Browse Collections (32 total)

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J. Floyd Yewell Architectural Renderings

Along with the many pencil on tracing paper, ink on linen, and blueprint drawings in the Rockefeller Library’s architectural collections are some…

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Donald MacDonald Millar Photograph Collection

A pioneer in the fledgling field of architectural history in America, Donald MacDonald Millar contributed his expertise to some of the earliest…

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Finlay Forbes Ferguson Jr. Photograph Collection

The son of Norfolk architect Finlay Forbes Ferguson Sr., who served as an Advisory Architect in the late 1920s as Williamsburg’s restoration began,…

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Q. Wilson Hodges Photograph Collection

Nineteen albumen photographs and one silver gelatin photograph mounted on board of historic structures in Williamsburg, Yorktown, and Jamestown,…

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Todd and Brown Inc. Photograph Collection

Todd and Brown, Incorporated, a subsidiary firm of Todd, Robertson and Todd Engineering Corporation, headquartered in New York City, entered into a…

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John A. Barrows Photograph Collection

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John A. Barrows joined the staff of the Williamsburg office of Boston architects Perry, Shaw & Hepburn as a draftsman in the…

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Andrew Hepburn Pencil Sketches

Biographical Sketch

Andrew Hopewell Hepburn was born in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania on March 6, 1880 to Robert Hopewell Hepburn and Elizabeth Hunt.…

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Sidney E. King Paintings

A set of four paintings, oil on board, created by artist Sidney E. King to illustrate important events in Virginia history, including the arrival of…

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Edward Beckwith Photograph Collection

Another collection of photos purchased by the Boston architectural firm of Perry, Shaw & Hepburn in 1930 originated with photographer and town…

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Elizabeth Coleman Photograph Collection

This collection was donated by the Coleman sisters: Cynthia (Mrs. Singleton Peabody Moorehead) and Janet (Mrs. Raymond Kimbrough), in 1950. Their…

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Selections from the Frank Nivison Photograph Collection

Frank Reginald Nivison served as a contract photographer for Colonial Williamsburg during the initial restoration of the town between 1930 and 1935.…

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Selections from the Clyde Holmes Photograph Collection

“Since 1924, a young man in Williamsburg, Mr. Clyde Holmes, has been collecting newspaper clippings and taking photographs in connection with the…

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D.N. Davidson Photograph Collection

In 1933, the Williamsburg Holding Corporation acquired a set of over one hundred photographs from Newport News photographer D.A. Davidson. Described…

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Earl Gregg Swem Photograph Collection

Dr. Earl Gregg Swem served as a librarian at the College of William and Mary from 1920-1944. A graduate of Lafayette College, he began building his…

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Frederick Hooker Ball Photograph Collection

Frederick H. Ball and his wife, Merill Proctor Ball, lived in the Peyton Randolph House in Williamsburg, Virginia in the early twentieth-century. Ball…

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Richard Garrison Photography Collection

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Richard Garrison was a New York photographer with a studio at 52 Vanderbilt Avenue in New York City. His architectural…

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Highlights of the Susan Higginson Nash Photograph Collection

Susan Higginson Nash was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on August 8, 1893 and died in Boston on July 25, 1971. She served as a consultant on…

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Peter Hornbeck Lantern Slide Collection

Mr. Peter Hornbeck, a Landscape Architect and Harvard professor who died in 1998, assembled the Peter Hornbeck Lantern Slide Collection. He collected…

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Elizabeth G. Elliott Papers

Legal documents, correspondence, and receipts retained by Sydney Smith; the bulk pertaining to the estates of Kemp P. and Elizabeth G. Elliott.…

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Distinguished Visitors to Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg has played host to numerous distinguished visitors in the form of foreign dignitaries and heads of state, royalty, musicians,…

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