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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Anne H. Cutler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00138
Scope and Contents Papers relating to property owned by Anne Haughwout Cutler, of the Bucktrout-Braithwaite family in Williamsburg, Virginia. Cutler was the great-great-granddaughter of Benjamin Bucktrout, a cabinetmaker from London who moved to Williamsburg in 1766, where he opened a business making funeral coffins. Upon the death of her mother, Virginia Braithwaite Haughwout, Cutler inherited several properties in the Williamsburg area. In 1954, Cutler helped create with other family members the...

Carlton Casey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1999.48
Scope and Contents Papers of Carlton Casey.

The inventory is a guide to Mss. Acc. 1999.48 which is the postcard collection documenting pre-restoration Williamsburg, restored Williamsburg, Jamestown, the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, and cities, towns, and holidays in Virginia. Also includes clippings, articles, photographs, programs, and souvenir publications.

Additions to the collection are described individually.

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...

Craftsmen of America's Freedom Stamp Collection

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 110, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01674
Scope and Contents First day issue of 2 (out of 4) color prints of commemorative stamps issued by the United States Postal Service on July 4, 1977, featuring craftspeople from the colonial era: the blacksmith, leatherworker, seamstress and wheelwright (the latter two are not included in the collection). Includes letters from Colonial Williamsburg president, Carlsine H. Humelsine, Fleetwood Stamp Company president, James A. Helzer, a biography of the artist, Lyle Tayson, and a small booklet about the stamp...

Fred Frechette Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2000.24
Scope and Contents Fred Frechette's papers which include his Richmond Times-Dispatch newspaper articles on Williamsburg, Virginia, photographs and his script and related material on "The Once and Future Camelot" a production given for the Williamsburg Reunion.  Material related to his duty as a volunteer fireman and his March 25, 2000 pamphlet "William and Mary Students and the Travis House, Feb. 1, 1943-Feb. 28, 1951."

Vernon Geddy, Jr. Speech on Williamsburg Restoration

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00613
Scope and Contents Typed copy of a speech on Williamsburg and the Restoration given to the Bruton Parish Men's Club during August, 1988.

WHRA.

Goodwin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G63
Scope and Contents Letters, memoirs, journals, sermons, monographs, genealogical material concerning the Goodwin, Archer, Silvester, Ballard and Smith families. The bulk of the collection is comprised of the papers of Frederick Deane Goodwin, an Episcopal minister.  Bishop William Meade is a correspondent.  Correspondence between Frederick Deane Goodwin's immediate family is included and papers of his son, Edward Lewis Goodwin, an Episcopal minister and his granddaughter, Mary Frances Goodwin, a...

Elizabeth Hayes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.279
Scope and Contents Papers of Elizabeth Hayes (Goddard) who was the secretary to Rev. Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin when he began the effort to restore Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes letters written to Elizabeth Hayes by Rev. Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin during his trip to Great Britain and France in 1929 where he did research and made contacts for the restoration of Williamsburg. Typed carbon copy of "The Turn of Another Century, Personal Memories" by Rev. Dr. W.A. R. Goodwin dated October 1938....

James City County Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00241
Scope and Contents The James City County Oral History Collection holds two copies of transcripts and one corresponding cassette tapes of the Oral History Project directed by Robinette Fitzsimmon of the James City County Historical Commission. The collections includes interviews of residents of James City County, the City of Williamsburg, and York County, Virginia.  Topics range from education to farming to Eastern State Hospital.  Time periods covered begin with family memories from the Revolutionary War to the...

A. Edwin Kendrew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01234
Scope and Contents Pamphlets and brochures from Colonial Williamsburg, plus various invitations and programs for Williamsburg area events.