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George Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W25
Scope and Contents Photostats, typescripts, original and printed copies of letters and papers of and about George Washington, Martha Washington and Mary Ball Washington; manuscript of "The Washingtons of Sulgrave" by S. H. Lee Washington; portrait engravings and prints of George Washington and places and events associated with him, including an original pen and ink sketch [ca. 1790] by Benjamin H. Latrobe; a piece of sheet music written in honor of George Washington by George M. Cohan; and various maps....
Dates: 1755-1932

George Washington Parke Custis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C96
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1832-1856, of George Washington Parke Custis of "Arlington." The collection is mostly letters written to Francis Nelson, his farm manager at "White House," New Kent County, Virginia concerning growing and marketing crops, agricultural improvements, the effect of the proposed Richmond and York River Railroad on the plantation, and Robert E. Lee. There are a few additional letters to Nelson from merchants and railroad officials, and photostats of 2 additional Custis letters.

Dates: 1832-1856

George Weedon and Charles Washington Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab34
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1772-1773, of [butchers?] George Weedon and Charles Washington of Fredericksburg, Va.

Dates: 1772-1773

Bushrod Washington Letter to George Turberville

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00609
Scope and Contents Letter, 1787 November 4, from Bushrod Washington of Richmond to George Turberville in Westmoreland County. He writes that he has enclosed a copy of [minutes?] from the Federal Convention, and resolutions of the Virginia House of Delegates. He discusses the defeat of a bill to repeal the Port Law, the debate concerning the printing of paper money and his hopes for relief from the present taxation and the fact that the additional duty on tobacco has been removed. He states he will be a...
Dates: 1787 November 4

George Washington Letter to Jonathan Boucher

 Collection
Identifier: UA 75
Scope and Contents Letter dated 7 January 1773, from George Washington of Mt. Vernon to Rev. Jonathan Boucher (tutor to John Parke Custis, Washington's step-son) regarding Washington's suggestions for where Custis should attend college. It includes the following comments about William and Mary: "...I cannot think William and Mary College a desirable place to send Jack Custis to -- the in-attention of the Masters, added to the number of Hollidays is the subject of general complaint... These...
Dates: 1773 January 7

George Washington Campbell Printed Letter about the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00679
Scope and Contents

Printed letter about the Chesapeake-Leopard affair, dated January 22, 1808 and written in Washington, D.C.  Letter is from G.W. Campbell to Isaiah Midkiff (?) of Rutledge, Tennessee and was franked by Campbell.  G.W. Campbell gives details about the Affair, the president's response and his opinion about the affair.

Dates: 1808 January 22

Richard Washington Letter to Henry A. Washington

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01412
Content Description

Three page letter detailing Richard's opinion of brother Tayloe's plans to become a country merchant. Richard also sends news of other family members in his correspondence such as Uncle Dick's lottery and exchange business, Vene's rejection of an engagement proposal, and George and Very McCleary's engagement despite George not having the funds to support a spouse.

Dates: 1847 April 21

Charles Washington Coleman, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00011
Scope and Contents The collection is arranged into three series and includes correspondence, receipts, insurance documents, and photographs.  Series 1 contains correspondence, which is arranged alphabetically by the surname of the sender. Series 2 contains financial papers and largely includes bills and receipts for the estate of Coleman's father, Thomas.  Series 3 contains general subject/miscellaneous files and covers topics such as the Shelton-Laurel Massacre, Coleman's friend Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans,...
Dates: 1807-1908

Henry A. Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W251
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Henry A. Washington, professor of history and political economy at the College of William and Mary. Dates include 1835-1859. The collection Includes correspondence, poetical compositions, diaries kept while practicing law in Richmond, Va., writings and addresses, legal and financial papers, and the manuscript of his edition of the Writings of Thomas Jefferson as well as supporting documentation for that project....
Dates: 1835-1859

Henry A. Washington Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00091
Scope and Contents Four page letter dated February 17, 1847 from Henry Augustine Washington to his mother, Sarah Tayloe Washington.  She was the wife of Lawrence Augustine Washington.  Letter is written from Richmond, Virginia to Mattox Bridge in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  In the letter Washington writes about the sale of corn and grains in the United States as related specifically to the famine in Ireland and England.  He also writes about politics and the issues with Calhoun, the Mexican War, and the...
Dates: 1847 February 17

Bushrod Washington Letter to Tobias Lear

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00135
Scope and Contents

Thinks John Marshall may be induced to write a biography of George Washington and writes him by the same post. Will also write other gentlemen he and Lear discussed. Encloses two letters which he asks Lear to forward on his behalf concerning the same topic.

Dates: 1833 August 11

Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00007
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the papers of Williamsburg resident Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman and includes correspondence, Coleman's personal writings, various publications, legal and financial papers, and artifacts.

Dates: 1834-1928, 1988, undated

Washington Family Devotional Book and Genealogical Notes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a family history or devotional book with genealogical notes on the Washington family prepared for the members of the Lambeth parish. This item was composed by Margaret Lewis Maupin during the 1940s. This work traces the lineage of the Washington family starting with John Washington, born 1671. Also includes a typed sketch of the author's  family.

Dates: 1940-1950

Phillip H. Jones to Lawrence Washington Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00483
Content Description 4 page letter from Phillip Jones to Lawrence Washington dated March 16, 1849 from Louisa Courthouse, Virginia. Jones writes to his fellow William and Mary graduate located in Westmoreland Cort House, Virginia about an inquiry about familial ties to Henry A. Washington, Professor of Political Economy at the College of William and Mary. Jones continues in his letter to confess that he was a student at William and Mary some forty years earlier when "Bishop Madison, St. George Tucker, and...
Dates: 1849-03-16

George Mason Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01808
Content Description

Two undated early nineteenth-century letters from a man named George Mason to John Augustine Washington of Mt. Vernon, Virginia

Dates: Undated

George Mason Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M38
Scope and Contents Letters, 1779-1792, from George Mason at "Gunston Hall," Fairfax Co., Va. to his son John in Bordeaux, France and to Richard Henry Lee commenting on Maryland's claim to Virginia's western lands; and a political essay, post 24 January 1791 by Mason on representation in Fairfax Co., Va. Includes papers and letters of other members of the Mason and Thomson families, in particular, Stevens Thomson Mason (his will and a letter to James Monroe on Alien and Sedition Laws), Armistead Thomson Mason...
Dates: 1706-1858

George W. Parson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 P25
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1917-1961, collected by George Washington Parson, a physician who practiced in Texarkana, Texas. Includes scholarship certificates from the College of William and Mary; diplomas, honors, and photographs.

Dates: 1917-1961

Herbert George Bond Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00018
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one letter written by a Union soldier named Herbert George Bond at Union Mills, Virginia to his brother in Dummerston, Vermont. It describes the illness and death of a fellow soldier, the arrival of a slave fleeing from Richmond at their camp, and Bond's expectation that his troop will travel to Fredericksburg.

Dates: 1863 April 12

George A. Cunningham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00245
Scope and Contents Marriage announcement between George A. Cunningham of Alabama and Emma Branch of Virginia at the Washington St. M.E. Church in [Petersburg, Virginia].  Undated.  Membership certificate for George A. Cunningham in the Virginia State Agricultural Society.  October 22, 1875. Two incomplete notary drafts for George A. Cunningham and Emily Cunningham concerning a corporation in Georgia and Virginia, dated 1889. Letter to Emma Cunningham in Richmond, Virginia from her husband, George A....
Dates: 1875-1890

Hubert H. Humphrey Letter to W. Brooks George

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00532
Scope and Contents

Hubert H. Humphrey, Vice President, Washington, D.C. to W. Brooks George, Richmond, Virginia, expressing his pleasure at participating in the annual meeting of the Grocery Manufacturers and for the "newspaper article about the students from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law."  November 27, 1967.

Dates: 1967 November 27

Dismal Swamp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D63
Scope and Contents Transcripts collected circa 1922 by Earl Gregg Swem in connection with his editing of William Byrd's Description of the Dismal Swamp and a Proposal to Drain the Swamp. Includes land entries made in the Dismal Swamp; petitions, 1763-1785, to the Governor and Council; and papers, 1764-1785, of George Washington concerning the proposed canal in the Dismal Swamp.The collection contains the following material: Item 1: Byrd (William), 1922 Rare Book in the SCRC stacks, Call...
Dates: 1763-1928

Holland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 H72
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1795-1835, of the Holland family of Nansemond County, Va. and Jasper County, Ga. Includes a manuscript volume, ca. 1795-1800, used by George Washington Holland for arithmetic exercises; diary, 1832- 1835, kept by William S. Holland to record farming activities, descriptions of Fourth of July celebrations, a meeting concerning states' rights, and the sighting of a comet. Also includes genealogical information of the Holland family.

Dates: 1795-1835

Roye Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00123
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the papers of the Roye family pertaining to a portrait of George Washington. The bulk of the letters were written to Sadie Williamson Kent.

Dates: 1902-1935

J. Luther Kibler Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ad84-97, Ad97A - 97B
Scope and Contents James Luther Kibler was a historian, author, newspaper correspondent and secretary of the Socialist Party in Virginia. Scrapbooks, ca. 1920-ca. 1940, of James Luther Kibler, of Williamsburg, Va. Scrapbooks contains newspaper clippings of current events pasted onto magazine pages, mostly concerning Virginia and the history of the Williamsburg area. Includes some handwritten and typed notes as well as loose mimeographed copies of radio talks, 1942, given by Elwood Street, Director,...
Dates: circa 1920-1940

Cynthia Beverley Tucker Coleman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00120
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Cynthia Beverly Tucker Washington Coleman to Dr. David Hayes Agnew dated 21 December 1883.  In it, Mrs. Coleman relates that she has sent along a Virginia Ham for their Christmas dinner and gives instrucitons on the proper way to cook it.  She also reports on the health (mostly optical issues) of her son and daughter.

Dates: 1883 December 21

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World War, 1939-1945 5
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United States--History--War of 1812 4
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Frederick County (Va.)--History 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America--History--19th century 2
Land grants--Virginia 2
Loudoun County (Va.)--History 2
Mecklenburg County (Va.)--History 2
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Nansemond County (Va.)--History 2
Ohio County (W. Va.)--History 2
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Washington, George, 1732-1799 12
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 9
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 6
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 5
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Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 5
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 4
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 4
Madison, James, 1749-1812 4
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 4
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
Coleman family 3
College of William and Mary. 3
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 3
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 3
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 3
Office of the President 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tucker 3
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Braxton family 2
Brown family 2
Cheek, Leslie, 1908-1992 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
Custis family 2
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857 2
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 2
Fitzhugh family 2
Harrison family 2
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 2
Madison, James, 1751-1836 2
Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803 2
Page family 2
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 2
Tucker-Coleman Family 2
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 2
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844 2
Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829 2
Washington, Lawrence, 1791-1875 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925 1
Alexandria gazette 1
Alston Family 1
American Red Cross 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Armistead, John 1
Armistead, William 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities--History. 1
Augusta, Princess, wife of Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, d. 1889 1
Badgley, John 1
Baker family 1
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 1
Barber, Levi 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Belk, George Washington, III 1
Belt, John Benjamin 1
Bland family 1
Blow family 1
Bolling, Maurice Landon 1
Bond, Herbert George, 1846-1928 1
Bowden, Lemuel Jackson. 1
Branch, Emma R. 1
Bright, Robert Anderson, 1839-1904 1
Bright, Samuel Francis 1
Brooks, Phillip, 1835-1983 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, Henry James, 1811-1855 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Burke, Arleigh A., 1901-1996 1
Burton Family 1
Byrd, William, 1674-1744. 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840 1
Cambridge, Adolphus Frederick, Duke of, 1774-1870 1
Campbell, Malcolm E. 1
Catron, Louis E. 1
Cheever, John 1
Childress, Cecil Marcia 1
Choir and Chorus 1
Clark family 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Cocke, John Hartwell 1
Coke, Richard, 1790-1851 1
Coleman, Charles Washington, 1826-1894 1
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