The Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection includes audiovisual formats from a variety of personal papers and organizational records collections.
This collection includes copies of audit reports on the college, made by the Commonwealth Auditor of Public Accounts for the Governor of Virginia. It also contains the 1934 Downs Report, the 1941 Report on Accounting Survey, the 1938 Report on Fiscal Affairs (the Armour Report), the 1945 audit of the boarding department, the 1952 audit on the remodeling of Bright House, the 1985 audit on student financial assistance programs, and audits of the Pell Grant program.
Minute book, 1875-1876 and 1903, of the Methodist Episcopal Church Conferences, Augusta and Rockingham counties, Va., John W. Hopewell, steward. The volume also includes loose papers. 31 p. : bound volume ; cm.
Judgement and execution book, 1881-1906, of justices of the peace of Augusta County, Va. by John W. Hopewell and I. I. Cupp, which shows the judgements concerning money rendered by the court and their implementation. There are also loose papers.
Docket book, 1910-1916, of Augusta County, Va. kept by [John W.] Hopewell, Justice of the Peace which includes loose papers.
Judgement and execution book, 1906-1913, of John W. Hopewell, Justice of the Peace of Augusta county, Va. which also includes loose papers. The volume shows judgements rendered concerning money and their implementation.
Judgement and execution book, 1870-1876 and 1898, justices of the peace in Augusta County, Virginia kept by E. L. Curtis, John W. Hopewell and J. W. Crist which shows the judgements of the court concerning money and their implementation. There are also loose papers.
Ledger, 1801-1808, of an unidentified person of [Augusta Co., Va. ?] which includes liquor and brickmason accounts.
Account book, 1858-1860, used as a journal, 1858, and ledger, 1859-1860, by an unidentified merchant at Parnassus, Augusta County, Va. which was also used for a scrapbook into which were pasted Campbell's Soup advertisements (partially torn out).
Journal, 1819, of an unidentified merchant at Krings Mills [Augusta County, Va.] which was used as a scrapbook for newspaper clippings of poetry. Per 1810 census, many names are from Rockingham County, Va. Some newspaper clippings are from the 1860's.
Minute book, 1875-1907, of the North River District School Board, Augusta County, Va. which includes lists of students, lists of teachers, a newspaper clipping containing the population breakdown for Augusta County schools, a list of approved textbooks, records of funds expended, and a letter, 22 November 02, from a teacher requesting a pay increase.
Ledger, 1883-1908, of the spending of Virginia apportionment funds and county expenditures for schools in Augusta County, Va.
One page document detailing a meeting of 'gentlemen' at the house of Van Laer for the purpose of debating the question of secession by one state or a minority of states from the Union. After debate, those present signed either in the affirmative opinion or the negative. The final piece of the document reads, "After a full discussion it was decided in favor of the affirmative."
An extensive collection of business correspondence, financial papers, daybooks, legal papers, and account books, chiefly 1800-1850, of Col. Daniel Philippe Aunspaugh, documenting his work as tanner and justice of the peace at Bedford County, Va. The collection also includes accounts, 1832-1857, of James Oney.
Letter to nephew Thomas about his recent operation and Edith's rose garden.
Ten letters and seven postcards, 1940-1945 from concentration camp prisoners in Germany. Letters contain the name of the detainee, date of birth, and prisoner number. The majority of the letters were written on official camp stationary which contained the rules and warnings (in German) of what was allowed to be included in correspondence addressed to the detainees.
This collection contains fliers from the Author in Residence Program at the College of William and Mary. The English Department offers the program to help fill its course offerings each year by inviting a known fiction author.
Autograph album, 1938-1942, of an unidentified woman (Clara), most likely of Martinsville, Va. Contains signatures and brief entries, like verses and poems by her friends from Virginia and North Carolina.
Autograph album, 1925-1958, of an unidentified person, likely of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes the signatures of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John D. Rockefeller, III, Winthrop Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, Harry F. Byrd, Grace Warren Landrum, James Hardy Dillard, Robert Morton Hughes, W.A.R. Goodwin and his wife, Earl Gregg Swem and Lilia Swem, Westmoreland Davis and Marguerite Davis, John Garland Pollard, Donald W. Davis, and Louise Chandler and Alvin Duke Chandler, among many others.
Autograph book with entries written to Luella, with many short notes and poems. Most entries are signed and dated in Massachusetts.
Autograph book addressed to Sarah. Contains several engravings and poems written in French.
Autographs of four Virginians in letters:
John Strode Barbour (1846 letter);
Thomas Henry Bayly (undated);
John Warwick Daniel (1908) and
Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (1897).