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Morton Marye Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01528
Scope and Contents Two page letter to his wife informing her of the voting process within his regiment as he was a commissioner for counting the votes. From his account, Billy Smith beat Bob Scott by 53 votes in his precinct. It is assumed that this vote was for leader of the 17th Virginia Infantry Regiment. He also gives her instructions regarding bolts of fabric sent to her and her mother to be used entirely for fitting the regiment with uniforms. Lastly, he cannot give sound advice in regard to her...
Dates: 1861 November 6

Morton Genealogical Inquiries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1986.29
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and notes on Virginia families by Mrs. Margaret H. Morton, genealogist, of Farmville, Virginia in response to inquires.  Most of her notes are transcriptions of courthouse records, though she often created family trees for clients and clients sometimes sent their genealogy history to her.

Mrs. Morton's inventory is filed in the first folder, which lists folders not received with the accession.

Includes index of family names and inquirers.

Dates: 1844-1960, undated

Morton Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 M85
Scope and Contents Genealogy material compiled by Mr. William S. Morton and his wife, Mrs. Margaret H. Morton of Farmville, Virginia which trace the descendants of Joseph Morton of Prince Edward County, Virginia and allied families.  Includes primary source material, such as the 1830 daybook of the J. J. Dupuy Company of Charlotte Court House. Also, contains typescript of Richard Lee Morton's copy of Hugh Blair Grigsby's notes on the Robert Rose Diary  and of William Cryer's transcript of the Charles Campbell...
Dates: 1830-1978

Robert Morton Hughes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 H88
Scope and Contents Papers, 1871-1933, of Robert Morton Hughes of Norfolk, Virginia, concerning his law practice; his interest in maritime law; his biography of Joseph Eggleston Johnston; his influence in Virginia politics; and the College of William and Mary. Correspondents include Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Fitzhugh Lee, Sir Arthur Sullivan, Thomas Nelson Page, Woodrow Wilson, Flora (Cooke) Stuart and Theodore Roosevelt. There is also an autograph collection, 1715-1924, which includes signatures of Frances...
Dates: 1715-1940; Majority of material found in 1871-1933

Richard Lee Morton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 M84
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1930-1969, of Richard Lee Morton, professor of history at the College of William and Mary from 1919 to 1959. Series 1 includes personal and professional correspondence, lectures and notes relating to his research on Virginia history, and material relating to his community activities in Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence of his wife Estelle (Dinwiddie) Morton, land grants, 1756 and 1774, signed by Robert Dinwiddie and Lord Dunmore, Confederate currency and bonds,...
Dates: 1756-2006; Majority of material found in 1930-1969

John Morton Jordan Estate Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01600
Scope and Contents

Indenture between William Perkins, Thomas Buchanan and William Brown, London Merchants and Henry Holland, Halfmoon Street Piccadilly, builder and William Powell and Cordall Powell Ironmongers of Picaddilly in relation to the disposal of the lands, effects and tobacco shipments of the estate in Virginia of John Morton Jordan.  July 1, 1773.

Dates: 1773 July 1

Robert Morton Hughes College Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.013
Scope and Contents Acc. 1980.131: Includes biographical materials; publications; writings; addresses; dedication of the Robert Morton Hughes Library of the College of William and Mary in Norfolk; List of books owned by Hughes; correspondence concerning the donation of Hughes' manuscripts; certificates of proficiency, 1871-1872; autobiography; miscellaneous materials. Acc. 1987.103: Includes correspondence related to building and grounds, investments and loans, Phi Beta Kappa, scholarships and other...
Dates: 1870-1936

John Morton Jordan & Co. Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame F1
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1769-1774, of Virginia account of John Morton Jordan & Co., London [Eng.] and of Perkins, Buchanan & Brown, London [Eng.], 1771-1774, including the certification, 26 July 1774, which bears seal, of these accounts before the Lord Mayor of London.  An entry for Thomas Jefferson is on page 13.

Dates: 1769-1774

Betsy Woodson V. Morton Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R6
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1845-1846, of Betsy Woodson V. Morton which includes home remedies, and detailed instructions and diagrams for dyeing and weaving counterpanes, carpets, and dimity.

Dates: 1845-1846

Samuel D. Morton and Co. Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame95-97
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1826-1891, of Samuel D. Morton and of Samuel D. Morton and Co. merchants, of Charlotte County [Va.]. One volume, MsV Ame96, contains a genealogy of the Elliott family.

Dates: 1826-1891

Certificate naming Jackson Morton Brigadier General in the Florida Militia

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00111
Scope and Contents

Certificate issued by the Governor of Florida commissioning Jackson Morton Brigadier General of the First Brigade of the Florida Militia, May 19, 1846.

Dates: 1841 May 19

Thomas Morton, Jesse Cox, and Andrew I. Jones Bond Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00283
Dates: 1862 April 5

Virginia Bar Examination Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 V81ba
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Robert M. Hughes relating to Virginia Bar examinations. Includes examination questions. Also includes examinations, 1900-1906, in admiralty law given by Hughes at Columbian University (now George Washington University). Robert Morton Hughes (1855-1940) was chairman of the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners from 1910-1923.

Dates: 1900-1923

Wash Drawing of Robert M. Hughes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01460
Scope and Contents

Original wash drawing of Robert M. Hughes byt R. M. Crawford (1905). Hughes was an alumnus of William & Mary and served on the Board of Visitors.

Dates: 1905

Margaret Newbold Thorpe's "Life in Virginia by a Yankee Teacher" and "Life in North Carolina"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01457
Scope and Contents Photostatic copy of "Life in Virginia by a Yankee Teacher", an account by a missionary school teacher, Margaret Newbold Thorpe, who taught black students at Fort Magruder and in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1866-1867. Photostatic copy of "Life in North Carolina," September 1869-1870, an account written by Margaret Newbold Thorpe Stokes about Warrenton, North Carolina. The accounts were apparently written in 1881 and 1907.The photostatic copies were likely made in 1951, when gifted...
Dates: 1951

Department of History records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 41
Scope and Contents

The records of the Department of History at the College of William and Mary include course schedules, syllabi, select student papers, statistics on undergraduate course enrollments, declarations of concentrations (1975-1980), policies and procedures, material produced by various committees, lecture announcements, department newsletters,the William and Mary Historian, and other published material.

Dates: 1959-2023

Robert William Hughes Papers

 Collection
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

Jonathan Boucher papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00403
Scope and Contents The Jonathan Boucher papers contains correspondence. Principle correspondents include those to and from John James, James Maury, Charles Daubeny, Sir Frederick Morton Eden, William Knox, and William Stevens. Subjects include Virginia social customs and politics between the years 1759 and 1771, Boucher's experiences in, and views of, the American Revolution, Boucher's role in the struggle for unity in the Scottish Anglican Church, and his concern with schism and dissent in the Church of...
Dates: 1759-1803

Office of the President. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 2.07
Scope and Contents Series 1 (Acc. 1980.123): One box containing biographical material; engravings; lectures; addresses; publications; an article about the Gardiner Manor in New York; Tyler's application for the William and Mary presidency; testimonials; a calling card; correspondence, including a letter to Mrs. Alex S. Porter (circa 1917), possibly referring to Bound Volume no. 13.Series 2 (Acc. 1984.019): For preservation reasons, researchers will have to access all materials in this series on...
Dates: 1888-1935

George Wythe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W99
Scope and Contents Copies of letters, 1781-1783, from George Wythe, Williamsburg, Va. , one to John Adams and another to Thomas Jefferson concerning the use of the College of William and Mary as a hospital. Also includes a magazine article about Wythe; newspaper copy of William Munford's oration at Wythe's funeral; correspondence, 1921, of Robert M. Hughes concerning a monument for Wythe's grave; a form book of Peter Tinsley, clerk of the High Court of Chancery which gives "Forms of Injunctions," Forms of...
Dates: 1779-1927

Hugh Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.010
Scope and Contents

This collection includes biographical materials and photocopies of correspondence, manuscripts, and the inventory of Hugh Jones' estate.  The collection also contains material written about Hugh Jones, including correspondence and  a copy of Grace Warren Landrum's 1943 article "Which Hugh Jones?"

Dates: circa 1716-1943

Facilities Management Records

 Collection
Identifier: 00/02/97/UA 29
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a number of accessions and groups of records directly from the Office of Facilities Management including publications, administrative records, blueprints, and other documents as well as blueprints and other architectural drawings that come under the administrative responsibility of the office, but may have been transferred from miscellaneous sources.

Dates: 1678, 1900-2003

Lee Nicholson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 N59
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1837-1938, of Lee Nicholson, a genealogist of Sussex County, Va. Includes correspondence, notes and charts concerning many Virginia families. Among them are the Batte family, Bolling family, Branch family, Briggs family, Chappell family, Heath family, Jones family, Land family, Mallory family, Mason family, Morton family, Neblett family, Nicholson family, Peebles family, Pegram family and Rives family.

Dates: 1827-1938

Autograph Album (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00713
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: circa 1925-1958

Marshall-Wythe Institute Records, 1970-1975

 Collection
Identifier: UA 254
Scope and Contents

Acc. 2008.115: Contains correspondence and reports from 1972 to 1975 of the Social Science Building Committee, formed shortly after the Institute's move to Morton Hall.

The bulk of this collection consists of memos and schedules for a conference at the College of William and Mary's Marshall-Wythe Institute that were previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Dates: 1970-1975

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Account books 3
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Buckingham County (Va.)--History 3
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Atlanta Campaign, 1864 1
Baptists--United States--Clergy 1
Baptists--United States--History--18th century 1
Baptists--Virginia--History 1
Bar examinations 1
Berlin (Germany)--Description and travel--19th century 1
Blueprints (reprographic copies) 1
Buildings and Grounds--Landrum Hall 1
Bylaws 1
Carriage and wagon making 1
Certificates 1
Charlotte County (Va.)--History 1
Cherokee Indians 1
Church and state--Great Britain 1
Coeducation--United States--History--20th century 1
Coeducation--Virginia 1
College of William and Mary--History--21st century 1
College sports--United States--History--20th century 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 3rd 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 34th 1
Continential Congress 1
Cookery, American 1
Daybooks 1
Declaration of Independence 1
Design drawings 1
Dissenters, Religious--England 1
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Names
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 5
Hughes, Robert Morton 4
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 4
Morton family 3
Office of the President 3
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Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 3
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Coalter family 2
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
College of William and Mary. 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 2
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 2
Landrum, Grace Warren, 1876-1951 2
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 2
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 2
Morton, Estelle 2
Morton, Margaret H. 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Ballantine, Elisha (Rev.) 1
Ballentine family 1
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893 1
Boucher, Jonathan, 1738-1804 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Braxton family 1
Brooks, Phillip, 1835-1983 1
Brown family 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Buchanan, Thomas 1
Chappell, R. Harvey (Robert Harvey), 1926- 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 1
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 1
College of William and Mary. Facilities Management Department 1
College of William and Mary. University Archives. 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Coulter family 1
Cox, Jesse 1
Crawford, R. M. 1
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857 1
Daniel family 1
Daniel, James B. 1
Daubeny, Charles, 1745-1827 1
Democratic Party (Va.) 1
Dept. of Government 1
Dept. of History 1
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Eden, Frederick Morton, Sir, 1766-1809 1
Edwards family 1
Elliott family 1
Episcopal Church 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 1
Florida 1
Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) 1
Gantt, Thomas T. (Thomas Tasker), 1814-1889 1
Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883 1
Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902 1
Hoge, Moses Drury, 1818-1899 1
Holland, Henry 1
Hughes, Robert William 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
James, John, 1729-1785 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johns, Jay Winston Jr. 1
Johnston, George Ben, 1853-1916 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Jones, Andrew I. 1
Jones, Hugh, 1669-1760 1
Jordan, John Morton 1
Knox, William, 1732-1810 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 1
Marshall-Wythe Institute 1
Marye, Morton 1
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 1
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 1
Morton, Jackson 1
Morton, Thomas 1
Munford, William, 1775-1825 1
Office of the Vice President for Administration 1
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 1
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 1
Perkins, William 1
Phi Beta Kappa 1
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