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Jamestown (Va.)--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

J. Paul Hudson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.29
Scope and Contents Historical notes compiled by J. Paul Hudson. Papers relate to colonial churches in Virginia. Primary focus is on the history of Bruton Parish Church and the church at Jamestown, Virginia and the people associated with them.Includes box of index notes entitled "Church Notes" which is organized by subject, name of church and county and/or author.Accession 2004.37:Material regarding Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Bruton, England. Poem and...

Jamestown 400th Anniversary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.23
Scope and Contents Publications, photographs, CD's and ephemera related to the 400th Anniversary celebration of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia:  US News and World Report, January 29 - February 8, 2007, Colonial Williamsburg Magazine (2 copies), a wigglepicture of three ships.

Jamestown Celebration Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 247
Scope and Contents The collection includes fliers, invitations, and booklets from the Jamestown Celebrations in 1957 and 2007.  The collection contains a scrapbook compiled by the staff of the Virginia 350th Anniversary Commission for College of William and Mary President Alvin Duke Chandler of photographs, invitations, and programs and material provided to participants of the World Forum on the Future of Democracy (2007).

Jamestown Exposition Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01542
Scope and Contents Thirty colorized postcards from the Jamestown Exposition in 1907. Images show various navy vessels (U.S.S. Alabama, U.S.S. Atlanta, U.S.S. Charleston, U.S.S. Florida, U.S.S. Indiana, U.S.S. Jamestown, U.S.S. Kearsarge, U.S.S. Kentucky, U.S.S. Louisiana, U.S.S. Maine, U.S.S. Maryland, U.S.S. Massachusetts, U.S.S. Missouri, U.S.S. New Jersey, U.S.S. New York, U.S.S. North Carolina, U.S.S. Olympia and Admiral Dewey, U.S.S. Oregon, U.S.S. Pennsylvania, Officers and Crew of the U.S.S. Pennsylvania,...

John Vance Weylie Letter to David Stuart

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.247
Scope and Contents Letter written by John Vance Wyelie from Jamestown to David Stuart in Alexandria on Nov. 30, 1798. Wyelie is known to have attended William & Mary from 1797-1798. The letter starts by Wyelie's acknowledging Stuart's loss of a parent and his words of comfort and understanding. He mentions trying to learn Spanish but that he could not bring his books to Jamestown for want of space in the carriage from Hanover, though he hopes his books came come at Christmas. Weylie discusses his...

Wilford Kale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.009
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection includes drafts, proofs, publicity material, photographs, correspondence, and related material from the writing career of Wilford Kale. Material is available for Hark Upon the Gale, Private Homes in Williamsburg, The Brafferton: The Education of the Indian, Goal to Goal: 100 Seasons of Football at William and Mary, and Parke Rouse's Jamestown. There is also correspondence and reports from the 275th and 300th anniversaries of the College of William and Mary, the 400th...

William Ordway Partridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01075
Scope and Contents Letters, 1894-1905, of the sculptor William Ordway Partridge to [?] Allen, [?] Hardy, Edward W. Bok, and the Society of American Sculptors. Letters discuss his book, desire to write an article for Ladies Home Journal on the history of women's clothing, attending social gatherings, and Society of American Sculptors affairs.

4 items.

Office of the President. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Records

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Identifier: UA 2.07
Scope and Contents Acc. 1980.123: One box containing biographical material; engravings; lectures; addresses; publications; an article about the Gardiner Manor in New York; Tyler's application for the William and Mary presidency; testimonials; a calling card; correspondence, including a letter to Mrs. Alex S. Porter (circa 1917), possibly referring to Bound Volume no. 13. Acc. 1984.019: This accession is composed of fifteen boxes of Tyler's correspondence and other material as President and President...

Series 15: Jamestown

 Series
Identifier: id101770
Scope and Contents Related material: See the Jamestown Corporation Records, 1946-1979, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary; and the Jamestowne Society Papers, 1930-1966, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

William Harrison Smith Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1994.14
Scope and Contents Papers of the donor's stepfather, William Harrison Smith, superintendent and postmaster at the island of Jamestown, Virginia.  Mostly business correspondence with Ellen Bagby of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (A.P.V.A.) with reports, with Elbert Cox of the National Park Service and Ellen Harvie Smith of the A.P.V.A.  Includes monthly general reports, financial reports, salary lists, tax forms, soil report certificates, photographs, and newspaper...