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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 953 Collections and/or Records:

Padraic Colum Letter to William Seward, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00969
Scope and Contents

Letter, 3 November 1953, from Padraic Colum of New York City, to William Seward, Jr., of the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary. Colum thanks Seward for the reception in Norfolk and notes that he is sending photographs of himself to Seward.

Dates: 1953 November 3

Colvin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C72
Scope and Contents Papers of the Coleman, Davis and Pannill families of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va. Includes correspondence, 1827-1838, of William Davis with Peter F. Armstead, Linn Banks and William B. Wallace concerning the collection of money owed by Wallace. The papers include Davis's accounts and papers relating to his estate. There are also land records concerning Orange County, Va. and leases from Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740) and Alexander Spotswood (ca. 1746-1818.) Collection includes Sale...
Dates: 1734-1839

Committee to Furnish the President's House Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 215
Scope and Contents

Acc. 1985.070: This accession contains files detailing the formation of the committee and its work to acquire objects for the house.

Acc. 1992.019: This accession includes correspondence, minutes, agenda, committee reports, financial statements, memoranda, brochures, clippings, and meeting announcements.

Acc. 2008.140: includes memoranda and paperwork for the Committee to Furnish the President's House collected by longtime committee member Carlton Casey.

Dates: 1977-1994; Majority of material found within 1991-1994

Ralph L. Conner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.25
Scope and Contents Letters from Pfc Ralph L. Conner of the 5th Army Headquarters, the Battle Casualty Section, to Mrs. Emma La Normandin, his Mother, and Miss Blanche La Normandin, his Aunt, while he was stationed in Europe, mainly Italy, during World War II. His letters suggest he is a file clerk. His Mother and Aunt appear to live together in Everett, Massachusetts and his Father, and possibly a second wife, live in Quincy, Massachusetts. Letters describe the weather, his experiences and reminiscences of...
Dates: 1944-1945; Majority of material found in 1945

Conway D. Whittle letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01857
Content Description

Letter to Richmond, Virginia slave traders Davis, Deupree and Co., from Virginia physician Conway Davies Whittle inquiring about the rates of sale of 24 enslaved persons owned by Whittle. Age, gender, complexion, and skills are mentioned to describe the enslaved people.

Dates: 1860 November 2

Cook-Luttrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C77
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business, tax and legal records, primarily 1848-1890, of various members of the Cook and Luttrell Families of Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties, Virginia. The Cook family correspondence is concentrated between 1855 and 1858 and discusses the migration of several members of the family to western Virginia and Missouri, courtship and marriage, farming, and detailed accounts of family visits. The Luttrell correspondence, 1874-1890, contains letters to Mollie Luttrell...
Dates: 1848-1890

James Fenimore Cooper and Dr. Weiner correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01814
Content Description

A single letter from James Fenimore Cooper of New York, New York, to Dr. Weiner c/o T. Hawkins of William & Mary. The letter expresses Cooper's reasoning for the writing of "The Deerslayer."

Dates: 1841

Jean-Francois Coste Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00491
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Jean-Francois] Coste, Paris, [France] to "dear and old colleague" about the Council of Health and personnages:  [Baron Nicolas] Heurteloup, [Antoine Augustin] Parmentier and  Bucher, deputy head of the Bureau of Personnel.  Gives his assurances that the feared invasion will not happen, peace will be negotiated and the recipient may enjoy "tranquility at Arles."  June 24, 1815.  Typescript translation included.

Dates: 1815 June 24

Counseling Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 328
Scope and Contents

Acc. 2010.281 contains administrative files from the office of the Director of the Counseling Center from 1994-2006. Included in the files are annual reports, statistics, and budget material. Acc. T2012.006 contains annual reports and various surveys.

Dates: 1994-2012

David Cox Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01074
Scope and Contents

Letters, 22 January 1838 written by David Cox, the English painter, to an unidentified addressee stating he is behind in his work and will visit as soon as possible and sending regards to "dear pupil"; and letter, n.d., [?] Waley, sending regards from Mr. and Mrs. Cox.

2 items.

Dates: 1838 January 22, undated

Theodore Sullivan Cox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.062
Scope and Contents Series 1 (Acc. 1999.059) contains correspondence regarding the School of Jurisprudence (now the Marshall-Wythe School of Law), the Faculty Club, the Quarterly Millennium Celebration, and notes on the teaching of law at William and Mary for the years 1931-1943. Series 2 (Acc. 2008.308) contains material acquired by Dr. Theodore Sullivan Cox in Germany during the Allied occupation after World War II. Includes British, US American and French military bulletins, manuals and pamphlets...
Dates: 1931-1946

Thomas Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01079
Scope and Contents

Two undated letters of Thomas Crawford, American sculptor, to William F. Ritchie (discussing exhibits in Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Va.) and to G. W. Greene (asking him to visit).

2 items.

Dates: undated

James H. Critchfield Papers

 Class
Identifier: MS 00209
Scope and Contents Primary source documents, research materials and drafts for James Critchfield's book, "Partners at the Creation the Men behind Postwar Germany's Defense and Intelligence Establishments." Includes information on Germans imprisoned by the Allies, and on De-Nazification, for which Critchfield conducted interviews; also included are two copies of a booklet about a camps for detainees (“Camp 71”). The illustrated booklet is written in German and one English translation insert is provided. Further...
Dates: 1941-2003

Benjamin Crowninshield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.099
Scope and Contents The collection includes one letter written by Crowninshield and four letters received by him while a student at the College of William & Mary in May and June of 1804.In his May 30, 1804 letter, he writes, “The pleasing manners of this place would be enough to keep one here, but the advantages of the college, I should think, would keep me here forever.” He also discusses the theories of Sir Isaac Newton and mentions walking with the president of William & Mary, Bishop...
Dates: 1804 May, June

Thomas Croxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C89
Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters, receipts, invoices, and account books of Thomas Croxton concerning his law practice at Tappahannock, Va. Includes accounts with J.M. Parr & Son, commission merchants of Baltimore, Md. who received grain from Croxton by ship and sold it on consignment.

Dates: 1858-1899

William and Mary Cultural Center and Research Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 130
Scope and Contents

This collection contains proposals for and correspondence about a cultural center and a research center to be established at William and Mary.

Dates: 1950-1951

Clifford Currie Papers

 Collection
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

Custis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C96
Scope and Contents

Letter, 11 August 1836, written by W. P. Custis, Philadelphia, Pa. to James W. Custis of Accomack County, Va. concerning the purchase of horses; and a newspaper clipping from "Harper's New Monthly Magazine" concerning a Civil War era anecdote about someone named Custis.

Dates: 1836

George Washington Parke Custis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C96
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1832-1856, of George Washington Parke Custis of "Arlington." The collection is mostly letters written to Francis Nelson, his farm manager at "White House," New Kent County, Virginia concerning growing and marketing crops, agricultural improvements, the effect of the proposed Richmond and York River Railroad on the plantation, and Robert E. Lee. There are a few additional letters to Nelson from merchants and railroad officials, and photostats of 2 additional Custis letters.

Dates: 1832-1856

Dade Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01205
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1826-1843, of the Dade family of King George County, Va. Includes letters received by General John B. Dade, his wife, Eliza Dade, and their daughter, Margaret S. Dade as well as letters to another relative Edward Smith. The collection includes a genealogical column, 1910, from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, which concerns the Dade, Daingerfield, Battaile, Hove, and Fitzhugh families.

Dates: 1826-1910; Majority of material found in 1826-1843

Dade-Hansbrough-Patton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01094
Scope and Contents Letters and poem, 1825-1899, of members of the Dade, Hansbrough, and Patton families. The collection inludes a letter, 1863, from Waller Tazewell Patton (7th Virginia Infantry) concerning his injury received in the Battle of Gettysburg and a letter, 1863, from Isaac W. Smith to John M. Patton telling of the death of Waller Tazewell Patton. The collection also includes a letter from Margaret Slaughter (Dade) Smith to James F. Hansbrough giving her consent to his marriage with Ophelia...
Dates: 1825-1866

Daingerfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D14
Scope and Contents Letters, 1833-1840, from Sallie Withrow Daingerfield at "Belleplane" [or "Belleplain"] Richmond County, Va. to her husband Joseph F. Daingerfield, member of the Virginia House of Delegates; to her sister Margaret A. Withrow at Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, Va. [now W. Va.]; and to her brother John Withrow. Includes letters, 1850-1851, from Edward Randolph Edmunds in London, Eng. and Florence, Italy to his sister Sallie Edmunds (Mrs. Edwin Short Edmunds) describing his travels;...
Dates: 1833-1930

Thomas R. Daley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.09
Scope and Contents Portfolio of correspondence to Thomas R. Daley of Porto Bello Farm, ca. 1914-1920. Business records. Letters written to and from Thomas R. Daley regarding land and property investments in Minnesota, Virginia and Florida. Includes property descriptions, business records,orders for shares in the Metropolitan Milk Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota and orders for farm materials. Thomas Daley's properties in Virginia included Porto Bello Farm, Bassetterre and property on Queen's Creek...
Dates: 1914-1920

Theodore Roosevelt Dalton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 81 D17
Scope and Contents Papers, 1933-1978, of Ted Dalton, Virginia state senator, 1944-1959; Republican candidate for governor of Virginia in 1953 and 1957; and U.S. District judge for the Western district of Virginia. Includes correspondence, speeches, news clippings, photographs, recordings, reels of film and legal opinions. Subjects covered include Republican Party politics, the Virginia General Assembly, highways,compulsory automobile insurance, segregation, the Gray Commission Report (Commission on...
Dates: 1933-1978; Majority of material found in 1952-1959

Darby-Parramore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D24
Scope and Contents

Papers, chiefly 1801-1868, of the Darby, Parramore and Higgins families of Accomack and Northampton counties, Va. Includes wills, epitaphs, letters, a list, n.d., of slaves, a certificate of dismissal, 1834, from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and genealogical notes on the families.

Dates: 1801-1908