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College of William and Mary--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 151 Collections and/or Records:

Page-Saunders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 P15
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of members of the Page and Saunders families. Includes correspondence of Margaret Lowther Page of "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. with her daughter Lucy Burwell Page Saunders and her son-in-law Robert Saunders. The collection includes a diary, 1826, of Robert Saunders while on a trip from New York to Le Havre; published stories of Lucy Burwell Page Saunders; manuscript stories by Roberta Saunders; and correspondence of Robert Page Saunders....

Patrick Kerr Rogers Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters. One letter, dated December 13, 1820, was written by Rogers to William & Mary President, John Augustine Smith. Rogers states he has no objections to Smith examining his classes in Natural Philosophy and Chemistry, but he does object to a colleague "sitting as watch or judge over me." He then provides seven reasons he deems "sufficient cause to deprecate your pretensions" and states they are some of his objections to the "alleged authority by which...

Archibald C. Peachy Letter

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Identifier: UA 6.081
Scope and Contents Letter from Archibald C. Peachy to Robert McCandlish, Rector of the Board of Visitors at William & Mary, resigning his post as Professor of Moral Philosophy.

Peter Eppes Permission to Board Off-Campus

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Identifier: UA 5.250
Scope and Contents This item was written by Edmund Wilkins, guardian of William & Mary student Peter Eppes, to the faculty of the university, giving his permission for Eppes to board off-campus.

Petitions to Remove the College from Williamsburg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 35
Scope and Contents Box 1 contains photostats of petitions and supporting documents, testimonies, and memorials on the subject of moving the College of William and Mary from Williamsburg to Richmond, Virginia. The petitions and testimonies were collected by the Colleges and Education Committee of the Virginia General Assembly as part of its action on a bill proposing to move the school.

Box 2 contains newspaper accounts of the episode.

Phi Beta Kappa Records of John Lesslie Hall and Charles Washington Coleman

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Identifier: UA 6.022
Scope and Contents Primarily Phi Beta Kappa correspondence of Charles Washington Coleman and John Lesslie Hall, both of whom served as Secretary of the Alpha of Virginia chapter. Also includes some meetings of minutes, poems, addresses, and bylaws; a notebook listing "Distinctions awarded in English and in History;" obituaries of Hall; English examinations (questions only)' documents from George Willis Guy about his high school and college course work.

Phillip H. Jones to Lawrence Washington Letter

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Identifier: SC 00483
Content Description 4 page letter from Phillip Jones to Lawrence Washington dated March 16, 1849 from Louisa Courthouse, Virginia. Jones writes to his fellow William and Mary graduate located in Westmoreland Cort House, Virginia about an inquiry about familial ties to Henry A. Washington, Professor of Political Economy at the College of William and Mary. Jones continues in his letter to confess that he was a student at William and Mary some forty years earlier when "Bishop Madison, St. George Tucker, and...

Phoenix Literary Society Records

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Identifier: UA 7.005
Scope and Contents This collection contains minutes, official correspondence, treasurer's books, and financial records of the Phoenix Literary Society, a College of William & Mary student group in the 19th-20th centuries.

Powhatan Robertson Journal

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Identifier: UA 5.236
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a journal kept by Robertson while a student at William & Mary in 1816. He mentions engaging in social activities within town, places within town such as the "Old Capitol," and sometimes refers to lectures. He frequently writes about women.

A typed transcription is included.

Office of the President, John Augustine Smith Records

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Identifier: UA 2.24
Scope and Contents Contains a letter, photostats of letters, a photograph of a portrait, and biographical information about John Augustine Smith, President of the College of William & Mary from 1814 to 1826. Includes a letter, 20 December 1815, from John Augustine Smith of Williamsburg, Va., to Richard Bland Lee of Washington, D.C. There are also photostats of letters, 1818-1825, of John Augustine Smith. Finally, there is a photograph of a portrait and biographical material collected by librarians at the...