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Louise Davis postcard

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16800
Content Description

This collection consists of one postcard sent to Louise Davis from a new student (Margaret?) living in McKim Hall at the University of Virginia, dated September 19, 1934. Margaret was possibly a student in the Nursing program as the address on the program notes " McKim Hall, University Hospt." Women were only able to attend the University of Virginia in one of the professional schools or graduate programs at that time. The postcard is a winter scene of the Rotunda.

Dates: September 19, 1934

Mattie Davis friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16789
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Mattie Davis given to her by her father on Christmas Eve, 1861. The album entries date from 1861 to 1867 and the majority of entries are poetry or short verses with themes of morality and friendship. There is no identification of Davis location; however, most entries are from Taylorsville, Indiana, so it is likely she is from that area. In addition to Taylorsville, there are several entries from Dupont, Indiana and Wilmington, Ohio....
Dates: c.1861-1867

Julia A. Dennison memory album

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16700
Content Description Julia A. Dennison memory album, 1862-1866, Milan, Indiana, in red morocco "The Pet Album" binding, published by Leavitt and Allen with black and white printed illustrations of children and their mother in activities such as bathing or playing. The album, which is a gift from her brother, contains personal advice about keeping the young mind pure and other sentimental notes from her brothers. There are signatures of acquaintainces from Indiana and Ohio, including Civil War infantry in the...
Dates: 1862 - 1866

Amelia Donges album

 Collection — Box: BW 52, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16764
Content Description

Forget Me Not friendship album Owned by Amelia Donges, "affectionately dedicated by her friend William F. Harman." 42 pages used for autographs, inscriptions, and verse. Locations signed include Campbelltown, Cornwall, Harrisburg, Attica, Stroudsburg, York, Mechanicsburg, and Princeton.

Dates: 1857 - 1860

Branch J. Epes lecture notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16469
Content Description This collection contains one notebook with handwritten notes on lectures at the University of Virginia Law School, with some earlier lectures during his enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College. These notes seem to be lectures on philosophy and ethics rather than law, perhaps taken at different stages of Epes's matriculation, with reference to Locke, Hobbes, Bentham, and Stewart. One early lecture may be attributed to "McGuffie" suggesting possibly William Holmes McGuffey (of McGuffey Reader...
Dates: 1850 - 1853

Flame & Frost poem

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16750
Content Description

This collection contains a handwritten poem written by Joan St. C. Crane based on her experiences of compiling the works of poet Robert Frost. It was written at the University of Virginia in the Fall of 1971. Alongside the poem in the collection is a catalogue card outlining the work's title, author, and subject matter.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1971

Bettie A. Ford friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16578
Content Description This collection contains a "The Forget Me Not Album" belonging to Bettie A. Ford, of Lynchburg, Virginia. The album contains a mix of hand-written sentiments, poems, and remembrances written to Ford. The entries are mostly signed by initial or first name and many are dated. A few of the entries have annotations with additional information about the creator. In addition to these entries, there appear to be journal type jottings, possibly written by Ford. Also included are printed poems,...
Dates: c.1857-1898

Roxana Foreman scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16702
Content Description

Roxana Foreman high school scrapbook in "My Memory Book" binding from Harriman, and Lenoir City, Tennessee in 1927. It contains pasted-in colorful handmade and printed ephemera and letters, related to football, theater and school. There are also candy wrappers, ribbons, hats, Camel cigarettes, and many pages of hand-written text and sentimental authographs that provide a "diary" of Roxana's high school experiences.

Dates: 1927

Forget Me Not album

 Collection — Box: BW 50, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16724
Content Description This collection consists of a commonplace book featuring quotes and sayings from newspaper and magazine clippings from a variety of authors like Shakespeare, Goethe, Longfellow, Elliot, and Byron. Most are organized so the quotes from the same author are grouped on the same page. Also included are excerpts of poems handwritten into the album. There are six black and white engravings and have the following titles 'Moonlight', 'Sketching from Nature', The Dukes Daughter',...
Dates: c.1852

A.W. Francis school notebook (University of Virginia)

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16741

Joel Gardner collections of war memorabilia and materials related to the University of Virginia

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16773
Content Description This collection contains war materials and materials related to the University of Virginia both donated by Joel Gardner. The war memorabila is from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century including a certification that Sergeant James Goldsmith served in the Continental Army in 1781; a letter dated July 8, 1862 requesting permission to form a "Company of 'Partisan Rangers" from the Confederate States Army; a photograph of Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler following a September 24, 1938...
Dates: 1848-1970

Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 2/6/1
Content Description This collection contains materials collected by Alexander "Sandy" Gilliam in his role as University of Virginia Historian. Included are professional and personal correspondence, lectures, notes, letters, clippings, and promotional material. This addition pertains to committee's he served on, lectures and papers he produced about the University of Virginia, correspondence with guests to the university, correspondence to Gilliam on a variety of topics including his retirement, recipients of...
Dates: 1985 - 2016

Ann Gilman album

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16310
Content Description This collection contains the memory album of Ann Gilman. The octavo album, restored, with original light blue-green paper covered boards and new black leather spine. 71 pages, including 3 of the 5 engravings, were used for written verse and inscriptions dating from 1835-1839. Inscriptions are signed from Dover, New Hampshire and Bangor, Maine. Two inscriptiosn have small drawings. One page has a page of verse secured with pins. New front and rear end-papers. Album has 76 unnumbered pages and...
Dates: 1835-1839

Grace's friendship album

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16736
Content Description A Victorian novelty album owned by a person named Grace from Massachusetts. The covers are pasted with colorful die cut-outs on a background of printed lace paper doilies. The album is in the shape of a triange with scalloped edges, in its original (cardboard) triangle-shaped box. The interior pages are folded over, with instructions from Grace telling the recipient when the messages can be opened. Many of the entries are from Stoneham, MA indicating Grace may have been from this...
Dates: 1889-1891

Jemima Buell Griffing album

 Collection — Box: BW 50, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16735
Content Description

An autograph album of Jemima Buell Griffing from Clinton, Connecticut.The album is filled with phrases, poems (some original), and short entries, including stories of Griffing with her family and friends.

Additionally there is a pencil drawing of what appears to be a grave with "Sacred to Memory" written on it surrounded by foliage drawn by J.R. Carns. It includes four engravings, some of which are hand-colored.

Dates: 1832-1856

R. E. Griffith letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589313]
Identifier: MSS 16209
Scope and Contents

University of Virginia Medical school student R. E. Griffith letter to Dr. J. Hays in Philadelphia, PA., February 20, 1838, 0.03 cubic feet, and a handwritten address and postmarks about his studies, lectures, professors, and colleagues in the fields of psychology, pathology, and obstetrics. He mentions several people by name, including a Dr. Couch, and a Mr. Hyde, whose death had recently been "in the papers".

Dates: 1838 February 20

Gritty Women Podcast Series Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16806
Content Description This collection contains the four documetnary style episodes of the Gritty Women podcast series, by Giovana Benatto de Oliveira, and one audio file of an interview used to create the episodes. Each episode includes segments of interviews conducted by the podcast’s creator. The podcast explores the history, and legal, political, and social context of UVA's coeducation, and balances both scholarly and personal perspectives through interviews with both scholars and...
Dates: 2020-08-25 - 2021-05-23

Henry M. Harris papers

 Collection — Box: BW 8, Folder: 1 [X031589295]
Identifier: MSS 16180
Scope and Contents

Henry M. Harris papers, 1848-1948, 0.03 cubic feet includes letters and photographs of the University of Virginia. Also included are Lewis W. Cabell, J. B. Cochran, Kenneth Brown, Donald A. Harris, with either Charlottesville or UVA connections. There are also photographs of Henry M. Harris, Donald Harris, and the University of Virginia.

Dates: 1848-1948

Gessner Harrison silver spoon and handkerchief

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16685
Dates: undated, c.1828-1859

Charles Irving Harvie expense book

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16768
Content Description

This collection contains the ledger of Charles Irving Harvie, a first year at the University of Virginia on the eve of the Civil War. Six pages record payments for matriculation, transportation, personal items, and memberships to groups like the Sons of Liberty. The Sons of Liberty, were one of two confederate military companies formed at the University.

Dates: 1860 - 1861

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