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Works Based in Whole or in Part on Data from the Project

  • Agbe-Davies, Anna. Tobacco, Pipes, and Race in Colonial Virginia: Little Tubes of Mighty Power. Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press, 2015.
  • Bond, Edward L. Damned Souls in a Tobacco Colony: Religion in Seventeenth-Century Virginia. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2000.
  • Brown, Kathleen M. Good Wives , Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
  • Greenman, John S. "The Rise of Benjamin Waller, 1716-1786." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1994.
  • Hellier, Cathleene B. "Private Land Development in Williamsburg, 1699-1748: Building a Community." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1990.
  • Hellier, Cathleene B. and Kevin P. Kelly. "A Population Profile of Williamsburg in 1748." Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1987.
  • Kelly, Kevin P. "A Portrait of York County Middling Planters and Their Slaves, 1760-75." The Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter 24 (Summer 2003): 2-5.
  • _____________. "The White Loyalists of Williamsburg." The Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter 17 (Summer 1996): 1-15.
  • Kesler, Leslie M. "'For thus his neglect': Grand Jury Presentments for Failure to Attend Church, York County, Virginia, 1750-1775." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1992.
  • Nienow, Jeremy L. "Class Negotiation and Accoutrement Use: Piston Ownership in York County, Virginia, 1634-1729." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 2001.
  • Powers, Emma L. "Landlords, Tenants, and Rental Property in Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia, 1730-1780." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1990.
  • Rawson, David A. "'Guardians Of Their Own Liberty': A Contextual History of Print Culture in Virginia Society, 1750 to 1820." Ph.D. Dissertation, College of William and Mary, 1998.
  • Richter, Caroline J. "A Community and Its Neighborhoods: Charles Parish, York County, 1730-1740." Ph.D. Dissertation, College of William and Mary, 1992.
  • _____________. "In Pursuit of Urban Property: Lotholders in Colonial Yorktown and Williamsburg." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1989.
  • Rowe, Linda H. "Peopling the Power Structure: Urban Oriented Officeholders in York County, Virginia, 1699-1780." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1989.
  • _____________. "Bruton Parish Vestry, 1774." The Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter 24 (Spring 2003): 5-8.
  • Snyder, Terri L. Brabbling Women: Disorderly Speech and the Law in Early Virginia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003.
  • Sturtz, Linda L. "Law and Women in the Seventeenth-Century Court of York County, Virginia." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1987.
  • _____________. Within Her Power: Propertied Women in Colonial America. New York: Routledge, 2002.
  • Weatherwax, Sarah Jane. "The Importance of Family in the Community of New Poquoson Parish, York County, Virginia, in the Late Seventeenth Century." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1984.
  • Willis, Anne R. "The Master’s Mercy: Slave Prosecutions and Punishments in York County, Virginia, 1700-1780." M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1995.
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