Chiefly business correspondence and receipts, 1890-1920, of members of the Bucktrout and Braithwaite families of Williamsburg, Va. Among the correspondents are Hypolite Repiton, R. W. Bucktrout, D. Braithwaite, Richard M. Bucktrout and James Braithwaite.
Descriptions of selected accessions:
Acc. 1995.25: Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers including copy of "Family Sites and the Restoration of Williamsburg" and an account of Christmas wedding of Delia Bucktrout to William Braithwaite, 26 Dec. 1865 written by Minnie Braithwaite.
Acc. 2003.20: Copy of a paper, “Bucktrout-Braithwaite Family Sites and the Restoration of Williamsburg” written by and signed by Dorothy Ballard Jenkins Ross, Historian of the Bucktrout-Braithwaite Foundation in 1975.
Acc. 2005.47: William & Mary News article about Minnie Braithwaite. 10/2/1996.
A portrait of Adelia Bucktrout (Braithwaite) - late 1800s - salt photoprint with hand coloring has been removed from the frame and both are stored at the offsite storage.
Acc. 2008.366: Note about "expence of repairing Mrs. Bucktrouts house." Dated August 14, 1920.
Acc. 2012.271 is a letter of Thomas Barnes to Minnie Braithwaite concerning her petition to attend classes at the College of William and Mary.
See also; Richard Manning Bucktrout Daybook and Ledger; Bucktrout-Smith Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Photograph of Ruth M. Braithwaite and Phi Beta Kappa Key of Peter Paul Peebles (alumnus and faculty of The College of William and Mary) were transferred to the artifact collection in 2009.
1896 Book of Common Prayer with attached 1889 hymnal with Ruth M. Braithwaite embossed on inside back cover was transferred to Rare Books. Also transferred to Rare Books was "The Missionary and his Words" by Lefferd Haughwort, published in 1927, with signature of signature of author to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Paul Peebles.