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James Barron Papers (II)

Identifier: Mss. 65 B27 II
Scope and Contents

Manuscript biography of Commodore James Barron by William O. Stevens prepared circa 1940s. Originally entitled "The Man Who Killed Dectur, Commodore James Barron, USN," but published in 1969 by the Chesapeake Historical Society as "An Affair of Honor".

Dates: 1940-1962

James Barron Papers (III)

Identifier: Mss. 65 B27 III
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of 15 patents issued to James Barron by US Patent Office between 1816 and 1837.

Dates: 1816-1837

James Barron Hope Papers (II)

Identifier: 01/Mss. 93 H77
Scope and Contents Correspondence and literary works, chiefly 1861-1874, of James Barron Hope (1829-1887), soldier, author (poet, orator, and novelist), and newspaper editor, of Norfolk and Williamsburg, Virginia. The papers deal mainly with his 1849 duel with Jonathan Pembroke Jones; his West Indies naval cruise (1851-1852); his Confederate military service (1861-1865); and the aborted 1874 William Mahone-Bradley Johnson duel, in which Hope was Mahone's second. The majority of correspondence with his family...
Dates: 1820-1923

James Barron Papers (I)

Identifier: Mss. 65 B27
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Commodore James Barron relating to his career in the United States Navy, and especially relating to The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair in 1807 and to his duel with Stephen Decatur. Collection includes photocopies of patents issued to Barron for his inventions and a typescript of William Oliver Stevens' An Affair of Honor, a biography of Barron. Correspondents include John Adams, Jesse Duncan Elliott, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Duff Green and Abel...
Dates: 1766-1899

James Barron Hope Papers (I)

Identifier: Mss. 65 H77
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1847-1887, of James Barron Hope. Correspondence includes letters to his mother Jane A. Barron Hope while on a naval cruise to the Caribbean and letters to his wife, Annie Beverley Whiting Hope written during the Civil War. There are letters between Jane A. Barron Hope and her friend, Caroline Matilda Campbell. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Jubal A. Early, Benjamin S. Ewell, Hugh Blair Grigsby, Fitzhugh Lee, W. H. F. Lee, Thomas Nelson Page, John Tyler and...
Dates: 1790-1965; Majority of material found within 1847-1887

Barron Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 B29
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence of three generations of Samuel Barrons, all of whom were involved in naval affairs. Papers, 1793-1809, of Samuel Barron (1765-1810), commander of one of the Mediterranean squadrons sent to defeat Tripoli. Papers concern naval business and the War with Tripoli. Includes correspondence with his brother James Barron, Stephen Decatur, William Eaton (concerning his controversy with Tobias Lear over the Tripolitan peace settlement), Tobias Lear, Edward Preble, John...
Dates: 1793-1942

Clifford Currie Papers

Identifier: UA 6.102
Scope and Contents The papers of Clifford Currie consist mostly of speeches made by Currie to various organizations such as the Portsmouth Historical Association, the Middle Plantation Club, and the Williamsburg Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy. Some of the subjects presented in the speeches include T.J. Jackson, Commodore James Barron, art, and European History. There is also a book review by Currie entitled "Brick, Stone, and Landscape: Four Outstanding Books" available in the...
Dates: 1979-1983

Thomas L. Alfriend Papers

Identifier: MS 00269
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1861-1865, from Thomas L. Alfriend (1843-1901) Sergeant, of Company B, 15th Virginia Infantry and Parken's Battery, Alexander's Battalion, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from camps in Virginia and Tennessee to family members in Richmond, Virginia. Includes letter dated May 26, 1861 from Alfriend while stationed in Williamsburg, Virginia.The addition contains 25 typewritten pages of transcripts of letters by Jefferson Davis, James Seddon and others...
Dates: 1843-1901; Majority of material found in 1860-1865

University Archives Bound Volumes Collection

Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.

Dates: 1739-1993

Barraud Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...
Dates: 1799-1904; Majority of material found in 1810-1860

Warner T. Jones Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 J75
Scope and Contents Papers, 1807-1891, of Warner T. Jones, judge of Gloucester County, Virginia; his brother Richard P. Jones; and his nephew John R. Page. Papers include letters concerning the Jones family and the Seawell family. Prominent correspondents include John Randolph Bryan, Joseph Bryan, Samuel Bassett French, James Barron Hope, Charles Triplett O'Ferall, William Booth Taliaferro, John Randolph Tucker, and Lyon Gardiner Tyler. Collection includes printed advertisements for sewing and...
Dates: 1818-1891

Robert William Hughes Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H87
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly 1865-1900, of Robert William Hughes (1821-1901), journalist, Republican politician, and United States District Judge, of Abingdon and Norfolk, Va. Included are family momentoes relating to Hughes' foster father, General Edward C. Carrington (1790-1855), and to Mrs. Hughes' father and brother, Charles C. (1795-1832) and John Preston Johnston (1821?-l847), articles written by Hughes on Virginia politics, newspapers, and horses, a few letters to Mrs. Hughes, and a scrapbook...
Dates: 1818-1900

Myers Papers (II)

Identifier: Mss. 98 M99 Myers II
Scope and Contents Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk, Pensacola, Fla., John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk and Myer Myers of Norfolk, Va. and daughter Adeline Myers. Also includes letters of Caroline Marx Barton to Julia Grammer Barton Myers, and of L. H. Wirt to Judith Marx. Includes letters of Joseph Marx Myers. There are letters of the Marx and Gratz families as well as correspondence with Jewish merchants in Richmond, New York, Montreal, St. Thomas,...
Dates: circa 1783-1900

James Barron to [?], undated

 Item — Box 12: Series id184691, Folder: 50
Identifier: id186684

Statement - James Barron, 1818 June 1

 Item — Box 3: Series id168594, Folder: 15
Identifier: id168633
Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

1 page. Autograph Document Signed, E. Statement re: his "new invented Pump" which he has offered to the Secretary of State.

Dates: 1818 June 1

Barron, James Papers, circa 1940-1990

 File — Box 9, Folder: 113
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes photographs, negatives, slides, film, postcards, ephemera, correspondence and artifacts belonging to Thomas L. Williams, photographer for William & Mary for 35 years. He was also a photographer for Camp Peary and Colonial Williamsburg prior to working for William & Mary.

Dates: Other: circa 1940-1990

S. Barron to James [Barron Hope], 10 November 1862

 File — Box 1: Series id172896, Folder: 95
Identifier: id173018
Scope and Contents

The Flag of S[amuel] Barronhas been hoisted above the "Patrick Henry."

Dates: 10 November 1862

James Barron to James Rammage, undated

 Item — Box 12: Series id184691, Folder: 42
Identifier: id186658

James Barron Hope, Williamsburg, to his grandfather, [Commo James Barron], 1848 June 8

 Item — Box 11: Series id181230, Folder: 82
Identifier: id182880
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Re: his collegiate activities and expenses at [the College of William and Mary].

Dates: 1848 June 8

Statement - James Barron, Washington, 1839 February 3

 Item — Box 10: Series id176236, Folder: 95
Identifier: id181201
Scope and Contents

2 pages. Autograph draft signed. A statement regarding his claims on the Navy.

Dates: 1839 February 3

James Barron, Norfolk to [? ], 1846 July

 Item — Box 11: Series id181230, Folder: 75
Identifier: id181647
Scope and Contents

Autograph draft signed. Re: a claim for his father's "commutation pay and land bounty."

Dates: 1846 July

Accounts - of James Barron, 1822 August

 Item — Box 5: Series id170049, Folder: 24
Identifier: id170100
Scope and Contents

3 items. Autograph Documents Signed.

Dates: 1822 August

Hope, James Barron (A)

 File — Oversize_folder 17
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Each individual is identifiedy by a letter or letters, which notes their association with William & Mary. The letters are as follows:

A = Alumna or Alumnus

BOV = Board of Visitors

C = Chancellor

FL = First Lady

F/S = Faculty/Staff

P = President

V = Visitor

As some individuals have a long association with W&M, they may have more than one designation.

Dates: 1856-2015

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