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Box BW 55


Contains 6 Results:

Tree Locations , undated, c. 1959-1963

 File — Box: BW 55, Folder: 001
Content Description From the File: This collection contains two folders of Ladley Husted, a University of Virginia biology professor and the first chair of the President's Tree Committee later known as the Arboretum and Landscape Committee. The folders include correspondence, notes, and detailed maps of plantings on grounds from 1959-1962. The folders are titled "Tree Committee" and "Tree Locations." The Tree Committee folder contains correspondence and notes related to the...
Dates: undated, c. 1959-1963

Daniel Rutledge Vining correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16774
Content Description

This collection consists of several letters to Daniel Rutledge Vining, an economics professor at the University of Virginia. The letters are primarily personal correspondences to colleagues and friends. Included is correspondence with Hardy Dillard regarding Dillard's farewell dinner. There is also a letter to Mrs Margaret Vining and a letter to Rutledge Vining from Fred Vining (about items for purchase-watch, candelabra, binoculars).

Dates: 1960-1970

Virginia Immigration Society deeds

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16788
Content Description This collection contains five contracts deeding land to the Virginia Immigration Society in return for shares in the Society, together with a receipted copy of an invoice signed by the Society's agent in London, England. The contracts are dated from 1866 to 1867, and deed over 1400 acres, mostly in Amherst County in Central Virginia, to the Society in return for shares by A.F. and John B. Robertson, S.M. Garland, and James Powell, all but one signed by Leo. Daniel Jr., attorney, together...
Dates: 1866-1867

Maud Falkner watercolor

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16791
Content Description

This collection contains the watercolor of a ruby crowned kinglet by the artist Maud Falkner (the mother of famous William Faulkner). The inscription on the back of the frame says "Watercolor by "Grandma Falkner," Oxford, Mississippi, given to Elsie McDougal Harding, Oct. 19th Bd gift from Mary Kate Heard, Oxford, Miss."

Dates: 1948-10

Culpeper County, Virginia hunting album containing photographs of African American families

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16742
Content Description This collection contains a photograph album depicting a wide range of hunting experiences in the environs of rural Culpepper County, Virginia at the turn of the century. The album contains ninety uncaptioned, mounted photos of hunting scenes including bagged game such as quail, foxes, turkeys, and deer, usually depicted with hunters and hunting dogs. There are photographs of hunters in groups from one to a half dozen, posed in the woods, with shotguns, or posed with guns and dogs. Several...
Dates: c.1905

Thomas Reynolds Citizenship Certificates

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16790