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James Blair of Virginia – Typescripts with Corrections Pages 1-75, 1971

 File — Box 2: Series id66227, Folder: 6
Identifier: id66227
Scope and Contents

Typescript of manuscript with corrections and additions by Parke Rouse and the publisher.

Dates: Other: 1971

James Blair of Virginia – Typescripts with Corrections Pages 76-150 , 1971

 File — Box 2: Series id66227, Folder: 7
Identifier: id66227
Scope and Contents

Typescript of manuscript with corrections and additions by Parke Rouse and the publisher.

Dates: Other: 1971

James Blair of Virginia – Typescripts with Corrections Pages 151-225, 1971

 File — Box 3: Series id66227, Folder: 1
Identifier: id66227
Scope and Contents

Typescript of manuscript with corrections and additions by Parke Rouse and the publisher.

Dates: Other: 1971

James Blair of Virginia – Typescripts with Corrections Pages 226-300 , 1971

 File — Box 3: Series id66227, Folder: 2
Identifier: id66227
Scope and Contents

Typescript of manuscript with corrections and additions by Parke Rouse and the publisher.

Dates: Other: 1971

James Blair of Virginia – Typescripts with Corrections Pages 301-397 , 1971

 File — Box 3: Series id66227, Folder: 3
Identifier: id66227
Scope and Contents

Typescript of manuscript with corrections and additions by Parke Rouse and the publisher.

Dates: Other: 1971

William and Mary Dedication of James Blair Statue Tape #2, October 21, 1993

 Item
Identifier: id200632
Scope and Contents

One Betacam videotape of William and Mary Dedication of James Blair Statue in 1993. Tape #2.

Dates: October 21, 1993

Lewis Cohen Signed Profile Study for Sculpture of James Blair, 2006 May 5, 1992

 File — Box Small Collections Oversize Box 9, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: A 17 x 11 inch signed print of a profile study done by Lewis Cohen for a sculpture of James Blair. The statue was commissioned by William & Mary for the 300th anniversary of the university. The original sketch was drawn in 1992. This particular print was given as a gift by the Muscarelle Museum of Art to its Patron members, Board of Directors, and major donors during a Thank-You Event on May 5, 2006. The event took place in connection with the exhibition "Lewis Cohen: Five...
Dates: 2006 May 5; 1992

St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Williamsburg, Virginia to James Blair, Williamsburg?, 1772 September 24

 Item — Box 1: Series id216780, Folder: 11
Identifier: id220150
Scope and Contents

Mrs. Eustace wished him to inform Doctor Blair he saw the anonymous letter she mentioned. So impressed with contents he can repeat every word. Advised her to consider it product of a meddlar to prevent reconciliation of Doctor Blair and his wife, Kitty (Eustace) then in progress. Also note to Mrs. Eustace hoping she and daughter will acquit themselves properly. Has long believed, and experience will confirm it, that Doctor James Blair is incompetent.

Dates: 1772 September 24

St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Williamsburg, Virginia to James Blair, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1772 September 20

 Item — Box 1: Series id216780, Folder: 11
Identifier: id219982
Scope and Contents To give information requested in letter of 16th. Must recall conversation with Mrs. Eustace two days after Miss Anne Blair's return from Baltimore. Mrs. Eustace disapproved of daughter's (Kitty (Eustace) Blair) conduct. He informed Miss Blair. In conversation with Doctor Campbell, Doctor Blair had reported himself satisfied. Mrs. Blair's answer to letter of mother was "If a reunion does not take place it is not my fault." Mrs. Eustace judged Doctor Blair reconciled and satisfied. Self is...
Dates: 1772 September 20

"Drawings and Watercolors by Hans Groh," "James Blair Studies by Lewis Cohen," and "The Reverend James Blair, Preparatory Models and Drawings for the Statue" by Lewis Cohen, 1995., 1995

 File — Box 4: Series id65443, Folder: 29
Identifier: id44728
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Scope and Contents This series includes includes fliers and booklets from exhibits, dedications, classes, calendars, press releases, newsletters, and annual reports that were previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection. Material is added to this series on an ongoing basis.

Dates: 1995

"James Blair, D. D.," in William B. Sprague, Annals of the American Pulpit, 1859

 Item — Folder 1: Series id9958
Identifier: id9965
Scope and Contents

vol. 5 (New York: Robert Carter, 1859). Pages 7-14, containing biographical sketch of Blair, and also a biographical sketch of Hugh Jones, who was a professor of mathematics at the College of William and Mary as well as a clergyman. Typed transcription of Sprague's sketch of Blair.

Dates: 1859

James Blair (1741-1772), Williamsburg, Virginia to St. George Tucker, College in Williamsburg, 1772 September 16

 Item — Box 1: Series id216780, Folder: 11
Identifier: id219964
Scope and Contents

Letter received from Mrs. Eustace. Mother-in-law informed she made confidence of only one lady and Doctor Archibald? Campbell. Had talked to Mr. Tucker on odious subject. Asks what passed in the conversations. Odious subject is question of his virility.

Dates: 1772 September 16

Papers Relating to an Affidavit Made by his Reverence James Blair... against Francis Nicholson, 1942

 File — Box 1: Series id9958; Series id9976; Series id9979, Folder: 6
Identifier: id9974
Scope and Contents

Photostat and photocopy of the published pamphlet Papers Relating to an Affidavit... (London: 1727), made in 1942 from the volume owned by the John Carter Brown Library; photocopy of handwritten document entitled A Defence of Mr. Blair; and a Confutation of an Anonymous [sic] Pamphlet, Lately Dispersed by General Nicholson, Entitled Papers Relating to an Affidavit...

Dates: 1942

Daniel Esten Motley, Life of Commissary James Blair, Founder of William and Mary College, October 1901

 Item — Folder 1: Series id9958
Identifier: id9967
Scope and Contents

Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, One Volume.

Dates: October 1901

Report of Rev. James Blair on the Anglican Religion in America prior to 1697

 File — Box 1: Series id142729; Series id142738, Folder: 18
Identifier: id142749

Blair-Madison building and endowment fund, 1920's

 File — Box 1: Series id81839, Folder: 4
Identifier: id253629
Scope and Contents

pamphlet requesting funding to preserve and restore the main college building in memory of James Blair and Bishop James Madison with the complege restoration to cost $100,000 (The Main Building is now named Christopher Wren Building). Also to establish an endowment of scholarships to educate students for the Christian ministry. The funds were to be used to fire-proof the building and complege the quadrangle as originally planned to supply much needed additional lecture rooms.

Dates: 1920's

Hugh Blair Grigsby, Charlotte C[ourt] H[ouse],Virginia, to James Barron Hope, Norfolk, Virginia, 14 January 1876

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id173079
Scope and Contents

"...heartly concur with you in every effort to bring the power of the Federal Executive within proper limits...."

Dates: 14 January 1876

James Bair, at Red Oak Camp, to his cousin, Hanry D. Blair, at Camden, S.C., 1832 July 25

 Item — Box 14: Series id305047, Folder: 1
Identifier: id137760
Scope and Contents From the File:

Scope and Contents Letters of Henry D. Blair, of Alabama, his wife, Mary Louise (Saunders), and members of their families.

Dates: 1832 July 25

Jane Blair to Mrs. Eliza Whiting, 1788 February 27

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id111527
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Received her letter by Mr. Booth and was pleased to hear she and her "sweet little folks" were in good health; hopes they stay that way; they are all well and her father, mother, and James send their affection to her and her boys, thinks May Blair will write of herself; Mr. Booth will be accompanied by Mr. Wotherington, whose brother lately married Miss Booth; thinks that if she (EW) sees him she will want to cultivate the acquaintance of a person "whose merits intitle him...
Dates: 1788 February 27

Hugh Blair Grigsby, "Edgehill," Charlotte County, Virginia, to James Barron Hope, Norfolk, Virginia, 11 October 1879.

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id176857
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed. Positive response to his James Barron Hope letter concerning the Battle of Yorktown centennial celebration; presents legal view of holding Congress to its 1781 pledge of the erection of a statue at Yorktown; lists relatives of Edmund Randolph, who read the pledge in 1781; thinks one of these relatives should read the resolution at the celebration; mentioned the matter to, and received a positive response from, the Massachusetts Historical...
Dates: 1820-1923

Anne (Blair) Banister (1746-) to Mrs. Eustace, 1772 July 17

 Item — Box 1: Series id216780, Folder: 10
Identifier: id219867
Scope and Contents

Thanks for favors, especially on trip of Sister Cary (Sarah Blair Cary) and self to Baltimore. Enjoyed Purvince family. Clothes damaged by rain. Informed by Mr. Tucker that Mrs. Eustace would like to see her. Declines. Visit would cause displeasure of relatives. Wishes her happiness, though it be denied to brother (James Blair). Letter of Kitty (Eustace) Blair on reverse.

Dates: 1772 July 17

Invoice for good made out to the Honorable John Blair Esquire, Debtor, brought from James Craig for £18.8.3; with the note stating above discounted out of an account owed to John Blair, Jr., signed by James Craig, 1764 January 28-1766 October 8

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: id120339
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...
Dates: 1764 January 28-1766 October 8

Sunken Gardens including views of James Blair Hall and Chancellors Hall. Black & White, 8 x 10 print, circa 1965., circa 1965

 File — Box 1, Item: 26
Identifier: id14474
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A collection of thirty-eight photographs by Kwok Ying Fung in a photograph album entitled, An Interpretation of the College of William and Mary, probably taken around 1965. The collection also includes oversized prints of some photographs.

Dates: circa 1965

Aunt Anne (Blair) Banister to "niece" (Eliza (Braxton) Whiting), 1803 October 25

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id113363
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Blushed at her gentle reproof; throws herself on her mercy for pardon; passes last winter with her friend Mrs. Hamilton, the British Consul's Lady, in Norfolk; Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton have been very good to both her and her son [Theodorick Bland] in Scotland; promised to stay this winter with them [the Hamiltons]; would like to have been excused because going prevented her from seeing her (EW) , and she has to spend too much money on clothers "to keep up the Lady"; has a...
Dates: 1803 October 25

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Eustace, Margaret 1
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Williams, Ruth Elizabeth 1
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