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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Colonial Inn Register

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Re1 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Register, 1918-1919, of the Colonial Inn [Williamsburg, Va.], J. B. C. Spencer, proprietor.

Colonial Pageant Photographs and Program

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.44
Scope and Contents

Oversize photograph of Williamsburg Colonial Pageant, Griffith, photographer from Newport News, Virginia, 1921.  In very poor condition.

Also, photograph of the pageant, cut into 7 pieces.  Additional rolled photograph added in 2011.

Copy of "A Partial History of Mrs. Remember Bowen Thorp's Life" Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01250
Scope and Contents

Copy of a partial typed transcript and a manuscript of the "Partial History of Mrs. Remember Thorp's Life" by Mrs. Remember Bowen Thorp. One page tells of her early childhood, and the next two pages tell of her visit to Virginia and the Williamsburg area in 1907.

Original is owned by the Thorp Family.

Mr. and Mrs. Hibbert D. Corey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.43-2
Scope and Contents Papers of Professor H.D. Corey, formerly economics professor at the College of William and Mary and of his wife, an active member of the Williamsburg Garden Club. Includes typescript of "American Foreign Trade Zone Policy and its Application to Hampton Roads" by Hibbert D. Corey, August 1930 and a "Rose Test Notes" scrapbook and related papers from the Williamsburg Garden Club, 1947-1957. Publications include "National Geographic" October 1954 issue,"Williamsburg: Its College and...

Daily Press Williamsburg Related Articles

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1999.30
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles about Williamsburg residents and institutions, businesses and events.  Includes clippings, obituaries, notes and speeches relating to prominent residents and major events and important places in Williamsburg, James City County and York County, Virginia. The material was collected by the Newport News Daily Press newspaper.

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...

Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.91
Scope and Contents Items relating to early twentieth-century College of William and Mary, Colonial Williamsburg, and Williamsburg High School. A few items are from the Ayres family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Invitation of Colonial Williamsburg, Incorporated, dated 1935; brochure for Tidewater, Virginia, invitation of The College of William and Mary to address given by Samuel Black McCormick (Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh), undated; postcard of the Peninsula Bank and Trust Company,...

Jane Ayers Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01256
Scope and Contents

Obituaries and the story of Williamsburg residents Edwin A. Gilley and Comer C. Jackson who died when their car fell through the open draw on the Chickahominy Bridge, undated, obituary of murdered Harry Burleson of James City County in 1922, photograph of woman in a canoe with a note that it might be Virginia Waltrip,  Notebook of handwritten stories by Ellsworth Ayers, dated 1909. There are also photographs of students from the Five Forks School.

Deed between H. D. and Carrie Cole to Lucy R. Brooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00611
Scope and Contents

Deed from H.D. and Carrie D. Cole, his wife, to Lucy R. Brooks for property on the southeast corner of Scotland and Henry Streets, Williamsburg, Virginia.  Lot is portion of what is known as the Armistead Homestead.  March 10, 1913.

WHRA.

Eastern Lunatic Asylum Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.244
Scope and Contents 12 Ledgers from the Eastern Lunatic Asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia recording purchases of food items, kitchen items, tools, clothing and other items for the hospital. Classified Receipts: August 31, 1892 to February 28, 1899. Ledger book listing 3 months of daily receipts on each page, 9 pages of items per quarter ranging from bacon to furniture sets. Consolidated Morning Report Book: March 1, 1876 to May 7, 1877. Daily record of the...