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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Philip L. Barbour Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 Bar 23
Scope and Contents Papers, 1935-1980, of historian and scholar Philip Lemont Barbour (1898-1980), including research notes for his historical writings on the settlement of North America. Most articles, clippings and notes concern those people associated with Captain John Smith, a leader of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. Notes were also used in the audio production, "The Jamestown Saga; the Founding of the American Colony in the Words of the Colonists," written by Philip L. Barbour and Nigel...
Dates: 1935-1980

Plat of Barrett's Ferry on the James River

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01601
Scope and Contents

This item is a November 1933 plat map of Barrett's Ferry, a property along the James River. The land was the property of G.T. Brooks.

Dates: 1933 November

Brafferton Estate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents relating to the Brafferton Estate as it impacted the College of William and Mary such as accounts, decrees, correspondence, biographical material on Robert Boyle, 20th century material on the search for information about the Brafferton Estate, and other material. The collection includes both original documents and copies of documents. There is also material related to the Brafferton Estate and the early history of the College of William and Mary...
Dates: 1691-1935

David Ives Bushnell, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B96
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1917-1941, of anthropologist David Ives Bushnell, Jr., including correspondence concerning his research on Indians in North America; diaries, address lists, specimen lists, photographs, magazines, pamphlets, and maps pertaining to his work. Also includes correspondence of his mother, Belle Johnston Bushnell.The collection also contains a typescript of the journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz; letters written by William Cullen Bryant (concerning Thanatopsis), William...
Dates: 1797-1941

Chappelear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C38
Scope and Contents Collection, 1876-1959, of Benjamin Curtis Chappelear including manuscript and printed maps of Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, and Warren Counties, Virginia; Virginia state maps; United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Maps of areas in Virginia and West Virginia; notes concerning land records and manuscript volumes which include account books collected by Chappelear of blacksmiths, farmers, postmasters, students, tanners, and operators of general stores. The collection also...
Dates: 1788-1959

Chesapeake Bay Navigational Map Engraving

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01231
Scope and Contents

Map entitled "Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay" reduced from the surveys made by D.P. Adams. By E. Blunt. Note says copper plate engraving.

Dates: 1837

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...
Dates: 1856-1940

Cold War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 1.15
Scope and Contents

The Cold War Collection includes predominantly published materials and ephemera.  The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is only approximate.

Dates: circa 1950-1969

Matthew Davenport's Plan of Princess Anne Port

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00100
Content Description

Map created August 11, 1774 of a plan for Princess Anne Port in Williamsburg, Virginia. Davenport includes property owned in the surrounding areas of the plan, explanations and condition notes, and gives a scale of the drawing in feet and English chains. The plan is also signed by John Blair, Mayor of Williamsburg and John Dixon, Peter Scott, and Ben Powell. Because of the poor condition of this plan, this item is not served to the public. Researchers must use a digitized copy.

Dates: 1774 August 11

Frances H. Hamilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00629
Scope and Contents

Items relating to Norge and Williamsburg, Virginia.

"Map of Norway, VA." which belonged to Ellen A. Huckstep. Torn. Undated. Photograph and photocopies of same map.Newspaper article about the founding of Norge. Undated. Photograph of the site of the Capitol and photograph of "Washington's Headquarters."

Dates: 1907-1920; Majority of material found in 1907-1920

Hart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.112
Scope and Contents

Autographs albums, library catalogs of personal libraries, maps, math notes and scrapbooks.

Many collections and material were purchased from John Hart during the 1930's and filed under their own accession numbers or interfiled with existing collections.

Dates: 1762-1913

Herbert H. Vreeland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68 V95
Scope and Contents

Source material collected and compiled by Herbert H. Vreeland relating to the activities of the French in the American Revolution. Includes typescript copies (and translations) of diaries of French officers, material on pertinent collections in various libraries, maps, and notes on Revolutionary War campaigns. Consists of 84 volumes and 19 boxes of material. Typed inventory and processing notes are in box 1.

Dates: 1960-1970

Historical Pageant of Colonial Jamestown, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00624
Scope and Contents

Plans, correspondence, pictures of a proposed historical pageant planned by the "Historical Pageant of Colonial Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown, Inc." in 1939.  The pageant never happened.  Correspondence with Clark Robinson of New York, President  General of the SAR, and others.  Includes prospectus which explains the object of the pageant.  Pageant script called "Symphonic, Out-door Play, Depicting the Colonial Days of Jamestown and Yorktown, Virginia" by John C. Temple.  Copies.

Dates: 1939

Jamestown Island Civil War map

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01865
Content Description

A hand-drawn map of Jamestown Island in pencil and blue ink with annotations.

Dates: Circa 1860-1870

Jefferson H. Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Jefferson H. Clark, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania physician, who was a field surgeon in France during World War I, and of the research papers of his daughter Mary Clark Shade (1928-2009), who was working on a book documenting her father's WWI duty. Jefferson H. Clark's papers include diaries, an officer's record book, correspondence, military orders and records, maps (one of which is labeled 'trench map'), photographs, dictionary, his...
Dates: 1914-2000

Latin American Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00305
Dates: 1711-1873

Louis W. Luedkte Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00197
Scope and Contents

This collections contains original drawings, maps, and other material by technical illustrator Louis W. Luedtke. The bulk of the collection contains drawings related to Colonial Williamsburg buildings, interiors, holiday decorations.

Included with this collection is biographical information relating to Loius Luedtke including his childhood, articles relating to his work, and photographs of him and his family.

Dates: 1978-2002; Majority of material found in 1985-1995

Bishop James Madison Map of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1960.64
Scope and Contents

Map of Virginia by Bishop James Madison, 1818 revision of 1807 edition.

Due to the large size of this item, 48 hours advanced notice for use is required.

Dates: 1818

John Millington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M59
Scope and Contents

Papers including correspondence concerning Millington's experiences as directing engineer of the Anglo-Mexican Mining Association, as professor at College of William and Mary where he lived in the Wythe House, as professor at University of Mississippi, and at Memphis Medical College. Includes diaries covering 1832, 1835, and 1861-1867; letters of his family members; and Blankenship family land records and letters concerning the Spanish-American War.

Dates: 1801-1951

Northern Neck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 N81
Scope and Contents Papers, 1672-1936, relating to the Northern Neck of Virginia. Includes plat, 1672, of 40 acres of land belonging to Ambrose Fielding and Jon Southerland and surveyed by Jo. Haynie; photocopy of warrant, 1694, for a survey and grant of Doeg's Island to William Sherwood (signed by Marguerite [Margaret] Culpeper, [Thomas, Lord] Fairfax, Catherine Fairfax, Alexander Culpeper and agents W[illia]m Fitzhugh and George Brent); typescript of petition, 1783, of Robert, Lord Fairfax and Denny Martin...
Dates: 1672-1936

Parking Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 267
Scope and Contents

This collection contains rules and maps for parking on The College of William and Mary campus.

Dates: 1970-2007; Majority of material found in 1970-2007

Peacock Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.116
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, research notes, and other material related to the attempt to classify the Peacock Hill neighborhood of Williamsburg, Virginia a historic landmark. Also included are maps of the neighborhood as well as a copy of the signed petition for Colonial Williamsburg to build townhomes that compliment, not replace, the homes in the Peacock Hill neighborhood. Most of the material is from 1982.

Dates: 1976-1982

Plan de la ville et environs de Williamsburg en Virginie, America (Frenchman's Map of Williamsburg, Virginia), 1782, 1978-2011

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.002-Mss. Acc. Mss. Acc. 2013.184-Mss. Acc. 2011.536
Scope and Contents The Plan de la ville et environs de Williamsburg en Virginie, America (a 11 mai 1782, levé au pas), also known as the Frenchman's Map is a map of Williamsburg dated May 11, 1782. It was drafted by an unknown Frenchman probably stationed with Rochambeau's army. Its detail suggests perhaps a billeting map for the French army following the battle of Yorktown. It has been called the "Bible of the Restoration of Williamsburg" because of the detail of the original buildings shown. It has also been...
Dates: 1782 May 11 (Original); 1978 and 2011 (Reproductions)

Sanborn Insurance Atlas, Williamsburg, Virginia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2006.039, 2007.100, 2021.047
Scope and Contents

Consists of materials related to the Sanborn Insurance Atlas of Williamsburg (Rare Book-Double Folio G 1294 .W5 G495), which had beeen originally accessioned as 2006.039 before being transfered to the Rare Book collection.

Acc. 2007.100 consists of 2 DVDs with images from the Atlas (located in the Mss. Audio-Visual Collection.)

Acc. 2021.047 consists of 9 color reprodctions depicting maps dated June, 1960 in mapcase 55 drawer 13.

Dates: 1930-circa 2007; Majority of material found within 1930-1960

Harry and Anna Saxer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.136
Scope and Contents In 1949 Harry Saxer, a Pennsylvania steel executive, and his wife Anna Saxer traveled to Germany to assist U. S. military officials with the restoration of Germany's steel industry after World War II.  The Saxers were in Germany for much of 1949.  Harry Saxer was a civilian employee of  the U. S. Army, and worked with the Combined Steel Group in Germany.They assembled two scrapbooks (Acc. 2009.136) to document their stay in Germany. Some of the predominant formats included are...
Dates: 1949