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Nathaniel Tucker, Edinburgh, Scotland to St. George Tucker, Bermuda, circa 1775

 Item — Box 3: Series id216780, Folder: 1
Identifier: id222388
Scope and Contents Rejoiced at St. George's safe arrival in Bermuda. Received lines he committed to Bishop James Madison. He had not reached London when self left it. Stuart tells self Madison was antediluvian figure in old-fashioned hat and coat. Self stumbled on St. George's friend Kit Watson in London. Watson's father with family and Reverend Samuel Henley fled from America. Lodged few doors from self. Not long before waited on professor Henley. Burton was to be at metropolis day after self left. Spent week...
Dates: circa 1775

Accounts, 1810-1819

 File — Box 3: Series id106903, Folder: 2
Identifier: id106916
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Accounts, bills, and lists, with various creditors, including: R. Anderson, Asa Davey, S.F. Hoy, Branham & Jones, John H. Craven, David Owens, Abraham Johnson, Anderson & Blair, Charles Brown, M.D., James & Samuel Leitch. Items involved included farm labor, building materials and supplies for house, partial total of year's produce, tobacco trade, day work at lumbermill and blacksmithing. Purchases include steel, iron, farm implements, horse furniture, liqour,...
Dates: 1810-1819

Genealogy - General, 1870, 1896-1941

 File — Box 10: Series id78287, Folder: 22
Identifier: id80631
Scope and Contents Notes, correspondence and copies of documents relating to the Grigsby and Galt Families. Includes notes on the Whitehead Family. Other notes on collateral families of Scervant, Ware, Marston, Finch, McPherson, Silvester, and others. Includes a reprint of the 1863 obituary of Captain Reuben Grigsby from the Richmond Enquirer; 1896 article from the Central Presbyterian on the Old Stone Church in Lewistown, Virginia with a mention of Reverend Benjamin Grigsby, the father of Hugh Blair Grigsby...
Dates: 1870, 1896-1941

Government and Public Service Organizations - Education, 1950-2011

 File — Box 25: Series id266832, Folder: 11
Identifier: id271160
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Theatre programs for Lafayette High School productions (1984-2011); theatre programs for productions at other schools; graduation programs beginning with 1911 commencement program for Nicholson High School (1911-2006); 1955-1956 Student Handbook for James Blair High School; certificates for honor roll and other honors; pamphlet for Walsingham Academy Dress Requirements in 1967-1968 and 1968-1969;  pamphlet for Williamsburg Area Day Care Center at the Baptist Church;...
Dates: 1950-2011

Writings - Family Notations, 1852, 1874, 1931, undated

 File — Box 21: Series id305047, Folder: 2
Identifier: id305931
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Inventory of jewelry owned by the Stubbs Family with provenance noted, prepared by Elizabeth Blair Stubbs.  Christmas List with names and checkmarks, Christmas 1931. List of flowers with note "List of flowers...GrandMary." List of people with notation "Golden Wedding, 1874, J.E.S. and heading "List of distant when issued" with dates beside names. List of people's names, Huntsville, entitled "List of People, Spring Hill August 1852, Mr. James Saunders."  List of books by...
Dates: 1852, 1874, 1931, undated

Letters from Conway Whittle II, Washington, D.C., Norfolk, Virginia, Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia and Warm Springs, Virginia, 1858

 File — Box 10: Series id108767, Folder: 9
Identifier: id113141
Scope and Contents

Looked at State Department letters of General Washington concerning Major Andre; restoration of naval officers to active status; concert for benefit of poor; accident to Hugh Blair Grigsby (run over by omnibus while crossing Broad St. in Richmond); intimate friendship of George Tucker and Grigsby; description of various springs; met Reverand Barnwell who has declined presidency of William and Mary; engagement of Mary Eliza Whittle to James Julius Sams; and death of Mrs. Tazewell.

Dates: 1858

Copper Striking of Botetourt Medal, circa 1772

 Item
Identifier: id1801
Scope and Contents One circular, copper dipped tinned striking medal of the Botetourt medal struck from the original dies by Thomas Pingo at the Royal Mint circa 1772. The obverse has a profile of George III and the legend "Regnante Georgio Tertio MVSIS AMICO QVESTIUM MERITIS." The reverse shows a kneeling James Blair receiving the college charter from a seated William III and a standing Mary II. The legend reads "GVL et MAR. TRADVNT BLARD CHART COL ANNO REGNI QVARTO." Medal diameter is 1.75in. In very good...
Dates: circa 1772

Copper Striking of Botetourt Medal, circa 1772

 Item
Identifier: id1861
Scope and Contents One circular medal (not tinned) struck from the original dies by Thomas Pingo at the Royal Mint circa 1772. The obverse has a profile of George III and the legend "Regnante Georgio Tertio MVSIS AMICO QVESTIUM MERITIS." The reverse shows a kneeling James Blair receiving the College charter from a seated King William III and a standing Queen Mary II. The legend reads "GVL et MAR. TRADVNT BLARD CHART COL ANNO REGNI QVARTO." The number of copper medals struck is unknown, but probably exceeds the...
Dates: circa 1772

Copper Striking of Botetourt Medal, circa 1772

 Item
Identifier: id2120
Scope and Contents One circular medal struck from the original dies by Thomas Pingo at the Royal Mint circa 1772. The obverse has a profile of George III and the legend "Regnante Georgio Tertio MVSIS AMICO QVESTIUM MERITIS." The reverse shows a kneeling James Blair receiving the college charter from a seated William III and a standing Mary II. The legend reads "GVL et MAR. TRADVNT BLARD CHART COL ANNO REGNI QVARTO." The number of copper medals struck is unknown but probably exceeds the number of gold medals...
Dates: circa 1772

Courses of Study

 File — Box 5, Folder: 2 (formerly 80c)
Identifier: id263995
Scope and Contents Law: Bulletin announcement of courses in Law 1920-21 Music: letter to students, 1930 Physical Education: announcement, 1941, coaching school Political Economy: book containing notes on political economy taken by William G Young, student at the College about 1838. See Bound Volumes Political Economy: book containing notes on political economy and government, taken from the lectures of Thomas R Dew by Whitaker Harris, student, 1841-42. See Bound Volumnes Political Economy: 10 pages of notes on...
Dates: circa 1880s-1990s

Mary C. Burwell, Jackson, Miss., to Frances K. Burwell Catlett., 1850 May 10

 File — Box 1: Series id108163, Folder: 51
Identifier: id108546
Scope and Contents Haven’t heard from John since last September. Brother A. received a letter from Mary Papplan saying that Fanny had a daughter and Mary C. felt mortified because she didn’t know. Mr. Catlett wrote about the birth of Willie but not with this new child. Mary C. is in Jackson Mississippi with Brother Armistead who has been there since October. Blair went to Texas in November and Powell is married and no longer needed Mary C. She left Alabama in January with friends and visited New Orleans...
Dates: 1850 May 10

Box 2

 File — Box 2
Scope and Contents Bjordus, R. E., 1949Blair, Marie, 1949Boone, Lawrence, 1949Boyce, Jim, 1949Brewbaker, H. L., 1949Burbank, K., 1949Baker, Maybin, February 1948Ballentine, Margaret, June 1948Bartzen, Bernard, June 1948Black, Jean, June 1948Bechtal, Barbara, June 1948Bernhard, Robert, June 1948Berryman, Palmer, June 1948Black, Eugene C., June 1948...
Dates: 1944-1950

William C. Galt, Williamsburg, to Alexander D. Galt, 1793 May 19

 Item — Box Series 2, Box 1: Series id74299, Folder: 4
Identifier: id80579
Scope and Contents He compiles a list of births, deaths, and marriages in the community. The deaths were Mrs. Spratley, October 2, 1792; Miss [Mrs.] Maria [Rind] Coalter, October 1792; Mrs. Blair, November 2, 1792; Mrs. [Sarah?] Hallam, the school mistress, November 27, 1792; John Saunders, carpenter, January 14, 1793; Samuel Crawley, January 29, 1793; Miss Polly Harwood, the dumb child, May 5, 1793; Mrs. Finnie and her daughter Nancy a few days later; Miss Betsy Harwood, May 7, 1793; Mr. Huges at the Capitol...
Dates: 1793 May 19

Buildings & Grounds (Muscarelle Museum) - Buildings & Grounds (Small Hall)

 File — Cabinet 2, Drawer 3
Scope and Contents Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum, 1980-1981Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum, 1982-1983Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum, 1984Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum, 1985Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum, 1986Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum, 1987-1989Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum, 1992-1998Buildings & Grounds - Muscarelle Museum,...
Dates: Existence: since circa early 1980's

Willis, Sylvia Shearin Transcript , 2018

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Scope and Contents This interview was conducted by Marriya Schwarz and indexed by Brenna Cowardin. The interview was later transcribed by Marriya Schwarz. The interview took place during the evening of 4/12/18 in front of theater at the Williamsburg Regional Library on Scotland Street, using a Zoom H-1 Handy Voice Recorder. Overall, the quality of the interview is fairly clear, but the volume is somewhat low. There is some interference due to people filing in and out of the Williamsburg Library, but the audio...
Dates: 2018

Office of Community Engagement - President’s Aides

 File — Cabinet 5, Drawer 2
Scope and Contents Office of Community EngagementOffice of Diversity and Equal OpportunityOffice of Student Leadership DevelopmentOmohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC)Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture – Newspaper and periodical articlesOmohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture – PublicationsOrchestraOrganizational Plan for the College ...
Dates: Existence: since circa early 1980's

Robert Saunders at Williamsburg to his wife Lucy, 1860 September 3

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id24363
Scope and Contents Sent hams and shad to Marianna via Ringgold Station. Peggy is well. Mr. Botts returned to White Sulphur Springs, but didn’t see Barbara there. Betty Blair to marry W. Mosely of Buckingham County. Dr. Cabell engaged to Miss Peggy, a music teacher. Mrs. Caskie, wife of Congressman John Caskie, a debased drunkard” and sister of Marmaduke Johnson died. Rumors she was brutally treated by her husband supported by Dr. Peterkin sermon at funeral. Heard Judge Douglas speak on the Capital square and...
Dates: 1860 September 3

Ministry, 1970-1980

 File — Box 1: Series id11070, Folder: 32
Identifier: id11194
Scope and Contents These letters are with fellow priests, parishioners, and others associated with the ministry work of Samuel H. Sayre. They were organized by Rev. Samuel H. Sayre and are in chronological order. Correspondents include Valerie Scudder, Edward Aupperle, Dr. Edwin D. Woodhouse, Louis L. Turner, Lillie Anthony Sutton, Marjorie M. Schmidt, Mrs.George C. Silzer, Los Angeles Council No. 1489 - Royal Arcanum, Boys' Home in Covington, Virginia, Bishop Stevens about Consecration of St. Barnabas'...
Dates: 1970-1980

Thomas Davis to St. George Tucker, circa 1773 August 9

 Item — Box 2: Series id216780, Folder: 4
Identifier: id221114
Scope and Contents Writes from Carter's Creek. Yesterday in Williamsburg dined with the Major James Innes. Patsy very ill. Is distressed over condition of health of Beverley Randolph. Respects to Miss Cocke. Advises Tucker to learn to be happy from Miss Blair. Also to stick to study of law after his trip to Bermuda. Discusses payment of debts. Advises Yates not to wrap his gown so closely around him, but let it blow in the wind. Advises both Tucker and Beverley Randolph not to drink so much. Few men suffer...
Dates: circa 1773 August 9

Papers relating to the period 1695-1700

 File — Box 3, Folder: 1 (formerly folder 10)
Identifier: id3420
Scope and Contents Carey, Edity F. Amias Andros and Sir Edmund, his son. Reprinted from transactions of the GUernsey society of natural science for 1913, Guarnsey, 1914 Pennington, Edgar Legare. Commissary Blair. Soldier and servant series. Publication no. 182, Feb-April 1936. Church missions publishing company, Hartford, CN Wilson, Samuel K. The genesis of American college government. An article in Thought, Dec. 1926. An extract of a letter from James Blayer [Blair] to the Bishop of London, 21 Jan 1698,...
Dates: circa 1880s-1990s

Willis, Sylvia Shearin Full Interview, 2018

 File
Scope and Contents This interview was conducted by Marriya Schwarz and indexed by Brenna Cowardin. The interview was later transcribed by Marriya Schwarz. The interview took place during the evening of 4/12/18 in front of theater at the Williamsburg Regional Library on Scotland Street, using a Zoom H-1 Handy Voice Recorder. Overall, the quality of the interview is fairly clear, but the volume is somewhat low. There is some interference due to people filing in and out of the Williamsburg Library, but the audio...
Dates: 2018

Box 22

 File — Box 22: Series id78290
Identifier: id83038
Scope and Contents *Unknown Provenance, Photographs Without Names, and Outdoor Scenes, circa 1860 to c. 1920.Approximately 50 unnamed photographs Daguerreotype of an unknown childGroup photo of a black family, circa 1880, includes mother, father, son and twin daughters*Unknown provenance of photgraphs with names. Many of these photographs may belong to Hugh Blair Grigsby who collected photographs of friends and famous people. Mary Jeffery Wells and...
Dates: circa 1860-1920

Series 2: Lloyd H. Williams and Ruth Elizabeth Williams Papers (Mss. Acc. 2015.146)

 Series
Identifier: id285600
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 2015.146: This addition has not been arranged and descirbed yet. Box 2 contains a list of materials included in this series, compiled by the donor.Contains photographs, ephemera, VHS videotapes and other material related to the Williams family of Williamsburg, Virginia, most notably Lloyd Haynes Williams and his daughter, Ruth Elizabeth Williams. Included in the collection are photographs of scenes in Colonial Williamsburg, including the Bruton Parish Church and the...
Dates: 1917-2008 and undated; Majority of material found in 1947-1959

Religion - Bruton Parish Church, 1907-2012

 File — Box 27: Series id266832, Folder: 10
Identifier: id276625
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents May 12, 1907 Order of Service for the "Consecration of Bruton Parish Church, Restored 1907." February 13, 1955 program for "Dedication of the Vernon M. Geddy Memorial Organ." Church Bulletins from June 19 to October 30, 1955, November 30, 1980 and July 4, 1992. Dated and undated programs for musical performances held in Bruton Parish Church, including the 1988 and 1992 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Concerts. The Historiographer, a newsletter of the National Episcopal...
Dates: 1907-2012

Folder 5, 1823-1930 and undated

 File — Box 3: Series id101822, Folder: 5
Identifier: id103861
Scope and Contents Organizations Letters, 1883, concerning Amateur Dramatic Club. Reports, 1856-1857, of board of directresses of Female Humane Association. Invitation, 1847, of Home Club [to meet at home of Joseph R. Anderson]. Four letters, 1853-1854, to Richmond Athenaeum (from Philip Slaughter, James F. Field, and J. Wood Johns). Announcement, 1884, of meeting of Richmond Microscopic Society. Broadside, 1931, concerning Virginia Historical Society. Two letters, 1911, of Grace M. Dodge re: YMCA. Letter,...
Dates: 1823-1930 and undated

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