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College of William and Mary--Students

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin H. B. Hubbard Report of Scholarship, Application and Conduct

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.280
Scope and Contents Report of Benjamin Henry Bascom Hubbard's scholarship and conduct while a student at William & Mary for the period ending in December 1860. There are remarks and signatures from Edward S. Joynes regarding Greek, Robert J. Morrison regarding Moral Philosophy and Political Economy, and Charles Morris regarding Constitutional Law. The form is also signed by Thomas McCandlish, Secretary of the Faculty.

Charles R. McAlpine Certificates

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Identifier: UA 5.277
Scope and Contents Two certificates presented to Charles R. McAlpine, while at student at William & Mary (1845/1848). The first was presented to him on July 4, 1846, testifying that he has done well with his studies of the "entire Junior course, together with Metaphysics & Constitutional Law." It is signed by faculty members Thomas Dew, Robert Saunders, Beverley Tucker, John Millington, and Charles Minnegerode. The certificate features the Temple seal.The second one, dated July 4,...

Edwin Taliaferro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.116
Scope and Contents The collection includes two manuscript volumes two and three of "A Rational Grammar of the French Language," written by Taliaferro, circa 1860 (the whereabouts of volume one are unknown), letters, Taliaferro's obituary, and photocopies of manuscripts written by Taliaferro but in private ownership.The first letter is written by Edwin in Williamsburg to his brother, William Booth in Gloucester, and dated January 14, 1866. Edwin is disappointed he wasn't able to visit at Christmas but...

John S. Davison Progress Report

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Identifier: UA 5.282
Scope and Contents Progress report of William & Mary student John S. Davison. The report is a typeset form completed in hand by W&M faculty member Ferdinand S. Campbell.

John Floyd Jones Collection

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Identifier: UA 5.191
Scope and Contents This collections contains three items. The first is handwritten copy of a resolution adopted at a meeting of the faculty dated June 17, 1842. It acknowledges Jones' role in a duel, for which he was disciplined.  The second item is a letter dated December 14, 1842 written by Secretary of the Faculty, Charles Minnigerode, to Jones' mother, Catherine, wherein he informs her of her son's dismissal from William and Mary.  The letter includes an exerpt from the official faculty minutes which states...

Miles Selden Certificates

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Identifier: UA 5.136
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two certificates presented to Miles Selden while a student at William & Mary.The first certificate is dated July 4, 1842 and was presented to Selden for his success in the studies of "Belles Lettres, Logic, Ethics, History, National Law & Chemistry." It is signed by faculty members Thomas Dew, Robert Saunders, Beverley Tucker, and John Millington.The second certificate is dated July 4, 1843 and was presented to Selden for his success in...

Robert Michie Letter to David Watson

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Identifier: UA 5.291
Content Description Two page letter from William & Mary student, Robert Michie, informing his cousin, David Watson, of the activities of the school, students, and faculty. Michie mentions the selling of Hornsby house in an eggnog fit and in sending Blue (Tom) and Lemon (enslaved persons) with notes to Tucker (St. George) regarding the legality of this transaction but his inability to immediately attend to the issue has caused them to travel to his residence to inquire about the issue. Michie also mentions...

Samuel Lee Haizlip Letter to William & Mary Faculty

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Identifier: UA 5.267
Scope and Contents Letter written by Samuel Lee Haizlip to W&M faculty, April 24, 1905. In reply to the university's inquiring as to whether or not he has fulfilled his pledge to teach, he states that he's been unable to get employment at a school, though he's applied to two different ones. He states he inteds to go to college again before applying to another school.

Charles D. Styrnbrough Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.183
Scope and Contents June 15, 1906 letter written by Charles D. Styrnbrough to William and Mary faculty member, Henry Louthan, asking for his class standing as well as his "Distinctions."

William Tayloe Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.195
Scope and Contents Letter dated November 1, 1858 and written by Tayloe to a woman named Lizzie. He describes his boarding situation (he was a student at the College of William and Mary at the time) and mentions the names of other students boarding with him, listing them by their surnames only (including Page, Harrison, and Robinson). He mentions one student who boarded with a Miss Galt but got homesick. Tayloe further notes that there "ought to be a large number of students, the faculty is an able one, the new...