Browse Collections (30 total)

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Selections from the Postcard Collection

The Postcard Collection housed at the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library consists of postcards of Williamsburg and surrounding areas dating from the late…

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Adam Cuninghame journal and letters, 1728-1736

Journal and correspondence of Adam Cuningham (b. ca. 1705). Cuningham was the son of Sir William Cuningham of Caprington, Ayr, Scotland and Janet Dick…

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Tappahannock Seminary on the Rappahannock River records

The Tappahannock Female Seminary was founded by Lucy Yates Wellford Gray in 1818 as an educational institution for young girls. The wife of Dr. Thomas…

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Singleton P. Moorehead Streetscapes

Singleton P. Moorehead (1900 – 1964), was born in Saranac, NY, attended Harvard (BA, 1922; M. Arch, 1927), and was employed in 1928 by the Boston…

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An Architect of the Restoration: The Pencil Sketches of Thomas Mott Shaw, F.A.I.A.

BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS MOTT SHAW, F.A.I.A.

Thomas Mott Shaw is best known as one of the founding partners and principal architects of the prominent…

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Highlights of the Albert Durant Photography Collection

The Albert Durant Photography Collection encompasses photoprints, negatives, slides, and personal papers that document the photographic production of…

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The American Revolution

This collection contains letters, commissions, journals, maps and images documenting the American Revolution. Materials are drawn from American,…

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F.S. Lincoln Photography Collection

The FS Lincoln Collection

Biographical Sketch

Mr. Fay S. Lincoln (known professionally as F.S. Lincoln) operated a photography studio in New York…

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African Americans, Slavery and the Slave Trade

This collection contains items related to the history of African Americans, slavery and the slave trade. Virginia materials in this collection include…

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Helen M. Anderson Papers, 1818-1912

The Helen M. Anderson collection consists chiefly of correspondence between Anderson and U.S. Army officers occupying Williamsburg, Virginia in 1862.…

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