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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Marianna Broaddus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00696
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous Williamsburg and Virginia related materials, compiled by Marianna Broaddus. Included are a Colonial Williamsburg Foundation library exhibit catalog (1991), a Williamsburg Reunion booklet, and a print of John Tyler, Sr.'s home in Greenway, Virginia. Also included are photographs, some of which relate to the Christian family, as well as typescripts (in part photocopies) of reminiscences of members of the Christian family about their life in...

Bruton Parish Church Parish Aid Society Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch7
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1905-1914, of the Parish Aid Society of Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, Va.

Bucktrout Funeral Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1997.22
Scope and Contents

8 volumes of burial records, 1916-1945 of the Bucktrout Funeral Home:

Vol 1 Aug 1916-Nov 1920

Vol 2 Nov 1920-Jan 1925

Vol 3 Jan 1925-July 1929

Vol 4 July 1929-Sept 1932

Vol 5 Sept 1932-Dec 1935

Vol 6 Dec 1935-Apr 1938

Vol 7 Apr 1938-May 1942

Vol 8 May 1942-Feb 1945.

Bucktrout Funeral Home Records in Swem Library’s microforms area, 4 reels, call number  F234 .W7 B83.

Carlton Casey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.48
Scope and Contents

Papers of Carlton Casey.

The inventory is a guide to Mss. Acc. 1999.48 which is the postcard collection documenting pre-restoration Williamsburg, restored Williamsburg, Jamestown, the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, and cities, towns, and holidays in Virginia. Also includes clippings, articles, photographs, programs, and souvenir publications.

Additions to the collection are described individually.

Anne T. Chapman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C37
Scope and Contents Papers, 1884-1954, of Anne T. Chapman of Madison, Wisconsin and Williamsburg, Virginia.  She was a civic and social leader in the community of Williamsburg who served as librarian of the Williamsburg Public Library from 1910-1942. Papers include correspondence, diaries, photographs, and newspaper clippings and concern Gamma Phi Beta, the Williamsburg Civic League, the Williamsburg Public Library, the Williamsburg Garden Club, Bruton Parish Church, and public health.Additions...

Charles Edward Gary, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00017
Scope and Contents These papers contain correspondence, photographs, business papers, artifacts, certificates, and other materials related to Charles Edward Gary, Jr. Mr. Gary was a prominent African American business owner in Williamsburg, operating for decades the West End Valet Shop off Prince George Street. The collection comprises business ledgers and other West End Valet Shop records over several years, as well as legal documents pertaining to the Valet Shop and Gary family estates such as leases and...

Christian-Charles Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00623
Scope and Contents Candid photographs of Christian and Charles families, 1920's and 1930's, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes photograph of a group of women around an indoor pool, with Margaret Lewis Tuthill noted; photographs of the Charles/Christian house from the front (facing Prince George Street), the side (facing Prince George and Nassau Streets) and the rear (facing Duke of Gloucester Street); and group shots of family and friends in front of the house. Names mentioned are...

Henry Denison Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C67
Scope and Contents Included are minutes of the Wise Light Infantry Co. of Williamsburg, 1881-1882; the College of William and Mary Alumni Association, 1906-1917; papers concerning the College of William and Mary including letters, 1873, from Benjamin S. Ewell; the Williamsburg Free School Trustees, 1870-1907; and the Democratic Committee of Williamsburg. Also accounts of the state school funds, 1894-1911; the city school funds, 1906-1911, 1919-1924; Bruton Parish Church 1897-1938; and of Robert F....

Cole-Lane Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00059
Scope and Contents Collection includes materials related to the Lane and Cole families of Williamsburg, Virginia including wills, voting ballots, property reciepts, deeds, photographs, contracts, estate documents, invitations, diaries, and correspondence. The materials detail the political, economic and social issues in Williamsburg during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Specific Virginia properties are named, i.e. "Lilliput" and "Lightview." The emancipation of named enslaved...

Colonial Hotel Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2006.68 and 2007.76
Scope and Contents This collection contains reservation and information requests and carbon copy or rough draft replies about accommodations and meals at the Colonial Hotel in Williamsburg, Virginia. It also includes business and financial correspondence concerning the Colonial Hotel. Most replies unsigned, but Mrs. Mary A. Johnston was the manager during 1929 and 1930.  There are miscellaneous cards, envelopes, brochures and notepaper.  It includes a brochure from the New York Hippodrome for the...