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Indians of North America--Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Brafferton School quilt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01841
Content Description "The Brafferton School" quilt was created by Denise Walters of the Nottoway Tribe of Virginia in May 2022. The quilt was created to commemorate the history of the Brafferton Indian School at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. The school was constructed in 1723 and students from many local Virginia tribes, including the Nottoway, attended the Brafferton before and after the construction of the building. Indigenous tribes were required to pay a tax to the local government but by...
Dates: 2022 May

Charles II Entry Book of Warrants

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lee1
Scope and Contents A copy, possibly written 1675-1686, of an Entry Book of Warrants relating to Virginia, Carolina, Ireland, etc. in the time of Charles II. An April 9, 1677 entry appoints someone to protect the people in Virginia from the Indians. Bacon's Rebellion was in 1676.Typed label on inside cover states "from the collection of Sir W. Betham, Ulster King at Arms, half russia." Sir William Betham (1779–1853) was an English herald and antiquarian who held the office of Ulster King of Arms...
Dates: 1675-1686

James Cocke to Richard Eppes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01275
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Cocke, Tar Bay, Prince George County, Virginia to Richard Eppes, Philadelphia, [PA] about an indian skeleton found on his land in Prince Geroge County. October 2, 1846.

Dates: 1846 October 2

College Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.

Dates: circa 1880s-1990s

Elaine Bixiones collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.346
Content Description

The Elaine Bixiones collection contains one navy blue turtleneck t-shirt with gold William & Mary logo owned by Elaine Bixiones. The shirt depicts the former William & Mary logo which consisted of an image of a Native American man.

Dates: Circa 1968-1969

Gamma Phi Beta (Alpha Chi Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.109
Content Description

Collection includes materials documenting the daily activities of Gamma Phi Beta (Alpha Chi Chapter). Materials include pages from a scrapbook that contain stereotypical caricatures of east Asian and Native American people as well as derogatory language regarding race, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity. Collection also includes photographs of culturally insensitive events held in Sorority Court.

Dates: 1951-2006

William K. Perrin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 95 P42
Scope and Contents Business letters, 1833-1839, to Major William K. Perrin and 1855, 1860, to his son-in-law Wyndham Kemp, both of Gloucester County, Virginia from Perrin's step-son Robert W. Nicolson in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, about the management of a cotton plantation. Letters mention purchasing land, growing and selling cotton management of slaves, legal and banking matters and uprising of the Creek Indians. Papers, 1800-1855 and n.d., relating to the hiring out and management of slaves of...
Dates: 1732-1902; Majority of material found in 1820-1858

Thomasina E. Jordan collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00382
Scope and Contents The Thomasina E. Jordan collection contains the personal and professional papers of Native American activist Thomasina E. Jordan. The collection includes awards, certificates, correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs. The Thomasina E. Jordan Act includes federal legislation passed by the U.S. congress to acknowledge the Upper Mattaponi Tribe and its members. This act provides eligible ethnic groups services and benefits provided by the federal government to federally recognized...
Dates: Circa 1978-2007

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

William & Mary letter holder

 Collection
Identifier: UA 416
Content Description

Contains one vintage wooden napkin holder. The napkin portrays a painted image of a Native American and the name of the college on its front side. On its back, the napkin holder lists the founding dates of Jamestown, Virginia; Yorktown, Virginia; and the Virginia colony.

Dates: Circa 1940