Found in 952 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
This collection contains proposals for and correspondence about a cultural center and a research center to be established at William and Mary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Originals and copies of papers, 1804-1928, of the Davidson family of Frederick County, Va. Includes correspondence from Samuel Davidson in Sacramento, California to his father, William Davidson and brother David Davidson describing California in the Gold Rush era. The papers also include a deed, 5 April 1773, signed by Thomas Lord Fairfax to Thomas Talbot for land in Frederick County, Va. and genealogical material concerning the Davidson family.