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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:

William Lamb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L16
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1855, 1859-1861, 1864-1909, (52 volumes) of Col. William Lamb (1835-1909), written while a student at the College of William and Mary, newspaper editor, Civil War commander of Fort Fisher, N.C. (1862-1865), coal merchant, Norfolk businessman and mayor (1880-1886), and member of the Board of Visitors and Rector of William and Mary. Collection also includes diary, 1861, and some letters of his wife Sarah Annie Chaffee Lamb as well as page proofs and other material relating to...

Robert Hunt Land Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.012
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Robert Hunt Land's work on the history of the College of William and Mary. It includes a published description of Land's proposed history of the college, notes and correspondence about the proposed history, and biographical information about alumni (1814-1881). It also contains correspondence between Herbert Ganter, Earl Gregg Swem, and Robert Hunt Land about Ganter's research on William and Mary at the Library of Congress.

Lemon Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 82
Scope and Contents The collection consists of reports and projects supported by the Lemon Project. Projects include student papers and oral histories.

George W. Lindsay Diary, 1858

 Collection — Box 1 (undersize), Volume: 1
Identifier: UA 5.033
Scope and Contents One dark brown memo book, 2.75" x 4", containing George Lindsay's diary from his time at the College of William and Mary and at home in Richmond. At the end of the diary is a list of names and list of expenditures. Lindsay’s activities include going on walks in the evening with friends; attending church every Sunday, either Episcopal or Baptist churches; taking lessons in math and history; attending parties such as Mrs. Tucker's; studying hard; and going on school picnics. His...

James Lyons Letter to Nathaniel B. Tucker

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01092
Scope and Contents Letter, 15 Oct. 1839, James Lyons, Richmond, Va. to Judge [Nathaniel Beverley] Tucker, Williamsburg, Va. Letter of introduction for Joseph M. Carrington who plans to attend Tucker's law lectures [at the College of William & Mary]. Carrington has already studied Blackstone, Coke, etc.

Macon Family Manuscript Volumes

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad156-160
Scope and Contents Manuscript volumes kept by several generations of the Macon family of New Kent ["Ingleside"] and Hanover ["New Castle"] Counties, Va. including William Hartwell Macon (1759-1843), Doctor William Hartwell Macon (1819-1891) and William Hartwell Macon (1850-1918). The volumes are four ledgers concerning farming and medical practice and a diary. The earliest ledger mentions William Macon (1725-1813). In addition to members of the Macon family, individuals and subjects mentioned in the...

Bishop James Madison Letter to James Breckenridge

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2000.16
Scope and Contents Letter; 20 December 1805, Bishop James Madison, Williamsburg, to James Breckenridge, Botetourt County, Va. Concerns defending Madison against a claim to deprive him of land surveyed near Guyandot Falls by Breckinridge. Asks Breckinridge to discount fee at next College [of William and Mary] settlement. Also concerns Madison's Map of Virginia (1807) and a new method of taking latitudes.

Bishop James Madison Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 Pst
Scope and Contents Photostats of correspondence, 1777-1812, of Bishop James Madison, President of College of William & Mary, with Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Joseph C. Cabell, St. George Tucker, and others.  These copies are from originals housed in various libraries:  Harvard College Library, Free Library of Philadelphia, University of the South, Church Historical Society in Austin, Texas, Maryland Historical Society, Chicago Historical Society, Yale University and the Free Library of Philadelphia. ...

McDowell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M16
Scope and Contents Chiefly invitations received by Sally McDowell. Includes printed invitations, 1839, to [George] Washington "Birthnight Ball" held by students at the College of William and Mary; invitation, 1839, to attend a party given at the Bell Tavern; silhouettes, n. d., of Sally McDowell and Dr. [?] McDowell; program, 1851, of entertainment given in London for [Abbott Lawrence]; and account, 1861-1865, of Lilly McDowell.

John Millington Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 M59
Scope and Contents Papers including correspondence concerning Millington's experiences as directing engineer of the Anglo-Mexican Mining Association, as professor at College of William and Mary where he lived in the Wythe House, as professor at University of Mississippi, and at Memphis Medical College. Includes diaries covering 1832, 1835, and 1861-1867; letters of his family members; and Blankenship family land records and letters concerning the Spanish-American War.