Browse Collections (32 total)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pacific Stereopticon Company Lantern Slides

Produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Company of Los Angeles, this collection of forty-five lantern slides depicts individuals involved in the…

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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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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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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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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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