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College of William and Mary--History--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 251 Collections and/or Records:

Dora and Cara Armistead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2004.24, 2006.54
Scope and Contents Papers from the household of Dora Travis Armistead (1890-1979) and Rowland Cara Armistead, sisters of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes letters, personal, financial and business papers of Cary Peyton Armistead (1856-1901), father of Dora and Cara, Steward of Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), and prominent local Episcopal Church and school leader; Eudora Ester Armistead (d. 1940), mother; Cary Champion Armistead (d. 1944), brother, and lawyer for a time in Detroit, Michigan;...

Alfred R. Armstrong Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three notebooks containing lecture notes taken by Alfred R. Armstrong in Roscoe C. Young's advanced physics classes, 1932-1933, at the College of William and Mary.

This collection also includes several report cards for Alfred R. Armstrong, 1928-1931, accompanied by his comments regarding the grading process and his professors, transferred from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection.

Ash Lawn-Highland Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 189
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Ash Lawn Highland, the estate of President James Monroe.  The estate is now a house museum owned by the College of William and Mary. The collection consists of architectural and archaeological research regarding the historic home. The majority of the collection is reports, plans, sketches, and photographs relating to the Historic American Buildings Survey 's preservation of Ash Lawn Highland.  The collection also includes brochures, pamphlets, and...

University Archives Audiovisual Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00/06/UA 58
Scope and Contents The University Archives Audiovisual Collection is an artificial collection of various audio and visual formats documenting the College of William and Mary campus, events, people, etc. The collection contains analog, magnetic, and digital media and while not comprehensive, it does include material from a variety of time periods and types of events including commencements, Charter Day, building dedications, lecture series, Raft Debates, visiting scholars and distinguished guests, athletic events,...

Autograph Album (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00713
Scope and Contents Autograph album, 1925-1958, of an unidentified person, likely of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes the signatures of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John D. Rockefeller, III, Winthrop Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, Harry F. Byrd, Grace Warren Landrum, James Hardy Dillard, Robert Morton Hughes, W.A.R. Goodwin and his wife, Earl Gregg Swem and Lilia Swem, Westmoreland Davis and Marguerite Davis, John Garland Pollard, Donald W. Davis, and Louise Chandler and Alvin Duke Chandler, among many others.

Martha Barksdale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.004
Scope and Contents The papers include Martha Barksdale's diary for 1918-1919, recording her experiences as a member of the first class of women at William and Mary. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs that document student activities and women's sports at the college from her student years to her teaching career. The bulk of the photographs date from the 1920s-1940s.

Benton Crooks Charles Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.265
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one form, completed by Benton Crooks Charles, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach.

Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who attended William and Mary receiving financial assistance with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.

Berry Madison Cox Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.266
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one form, completed by Berry Madison Cox, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach.

Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who attended William and Mary receiving financial assistance with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.

Beverly Simonton Kelly Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.233
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written by Beverly Simonton Kelly to her parents from her freshman year at William & Mary in 1949, until her graduation in 1953. Her letters mention and/or discuss a number of subjects, including (but not limited to) registration, purchasing her Duc cap for $1.00, her first curtsy to Lord Botetourt, freshman customs, the honor system, her class schedules, cost of books, social rules for women, the campus, social events and activities,...

Edward Francis Birckhead Pledge to Teach Fulfillment Form

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one form, completed by Edward Francis Birckhead, reporting how he fulfilled his pledge to the State Male Normal College and William & Mary to teach. He served as principal of Ivy High School in Albemarle County, Virginia after leaving William & Mary.

Pledges such as this were required of Virginia students who attended William and Mary receiving financial assistance with the understanding they would teach in Virginia upon graduation.