

Small notebook, belonging to an Armistead Family member, which includes names of a circa 1910 football team following family account information from 1901. Handwriting is different.

Dates: 1890-1910

Armistead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ar5
Scope and Contents

Copies of papers concerning the Armistead family of Williamsburg, Va. Includes copies of wills; letter of R. T. Armistead concerning his Civil War record; Confederate passes issued to Robert H. Armistead and his oath of allegiance to United States. Includes copies of letters of Cynthia Beverley (Tucker) Coleman and printed circular of Female Seminary, Williamsburg, Va.

Dates: 1736-1897

Armistead Shelton letter

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Identifier: SC 01785
Content Description Letter from Armistead Shelton to Virginia plantation owner Alan Womack concerning a dispute between a Shadrack, a man enslaved by Womack, and George, a man enslaved by Shelton. Part of the letter reads, "Shadrack and my George fout last Wednesday Morning, for which I think they both ought to be corrected as we cannot tell where it may end. I wish therefore your opinion in the case, you will please send me a line by... your opinion and what to do. I do not wish to part a Man and...
Dates: May 29, 1819

Alfred R. Armstrong Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 5.045
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three notebooks containing lecture notes taken by Alfred R. Armstrong in Roscoe C. Young's advanced physics classes, 1932-1933, at the College of William and Mary.

This collection also includes several report cards for Alfred R. Armstrong, 1928-1931, accompanied by his comments regarding the grading process and his professors, transferred from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection.

Dates: 1928-1976

Edward Ashby Armstrong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.001
Scope and Contents

Papers of William and Mary student Edward Ashby Armstrong, including poems, essays and homilies; certificates of distinction; letters of recommendation from Thomas Jefferson Stubbs and Lyon Gardiner Tyler; and grade reports.

Dates: 1895

Armstrong Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ar7
Scope and Contents

Papers composed mostly of accounts, but also including some correspondence of William H. Armstrong, Richard P. Armstrong and other members of the Armstrong family of Middlesex County, Virginia. Includes two letters, 1869 and 1885, written by Alex Armstrong of Demopolis, Alabama. reflecting economic and agricultural conditions there.

Dates: 1853-1903

James Armstrong Letter to John Crowninshield

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00966
Scope and Contents

Letter, February 26, 1937, of James Armstrong to John Crowninshield written from Norfolk, Virginia. The letter mentions a ship, Macedonean, and the Navy Yard. It also refers to U.S. President Andrew Jackson's term in office imminent end and that Martin Van Buren enters office under auspicious circumstances.

Dates: 1837 February 26

John William Arnold letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00083
Scope and Contents

Single letter, dated October 17, 1917, by a British soldier at a hospital in France while he recovered from a battle wound. It is addressed to the soldier's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold of Syston in Leicestershire, England, and is signed "Will." The letter expresses his eagerness to rejoin "the boys" the next day.

Dates: 1917 October 17

Thomas and Philip M. Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.112
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a receipt "for the board of Thomas and Philip Arnold from 22nd Feby to July 4th 1856" received from Professor (Henry?) Washington issued by the College of William and Mary. Also includes a 1859 license for Philip M. Arnold to practice Law in Virginia, and a 1859 certificate from the Anatomy, Materia Medica and Botany School at the University of Virginia for Thomas T. Arnold. There is also a certificate, 4 July 1860, from The College of William and Mary for the...
Dates: 1856-1860

Linwood Marshall Aron Papers, 1942-1948

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Identifier: UA 5.296
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one typewritten advertisement promoting photographic studio services offered by Linwood Marshall Aron's [aka "Woodie" Aron] and another William & Mary student, Frank Hubbard Stevens, Jr. Also in the collection is one news clipping.

Dates: 1942-1948

Art Matsu photograph

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Identifier: UA 5.324
Content Description

A portrait photograph of Art Matsu. The back of the photo reads "Art Matsu, Coll. William and Mary. Reference Dept. Jan. 9, 1926. NEA."

Dates: 1926 January 9

Art Song of Williamsburg Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.58
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records and paperwork related to Art Song of Williamsburg.  This organization existed from 2000 through 2007 and was responsible for an average of three concerts a year.  Their records include papers relating to their creation and termination, financial and tax records, biographies and contracts for the artists they featured, as well as inter-organizational correspondence between board members.  Genevieve McGiffert was the founder and features prominently in the...
Dates: 2000-2007

Arthur H. Snyder Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01713
Content Description One diary with two hundred and seventy one pages, six educational certificates, two letters, one photograph, and six photograph postcards. Arthur Henry Snyder taught at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill, PA, a facility for juvenile offenders located south of Harrisburg, PA. The diary has entries from January 1, 1968 through November 29, 1972, most of which focus on Snyder's work with the Correctional Institution. There is an entry on April 8, 1968, that mentions a memorial...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-01-01 - 1972-11-29; 1925 - 1972

Joseph Arthur Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00693
Scope and Contents Letters mostly to Joseph Arthur, owner of an iron forge in Shenandoah County, Virginia, about his business and family life, from 1801-1814. Includes letters written by John Arthur, his brother. In 1820, there were 5 furnaces in operation in Shenandoah County, being Isabella Furnace, owned by Benjamin Blackford, Speedwell Forge, owned by James Sterret, Union Forge, owned by Joseph Arthur, Columbia Furnace, owned by John Arthur, and Pine Forge, owned by Benjamin Pennybacker. William Leeper, an...
Dates: 1801-1814

Arthur Louise William & Mary Tercentenary collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.310
Content Description

A green mug with gold rim and William & Mary Tercentenary design, and a white T-shirt with green and gold William & Mary Tercentenary design, and a tote bag. These items were collected by Arthur R. Louise (Class of 1968) that commemorate William & Mary's Tercentenary in 1993.

Dates: 1993

President Chester A. Arthur Signature

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00171
Scope and Contents

Bottom portion of a document with the seal of the United States and the signatures of John Davis, Acting Secretary of State and President Chester A. Arthur.  September 28, 1883.

Dates: 1883 September 28

Arthur Samuel Burt Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01144
Scope and Contents Diary of reverend and missionary Arthur Samuel Burt (1846-1890). His last entry is was made about 4 months before his death and mentions handing over the church’s ministry to someone else as his health is deteriorating. The entire journal is about his ministry, funerals, conventions, visitations, marriages, his travels and family. Burt visited many people in the area and lists most of them by their full name. At the end of his life he lives in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Also...
Dates: 1882-1890

W. L. Arthur Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af1
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1829-1833, of W. L. Arthur, merchant and farmer.

Dates: 1829-1833

Arts and Sciences Graduate Center records

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Identifier: UA 318
Content Description

Records from the Arts and Sciences Graduate Center, 2005-2018, consisting of 17 posters promoting the Raft Debate, an annual event consisting of where three faculty members representing the sciences, social sciences, and humanities debate the value of their respective disciplines.

Dates: circa 2005-2018

Asa Moore Janney Forest Mills ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00358
Content Description

The Asa Moore Janney Forest Mills ledgers contains three ledgers belonging to Asa Moore Janney, a Quaker who owned Forest Mills located in Loudoun Country, Virginia. The ledgers contain accounts of flour and other commodities Janney provided to families including African Americans as well as volunteers in the Confederate army. The ledgers tracked daily business sales and transactions along with labor expenses for the mill operation.

Dates: 1861-1875

Ash Lawn-Highland records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 189
Scope and Contents Ash Lawn-Highland is the home of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ash Lawn-Highland is owned and operated by The College of William and Mary, Monroe's alma mater.Ash Lawn-Highland is a historic museum with a 535-acre working farm, and performing arts site in Albermarle County, Virginia. President James Monroe and his wife, Elizabeth Kortright Monroe of New York, owned Ash Lawn-Highland from 1793 to 1826 and made...
Dates: 1978-1998

Mrs. Elizabeth Ashley Account with Archibald White

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00172
Scope and Contents

Account for Mrs. Elizabeth Ashley for household goods with prices noted and signatures of payment.  Items include callicoe, thread, cloth, shoes, looking glass and other items.  Account is to Archibald White.

Dates: 1763-1765

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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
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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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