Hampton (Va.)--History--20th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Identifier: SC 00010
Scope and Contents Diary, describing the 1919 Easter week vacation of a family visiting the Hampton Roads area from Ohio. The diary is set in the context of World War I as the author describes sightings of submarines and seaplanes, and a visit to an aviation school and factory where they met aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. The author and her family visit Old Point Comfort, Hampton and the church at Fort Monroe, and also discusses social events. Only about a third of the diary has entries.
Identifier: Mss. 79 Sw4
Scope and Contents Papers, 1927-1965, of Earl Gregg Swem, librarian and historian. Includes correspondence, reports, poems, and newspaper clippings. Subjects covered by the collection include Virginia history, bibliography, American Library Association, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Williamsburg, College of William and Mary, Phi Beta Kappa, Virginia Colonial Records Project, Virginia Historical Society, Jamestown Festival, Hampton Celebration, and the Virginia Historical...
Identifier: 01/Mss. 75 H36
Identifier: UA 5.174
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, speeches, clippings, and other material concerning Hunter B. Andrews, a Virginia Senator and alumnus of the College of William and Mary. The bulk of the papers document Andrews' time as a Virginia State Senator from the 1980s to the 1990s and cover such topics as business development, education in Virginia, and speeches given at various occassions throughout Virginia. Also included are papers from Andrews' time in the United States Navy during Worl War II,...
Identifier: MS 00161
Scope and Contents Photograph album, circa 1910-1919, of an unidentified resident of Hampton, Virginia. Pictures are primarily of African Americans and include shots of teachers in a summer program at Hampton Institute, a man in a baseball uniform, formal posed pictures, a trip to Alabama, tobacco leaves, and of the teachers and students of the Lott Carey School, among many others. Some photographs have notations beside them, while the majority do not. Names recorded are S. Vaughn, R. Whiting, L. Bass, S. Bass,...
Identifier: SC 00017
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photo album filled with photographs and newspaper clippings associated with a visit to Fort Monroe by the Roanoke medical detachment of the 246th Coast Artillery of the Virginia National Guard. Few of the photographs are labeled with more than a date, and some depict travels beyond Fort Monroe. The album also contains signatures, addresses, and thoughts of friends of the owner of the album.