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Mixed Additions: Department of Physics and University Library records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0113

Content Description

This addition is a mix of records from the Department of Physics (RG 6/26) and University Library records (RG 12). It contains lectures, book manuscript, posters, magnets, schematics of the Small library, Umatic tapes and a DVD. The lectures are of John W. Mitchell and the Manuscript Julian V. Nobel of the Physics Department. The audiovisual materials document an interview with Doris Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf from November 11, 1982. Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf was named university professor of applied science in 1966 in the Physics Department and was the first woman named as a full professor at the University of Virginia outside the schools of Medicine and Nursing. The posters and magnets were part of promotional materials of the Sisterhood: Cultural Portraits of African-American Women" exhibit. Schematics are of the library.

Acquisition Type



Box found in Lauren Longwell's, the University Archivist, office with no transfer documentation.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research but is unprocessed. Original digital media (floppy disks, zip disks, thumb drives, born digital files, etc.) and other media formats such as LPs, audiotapes, reel-to-reels, videotapes, films, CDs, and DVDs cannot be handled directly by patrons. Please contact Special Collections via our online Reference Request form,, to request access to these materials. Please be aware that additional actions may be required to make these items available. Items will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis before access can be made. Depending on the size of the request, it may take some time to make them available for use.


.9 Cubic Feet (1 letter document box, 1 legal half width document box, and 1 small Flat File Folder)

3 items (2 videocassettes, 1 DVD )

  • University Archivist removed 1 duplicate book (The inauguration of Edgar Finley Shannon, Jr. as president of the University of Virginia), 2 non UVa records (physics workbooks/textbooks used in courses), and 2 UVa library books to be returned to correct library.