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College of William and Mary--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Campbell Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 C17
Scope and Contents The Charles Campbell papers consist of papers received or collected by Charles Campbell (1807-1876), Virginia historian. The papers fall into four general headings: historical papers collected by Charles Campbell, correspondence, manuscript volumes, and miscellaneous. These include personal and professional correspondence as well as eighteenth century documents collected by Charles Campbell, newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks, covering then period 1743-1896. The papers...

Herman Recht Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.31
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of more than 700 letters written by Herman Recht (1908-1971), a Navy yeoman, from Camp Peary (U.S. Naval Construction Training Center), near Williamsburg, Virginia, between October 1943 and February 1946, to his wife, Esther, in Clairton, Pennsylvania. There are no letters from Esther because, as he wrote her, saving them would make him homesick.Recht had been a lawyer for eight and a half years before joining the Navy. He was very well read, and...

Letters, circa 1875-1935

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Scope and Contents Consists of letters circa 1875-1935 between members of the Chapman family. Letters are organized alphabetically by creator’s first name and each creator’s letters are chronological. Letters with unknown creators are filed under their recipient, if known. Oversized letters are not organized alphabetically by creator, only chronologically. Letters were primarily written in Plattsmouth, Nebraska; Mediapolis, Iowa; Vienna, Virginia; Napanoch, New York; Washington, D.C.; and Williamsburg,...

President Gene Nichol Caricatures

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Identifier: SC 01310
Content Description Collection of five cartoons of Gene Nichol, President of William and Mary, drawn by Gary Brookins for the Richmond Times Dispatch between 2006 and 2008. The caricatures were drawn as part of the negative response to Nichol’s decision to remove the cross from permanent display in the Wren Chapel. This action evoked criticism from alumni, students, and donors, causing one to revoke a 12 million dollar pledge. Nichol’s controversy continued and he eventually resigned as president in 2008. ...

Publications Office Records

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Identifier: UA 180
Scope and Contents

Brochures and pamphlets for the William & Mary News, William & Mary Theatre, and the 1982 history of the college publication..

Lucy A. Tucker Letter to Mary P. Mosby

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Identifier: SC 01609
Scope and Contents Two page letter expressing thanks for a brooch sent to her daughter, Cynthia, and instructions, along with money, for Mary to make hats for her boys and to buy material for corsets. Lucy also mentions her husband, Nathaniel's, teaching endeavors at William and Mary. He was teaching a law class with only 10 students per her report. Additionally, Lucy comments on the dull times in Williamsburg and her difficulty in regard to raising spirits over Zachary Taylor's election to President of...