Browse Collections (42 total)

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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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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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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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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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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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John A. Barrows Photograph Collection

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Orin Miles Bullock Jr. Photograph Collection

Orin Miles Bullock Jr. (1905-1994), a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a native of Oakland, California, studied architecture at…

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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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Ladies' Advisory Committee Photograph Album

Album of restoration progress photographs compiled as a commemorative gift for members of the Ladies' Advisory Committee

While an all-male Advisory…

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Vernon M. Geddy Jr. Photograph Collection

Sixty-five black and white photographs of the exterior, interior, outbuildings, and various architectural details of Rosewood, King and Queen County,…

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Thomas Layton Photograph Collection

A series of eight hundred progress photographs taken by Thomas Layton, a contract photographer for the Williamsburg Restoration between 1928-1930, to…

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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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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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