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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 951 Collections and/or Records:

Vaiden Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00193
Scope and Contents

Genealogical material on the Vaiden family starting with Henry Micajah Vaiden (b. 1824) of Brunswick County, Va. who married Adelia Laverne Rose (1825-1903) in 1846 and including papers relating to the membership of Penelope Bryan Vaiden in the Daughters of the American Revolution, photographs, and receipts and account books. Includes Henry M. Vaiden's journal of horse pedigrees, crop records and accounts and a book of recipes.  49 items.

Dates: 1799-1982

Elizabeth Van Lew Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 V32
Scope and Contents Papers, 1854-1926, collected by John Albree in preparing lectures on Elizabeth Van Lew. Includes letters, notes, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Includes typed copies of her scrapbook. Collection also includes material concerning Jefferson Davis and Civil War letters from North Carolina. Acc. 2000.54 is microfilm of the collection. Folders 1-10 of the Elizabeth Van Lew Papers are available in Swem Library’s microforms area on 1 reel of microfilm, call number E608 .V34...
Dates: 1854-1926

Venable Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 V55
Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters, 1801-1809, received by Samuel Woodson Venable of Prince Edward County, Va. Correspondents in the collection incude his brothers, Abraham Bedford Venable, Richard N. Venable and William Lewis Venable. Subjects include tobacco prices, buying slaves and growing hemp.

Dates: 1801-1821

Vergilian Bimillennium Celebration Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 300
Scope and Contents

Acc. 1980.022 contains a scrapbook from the Vergilian Bimillennium Celebration held at the College in 1930. Includes photographs, clippings, a program, a script, and correspondence. The scrapbook measures 9" x 11".

This collection also includes programs from the celebration of the classical Roman Poet Vergil's 2000th birthday at the College of William & Mary. The inventory for these records is available in the box list section of this finding aid.

Dates: 1930; Majority of material found in 1930

Vincent T. DeVita, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 84 D49
Scope and Contents Papers of Doctor Vincent T. DeVita, former director of the National Cancer Institute and chief of surgical oncology at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Medical Center concerning aspects of National Cancer Institute's activities, programs, and agenda. Includes congressional testimony, minutes of meetings, correspondence relating to committees and associations, articles by Dr. DeVita, memoranda, and speeches. Also included are histories of various programs at NCI, correspondence about cancer...
Dates: 1964-1988

Vinyard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 2000.V79
Scope and Contents Papers of the Vinyard Family who lived near Vinton, Virginia in Roanoke County. The collection is primarily composed of the business papers (ledgers, bills, receipts, legal papers, accounts and printed material) of N. J. Vinyard, Walter H. Vinyard, and Walter D. Vinyard, Sr. who farmed near Vinton, Virginia. The collection also includes papers of Fannie Persinger, James Thomas Wood and S. H. Wood. The Vinyard family lived near Vinton, Virginia (Roanoke County) and engaged in farming and milk...
Dates: 1781-1999; Majority of material found in 1915-1955

Virginia Anti-Saloon League Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 V81an
Scope and Contents

Papers including correspondence, circular letters, accounts, minutes, reports, speeches, printed matter and newspaper clippings relating to the campaign for prohibition in Virginia. Includes correspondence with members of anti-saloon leagues in other states and the Woman's National Christian Temperance Union. (2162 items; 1930 addition: 132 items).

Dates: 1900-1922

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

Virginia Cities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Dates: 1663-1980

Virginia Council on Human Relations Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68 V82
Scope and Contents The Virginia Council on Human Relations (VCHR) was a non-profit organization that attempted to find resolutions to the "race problem," i.e., school desegregation, fair employment practices, housing, inter-cultural relations, public facility desegregation, voting rights and registration in the state of Virginia. Stressing both constructive solutions and cooperative action, the VCHR worked with the Southern Regional Council and with Councils on Human Relations in other Southern states to...
Dates: 1960-1966

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

Dates: 1600-2000; Majority of material found in 1730-1890

Virginia Governors' Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 V81go
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1777-1900, of Virginia governors. Includes official and personal correspondence, and official papers, 1777-1900, of 32 governors and acting governors. Most items relate to their period of service and reflect gubernatorial duties of appointment, correspondence with governors of other states and national officials, and responses to invitations and questions.

Dates: 1777-1900

Hans C. von Baeyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.103
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection contains subject files, correspondence, reports, and committee files created and collected by William and Mary Physics Professor Hans Von Baeyer while he was Director of the Virginia Associated Research Campus (VARC) from 1979-1984. Included in this material are: correspondence and reports of Board of Visitors Meetings; reports of the William and Mary Self-Study committee in 1983; and correspondence with various William and Mary offices and departments. The papers...
Dates: 1979-1984

Valentino P. Vozza Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.36
Scope and Contents Letters from Valentino Vozza to his girlfriend, then wife, Lee Perley, while he served in the Navy during World War II. He was part of the Ninth fleet while in California, and the Third fleet, on the ship U.S.S. Mundo, and stationed in San Diego, California, San Francisco, California, Bremerton, Washington and the Pacific Front in and near Guam, Pearl Harbor and Japan. His wife was in or near Los Angeles, California and Ocean Park, California. Valentino Vozza moved up...
Dates: 1942-1945

Archibald F. Ward, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00210
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, clippings, notebooks, and other material related to Archibald F. Ward, Jr. Included in the collection are notebooks and articles pertaining to Ward while he was the Chaplain at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia, biographical material related to Ward, a notebook describing Ward's experience at Magruder and Camp Peary, correspondence with various members of the Rockefeller family, and correspondence related to the 250th anniversary...
Dates: 1939-2007; Majority of material found in 1945-1960

Courtney Sharpe Ward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.25, 2008.106
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, papers, newspaper clippings, drafts and published articles belonging to Courtney Sharpe Ward, a writer for the Richmond News Leader in Richmond, Virginia. Many of her articles had a historical connection. The addition mostly consists of material on the 1957 350th Anniversary of Jamestown. Includes photograph and 1957 Press Card of Courtney Sharpe Ward.

Dates: 1950-1969

Bertha Warren Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.110
Scope and Contents

Letters to Bertha Warren from her stepmother, Frances M. Warren, of Hartford County, Connecticut, and her friend, Edith Adam of Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Bertha Warren is a deaf student, about 20 years old, who attends the Mystic Oral School, later changed to Whipple Home School, in Mystic, New London County, Connecticut. The letters talk of skills that Bertha must learn, especially her art work, her activities, school and news from home.

Dates: 1894-1908; Majority of material found in 1894 and 1895

Washington family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01821
Content Description

Contains letters, receipts, legal papers and other materials, 1854-1889, related to the Lawrence Washington family of "Oak Grove," Westmoreland County, Virginia. Includes letters written to Lawrence Washington and to his son Robert James Washington. Includes a letter, 1868, from Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman concerning land in Minnesota which belonged to her first husband, Henry Augustine Washington.

Dates: 1854-1889

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 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

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

Robert J. Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W27
Scope and Contents

R.J. Washington Papers, 1860-1908. Robert J. Washington, a lawyer of Oak Grove, Westmoreland County, Va. Most of the collection consists of advertising material, principally from publishers of legal works. There are a few letters received by Washington and by members of his family; and his accounts. Correspondence consists of printed advertising material and a few due accounts; one personal letter, WHW to his mother, Mrs. Sarah T. Washington, Jan. 12, 1860.

Dates: 1860-1908

Nathaniel V. Watkins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W32 and 2008.306
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1862-1865, written by Nathaniel Venable Watkins to his wife Nancy Daniel Watkins. During the Civil War, Watkins served with Co. H, 4th Virginia Heavy Artillery, which became part of the 34th Virginia Infantry Regiment. Watkins appeared to have saw little combat, spending much of his time in defensive positions guarding artillery batteries. His unit was stationed at Gloucester Point (during the Peninsular Campaign), near Richmond (Chaffin's Bluff) and near Petersburg. His...
Dates: 1846-1889; Majority of material found in 1862-1865

Sarah C. Watts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W34
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters from Sarah Watts' parents giving advice on marriage and the purchase of goods, as well as giving local news. The letters from Williamsburg and Surry County, Virginia contain news of social events, local residents and activities at the College of William and Mary including the banning of parties by the President of the College, Bishop James Madison, the formation of a military company by the students, and the fighting of a duel. See also...
Dates: 1807-1809

John Walter Wayland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W36
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1892-1940, of John Walter Wayland, historian, who was interested in the history of Rockingham County and the Valley of Virginia. The papers are primarily his correspondence with the descendants of early settlers in the area, and with historians, publishers, family, friends and teachers. Includes letters from Lyon G. Tyler, Sue Ruffin Tyler, and Earl Gregg Swem.

Dates: 1892-1940