College of William and Mary--History--19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 151 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881. The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal papers...
Identifier: UA 5.208
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters written by Gwathney while he was a student at William and Mary. Both letters were written to his cousin, Benjamin T. Taylor of Petersburg, Virginia. In the letter dated Oct. 21, 1838. Gwathney mentions improvements to the College [Wren] building, including an improved Natural Philosophy lecture room and a comfortable chemical laboratory. He further mentions 100 students matriculated with others "coming in almost daily." In the letter dated April 4,...
Identifier: 01/Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland) Hall,...
Identifier: UA 6.021
Scope and Contents Collection of John Lesslie Hall, a William and Mary faculty member from 1888-1928. The collection includes biographical material; notebooks; publications; pictures; speeches and addresses; Notes on Bruton Parish Church; correspondence; and tax levies.
Identifier: UA 5.080
Scope and Contents The papers of George Fisher Harrison contain three of his essays or orations presented while a student at the College of William and Mary between 1840-1843. One oration on ancient history was delivered on July 4, 1841, an essay on "Woman" was read before the Franklinian Society on December 11, 1841, and a Valedictory to the Tau Chi Society was read on July 4, 1843.
Identifier: SC 00508
Content Description Four page letter from Williamsburg, Virginia in which Henry writes about financial matters with his father, Lawrence, and describes his responsibilities at the college in his new position. He also writes to his father regarding the low price Lawrence was able to get on his corn crop. Henry seems hopeful though that the future crop Lawrence has will be plentiful and will fetch a better price. Additionally, Henry laments that he cannot travel home to see Mother and other family in Westmoreland...
Identifier: Mss. 65 H73
Scope and Contents The papers of the Holmes family. Chiefly letters, 1842-1887, received by George Frederick Holmes, educator, concerning the College of William and Mary, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Virginia. Correspondents include William Campbell Preston, Andrew Steele Fulton, Robert Saunders and Charles Minnigerode. The collection also includes papers of the Floyd and Preston families; an album kept by Eliza Lavalette Floyd Holmes consisting of plant leaves, newspapers and memorials to...
Identifier: UA 5.147
Scope and Contents The collections contains the following: Correspondence, 1877, 1881 (Letter written by Floyd Hughes to his father discussing his examinations and the snow in town, 1877 Mar. 2; Letter written by Benjamin Ewell to Robert W. Hughes [Floyd's father?] regarding Floyd leaving the College, 1877 Apr. 21; Letter written by Benjamin Ewell to Robert W. Hughes regarding his Doctor of Laws degree, 1881 May 9; Letter written by Benjamin Ewell to Robert W. Hughes regarding a tribute from the faculty), 1881...
Identifier: UA 367
Identifier: UA 5.245
Scope and Contents Pleasants' letter states that he left two volumes of Blair's lectures with his Cousin Mary when he was last in Richmond, having been informed by his son Hampden that he would not need them during the present session at William & Mary. However, Hampden informed Pleasants that he was attending lectures on Belles Letters and that the book would be necessary but he is using a copy belonging to Joshua Storrs. Pleasants asks his cousin to send the books along to Williamsburg should anyone be...