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  1. Hamilton House

    Hamilton House Acquired by the College: 1931, 1935 Previous names: Quadrangle Lot, J.T. Baldwin Memorial GardenMap it for me
  2. Hans Christian von Baeyer

    Hans Christian von Baeyer is Chancellor Professor of Physics, Emeritus, at William & Mary. He has received the Thomas Jefferson Award, the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award, and the Thomas Ashley…
  3. Harriet Nachman Storm

    Harriet Nachman Storm, William & Mary class of 1964, was president of the Alumni Association in 1978-1979. Storm was a member of the William & Mary Board of Visitors in 1979-1988. She served…
  4. Harrison Holt Riddleberger (1843-1890)

    Harrison Holt Riddleberger (1843-1890) was a Senator from Virginia; born in Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Va., October 4, 1844; attended the common schools; served three years during the Civil War in…
  5. Hazel P. Morriss

    Hazel P. Morriss was a member of the staff at William & Mary. Obituary Announcement From a Faculty and Staff Announcement Email from Anna Martin, Vice President for Administration on February 8,…
  6. Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved

    William & Mary is in the midst of constructing a memorial to the people who were enslaved by the university. Titled “Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved,” the brick structure will resemble a…
  7. Henry A. Kissinger

    Henry A. Kissinger served as Secretary of State under U.S. Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford. Before he took that position, he served as United States National Security Advisor from 1969…
  8. Henry Billups (1872-1955)

    During his years at William & Mary, Henry Billups, as he was commonly referred to by most who knew him, became a tradition at William & Mary. The tradition included a lifetime of service…
  9. Henry Compton

    Henry Compton was born in 1632 and served as the Bishop of London from 1675 until 1713. He was chancellor of William & Mary twice from 1693-1700 and again from 1707-1713. College of William…
  10. Henry Marshall Ashby

    Henry Marshall Ashby was a student at William & Mary in 1853-1854.1
  11. Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848)

    Biographical Sketch From the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (1774- Present). Henry St. George Tucker. Accessed March 8, 2017.
  12. Herbert Lee Bridges

    Herbert Lee Bridges was a student at William & Mary in 1888-1893. His career at William & Mary included: Instructor of Pedagogics, 1881-1892; Instructor in History; Acting Librarian, 1892-…
  13. Heritage Fellow

    The Heritage Fellow award at William & Mary recognized faculty excellence in teaching. It was established during the administration of President Davis Y. Paschall.
  14. Hicks Property

    The Hicks Property at William & Mary was located on the north side of Richmond road, formerly 127 Richmond Road, and was the next house west of the Western Union Building.
  15. Hoke House

    Hoke House Constructed: June 1920-March 1924 Purchased: 1975 Named for: Agnes P. and G. Bland Hoke
  16. Holmes House

    Holmes House circa 1985 Constructed: circa 1921 Purchased: 1977 Named for: David G.F. Holmes
  17. Home Economics

    The Department of Home Economics at William & Mary was organized in 1918 when the university began accepting women students. On August 24, 1918, future President of the College, Julian Alvin…
  18. Homecoming

    Since the first Homecoming at William & Mary on October 23, 1926, the Alumni Association has hosted the annual reunion for generations of William & Mary alumni, students, family, and friends…
  19. Honorary degree recipients

    Honorary degrees are typically awarded by William & Mary at Charter Day and Commencement ceremonies as well as other special events to distinguished individuals. Currently, there are usually…
  20. Horatio King

    Horatio King (June 21, 1811 - May 20, 1897) was Postmaster General of the United States under James Buchanan. Born in Paris, Maine, he received a common school education, and at the age of 18 entered…
  21. Hospitality House

    On March 22, 2013, William & Mary President Taylor Reveley announced the university would acquire the Hospitality House, a hotel located across Richmond Road from Zable Stadium, for student…
  22. Hourly and Classified Employees

    The William & Mary Hourly and Classified Employees Association (HACE) was established in the summer of 1986. The principal founders envisioned an organization through which hourly and classified…
  23. Hourly and Classified Employees Association (HACE)

    The William & Mary Hourly and Classified Employees Association (HACE) was established in the summer of 1986. The principal founders envisioned an organization through which hourly and classified…
  24. Hugh Blair Grigsby (1806-1881)

    Biographical Sketch Hugh Blair Grigsby, nineteenth-century Virginia historian, lived from 1806-1881. He served on the Board of Visitors and as Chancellor of William & Mary. From the Virginia…
  25. Hugh S. Bird

    Hugh S. Bird was a member of the group of faculty at William & Mary known as the Seven Wise Men. Bird was hired in 1888, at the age of nineteen, to serve as the professor of pedagogics (or the…
  26. Hulon Willis Association

    The Hulon Willis Association (or HWA), an affinity group of the William & Mary Alumni Association, was formally established in 1992. The association was named after Hulon Willis, William &…
  27. Hunter B. Andrews

    Hunter B. Andrews graduated from the William & Mary in 1942 with a bachelor's degree in Economics. He received a law degree in 1948 from the University of Virginia and attained an honorary degree…
  28. Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellowship in American Politics

    The Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellowship in American Politics is used each year by William & Mary to host journalists, scholars, and politicians to meet with and teach students for up to…
  29. Hurricanes

    Information about hurricanes impacting William & Mary are compiled here. This page is a stub and information is incomplete. The Virginia Institute of Marine Science is naturally always a good…

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