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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 951 Collections and/or Records:

Williamsburg Bibliophiles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 W67
Scope and Contents

Papers of the Williamsburg (Va.) Bibliophiles. Includes articles of organization, minutes, membership lists, accounts and budgets, newsletters, correspondence, programs, donations and contributions, and materials relating to a student book collecting contest sponsored by the organization. Includes first accession ((Mss. 90 W67))and additions.

Dates: 1974-1991

Williamsburg Bicycle Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00168
Scope and Contents

Records, 1983-1993, of the Williamsburg Bicycle Association. Includes the constitution, minutes, correspondence, fliers, membership lists, and records of dues paid to the organization.

Dates: 1983-1993

Williamsburg Historic Records Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00033
Scope and Contents

Organizational records of the Williamsburg Historic Records Association (W.H.R.A.).  Includes accession record of donations, newspaper articles, press releases, brochures, photographs, resolutions, correspondence, notices of annual meetings, minutes, WHRA constitution and some material on the formation of WHRA. There is also a resolution honoring Janet Coleman Kimbrough.

Dates: 1984-2009

Williamsburg Players Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 91 W67 and 1995.11
Scope and Contents Collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal documents, receipts, meeting minutes, photographs, newspaper articles, slides, as well as other material of the Williamsburg Players. Mss. 91 W67 Twelve scrapbooks of publicity, photographs, newsclippings, and programs, from its founding in 1956 to 1987. Mss. Acc. 1995.11 Programs, newsletters, minutes, news clippings, play reading committee material, correspondence regarding grants, photographs and drawings...
Dates: 1956-2004

Williamsburg Reunion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 1.01
Scope and Contents

The collection includes programs, booklets, and various material from the Williamsburg Reunion. The Williamsburg Reunion is a series of activities designed to celebrate the common heritage and shared memories of everyone who lived in the Williamsburg area 40 or more years ago.

Dates: 1968-2010

Beverly Williamson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W66
Scope and Contents

This collection contains seven letters to Beverly Williamson written between 1871 and 1873 who worked as a tanner at Franklinton, NC.

Dates: 1871-1873

William F. Willoughby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 72 W66
Scope and Contents Papers 1818-1955, of William Willoughby, economist, government official, director for the Institute of Research. The papers of William F. Willoughby, mostly concern his service as treasurer and secretary of Puerto Rico and as deputy legal adviser to President Yuan Shikai of China during the period when Yuan made an unsuccessful attempt to restore the monarchy to China by having himself crowned emperor. The collection includes personal correspondence of Willougby with his twin brother Westel...
Dates: 1818-1955; Majority of material found within 1891-1937

Wills Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W67
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1863-1864, of Mary J. Wills, Bedford County, Va. with her husband, Charles A. Wills of the 58th Virginia Infantry Regiment (Company I). Also includes letters to Mary J. Wills from her brothers John A. Bradley and Joseph M. Bradley and correspondence of her sister Sarah F. Foster with her husband Habun R. Foster. John A. Bradley, and Joseph M. Bradley served in the 58th Virginia Infantry and Habun R. Foster served in the 34th Virginia Infantry Regiment. The Battle of Second...
Dates: 1859-1864

William Holland Wilmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 2.04
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical materials; original and photocopied correspondence; sermons, discourses, and publications by Wilmer. An inventory is available in the Special Collections Research Center.

Dates: 1808-1849; Majority of material found in 1808-1827

Winston & Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W73
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1918, of Winston & Company, Richmond, Va. with former employees concerning back pay owed them for work done at Camp Abraham Eustis, Lee Hall, Va. (now Fort Eustis, Va.). Winston & Company had offices in New York City and Richmond, Va. For the Camp Eustis project, the company had a job office on location. The letters in the collection are addressed to the job office. It is assumed that probably the Richmond office had control of the project.

Dates: 1918

Henry Alexander Wise Letter to Robert S. Chilton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00621
Scope and Contents

Letter from H. A. Wise, House of Representatives, Washington DC, to Robert S. Chilton, New York, in which he talks about dueling.

Dates: 1839 December 20

Henry Alexander Wise Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01269
Scope and Contents

Three letters (1856-1859) concerning United States politics (especially the 1856 presidential election), and his family; containing his views on religion and liberty; and making an appeal to James Buchanan on behalf of a candidate for appointed office.

Dates: 1856-1859

John S. Wise Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W75
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1869-1873, of John S. Wise concerning the application of his brother Doctor Richard A. Wise for positions as professor at the College of William and Mary, and at the University of Virginia; and as superintendent at the Central Lunatic Asylum, Richmond, Va. Correspondents include William E. Cameron, John W. Daniel, Benjamin S. Ewell, Hugh Blair Grigsby, John S. Mosby, Charles S. Venable and Richard A. Wise.

Dates: 1869-1873

John Sergeant Wise Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01640
Scope and Contents Collection of 15 letters addressed to John S. Wise, in New York, City, New York. Most are written from the American lawyer and author, Robert Green Ingersoll. Other letters are from other notable actors, authors, and playwrights such as James Morrison Steele MacKay, Albert Marsham Palmer, and John Martin Tracy. Most letters are more personal in nature and detail regrets for not attending functions or for not writing sooner. Some request advice regarding ideas, lay out plans for travel,...
Dates: 1858-1894

Woman's Club of Williamsburg records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00378
Scope and Contents

The collection contains scrapbooks, yearbooks, photographs, minutes and correspondence showing the activities, projects, causes and meetings of the Woman's Club of Williamsburg.  The Woman's Club was founded to mostly help local schools.

Dates: 1915-2014

Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W85
Scope and Contents

Dated 1806-1878. Business and legal papers of John H. Wood, constable of Louisa County, VA. Included are a receipt for $0.76 which he paid for 138 acres of land, that being taxes due; the papers of William J., David, and Charles W. Wood; and papers of Charles Vest, Albemarle County. Also contains personal letters with economic and political comments.

Dates: 1806-1878

Wood-Waller Typescripts

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01236
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of letters; 1745-1754, from Henry Wood to Benjamin Waller. Concerns death of Joshua Fry. Letters are in verse form. Letters mention Williamsburg, VA. 12 items.

Dates: circa 1951

Dudley Woodbridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 W85
Scope and Contents

Speeches and newspaper clippings relating to the career of Dudley Warner Woodbridge, who was professor, 1927-1966, and Dean of the Law school at the College of William and Mary. Also includes photographs and letters written to him on the occasion of his retirement.

Dates: 1897-1969

Woodbridge Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.09
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the Woodbridge and Mendenhall Families including materials of Julia Woodbridge Oxrieder, folklorist and author; her brother, Hensley Woodbridge, a bibliographer of Latin American literature; and their parents, Dean of the College of William and Mary Law School,  Dudley Woodbridge and his wife. Some material relates to Williamsburg, Virginia. The collection includes diaries, scrapbooks, photographs and other materials.

Dates: 1927-2001

Archibald Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W87
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings. Correspondents include Levi Barber, Daniel Call, Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey and John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson and Thomas Wilson. Subjects dealt with in the collection include banking, cholera, the Cumberland Road,...
Dates: 1777-1846; Majority of material found in 1783-1846

Woolfolk Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W88
Scope and Contents Papers of the Woolfolk family of Caroline County, Virginia including correspondence and accounts of John George Woolfolk, Jourdan Woolfolk, Pichegru Woolfolk and John William Woolfolk. The collection includes correspondence, accounts and vouchers for the stage line run by the Woolfolk family (Allen &  Woolfolk; Jourdan Woolfolk & Company; and Woolfolk &  Hoomes). Includes records of routes, rates, supplies, arrangements for layover of passengers and mail contracts of the Potomac...
Dates: 1775-1893

C. L. Worthington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W89
Scope and Contents The collection also contains miscellaneous manuscripts and account books. Included in this material are: land grants, 1761 and 1766, for land in Fairfax and Frederick counties, Va.; eighty-five survey maps of Frederick, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties, Va. and Berkeley and Hampshire counties, W. Va.; road petitions, 1743-1828, for Frederick County; affidavits for Revolutionary War service; correspondence, 1923-1930, of the Improved Order of Redmen, Great Council of Virginia; letters written...
Dates: 1752-1938

George Wythe Collection

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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

George Wythe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00600
Scope and Contents Manuscript in the hand of and signed by George Wythe, giving legal advice to the recipient who purchased land from John Twitty, the title which could be subject to the payment of a judgment recovered by the King against Twitty in a case before the General Court.  If John Twitty will not recant the bonds for payment of the purchase money, Wythe advises the recipient not to pay the money until the suit is ended or until he can be assured he will not be evicted. October 13, 1774....
Dates: 1774 October 13, 1801 January 26

Samuel H. Yonge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 Y8
Scope and Contents Papers, 1890-1935, of Samuel Humphreys Yonge. Yonge was an army engineer who worked on flood control projects and navigational improvements. Yonge was interested in excavations at Jamestown and Williamsburg, Va. and in archaeological projects throughout Virginia. Included is correspondence; early twentieth century photographs of ruins and excavations at Jamestown; notebooks of land patent abstracts and other notes concerning Jamestown; and printed material. The collection also includes an...
Dates: 1890-1935