Browse Collections (42 total)

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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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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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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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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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Frank Dementi Photograph Collection

A selection of photographs taken mostly before 1946 of Williamsburg buildings, events, and people by Richmond, Virginia photographer Frank Dementi and…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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E.L. Owens Photograph Album

Photograph album compiled by E.L. Owens in 1911 which encompasses images of street scenes, historic sites, monuments, and memorials that drew visitors…

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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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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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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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Corrine Montague Mustin Murray Cyanotype Collection

Cyanotypes are a distinctive photographic process characterized by a Prussian blue hue that date back to 1842, when Sir John Herschel perfected this…

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Centennial Photographic Company Albumen Prints

Some of the earliest pre-restoration photos held in the library's archives are albumen prints. Dating to circa 1875, the photos were produced by the…

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Armistead Family Scrapbook

This small sixteen page booklet composed of blue paper pages tied together with a red ribbon is example of an album of pre-restoration era photos…

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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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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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